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Pistons without Stanley Johnson, Reggie Bulloch vs. Nets

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are without two potential starters for their season opener Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets. Forward Stanley Johnson is out with a toe issue and guard Reggie Bullock is missing the game because of illness. Rookie guard Bruce Brown is in the starting lineup for the short-handed Pistons. Brooklyn is not at full strength ...

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Is this the year the Leafs end the Stanley Cup drought?

It’s been the summer of “JT” for starry-eyed Leafs fans, thrilled that free agent John Tavares (37G-49A-86 Pts) chose Toronto as the place to make $ 11 million US a season. Pretty good money for a guy who might be a second-line centre. With Tavares added to a lineup that already features Auston Matthews (34-29-63) and Nazem Kadri (32-23-55), the Leafs have world-class depth down the middle. Those three are ...

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The NHL may ban Stanley Cup 'keg stands' after the Capitals' wild, boozy summer

The Stanley Cup has been subjected to plenty of wild summer celebrations over the past handful of decades and beyond. The stories attached to the Cup and what winning teams do with it are a big part of its lore and why many consider it to be the greatest trophy in all of sports.  The <a href="… Headlines

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NHL takes stand against Stanley Cup keg stands

The NHL prefers that the Stanley Cup not be used for keg stands in the future, after Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals made extensive use of the manoeuvre while celebrating their title this offseason. “We ask them politely not to do it,” Philip Pritchard, who maintains the Cup, told the Washington Post in a story published Tuesday. “We’re trying ...

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