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Maple Leafs' Zach Hyman suspended two games for late hit on Bruins' Charlie McAvoy

Hyman was ejected following the cheap shot on the Bruins' defenseman

Here's the bizarre clause that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had in his Arsenal contract

Arsenal apparently had to pay Southampton a significant fee every time Ox played more than 20 minutes

Ryan Reaves and Tom Wilson added another violent chapter to their personal rivalry, and Wilson came away hurt

Reaves was ejected after a blindside hit on Wilson, who didn't return to the game

Seattle Metropolitans or Seattle Totems? What Emerald City fans want to name the 32nd NHL team

It's never too early to speculate what Seattle's new hockey team will be called

NHL to Seattle: What to know about the expansion approval for the league's 32nd franchise

The league officially awarded a 32nd franchise to Seattle via unanimous decision on Tuesday

NFL Week 13 Celebration Grades: Seahawks dominate celebrations during 43-point performance

The best and worst celebrations from across the NFL in Week 13

Red Sox accept White House invitation, Cora vows to use platform in the 'right way'

The 2018 World Series champs will make the ceremonial trip

Red Wings' Tyler Bertuzzi suspended two games for sucker punching Avs' Matt Calvert from the bench

Bertuzzi delivered a cheap shot on Calvert during Sunday's game

Philadelphia Flyers officially name Chuck Fletcher new general manager

Fletcher served as GM of the Minnesota Wild from 2009 until last April

LOOK: Hershey Bears shatter Teddy Bear Toss world record with nearly 35,000 stuffed animals

It's hard to beat the spectacle of a Teddy Bear Toss

Brett Favre 'sickened' after being tricked into recording anti-Semitic video for white supremacists

The former quarterback unknowingly used anti-Semitic language in personalized video message

Pete Blackburn is from Boston, so there's a good chance you don't like him already. He has been a writer at CBS Sports since 2017 and usually aims to take a humorous and light-hearted approach to the often all-too-serious world of sports media. When not suffering from crippling loneliness, he shares a love-hate relationship with the NHL.

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