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Steve Lepore

NHL Contributor

Stephen Lepore has been covering hockey and the NHL on television since 2006. Puck the Media was launched independently in 2008 and joined the SB Nation family in 2012 (where he also covers the NFL on TV). In addition, he hosts Puck the Media Radio, a freeform internet radio interview show and extension of the site. He has also been a freelance contributor to The Hockey News (print edition). He has a B.A. in Communications and graduated with department honors from Caldwell College. He resides in New Jersey.

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