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Las Vegas Finally Gets Its First Pro Sports Team as NHL Plans Expansion

Are the Oakland Raiders really going to end up playing in Las Vegas sometime in the near future? That’s still TBD. Team owner Mark Davis has talked about doing it, but it’s unclear whether or not the Raiders would actually make the move and, more importantly, whether or not the rest of the league would let them do it.

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Seeing a First Person View of Hockey Tricks Is So Damn Cool

I don’t really realize the skill of professional athletes until I see them up close. The speed in which they do things, the control they have over their bodies, the hand eye coordination, it’s all ridiculously superhuman. Just check out this video of hockey players running through exercises and tricks. You get to see some of them in the first person view and it’s insane.

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Here’s the Brutal Hit That Just Earned NHL Player Raffi Torres a 41-Game Suspension

If you’ve watched more than five minutes of NHL hockey at any point in your life, then you know that there are some hard hits that are dished out on the ice on a routine basis. So what in the world do you need to do to earn a 41-game suspension?

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Andong Song Becomes First Chinese Player Ever Taken In NHL Draft

For the first time, a Chinese player has been selected in the NHL draft.

Andong Song was chosen by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 pick in the draft Saturday. The defenseman, who goes by the name “Misha,” started playing hockey on a smaller-than-normal rink in Beijing when his mother was trying to find him a sport. Once his talent was spotted, his family moved to Canada and he quickly excelled when he began playing as a 10-year-old.

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