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Why you should be watching the NHL playoffs — even if you think you hate hockey
theweek.com

You've probably never heard of Anthony Holmes. But maybe you've heard of Tony X., a.k.a. @soIoucity, who became a Twitter sensation last week when he hilariously live-tweeted the very first hockey game he ever watched. Holmes, a 26-year-old …

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NHL Playoffs 2016: Takeaways from Sunday's Scores and Bracket Results
bleacherreport.com

David Backes jumps on the rebound in overtime and nets the game-winner at Dallas. 197. Reads. 0. Comments. The St. Louis Blues knew they had let an opportunity slip through their grip in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series against the Dallas …

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Field hockey players achieve world record
www.journalnow.com

LEWISVILLE — Stormy weather threatened to quash their dream this weekend, but the N.C. Triad Field Hockey Club was not so easily deterred. They pressed on, playing through the rain and the mud and most of all, through their personal fatigue. And when …

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Joe Hockey carded at Washington hockey game
www.afr.com

From the moment word broke that ousted Treasurer Joe Hockey headed to Washington as Australia's Ambassador, this was fated to happen. And this is the story of what happened when Hockey went to the hockey. The ice hockey, of course. His Excellency's …

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4 things we learned in the NHL: Sharks in control
www.sportsnet.ca

Normally, it would be a day for receiving gifts, but Backes was in a giving mood. The veteran of 10 NHL seasons gave his St. Louis Blues a Game 2 victory over the Dallas Stars in overtime to even the second-round best-of-seven series at a game apiece.

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Positive outlook for Canada's Sledge Hockey team
montrealgazette.com

The 16-year-old from Smithers, B.C., played up to the midget level against able-bodied athletes before marking the switch to sledge hockey. Reid, a 35-year-old from Kirkland, had a brief stay with Vancouver in the NHL and wrapped up his career with the …

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Joe Hockey red-carded by Washington Capitals at Verizon Center
www.afr.com

From the moment word broke that ousted Treasurer Joe Hockey was headed to Washington as Australia's Ambassador, this was fated to happen. And this is the story of what happened when Hockey went to the hockey. The ice hockey, of course.

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NHL Playoffs Takeaways: Blues even series in OT, Sharks up 2-0
www.cbssports.com

Another day, another pair of big postseason games on the Western Conference side of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars got Sunday started off with a bang in their matinee contest. The Blues overcame an early Stars goal to …

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Penguins notebook: Capitals' Orpik gets 3-game suspension for Maatta hit
triblive.com

Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik on Sunday received a three-game suspension from the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his high hit that knocked Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta out of Saturday's game at Verizon Center. Orpik, whose disciplinary …

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NHL sends clear message to players with Brooks Orpik's suspension
www.usatoday.com

That's the underlying message of the NHL's decision Sunday to suspend Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik for three games for his late hit in which he made contact with Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta's head in Game 2. It sends a clear message that …

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