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Kyle Clifford

Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford is known for taking — and receiving — some of the most punishing checks in the NHL. He lists teammates Dustin Brown and Matt Greene among the hardest hitters in the game. Who are his hardest-hitting opponents?



  1. Ryane Clowe

  2. Milan Lucic

  3. Niklas Kronwall

  4. Cal Clutterbuck

  5. Alexander Ovechkin



NHL Confidential

Mike RichardsLake of the Woods, known more as a remote wildlife habitat straddling Minnesota and Canada, is also a summer favorite of Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards. The former Flyers captain has become an avid wakeboarder/wakesurfer at the lake when he's not on the ice. "It’s starting to" catch on, Richards said. "It’s relaxing to get out there with all your friends and spend a day on the lake."

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Throwback Thursday: What I’m thankful for.

This site wouldn’t exist without the seven minutes, 55 seconds of film you’re about to watch.

On October 4, 1991, the San Jose Sharks played the Vancouver Canucks, as common an autumn sight today as brown leaves covering a city sidewalk. (In a non-lockout year, at least.)

At the time, this game was a total novelty. San Jose had never played a regular-season game in its history and, back then, most people couldn’t even locate the city on a map.

Teal uniforms weren’t cool, but that was soon to change. The NHL had just one California-based team, soon to become two, then three.

Then this game happened.

Brian Hayward’s shark-tooth mask happened (at the 1:40 mark).

A hockey fan was born, and this is my small way of giving thanks:

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