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Taking Bad Schotz:
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After raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for Hurricane Sandy relief last Saturday night, Brad Richards, Scott Hartnell, and other players who have not left to play overseas are hoping for the best. But on Black Friday, it seemed as if the NHL was selling, not buying on a day of spending. The NHL cancelled another batch of games and cancelled the 2013 NHL All Star Weekend in Columbus. For a city that is already struggling with hockey, this may have been the last blow. Clearly Columbus is on the down, but who else is struggling?
#5. The Los Angeles Kings
The Kings rode one of the most triumphant and unexpected runs in NHL history to the Stanley Cup last season. As the eighth seed in the Western Conference, few expected them to advance past the first round, let alone to the league championship. The Kings rode goaltender Jonathan Quick’s back all the way to the finals, disposing of the Presidents’ Trophy winning Vancouver Canucks, two-seeded St. Louis Blues, and third-seeded...
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Yesterday, Brad Richards gave Katie Strang at ESPN.com some pretty candid thoughts on the lockout...
"We're scared for the game. That's the biggest thing. Where is the game going to be if this keeps going? I'm not too optimistic about it. There has to be a negotiation. There hasn't been yet."
Richards added that the union's membership has discussed...
Just arrived in Atlantic City with @hlundqvist30 and @jneal_18.Looking forward to getting in to some game action tonight! #OpHatTrick
— Brad Richards (@BRichards_1991) November 24, 2012
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Even in a charity game the Flyers can't beat the Rangers and they know it as Scott Hartnell gives these quotes after Team Richards blasted his team 10-6 in yesterday's Operation Hat Trick game in Atlantic City...
Scott Hartnell: "The dang Rangers, they've got our number, that's for sure."
— Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) November 25, 2012
Operation Hat Trick Draws Sellout Crowd
A sellout crowd of 10,792 packed Atlantic City's Convention Hall on Saturday night for the Hurricane Sandy relief fundraiser between the Philadelphia/New Jersey team captained by the Flyers' Scott Hartnell and the New York team captained by the Rangers' Brad Richards. Team Richards won the game 10-6.
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Along with 10,791 other hockey fans, I was in attendance at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall last night as Team Richards defeated Team Hartnell 10-6 in “Operation Hat Trick.”
The Sandy relief event, organized by ex-Flyer Todd Fedoruk, featured nine members of the New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist, Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Taylor Pyatt, Arron Asham, Jeff Halpern, Dan Girardi...
"I still don't think, if (the NHL owners') last quote is 'great offer, but you need to make another and we're not budging,' I don't know what a mediator is going to be able to do."
-Brad Richards of the New York Rangers. Much more from Ricards by Jesse Spector of The Sporting News.
Thirty-two NHL players got together in Atlantic City Saturday night and gave fans a little more than hockey to cheer for.
A charity hockey game — dubbed Operation Hat Trick — featured Henrik Lundqvist, Martin Brodeur, Brad Richards and a host of other NHL stars from all over the league and helped raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
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"I'd be lying if I said I didn't get choked up a little bit with 11,000 people chanting that they want hockey back."
-Scott Hartnell at the exhibition game to help people who lost everything in Hurricane Sandy. More on the game from Gregy Wyshynski of Puck Daddy.