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  1. Simmonds escapes discipline

    Katie Strang

    In a case of he said-he said, the NHL sided--unsurprisingly-- against Sean Avery. Although Wayne Simmonds did not deny using a homophobic slur against Avery after Monday's Rangers/Flyers preseason game, the 23-year-old Flyers forward apparently c...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  2. No penalty for Wayne Simmonds of Philadelphia Flyers as NHL lacks...

    Katie Strang

    The NHL chose not to discipline Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds for his alleged homophobic slur because it could not "substantiate" that Simmonds hurled the epithet toward New York Rangers winger Sean Avery.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  3. GLAAD contact Flyers, NHL about anti-gay slur

    Katie Strang

    The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has contacted both the NHL and the Philadelphia Flyers about taking action on the incident in last night's Rangers-Flyers game between Wayne Simmonds and Sean Avery. GLAAD released the following statem...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  4. Toronto Maple Leafs' Brian Burke says the league must act if New ...

    Katie Strang

    Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke thinks the league needs to take immediate action if allegations that the Flyers' Wayne Simmonds called Rangers forward Sean Avery a homophobic slur are true.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  5. League "looking into" Simmonds' slur

    Katie Strang

    Via email, deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com that the NHL is "looking into" what happened tonight in the first period of the Rangers' 5-3 loss to the Flyers. "We have [the] ability to discipline for language used on the ic...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  6. New York Rangers' Sean Avery says Wayne Simmonds of Philadelphia ...

    Katie Strang

    Feisty Rangers winger Sean Avery confirmed that Flyers' Wayne Simmonds called him a homophobic slur during the first period of the bitter preseason contest.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011