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    Dale Hawerchuk dies from cancer.

    Hockey has lost another great player today with the death of Dale Hawerchuk at the age of 57 from cancer. Dale scored over 500 goals and almost 1500 points in a career saw him play for Winnipeg, Buffalo and Philadelphia.
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    Former Bruin standout defenceman dies at 79.

    Sad news that former Bruin great Ted Green has died. https://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/ted-green-obituary-1.5319531
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    Hockey Has Lost Another Legend; Red Kelly Dies

    The only player to win four cups with one team get traded and win another four Stanley Cups with his new team. A hero with both the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs, this Hockey Hall of Famer was also a member of the Canadian Parliament while he was an NHL player. A true hockey...
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    Hockey Legend Stan Mikita dies at the age of 78,

    Black Hawk legend Stan Mikita died today after suffering dementia for several years. I will always remember him as a Team Canada hero during the 72 Summit Series vs Russia.
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    2018 Men's World Hockey Championships

    This year's tournament is fast approaching and teams are taking shape. Canada has named 18 players so far. The initial roster was confirmed following the close of the NHL regular season, and includes: Goaltender: Darcy Kuemper (Saskatoon, Sask./Arizona) Defencemen: Thomas Chabot...
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    Immense Tragedy in the Hockey World

    An immense tragedy has happened in the hockey world. The Humboldt Broncos ( Sask) Junior A team bus travelling to a playoff game was struck by a transport trailer causing 14 deaths and 14 seriously injured. The were 28 on the bus including the driver. Thoughts and prayers go out to all the...
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    Where Does Bergeron Rank Among Bruin Greats

    According to this Bleacher Report ranking, Bergeron does not rank in the top 10 Bruins of all time. I beg to differ with that, I think that I would rate him ahead of Esposito on this list. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/299641-the-10-greatest-players-in-boston-bruins-history
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    Dick Gernert dies at 89

    Former Red Sox Dick Gernert has died at the age of 89. http://www.readingeagle.com/sports/article/dick-gernert-89-passes-away-had-long-career-in-baseball#.WiPvuUxFyM9 http://sabr.org/bioproj/person/d391e17d
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    2017 World Hockey Championships

    This opening day at the Worlds. This morning Finland edged Belarus 3-2 and Russia downed Sweden 2-1 in a shootout. Right now the U.S. is playing Germany and Canada is playing the Czechs. USA Roster: http://teamusa.usahockey.com/page/show/3317596-2017-u-s-men-s-national-team Canadian Roster...
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    Oct 19, 2016- 50th Anniversary of Bobby Orr's first game

    Here is an article commemorating Orr's debut to the NHL 50 years ago day and one of hockey's most famous photos.. http://www.msn.com/en-ca/sports/news/bobby-orr-talks-hockey’s-most-iconic-photograph/ar-BBsSM7E?li=AA54y7&ocid=spartanntp
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    Stamkos resigns with Tampa

    https://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/2016/06/29/steven-stamkos-re-signs-with-tampa-bay-lightning-report.html
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    Congrats to the U.S. Team at the World's

    As a Canadian, just like to acknowledge the play of the U.S. team at the World Championships in Russia. With an average age of 23 and two leaders of the team being teenagers ie Matthews(18) and Larkin (19), they just ran out of gas in the Bronze game. They gave Canada everything they could...
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    Patriot Fans Sue NFL Over Draft Picks

    I guess it was just a matter of time. Have to wonder if it will ever make it to court. http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2016/04/patriots_fans_sue_to_get_draft_pick_back_cite_emotional_distress
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    NFL Announces Golden Super Bowl Team

    Should we be surprised that the team representing the best at their position in the history of the Super Bowl omits both Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. A very strong case could be made for Brady and even stronger one for BB who has been in 8 Super Bowls winning 6 if you include the 2 with the...
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    Buffalo to Host 2018 World Jr. Championships

    Announcement will occur today that Buffalo will once again be the host city for the World Jr. Championships in 2018. http://www.msn.com/en-ca/sports/nhl/buffalo-expected-to-host-2018-world-juniors/ar-AAfYZQb?ocid=spartandhp
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    Former Bruin Flemming MacKell Dies

    I almost missed this news. MacKell died on Oct. 19 with little fanfare in the press. He was a 2 time winner of the Stanley Cup before ending up on the Bruins. He was a four time NHL All Star and spent nine seasons with Boston. He ended his career with 171 goals and 261 assists...
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    Alex Anthopoulos has left the Blue Jays

    Alex Anthopoulos has left the Blue Jays. It will be interesting to see how this affects their free agent players.     http://news.nationalpost.com/sports/mlb/alex-anthopoulos-toronto-blue-jays-departure-a-failure-by-ownership-and-not-a-surprising-one
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    Red Sox acquire Carlos Rivero

    Pete Abraham retweeted Bob Dutton ‏@TNT_Mariners 1m1 minute ago View translation #Mariners trade Tacoma 3B Carlos Rivero to Boston for cash.   Just for Pawtucket depth?
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    NHL Participation In Olympics Over?

    With Korea hosting the next Games and China being awarded the 2022 Games yesterday, I can't see the NHL participation lasting into these locals. Games on TV would be happening in the middle of the night here on the East Coast and as a result, I can see no benefit in the NHL's participation. Live...
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    Matthew Wells

    Pats choose Mississippi St. linebacker Matthew Wells in the 6th round. http://www.hailstate.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=16800&ATCLID=204973097