HAZLETON, Pa. -- Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has helped workers break ground on a $250,000 playground for his Pennsylvania hometown.The playground is part of the Hazleton One Community Center, the brainchild of Maddon and his cousin, Elaine Maddon Curry, and her husband, Robert Curry.Maddon helped create the Hazleton Integration Project to unite people of different cultures in the town, which has a growing Hispanic population.The community center opened in a former Catholic school about four years ago, and the playground is the latest addition.Maddon says the poorer immigrant families in Hazleton are exactly what we looked like in the late `50s and early `60s ... when there were four families living in an apartment.Local developer William Rinaldi is paying for the playground. Vans Old Skool Soldes . Duchene scored two goals and had an assist, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Friday night to match the best 10-game start in team history. Old Skool Pas Cher . Ryan Garbutt had a goal and two assists as Dallas snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. http://www.pascheroldskool.fr/ . -- Ryan Blaney provided more evidence that Penske Racings No. Old Skool Acheter . Datsyuk will miss Tuesdays game against New Jersey and could be sidelined longer, while Cleary will likely miss at least the next three games. Its been an injury-plagued season for Datsyuk, who has suited up for just 39 games. Vans Old Skool Sortie . The injury bothered Bledsoe in the Suns victory over the Clippers on Monday and he sat out the teams home loss to Memphis on Thursday night.Got a question on rule clarification, comments on rule enforcements or some memorable NHL stories? Kerry wants to answer your emails at firstname.lastname@example.org! Hi Kerry, Do you think teams should get delay of game penalties when they ice the puck and the winger goes to take the draw and gets waved out (on purpose?) so his centre can take the draw? Ive noticed this through the entire playoffs this year - do you think this is something on the minds of the officials as well? Could this be proven in any way and if so, wouldnt you say that is more of a delay of game call than the one where they shoot the puck over the glass? Thanks,Randy Kataluk,Coral Harbour, NU Randy: There is no doubt that coaches instruct their players to utilize a first face-off ejection by a non-center to grab a few extra seconds of breathing time following an icing infraction. They arent fooling anyone; especially the Linesmen. In an effort to minimize this ploy I have noticed the Linesmen initiate the face process very quickly and then eject the decoy for a first violation almost as soon as he arrives at the face-off dot. Beyond that, there is little at this juncture that can be done to alter the process. You do bring up an interesting point for discussion Randy, even though I wouldnt necessarily endorse an immediate delay of game penalty in this instance. The Officials cannot (or should not) control who the coach selects to take the draw. Their job is to conduct a fair face-off as quickly as humanly possible to uphold the integrity of the no-change icing rule. The rules, however, are already in place to penalize a team that commits a second face-off violation during the same face-off. This infraction is very seldom enforced and we have seen where the standard can be relaxed on the second face-off in an effort to avoid a call that brings undue attention to the Linesmen. If you really want to get the attention of a team that sends a sacrificial offering into the face-off circle conduct that second one to the letter of the law and impose a second face-off violation penalty when deserved. Its hard to blame the Linesmen for a less stringent standard after ejecting the first center since in the overall complexion of any game a second face-off violation doesnt rank up there with other game control, restraining or aggressive situations that the Referees might deem unworthy of a penalty. Very little support is also offered the Linesmen whenever they have enforced a second face-off violation. The first time a penalty was called for this rule everyone went ballistic; including the Hockey Operations Department. A Linesmens judgment was placed into question when he ejected a second centreman near the end of a close game as bedlam was being allowed to take place with a "let em play" standard by the Refs. It didnt take long for the message to be relayed through the chain of command as to what the expected practice was with regard to a second face-off violation. Theres an old saying thatt there is no faster method of communication than the "telephone, telegraph or just tell a Hockey Official!" So Randy, if this ploy on an icing is something that anyone would really like to address I would send the message that the second face-off would be conducted to the letter and a penalty would quickly result if a violation were to occur.dddddddddddd At that point, the Linesmen would deserve our full support. On The Radar Screen From Game 3: - Call it for what it was: Kaspars Daugavins left his feet and elbowed Andrew Shaw to the ear. (Last time I checked the ear is attached to the head?) The official penalty summary lists "roughing" as being assessed by the Referee. The most obvious infraction choice is elbowing; followed by illegal check to the head or charging but certainly not roughing. Additionally, please enforce charging rule next season in an effort to keep players skates on the ice when delivering a check. The height advantage gained is often cerebral! - Dont overreact in scrum and player battle situations: Shawn Thornton was singled out for an early penalty in a scrum with Andrew Shaw. David Bolland was assessed a trip when he and Jonny Boychuk tangled up as Bolland attempted to get into his players bench for a line change at 19:00 minutes of the second period. Neither were strong penalty calls and an overreaction; especially in a Stanley Cup Final game. - Niklas Hjalmarsson tripping call on Daniel Paille: I liked this call as viewed on NBC even though the other Network in Canada apparently had an overhead shot of Hjalmarsson contacting the puck just a split-hair prior to taking down Paille. On this bang-bang, desperation dive made by the Hawk defenceman it certainly appeared to me that Hjalmarssons first point of contact with his glove and stick shaft was to the right skate of Paille followed by the puck on the wrap-around of his stick. This was certainly too close to call with the naked eye in real-time and the benefit goes to Referee Chris Rooney. I have never understood why we allow a defender, from a poor position, make a desperation dive and touch the puck with his stick an instant prior to wiping out the attacker. This is regarded as a good defensive play while in reality the attacker is tripped and eliminated on the play or from regaining puck possession. This play always occurs with an attacker in a scoring position or on a breakaway. Perhaps time to reassess this policy given the tighter restraining standards that are expected to be called? - Assess differential when deserved in illegal battles regardless of game time: Zdeno Chara was fully deserving of an extra minor penalty for his overly aggressive actions with Bryan Bickell at 19:48 of the third period. Im not suggesting penalizing Big Z for being stronger; just more aggressive in his illegal actions. 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