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Faulk on Ice: Sochi No-Show Helps Carolina, Hurts Justin Faulk

It is a story every hockey fan knows.  The fire that lit Herb Brooks’ belly started when he became the final cut before the 1960 Winter Olympics; watching his country […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, Olympics
Harry Ellis Watson of the Toronto Granites hockey club

3 Legendary Olympic Hockey Players You’ve Never Heard Of

When Alan Eagleson brought the 1972 Summit Series to fruition, North American hockey fans quickly learned that the rest of the world had some serious talent.  The Canadians severely underestimated […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Olympics
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The Two-Headed Monster: How Halak Could React to Olympic Disappointment

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock with your ears plugged tightly, you know about the struggles for Team Slovakia in the 2014 Winter Games. It all came to an […]

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Young Oilers Defensemen Gaining Valuable Experience at Olympic Games

For the Edmonton Oilers, much of the Olympic hockey talk was around disappointment. Young stars Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle falling short of making Team Canada or Nail Yakupov being […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Olympics
The Blackhawks are undefeated in regulation with Patrick Sharp in the lineup. (Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Patrick Sharp’s Tough Luck In Sochi

Few people anticipated what has turned into the story of Patrick Sharp’s tough luck in Sochi. As Team Canada prepares to square off against Latvia in the men’s quarterfinals, the […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks, Olympics
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Can Grabner Bring His Olympic Production Back to the Islanders?

Michael Grabner has been a headache for Islander fans for years. His speed has always been his biggest threat but as the seasons pass, it’s become more and more of […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Islanders, Olympics
T.J. Oshie wins the game for Team USA (Blackburn/NextImpulse)

The St. Louis Who’s? Blues Show Up Big at Sochi Olympics

The St. Louis Blues have been one of the true success stories of the 2014 NHL season, but outside of Missouri little is known of the team…until now. The 2014 […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, St Louis Blues
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MNWild: Young Wild Forwards Impressive in Sochi

Once the roster were announced for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Men’s Hockey Tournament, I was excited for the rest of the hockey world to get to see the growth […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild, Olympics
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Did Slava Voynov Call NHL Teammate Jonathan Quick a Cheater?

Perhaps it’s only fitting that the most controversial goal of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics would prompt the most controversial comments of the games. The setting Team USA had opened […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 8 comments · Los Angeles Kings, Olympics
Oshie's thrilling 4-for-6 shootout was a moment for the ages (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Commentary: Should the NHL Send Its Players to South Korea?

Whether you’re asking a typical NHL fan or a perennial superstar, the answer is likely the same. Are you serious? Is this even up for debate? Apparently, it is. The […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 2 comments · Olympics
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The Hottest Selling Olympic Hockey T-Shirt

There’s nothing better in sports than watching the top players compete at the highest level. What we witnessed on Saturday morning as TJ Oshie vaulted into super-stardom, was a perfect example of […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Olympics
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Mike Babcock, And The Challenges Ahead For Team Canada

In an up and down season marred by injuries, Mike Babcock could be forgiven for looking at this year’s Olympic journey as a break from the stressful daily grind of […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 4 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Olympics