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Kings’ Carter and Doughty: Golden Opportunities in Sochi

The Kings have no doubt been struggling in recent weeks leading up to the Olympic break in Sochi.  According to the team’s official website, the club has only won six […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Olympics
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The Olympic Dilemma

As Olympic hockey in Sochi rages on in the present, a familiar dark cloud hangs over the sport’s international future. The NHL is once again weighing whether or not to […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Why Patrick Sharp Will Be Canada’s ‘X Factor’ in Sochi

Why Patrick Sharp Will Be Canada’s ‘X Factor’ in Sochi

I love Patrick Sharp. The 32-year-old has emerged as a deadly prolific sniper in the NHL, helping the Chicago Blackhawks win two Stanley Cups in the last four years. Some […]

UND forward Michelle Karvinen, (Eric Classen/ UND Athletics)

UND Women’s Hockey: Making an Impact on the 2014 Sochi Games

Today, while I was watching NBC Sports Network, former NFL receiver Chris Collinsworth made the following comments, “I kind of went over there to watch a women’s hockey game, but […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 1 comment · College Hockey, Olympics
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Team USA: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

  See Also: Kessel, Kane, and Team USA’s Chances At The Sochi Winter Games Team Canada: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?   With the men’s hockey tournament just getting underway at […]

by · February 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
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Team Austria Starts Olympic Tournament Eager to Use All Chances Available

Austria goes into the qualifying round of Sochi Olympics psychologically and physically fit. Many factors have been in play to achieve this result. To them belongs belief in the team […]

by · February 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Pavel Datsyuk is fired up in Sochi (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Pavel Datsyuk To Reporters: “Babcock Is Not My Concern”

  Those Are Fightin Words Pavel Datsyuk‘s media scrums are making waves in Russia. It’s pretty clear by his temperament that Team Russia’s captain is all business heading into the […]

by · February 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Olympics
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Olympic Storylines for Boston Bruins Fans

With five members of the Boston Bruins being selected to represent their native countries in the 2014 Winter Olympics, the Bruins fanbase will have to keep track of five teams […]

by · February 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Olympics
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Swiss Sensation Damien Brunner Hoping to Shine in Sochi

The New Jersey Devils will only represented by four players at the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia and with three of those players representing the Czech Republic, Damien […]

by · February 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, Olympics
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Olympics: U.S. Blues Face a Long Road Ahead

Although there are 230 members on the 2014 U.S. Olympic team, there are only three that count to Blues fans. David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk join a team […]

by · February 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, St Louis Blues
There are better options for the Maple Leafs than Roberto Luongo when it comes to acquiring a goaltender (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Luongo Looks For Olympic Break from Frightful February

  It’s been a tough few weeks for Roberto Luongo, who was probably first in line at the airport gate, banging on the plane’s door and screaming for the pilot […]

by · February 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Olympics, Vancouver Canucks
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Examining the Olympic Snub of Brent Seabrook

When it comes to being excluded, Claude Giroux can rest easy in knowing that he is not alone. That’s because Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook will have to live vicariously […]

by · February 11, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Olympics