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At Least 14 Killed in Canadian Junior Hockey Bus Crash

NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan (AP) — A crash between a transport truck and a bus carrying a junior hockey team in Western Canada left multiple people dead and others seriously injured, Canadian police said late Friday.

Canada shaken as 14 killed in hockey bus crash

Health Care: There’s an Empty Net. Will Conservatives Take the Shot?

When the conservative members of the House Freedom Caucus reunite in Washington, D.C. this week, they will have an unprecedented opportunity. It is the legislative equivalent of an empty net in hockey — when the opposing team brings its goalie into the attack, leaving its own goal undefended.

Empty net (Mark Mauno / Flickr / CC)

Watch: College Hockey Player Leaves Penalty Box, Fights Referee

With 39 seconds remaining in the National Junior College Athletic Association championship game, an Erie Community College hockey player left the penalty box and went after a referee Sunday. Freshman defenseman Brandon Day attacked the referee while his team was trailing 7-4

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Watch: Lightning, Predators Brawl

Monday, the Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning were involved in a brief brawl after a big hit by Predators defender Ryan Ellis on Lightning right winger JT Brown. Ellis’ hit blindsided Brown, who immediately started punching the Predators defenseman. Players from

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Detroit Says Goodbye to Hockey Great Gordie Howe

Friends, family, fans, and fellow rink royalty gathered in the Motor City to say goodbye to hockey great Gordie Howe, whose life was celebrated on Wednesday at Detroit’s Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

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Obama Trash Talks Canadians About Hockey

President Obama welcomed recently elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House today, but couldn’t resist a little trash-talking about Canada’s favorite sport.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the location of the Stanley Cup as he welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, March 10, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Trades Prove Blackhawks Want Another Stanley Cup

Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman proved to the hockey world he thirsts for more Stanley Cup championships when he traded for Andrew Ladd, Tomas Fleischmann, and Dale Wiese as the deadline approached.

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Blind Hockey Event Proves Game For Everyone

A few months ago, Craig Fitzpatrick, a buddy and former rec league hockey teammate, told me that he planned to organize a blind hockey event in Washington, DC. Fitzpatrick suffers from a degenerative eye condition that has rendered him legally blind. While I thought the event sounded like a great idea, I really wasn’t sure what kind of turnout to expect.

Blind Hockey Event DC

NHL Rejects Concussion Defense for Hit on Ref

The NHL rejected a “concussion defense” for Dennis Wideman cross-checking a referee and upheld a suspension of the Calgary Flames defenseman for 20 games on Wednesday.

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NHL Grants Chicago the 2017 Draft

The NHL has granted Chicago the 2017 Draft at the United Center on June 23 and 24. The Windy City has never hosted the event in 53-year history of the draft.

The National Hockey League announced it will stage the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago

Top Four NHL All Star Snubs

Yesterday, the NHL announced the rosters for this year’s new and “improved” All Star Game. Here is a quick look at what the NHL got wrong—the top 4 players snubbed.

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