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How far would you go to watch women's hockey in South Korea? - 15 Feb 2018
But despite these being the coldest Olympics in 20 years, the biggest challenge so far has been making the bed. "There are so many blankets." The first week's experience in a word? "Festive," said Schofield. "The other day we were just walking around ...
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Special Olympics floor hockey tournament held in Truro

CTV News - 18 Mar 2018
A Special Olympics floor hockey tournament has brought hundreds of athletes, coaches and family members to the town of Truro for a fun-filled hockey weekend. Excitement fills the arena, as the puck drops for ten teams and nearly 200 Special Olympics ...
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Woe, Canada? Germany stuns hockey power at PyeongChang Olympics.

Washington Post - 23 Feb 2018
German men's hockey players had never won more than a bronze medal in Olympic hockey, finishing third as a unified country in 1932 and replicating the feat as West Germany in 1976. The country failed to qualify for the Olympic tournament four years ago ...
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Olympic hockey daily: US women going for gold

ESPN - 22 Feb 2018
What the men's Olympic tournament has lacked in elite game play, it's made up for it with unpredictability. Look no further than Germany shocking Sweden 4-3 on Reimer's overtime goal -- a fantastic individual effort in the 4-on-4 that saw him take on ...
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Without NHL, Olympic Hockey Takes Hit in Ratings and Interest

New York Times - 25 Feb 2018
Viewership for this year's Olympic men's tournament saw a similar decline. The United States men's eight-round shootout victory over Russia in the 2014 Sochi Games established a record at the time for a hockey game on NBCSN, with 4.1 million viewers ...
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Hometown heroes: Vadnais Heights honors Olympic hockey sisters

Minnesota Public Radio News - 09 Mar 2018
Left to right, Piper Wickland, 4, Nathan Wickland, 7, Carlie Griffin, 10, and Georgia Wickland, 9, were among the first to arrive at the community celebration to welcome home Olympic hockey sisters Marissa and Hannah Brandt at Vadnais Heights Commons ...
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Top Olympic Hockey moments from the 2018 Winter Games

NBC Olympics - 25 Feb 2018
As both hockey tournaments got set to kick off at the 2018 Winter Olympics, many weren't sure what to expect. There was a lot of uncharted territory in PyeongChang: the presence of a unified Korean women's hockey team for the first time ever and the ...
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Putin's Russia Just Can't Seem To Win Olympic Hockey Gold

FiveThirtyEight - 21 Feb 2018
That is, of course, slightly disingenuous — between those great Soviet teams of the 1950s, '60s, '70s and '80s, and the Unified Team (made up of players from the just-collapsed USSR) that reached hockey's mountaintop in the French Alps in 1992, teams ...
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The perfect format for Olympic hockey? Keep it 25 and under

ESPN - 20 Feb 2018
It's tuning in to see the greatest athletes in their respective sports compete for gold medals on the grandest stage the world has to offer, only to find that Olympic hockey is a pedestrian version of the Spengler Cup, populated with more "so that's ...
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US women's Olympic hockey dominance just getting started

New York Post - 05 Mar 2018
Maddie Rooney was “straight out of the crib” the previous time the United States had won Olympic gold in women's hockey. Since that team defeated Canada at the 1998 Olympics, the U.S. had lost three gold medal games to its archrivals. While the players ...
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US women's hockey players bask in glow of Olympic gold

USA TODAY - 23 Feb 2018
The USA last won gold in women's hockey's debut in Nagano, but had lost to Canada in three of the past four Olympic finals. The Canadians had won the past four Olympic gold medals. “Our mission for our team has been clear since day one,” said Duggan ...
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Olympic hockey: Men's semifinals preview

OlympicTalk (blog) - 23 Feb 2018
Throughout the entire 2018 Winter Games, NBC Olympics staff will preview the upcoming slate of hockey games. Olympic Athletes from Russia vs. Czech Republic, 2:40 a.m. ET, NBCSN | LIVE STREAM. After an opening loss to Slovakia caused many to declare ...
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Former Olympic coach wins $3.7M US in discrimination case - 17 Mar 2018
The university's higher-paid men's hockey coach, who was not nearly as successful, was not dismissed. When she was let go in 2014, campus protests and online petitions were launched. Miller said she felt compelled to take action against the ...

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