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5-Years Later: Evaluation of Top Forwards Picked in 2012 Draft

Leading into the NHL Entry Draft of 2012, the consensus #1 pick was expected to be Nail Yakupov, a Russian-born player who played Juniors with the Sarnia Sting. One slogan for slumping teams in tank mode was “Fail for Nail”. 

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Brooks Orpik Suspended

Brooks Orpik held his hearing over the phone with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday afternoon (4:30 PM) to discuss his hit on Pittsburgh’s Olli Maatta in game 2 on Saturday night.

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