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Top Women’s Hockey Players Renew Their Olympic Journey

Top Women’s Hockey Players Renew Their Olympic Journey

Top Women’s Hockey Players Renew Their Olympic Journey Top Women’s Hockey Players Renew Their Olympic Journey When the United States women’s hockey team won Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years in 2018, the star forward Hilary Knight believed the moment would be a steppingstone to greater visibility for the sport and for more players to have the …

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Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky Shared His Father With a Nation

Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky Shared His Father With a Nation

Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky Shared His Father With a Nation Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky Shared His Father With a Nation In an instant 30 years ago, a huge piece of Walter Gretzky’s legacy went missing. Gretzky, the father of the greatest hockey player of all time, had an aneurysm while painting his mother’s farmhouse in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. An ambulance …

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An Outdoor Hockey Game That for Once Is in the Great Outdoors

An Outdoor Hockey Game That for Once Is in the Great Outdoors

An Outdoor Hockey Game That for Once Is in the Great Outdoors An Outdoor Hockey Game That for Once Is in the Great Outdoors STATELINE, Nev. — The N.H.L.’s previous 30 outdoor games have been played across the United States and Canada in football and baseball stadiums, with pageantry fitting of Fenway Park and Wrigley Field, and the triumphant ticket …

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With Indoor Rinks Closed, Players Turn to ‘Speakeasy Hockey’

With Indoor Rinks Closed, Players Turn to ‘Speakeasy Hockey’

With Indoor Rinks Closed, Players Turn to ‘Speakeasy Hockey’ With Indoor Rinks Closed, Players Turn to ‘Speakeasy Hockey’ NORTHVILLE, N.Y. — One by one, the hockey players drove down a dark road in the foothills of the Adirondacks in search of fresh ice on a recent Friday night. The regulars knew where to turn. Nine pairs of skates dangled from …

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Lamoureux Twins Have One Last Act Before Retiring From Hockey

Lamoureux Twins Have One Last Act Before Retiring From Hockey

Lamoureux Twins Have One Last Act Before Retiring From Hockey Lamoureux Twins Have One Last Act Before Retiring From Hockey After years of orchestrating some of the biggest triumphs in American women’s hockey, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando announced their retirements Tuesday. The Lamoureuxs, who scored the decisive goals in the gold medal game of the 2018 Olympics, originally intended …

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Professional Hockey Is Disrupted by Coronavirus

Professional Hockey Is Disrupted by Coronavirus

Professional Hockey Is Disrupted by Coronavirus Professional Hockey Is Disrupted by Coronavirus Like the N.F.L., the N.B.A. and college sports, professional hockey has run into a slew of postponements, undermanned rosters and cancellations as leagues pushed ahead with plans to start their seasons this month during the coronavirus pandemic. Since the N.H.L. began its season on Jan. 13, with most …

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Dale Hawerchuk, Phenom in Hockey Hall of Fame, Dies at 57

Dale Hawerchuk, Phenom in Hockey Hall of Fame, Dies at 57

Dale Hawerchuk, Phenom in Hockey Hall of Fame, Dies at 57 Dale Hawerchuk, Phenom in Hockey Hall of Fame, Dies at 57 Dale Hawerchuk, a hockey phenomenon who became the face of the Winnipeg Jets en route to the Hockey Hall of Fame, died on Tuesday. He was 57. The death, from stomach cancer, was confirmed on Twitter by the …

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Hockey, Rocked by Racist Acts, Embraces Black Lives Matter Campaigns

Hockey, Rocked by Racist Acts, Embraces Black Lives Matter Campaigns

Hockey, Rocked by Racist Acts, Embraces Black Lives Matter Campaigns Hockey, Rocked by Racist Acts, Embraces Black Lives Matter Campaigns Minnesota Wild forward Matt Dumba walked to center ice before an N.H.L. game this month and addressed the television audience, not about the game but the need for the sport to fight racism. “The world woke up to the existence …

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Edmonton, ‘City of Champions,’ Readies for a Hockey Marathon

Edmonton, ‘City of Champions,’ Readies for a Hockey Marathon

Edmonton, ‘City of Champions,’ Readies for a Hockey Marathon Edmonton, ‘City of Champions,’ Readies for a Hockey Marathon EDMONTON, Alberta — It is said that hockey is the heartbeat of Alberta’s capital city. If that’s so then the 2020 N.H.L. playoffs are like a defibrillator that has shocked the city’s rhythm back to life. For months it looked like Las …

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N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey

N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey

N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey N.H.L. Players Form Coalition to Press for Diversity in Hockey “We know that important and significant work remains to be done at the N.H.L. level and throughout hockey to ensure that our game lives up to the ideals that are truly essential to it,” the league said in a statement …

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