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  • NHL cancels all games through Jan. 14

    12/21/2012 12:16:26 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 20, 2012 5:06 PM EST | Ira Podell
    The NHL could be one step away from canceling another hockey season because of a labor fight with the players. In the latest round of cancellations, the NHL on Thursday wiped out all games through Jan. 14. More than 50 percent of the schedule has been lost, and the rest is now in great danger, too. “I don’t want to characterize what today’s cancellations mean or don't mean,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press in an email. “I will stand on the announcement that was made.” So far, 625 regular-season games have been called off, including nearly...
  • Brad McCrimmon Dies in Plane Crash [Ex-Boston Bruins player among 43 killed in Russia]

    09/07/2011 1:29:51 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 26 replies
    ESPNBoston.com ^ | September 7, 2011, 2:38 PM ET | ESPNBoston
    KHL Players Killed In Crash A plane carrying a KHL ice hockey team crashed in western Russia, killing at least 43 people
  • The most magical twins of all times in sport?

    03/18/2011 9:15:25 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 30 replies
    2011/03/18 | WesternCulture
    Time to discuss sports.. Has there EVER been a couple of twins more glorious than these guys (see link below) in any field of sport? Have you got ice hockey where you live? Hope you do. Being from the same nation that they are, Sweden, please allow me to quote a Swedish newspaper citing a Canadian news source upon the arrival of the Sedin brothers to Vancouver; "Sent from Heaven.. to play ice hockey" They are.
  • U.S. wounded warriors root on Team USA

    02/24/2010 7:37:44 AM PST · by SouthJrzReaganite18 · 1 replies · 173+ views
    NHL.com ^ | 02.24.2010 | Mike G. Morreale
    Each time the United States Olympic hockey team takes the ice, players are not only representing their country, but an American war hero wounded in battle. Making it all happen is a volunteer group called Operation Homefront, which has paired each of the 23 players on Team USA with service members wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan. "Operation Homefront began supporting Team USA Hockey for one reason -- to help the players understand they're not playing for the Stanley Cup, but their country," Carly Samuelson, Operation Homefront director of development and special events, told NHL.com. "Introducing them to our wounded warriors...
  • Langenbrunner gets expert advice from another capt.

    02/24/2010 7:33:40 AM PST · by SouthJrzReaganite18 · 8 replies · 481+ views
    NHL.com ^ | 02.24.2010 | Mike G. Morreale
    It was back in October 2005 when U.S. Army Ranger Captain Chad Fleming was about to embark on a mission that required his unit to locate the second most sought-after terrorist in the Northern sector of Iraq. It would be the final mission of his third deployment to the country -- just 18 hours from returning home to Alabama. "A high-valued target had presented itself and popped on the radar, so myself and 18 other men went in to get him," Fleming, 36, told NHL.com. "We ended up getting into a fire fight and an ambush situation occurred." The ensuing...
  • Remembering 9/11

    09/11/2006 3:08:07 PM PDT · by SouthJrzReaganite18 · 1 replies · 239+ views
    NHL.com ^ | Monday, September 11, 2006 | Rich Libero
    Driving in on the New Jersey Turnpike this morning I couldn't help but notice that the cloudless blue skies and bright sunshine were identical to the conditions five years ago on that fateful September 11. As you head off Exit 14 toward the "Bayonne Extension" that takes you to the Holland Tunnel, the lower portion of Manhattan unfurls before you. For tourists visiting New York City for the first time, the panorama gives folks from smaller towns a hint of the sheer size and scale of Manhattan as they travel in from Newark Airport. With those two Twin Towers missing...
  • Carolina Hurricanes mauling Edmonton Oilers

    06/07/2006 7:09:41 PM PDT · by sinkspur · 8 replies · 201+ views
    OLN Network | 6/7/2006 | OLN
    3rd period, 15 minutes left, and the Canes are beating the Oilers 4-0. Edmonton has never been in the game and has been unable to match Carolina's fast-paced, aggressive play. This Stanley Cup series could be a sweep.
  • Ice hockey-Sweden could lose gold after Olympic rule violation

    03/05/2006 7:32:38 AM PST · by paudio · 30 replies · 1,187+ views
    Torino2006.org ^ | march 2, 06
    STOCKHOLM, March 2 (Reuters) - Sweden could lose their Olympic gold from Turin after breaking IOC sponsorship rules during their homecoming celebration three days ago, the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) said on Wednesday. The Swedish hockey federation showcased their own sponsors rather than those of the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) during Monday's celebrations at Medborgarplatsen in south Stockholm. IOC rules state that only Olympic sponsors are allowed during the Olympic season, which officially ended on Wednesday, despite the last sporting events taking place on February 26. "SOK will do everything so that Tre Kronor (the Sweden team) don't run the...
  • Israeli Juniors Win in Sofia Ice Hockey.

    03/13/2005 5:35:21 AM PST · by lizol · 5 replies · 322+ views
    Sofia News Agency ^ | 12 March 2005, Saturday
    Israeli Juniors Win in Sofia Ice Hockey Sports: 12 March 2005, Saturday. Bulgarian juniors, aged under 18, suffered a dramatic loss from the Israeli team 1-16 in the World Ice Hockey Championship held in Sofia. This is the fourth defeat of Bulgaria after being beaten successively by Australia, Belgium and division newcomers from Turkey. On Sunday Bulgarian juniors face the team of New Zealand and they desperately need a victory to avoid dropping from the Third Division.
  • Canada captures Hockey World Cup

    09/14/2004 9:56:49 PM PDT · by drtom · 12 replies · 322+ views
    CBC Sports ^ | 14-Sep-2004 | CBC Sports
    CBC SPORTS ONLINE - Canada remains on top of the hockey world after defeating Finland 3-2 in the World Cup of Hockey final on Tuesday. Shane Doan's goal only 34 seconds into the third period stood as the winner as Team Canada hoisted the plastic-wrapped World Cup trophy before a partisan crowd of 19,370 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. "That was pretty special," Doan said. "It's something I'm never going to forget. "It was incredible, this whole experience has been incredible. It's a dream to score that goal." The win reaffirmed Canada's status as the preeminent hockey power, mirroring gold-medal...
  • STRAIGHT EYE FOR THE QUEER GUY - A fun fashion forum celebrating mullets, WD-40, etc.

    08/04/2003 7:29:58 PM PDT · by Chancellor Palpatine · 48 replies · 1,666+ views
    In an effort to be inclusive, this thread is for nonmetrosexual males (and likeminded women) to advise queer guys on their outfits, decor, vehicles, hairstyles, homes and hobbies. I've outfitted the thread with keywords toward this end.Enjoy.
  • THE ICE QUEEN

    10/07/2002 5:25:25 PM PDT · by xp38 · 13 replies · 265+ views
    The Toronto Sun ^ | October 7 2002 | GREG JOYCE AND DIRK MEISSNER
    VANCOUVER -- The Queen thrilled thousands of NHL fans last night at GM Place and countless others watching on TV when she walked to centre ice and made royal history by dropping a ceremonial puck between the captains of the Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks. As spectators at the packed pre-season game cheered wildly with approval and appreciation, the Queen entered the ice surface from one end of the arena and walked along a red carpet to centre ice. She walked alongside Wayne Gretzky, now retired but widely regarded as the monarch of hockey. Gretzky handed the puck to...