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[urlnp=http://www.oursportscentral.com/service ... id=4807761]Mavericks Introduce Richard Matvichuk as New Head Coach[/urlnp]
June 12, 2014 - Central Hockey League (CHL) Missouri Mavericks
Independence, Missouri -- The Missouri Mavericks introduced Richard Matvichuk as the new head coach at a press conference on Thursday morning at Independence Events Center.

"When Brent Thiessen offered me the position, I couldn't get back to the phone quick enough," said Matvichuk, "Mavericks fans deserve a championship, and it's now my job to bring them one. We're going to win, and we're going to have a good time doing it.

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100 Degree Hockey@100degreehockey 4h
Former #txstars Philip Larsen moves inside the KHL to Jokerit.
Former Dallas Star Niko Kapanen is the captain of Larsen's new squad Niklas Hagman also on the roster.
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Some of our all time favorite EuroSpares.
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Do not besmirch the great Hagman.
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No *poo poo*. There was an entire season where Hagman was the only reason to watch.
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The only thing I remember about Kapanen was that hat trick he scored against us after he went to Phoenix.

What's the Magic Wand doing these days?
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Of course I wasn't referring to Hagman. What kind of person do you think I am?

But good know know that there's still one thing left that I can do to troll you guys.
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LOL EA
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I see that EA has realistically captured Fistric's normal style of playing defense.
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Total troll job from EA. A Canuck winning a fight? EA will probably put CHICAGO CUBS: 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS on their next MLB game.
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We didn't see the before. He probably snuck up behind and hit him over the head with his stick.
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The Frugal Gourmet wrote:We didn't see the before. He probably snuck up behind and hit him over the head with his stick.
That wouldn't have fazed Fistric. His head has the density of a thousand suns.
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The Canucks player probably didn't even do anything. I'm guessing Fistric tried to throw a hit and just missed an fell down.
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An enforcer engine? Really?
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The fights were kinda dogshit in 2013, the fighting was a bit more realistic in 2014 and 2015, so yeah.
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Just in time for fighting no longer existing in actual hockey.
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I still play 09 because it's the last one they made for computers. *f-bomb* shelling out hundreds of dollars for a new gaming system. I only play NHL anyway anymore. I never play any other games.
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The Frugal Gourmet wrote:Just in time for fighting no longer existing in actual hockey.
That's what I mean. Say you choose the Stars. Who is your enforcer? Vern Fiddler?
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Eric Godard.
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Knives Out wrote:LOL EA
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Blolz
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Shopped. ;)
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The most impressive things is that they believe Fistric could actually make it to playing in a game.
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Just because he didn't work out here, doesn't mean Jagr isn't the best:

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck- ... 38281.html
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Jagr is just the best. He gives zero fucks. I love it. I don't care if he only played 20 games here, I'm glad he was here for a while.
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He may have been a shitty head coach, but damn, that's one hell of a rookie card:
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This is a great read. James Neal writes about what it takes to be an elite sniper. Some great ex-Stars anecdotes in here:

http://www.theplayerstribune.com/james- ... rs-sniper/
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ToddM wrote:This is a great read. James Neal writes about what it takes to be an elite sniper. Some great ex-Stars anecdotes in here:

http://www.theplayerstribune.com/james- ... rs-sniper/
I've read a lot of the hockey things they've posted on that site. Can't say I've seen a bad one yet.
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I would rather read an article like that from someone who is actually an elite sniper.
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Article summary: "If you want to be a truly elite sniper in the NHL, get your self put on a line with Malkin and leech off him as much as possible."
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