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Bobby Ryan Has a Heart of Gold

Bobby Ryan usually takes to Twitter for some humorous back-and-forth with hockey fans, but on Monday night, Ryan’s social media presence provided a nice surprise. Eric Doty, or Bonk’s Mullet if […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Cares, Ottawa Senators
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More than Just a Game for Olli Maatta

Hockey Fights Cancer If you have been on Twitter recently, you have probably noticed that a majority, if not all, of the NHL teams have changed their themes and color […]

Hockey Honours Canada’s Fallen

Hockey Honours Canada’s Fallen

This week has been the most difficult time that Canada has ever faced. First came the shocking fatal ambush on two Canadian soldiers just south of Montreal on Monday, October 20, […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey Cares
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NHL Fights Do More Harm than Good

Debating about fighting in hockey is nothing new. There are those who believe it is an integral part of the game, that it helps protect players. This thought process is […]

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Homophobia in Hockey: Raising Awareness with Tommy Wingels

Having played through the college level (2013 grad), yours truly has been a part of a number of hockey locker rooms. When the media aren’t around, homophobic comments are still […]

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The NHL – A Feel Good Story

There is no professional league that is more generous than the National Hockey League. Throughout the decades, there have been many charities that would not have accomplished its goals without […]

by · March 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey Cares
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The Stanley Cup Supports Our Armed Forces and Veterans

The Stanley Cup is a well traveled trophy that not surprisingly supports our armed forces and veterans. One of the most wonderful things about our beloved and revered trophy is […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares
How A $20 Bill Turned Into Twenty Minnesota Wild Tickets

How A $20 Bill Turned Into Twenty Minnesota Wild Tickets

In a not so kind world, there are always a few people who hold fast to their sense of integrity. Apparently Joey Prusak of Hopkins, Minnesota is exactly that kind […]

by · September 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares
Hockey Talk: The Official Facebook Group for Everything Hockey (Jackie Soo)

Hockey Talk: The Official Facebook Group for Everything Hockey

Hockey talk, we can’t stop. And Jackie Soo and Chris Morrison are the clever minds behind utilizing our fixation with Facebook and created a page that combines our obsession with […]

by · September 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares, Hockey Media, News/Commentary
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The Guelph Giants’s Giant Goal: Special Hockey International

A Couple of Giants on Ice. There’s a little known hockey club in Ontario called The Guelph Giants, who played in the Special Hockey International tournament at Kitchener a couple […]

by · March 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares
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Los Angeles Kings: Producing On and Off the Ice

On the ice, the Los Angeles Kings have won three games in a row, and 4 out of their last 5 to move them to within a point of 8th […]

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares, Los Angeles Kings
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Book Review: Face-Off At The Alamo

In the 22nd installment of Roy MacGregor’s Screech Owls series, Face-Off At The Alamo, the gang heads to San Antonio, Texas for an invitational tournament that puts them at odds with dirty teams and grittier villains. For the uninitiated, MacGregor’s series of chapter books for tween to teen readers combines the best of old school mystery series with solid writing about hockey.

by · February 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey Cares