Mike Richards And Jeff Carter

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When two high profile players for the Philadelphia Flyers get traded together, it doesn’t take long for the reason to come out. It turns out that the Flyers, who had a reputation for hard partying, were told to clean up their act by new head coach Peter Laviolette who introduced a policy called ‘dry island’ where each player would write their jersey numbers on a locker room list saying that they would abstain from partying for a month at a time. Richards and Carter never once put their numbers on the list and they were traded after a mini locker room revolt.

Brendan Shanahan

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He may well be a well respected NHL executive now, but when he was at the St. Louis Blues, a somewhat public feud with coach Mike Keenan and a less than discreet affair with the wife of teammate Craig Janney almost destroyed the Blues’ locker room.