Archive for January, 2012

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Hockey Fan Moment of the Week: 2012 NHL AllStar Weekend

January 30, 2012

Tweet If you are a hockey fan living in Ottawa, the past four days must have been magical for you.  The NHL’s best players convened in Ottawa for the 2012 NHL All-Star game.  From the drafting of the teams on Thursday to the media and family fun stuff on Friday to the skills competition on [...]

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Concussions in Hockey: The Other “C” Word You Don’t Want to Hear

January 26, 2012

Tweet Probably the most devastating injury that you can sustain in hockey would be a broken leg.  Just ask Edmonton Oilers‘ Taylor Fedun whose leg shattered in an exhibition game vs the Minnesota Wild this past preseason.  However the scariest injury of recent years is the concussion.  While there have been some gory injuries in [...]

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CHL Top Prospects Game 2012 in Kelowna

January 18, 2012

Tweet The CHL Top Prospects game and skills competition is coming up later this month in Kelowna, BC.  The Canadian Hockey League in association with the Western Hockey League Kelowna Rockets Hockey Club and Home Hardware Stores Limited announced that hockey icons Pat Quinn and Mark Recchi will serve as coaches for the 2012 Home [...]

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Hockey Fan Moment of the Week: Jarome Iginla’s 500th Goal

January 17, 2012

Tweet It has been a busy week for Calgary Flames fans.  Last week Mike Cammalleri was abruptly traded back to the Flames from the Montreal Canadiens and earlier in the week fan favorite Jarome Iginla netted his 500th career goal in the National Hockey League.  Arguably one of the most popular Calgary Flames of all-time, [...]

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Hockey All-Star Games: Top 10 NHL All-Star Game Moments

January 13, 2012

Tweet Well it is that time of year again.  The mid point of the hockey season where the various league hold their annual all-star games.  There has been a lot of discussion in recent years about whether leagues should continue to hold their all-star games.  As a hockey fan, the all-star games are pretty fun [...]

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