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  • James Neal in Nashville: Happy, dumb and dumber

    Josh Cooper at Puck Daddy53 mins ago

    NASHVILLE – When Predators forward Mike Ribeiro thinks of scoring winger James Neal living with forward Rich Clune, it takes maybe half a second for him to compare them to a famous movie duo.

    “Dumb and Dumber?” Ribeiro quipped.

    There are all sorts of funny comparisons that can be thrown out there about Clune – the agitating winger who fights, chirps opponents and phones nasty Twitter followers – and Neal, the Penguins castoff who came to Nashville to not just score goals, but mend a broken reputation.

    But Clune’s presence around Neal is probably the best situation that could have happened to Nashville’s newest sniper. Despite Clune’s on-ice persona, he’s a straight arrow off the ice, a recovering alcoholic who works out doggedly, cooks healthy and embraces the relaxed Nashville lifestyle, outside of the bars and Honky Tonks on Broadway.

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  • Wild extend Coyle; Crawford to miss Blackhawks trip; Noora Raty makes history (Puck Headlines)

    Sean Leahy at Puck Daddy20 hrs ago

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. 

    • Aside from P.K. Subban's wonderful Michael Jackson "Thriller" Halloween costume, David Desharnais' Joker was pretty strong. [25 Stanley]

    • Great read from Chris Johnston about a Canadian making the drive to Pittsburgh Wednesday night to hear ‘O Canada’ in light of the events in Ottawa on Wednesday. [Sportsnet

    • The NHL has rescheduled the postponed Maple Leafs-Senators game for Sunday, Nov. 9. [NHL]

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