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AV detractors can point to Eric Staal as the best example of misusing a player

E. Staal (Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Eric Staal returns to MSG tonight to face Alain Vigneault and the Rangers. He does so after helping the Wild win their 9th straight by scoring the game winning goal…shorthanded. Staal leads the Wild with 11 goals and 26 points in 32 games, 3 more points than the Rangers leading scorer, Kevin Hayes in 3 less games. Read more

Hockey Insider, Darren Dreger reveals that Rangers’ management was upset with lack of players response when Lundqvist crushed

Eakin hits Lundqvist (MSG)

Henrik Lundqvist was literally steamrolled last night in Dallas by Cody Eakin. The Stars player will have a conference call with the NHL Department of Player Safety about the hit. The max Eakin can receive is 5 games over the phone. He’ll likely get 2-3. Read more

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