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Hockey fans have no problem spotting George Parros. He’s the 6-foot-5 guy rocking the game’s sweetest mustache either pummeling an opponent’s face in or sitting in the penalty box after pummeling an opponent’s face in.
But the longtime enforcer wasn’t always just hitting people in the face, as he was hitting the books for four years at an ECAC hockey school from 1999-2003.
Can you name the ECAC school where George Parros played hockey?
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Don’t let his mustache or proclivity for fighting fool you — George Parros is a bit of an intellectual.
That’s what his college years would suggest, at least. Parros attended Princeton University for four years from 1999 to 2003.
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Those who work hard often get rewarded, and that is exactly what happened during the Boston Bruins-Florida Panthers game on Thursday night. Early in the second period the Panthers were killing off a penalty and Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton missed a bad pass and the puck squirted out to center ice. Panthers forward Shawn Matthias out-hustled Hamilton and dove for the loose...
SUNRISE, Fla. This was the game Anders Lindback and Jacob Markstrom mimicked during their street hockey games in Sweden.
And like the typical contest held in front of their childhood homes, someone walked away with bragging rights.
Tuesday night was Lindback's turn, only the stakes were higher, as he bested Markstrom in their first meeting on NHL ice.
Tough blow to #Panthers. Kris Versteeg is done for the year. ACL Will have surgery soon. Suffered when he went knee on knee with Radko Gudas
— Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) March 14, 2013
Mike Ribiero? Interesting to say the least.
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The overload of defensemen on the Buffalo Sabres roster has been given a little bit of relief. The team has traded T.J. Brennan to the Florida Panthers for a 5th round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.
The draft pick received originally belonged to New Jersey, but the Panthers acquired it in a trade with Los Angeles.
The move comes on the same day the team decided to send rookie Mikhail...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have traded defenseman T.J. Brennan to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in this year's draft.
The move came after Buffalo already began shuffling its roster by returning rookie center Mikhail Grigorenko to his team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Brennan had one goal in 10 games this season. He also had...
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The Panthers try to avoid losing six straight for the first time in two seasons Saturday night when they host the Islanders, who have had a rough time in this series.
Giving up a league-high 3.7 goals per game, Florida (7-15-6) has been outscored...
Game time: 7 p.m. ETTV: FOX Sports Florida
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A matchup at home Thursday night against the struggling Florida Panthers should provide Boston with a good opportunity to bounce back.
The Bruins (17-4-3) won three in a row and nine of 11...
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