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10 ways to celebrate Wayne Gretzky's birthday

Canadian ex-pro hockey player Wayne Gretzky, "The Great One", is blowing out 51 candles today. Tweeps all around the world are wishing the hockey legend/Gillette Superstar a happy birthday. What are...

Ex-NHL enforcer Wade Belak found dead

Former NHL player Wade Belak, 35,  was found dead in downtown Toronto today. Foul play has been ruled out. After Derek Boogard and Rick Rypien, he is the third enforcer to die in the past four...

Rick Rypien and the modern concussion epidemic

The tributes began pouring in yesterday morning from former teammates and opponents, confirming that recently deceased former Canuck Rick Rypien was respected throughout the NHL, in spite of his...

Former Canuck Rick Rypien found dead

Former Vancouver Canuck Rick Rypien, known as "Ripper" to fans, was found dead today in his Alberta home, according to the CBC. He was 27 years old. Rypien played for six seasons in the Vancouver...