Penguins announcer critically injured after fan scratches his back with hacksaw

  The irony is palpable surrounding the Mike Lange attack. Pittsburgh, PA – Mike Lange, radio voice of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is in critical but stable condition Monday morning after being attacked by a wild Penguins fan who attempted to actually scratch his back with a hacksaw.   Lang, 63, was attacked late Saturday night while leaving    RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina after broadcasting the Penguins 3-2 win over

Pronger not actually injured, instead ‘occupying’ Lightning’s offensive zone in trap protest

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger, widely reported to be injured this week, has actually been healthy, but has refused to leave his team’s defensive zone in Tampa Bay in an ongoing “Occupy Tampa” protest of the Lightning’s stifling trap system, ItB has learned. Pronger has apparently not moved from what was the Flyers defensive zone in a Nov. 9 game against the Lightning, where the Flyers made headlines for refusing to move

Byfuglien admits he used Kyle Wellwood to make him look thinner during physical

Dustin Byfuglien admitted today that he used Kyle Wellwood as a constant comparison while undergoing physicals for the Winnipeg Jets, making him seem much thinner and better conditioned than he actually is. “I just had him stand next to me the entire time,” Byfuglien said. “(Team physicians) took one look at that tanker truck with pieces of cheeseburger hanging out of his mouth and said, nah, no way is Dustin