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Saturday Links: Stupid, sexy Flanders...

Apparently, Harrison Mooney is really bad at flirting. I'd link to what happened, but I don't want to give that hypocritical site any extra hits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Paul Stastny (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey

Fri Aug 29, 2014

MSNBC

Nicklas Backstrom finally got his silver medal today

It probably doesn't wash away the bitterness of being banned from the gold-medal game, but Nicklas Backstrom finally received his silver medal for representing Sweden in the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Olympics, Nicklas Backstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, NHL Southeast Division

Mile High Sticking

Evaluating Colorado Avalanche's Erik Johnson

A wise young man once said, "The lovers are going to love you, and the haters are going to hate you no matter who you are."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Erik Johnson, NHL Players, Erik Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Matt Duchene, Patrick Roy

Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 29th, 2014

"I think the people that grew up with the Whalers will never, ever forget them, and they'll always have an attachment to them," former general manager Jim Rutherford said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, NHL Players, Chris Pronger (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Craig Adams, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins

Thu Aug 28, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

'The Amazing Race Canada' recap: Romance and revenge in Paris

The City of Lights was the setting for romance and ultimate revenge as the teams navigated around the snobby locals, buttery pastries and narrow cobblestone streets of Paris.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Meaghan Mikkelson (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

The Globe and Mail

As Giguere retires, the Hartford Whalers have a lasting legacy in the NHL

The retirement of Jean-Sebastien Giguere marks the end of an era. The goaltender was the final active player in the NHL who had suited up for the Hartford Whalers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Chris Pronger (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Craig Adams, NHL Players, Ron Francis, Dave Tippett

CBS Sports

Caps' Backstrom receives Olympic silver medal

More than six months after the fact, Nicklas Backstrom has finally received the Olympic silver medal that he was ruled ineligible for back in February.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Nicklas Backstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, NHL Southeast Division

Five For Howling

Thursday's Coyotes Tracks - Arena expansions

Not just the NHL is getting a potential expansion as the Arizona Coyotes finish completing a new look for soon to be Gila River Arena Coyotes fans should embrace concept of NHL expansion -- azcentral.com The NHL doesn't need more teams.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Scott Gomez, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Hockey, Phoenix Coyotes

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: Gordie Howe Is the Greatest Red Wing

Assuming a contract like that would even fit under the cap. ProHockeyTalk Former Quebec league sniper is gunning for a gig in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Daniel Alfredsson, NHL Players, Daniel Alfredsson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

RMU sets '14 Hall class

Robert Morris announced its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame class, a group headlined by basketball player Tony Lee and hockey player Brianne McLaughlin.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Brianne McLaughlin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic

Pens Labyrinth

Jim Rutherford Initially Informed Mike Johnston Had Canucks' Coaching Job

Jan 7, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on Vancouver Canucks forward Mike Santorelli during the first period at Rogers Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Marc-Andre Fleury (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Northwest Division, Vancouver Canucks

SLAM! Sports

Canada's Shannon Szabados re-signs with men's pro team

Columbus Cottonmouths goaltender Shannon Szabados reacts after a Knoxville Ice Bears score in the first period in Columbus, Georgia, March 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Shannon Szabados (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

CBS Sports

Shannon Szabados re-signs with SPHL team

Shannon Szabados is having a rather memorable 2014. First she backstopped Canada to their fourth straight gold medal at the Winter Olympics, making 27 saves in the gold-medal game against the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Shannon Szabados (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

Japers' Rink

Re-thinking Zone Starts

It's not as simple as "start offensive players in the offensive zone and defensive players in the defensive zone."

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Henrik Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals

Canada.com

Canucks president Trevor Linden tackles the Alps in epic week-long bike race

Province Sports writer Ed Willes sat down recently with Canucks President Trevor Linden to talk about his love of cycling and how Linden has benefitted from the sport both physically and mentally.

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor Linden, NHL Players, David Booth, Ryan Kesler, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ryan Kesler (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Brandon Sun

Ousted twins say 'Amazing Race Canada' portrayed them as villains

A malevolent move doomed mischievous twins in the City of Love, as Pierre and Michel Forget were surprisingly ousted from "The Amazing Race Canada" during a sojourn to Paris in which the air was filled with romance and rancour in equal measure.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Meaghan Mikkelson (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

Iqaluit fitness rally draws prime minister, star Olympians

Canadian Olympic gold-medal winners Charles Hamelin, Hayley Wickenheiser and Kaillie Humphries take questions from kids and families at Nakasuk School in Iqaluit, Aug. 25, during an afternoon of events in support of sports and recreation in Nunavut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Charles Hamelin, Olympic Winter Games, Kaillie Humphries, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Bobsled, Ice Hockey

CottageCountryNow.ca

Rising Star

Defense player Laurel Hill was drafted to the Canadian Women's Hockey League in the fifth round to the Toronto Furies on Aug. 20. "This league is where a lot of US and Canadian Olympic players play.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Megan Bozek, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating

USA Today

Lidstrom turned down Wings coaching offer

Nicklas Lidstrom turned down Red Wings coaching offer But former defenseman tells Swedish newspaper: "Never say never" Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1pcObFo "You should never say never," Lidstrom said .

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Related Topix: Sports, Nicklas Lidstrom, NHL Players, Winter Sports, Nicklas Lidstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Steve Yzerman, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Detroit Red Wings

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Active at School brings elite Canadian winter athletes to Iqaluit to inspire kids to get moving

Today, Canadian Olympic gold medalists Hayley Wickenheiser, Kaillie Humphries and Charles Hamelin, as well as Arctic Winter Games medalist Johnny Issaluk, joined TSN sportscaster Gord Miller, Canadian Tire President Michael Medline, and The Honourable Monica Ell, Deputy Premier of Nunavut, to inspire Iqaluit children to be more physically active.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Charles Hamelin, Olympic Winter Games, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

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