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The Importance Of Sleep Is Not Lost On Those Who Play The Game
If the Vancouver Canucks had won the Stanley Cup they could chalk it up in part to science and a good night’s sleep. Since they lost the hard-fought final series in seven games, they can chalk...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 15:22
It’s Time That Hockey Cleaned Up Its Aromatic Act
Nobody wants to be the smelly kid, but in hockey, who doesn’t stink? The smell of a hockey bag or locker room is as much a part of the game as sticks and pucks. Even though the odor is...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 14:51
U.S. Olympian Natalie Darwitz Reflects On Past Accomplishments As She Ponders Her Future In The Game
With temperatures hovering in the mid-90s and a record-setting heat index blanketing the Twin Cities, Minnesotans who normally spend every waking summer moment at one of their 10,000 lakes are...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 14:43
The Head’s Up Hockey Program Remains A Simple But Effective Way Of Warding Off Spinal Cord Injuries
  Hockey has often been described as the fastest contact sport in the world. For Travis Roy it only took 11 seconds into his first shift at Boston University to end his hockey career before it...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 11:28
The Push Is On To Get Automated External Defibrillators In Every Rink In The Country
It can happen on the ice or in the stands; waiting at the snack bar during a Peewee game or sitting on the bench during a late-night adult Rec league. Heart attacks don’t happen often at an ice...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 11:23
Grass-Roots Hockey In Georgia Looks To Survive The Departure Of Another NHL Franchise
Little did he know that when he greeted the local fans after the last game of the 2010-11 season that Mark Stuart and his Thrashers teammates would be playing their final game in Atlanta.As sure as...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 10:40
A Quartet Of American Stars Close The Book On Storied Careers
They have been called the “greatest generation of American hockey players.” They were inspired by the events of Feb. 22, 1980 and took American hockey to another level with their actions...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 14:50
Sportsmanship + Respect = A Safer Game
There may be no greater display of sportsmanship in all of sports than the handshake line that takes place at the end of a hockey game.   The night was Nov. 3, 1999, and only seconds remained in...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 14:24
Advances In Rules, Equipment And Education Are Making For A Safer Game
Mark Stuart, left, and Colin Stuart, right, have earned a reputation for being hard-nosed but clean hockey players.   Nancy Stuart has been known to hide in hockey rink restrooms whenever one of...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 14:13
Over the course of his 17-year NHL career, Bret Hedican let his solid defensive play and smooth skating style do most of his talking. Now, in his post-playing years, the St. Paul, Minn., native makes...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 13:52
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