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Do You Believe in Mild Upsets?

Slate Magazine - 21 Feb 2018
And yet, I will admit, about halfway through Tuesday night's quarterfinal against the Czech Republic, I started to believe. It clearly wasn't 1980, but if I squinted hard enough, maybe it was starting to look like 1996, the year Team USA won the World ...
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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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How to Fix Olympic Ice Hockey

New York Times - 15 Feb 2018
Men's ice hockey begins on Wednesday at the Winter Olympics — but without the world's top players. For the first time since the 1994 games, National Hockey League players won't be competing. It isn't that they don't want to play. The Canadian star ...
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Mike Babcock among 3 named to Order of Hockey in Canada

CBC.ca - 23 Jan 2018
The University of Calgary Dinos women's hockey coach won eight world titles over her 15-year playing career with the national program. "When you represent your country, I don't think you can have a better feeling than that," Goyette said. Smyth, from ...
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Who is Michal Kempny? Unpacking the Caps' Latest Deadline Trade

DCpuckDrop - 20 Feb 2018
Kempny introduced himself on the North American stage during the 2016 IIHF World Championships. After a strong showing, he signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Kempny had another impressive tournament during the 2016 World Cup of Hockey ...
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Russian Voynov at Olympics despite domestic abuse conviction

WTRF - 13 Feb 2018
Voynov pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge, avoiding trial on a felony count. The NHL did not allow Voynov to play for Russia at the World Cup of Hockey in September 2016 because he was suspended. It was unclear whether Voynov would have been ...
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NHL blows it again on Winter Olympics

Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) - 09 Feb 2018
In response to leaving the Winter Olympics, the NHL and the NHLPA came to an agreement to create the World Cup of Hockey. The event re-started back in 2016 with the idea that it will run every four years. The tournament was held just before the start ...
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'It's a chance to do something special'

University of Wisconsin Badgers - 16 Feb 2018
"We never played each other in the playoffs, which is probably a good thing because that's where there's no rules," Chelios said with a straight face. Granato and Chelios played together in the World Cup of Hockey in 1991 and the 1997 NHL All-Star Game ...
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Vyacheslav Voynov at Olympics despite domestic abuse conviction

WSMV Nashville - 15 Feb 2018
The NHL did not allow Voynov to play for Russia at the World Cup of Hockey in September 2016 because he was suspended. It was unclear whether Voynov would have been legally able to enter Canada based on the terms of his conviction in the United States ...
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Olympic tournament full of NHL talent of past and future

ABC News - 13 Feb 2018
Germany coach Marco Sturm, who played 938 regular-season and 68 playoff games in the NHL, said everyone will treat it the same because "there is still gold, silver and bronze." Historically, the value of those medals will certainly be reduced compared ...
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Dennis Medeiros adds to hockey resume

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian - 12 Feb 2018
Perhaps the most impressive item on his hockey resume, however, happened over winter break. While the Minutemen were using the time off to rest, Medeiros represented the American Collegiate Hockey Association in the World Cup of College Hockey in ...
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Metro movement: Penguins gain, Islanders suffer

NBCSports.com - 14 Feb 2018
Voynov pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge, avoiding trial on a felony count. The NHL did not allow Voynov to play for Russia at the World Cup of Hockey in September 2016 because he was suspended. It was unclear whether Voynov would have been ...
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Hurricanes, like rest of NHL, must watch Olympics from afar

News & Observer - 14 Feb 2018
If things had gone differently, Carolina Hurricanes forward Teuvo Teravainen believes he could have been at the Winter Olympics. He could be playing for Finland, enjoying his first Olympic experience, hopefully competing for a medal in hockey. Who ...
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Winnipeg Is Good

The Players' Tribune - 06 Feb 2018
Like Aleksander Barkov. I used to look up to Barkie back in Finland because he was a couple of years older than me. I watched him play in the World Juniors. What a player. He's big, and has sweet hands. And then we met during the World Cup of Hockey in ...

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