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2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Billerica High cell-out to help boy with leukemia worthy of a standing 'O'

When Glenn Corbett first told Billerica High School senior Tristan Lavalle to give up his phone for 30 days, Lavalle laughed at him.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Alex Carpenter, Bob Carpenter, NHL Players

6 hrs ago | The Gazette

Klee: Escape-artist Avalanche still needs Varly

The Avs stole the Central Division, broke records and brought playoff hockey back to Colorado.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Erik Johnson, Semyon Varlamov, Patrick Roy, NHL Players, Ice Hockey, Olympic Hockey, Erik Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Inexperienced Blue Jackets aren't intimidated

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski has been around the NHL long enough to know sometimes experience can be overrated.


Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division, NHL Eastern Conference, Ice Hockey

The Winnipeg Free Press

Former Olympic champ Kevin Martin announces retirement from curling

A four-time Brier champion, the 47-year-old has represented Canada twice at the Olympics, winning gold four years ago in Vancouver and silver at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Kevin Martin, Olympic Curling

Marin Independent Journal

Stinson Beach to hold its fourth beach soccer tournament on Saturday

Redwood grad Alan Grady is fouled attempting a bicycle kick as San Marin grads Anthony and David Holleran look for a rebound.


Related Topix: California High School Sports, High School Sports, Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

The Daily Breeze

Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic skates into Long Beach

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and April 27. Mickey and Minnie Mouse are coming to town this week and they'll be bringing along a few old and new friends who will show off some very impressive ice moves.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Cricket, Ice Skating

St. Cloud Times

'Miracle on Ice' gold medal to be auctioned'Miracle on Ice' gold...

'Miracle on Ice' gold medal to be auctioned on One of the Olympic gold medals earned after the famed "Miracle on Ice" hockey game in 1980 will be auctioned beginning next week.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, April 18, 2014

Actor Charlton Heston signs a portrait of himself as "Moses," his character in "The Ten Commandments," by artist Allan Davidson, left, at the Los Angeles premiere of the film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Johnny Weir, Olympics, Competitive Skating, Figure Skating, Ice Skating

WGR-AM Buffalo

Two Sabres will play more hockey this season

Team Canada has announced its roster for the World Championships. Both defenseman Tyler Myers and winger Cody Hodgson have made the team.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Cody Hodgson, Tyler Ennis, Jhonas Enroth, Tyler Myers, NHL Players, Ice Hockey

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hockey Canada announces first 20 players for world championship

Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens is scored on by the Colorado Avalanche during third period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alta., on Tuesday April 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, NHL Northwest Division, Ben Scrivens, NHL Players, Ice Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Marc Methot

Surrey Leader

Wotherspoon will play for Canada

Cloverdale native Parker Wotherspoon of the Tri-City Americans is playing for Canada at the Under-18 World Championships in Finland.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Coyotes' Tippett to coach Canada

Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett will be behind the bench for Team Canada at the world championship this spring.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, Ice Hockey, Paul Maurice, NHL Players, Teppo Numminen

Washington Times

Former UND player to coach Team Canada IIHF squad

Hockey Canada has named former University of North Dakota standout and current Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett as head coach for Team Canada at the upcoming 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship .


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes

Lexington Herald-Leader

Ukraine 2022 Olympic bid on hold but still alive

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, file photo Ukraine's relay team Vita Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma, Olena Pidhrushna and Valj Semerenko, from left, celebrate with a Ukrainian flag with writings on it after winning the gold during the women's biathlon 4x6k relay, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Vita Semerenko, Olena Pidhrushna, Olympic Biathlon, Valj Semerenko

North Vancouver dad charged with threatening 10-year-old hockey player

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Vancouver Canucks, Trevor Linden, NHL Players

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Ice Hockey: Wildcats star Lyle plans to retire after one more year

VETERAN netminder Stevie Lyle is planning a swansong year at Swindon Wildcats as he plans to bring his illustrious playing career to end in 2015.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Contra Costa Times

Sharks' Marty Havlat, Jason Demers healthy for this playoff run

Forward Marty Havlat's playoff experience from last season amounted to two games and 11 total shifts.


Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Jason Demers, NHL Players, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Ice Hockey

Berkshire Eagle

Bruins' Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games

The Indianapolis Star

NHL Caucus: Who faces the most playoff pressure?

Ryan Miller has struggled since his move to the Blues, posting just 10 wins, a 2.47 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 19 games.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Jaroslav Halak, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Steve Yzerman

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Local racers compete at Whistler Cup

Coach Jon Blair, Ethan Blair, Jamie Casselman, Zoe Chore and Emma Damm take a break in the action for a picture at the Whistler Cup this past weekend.


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