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2014-04-04 23:03:25

2014 Boston Bruins playoff tickets hit the public market today, and many hockey fans will turn to QueenBeeTickets.com for discounted seats. This popular provider is featuring discount Boston Bruins tickets for all NHL playoff games happening at TD Garden. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring a great selection of discount Boston Bruins tickets for upcoming championship games. The Bruins have proven themselves many times over with stellar hockey...

2014-03-20 12:30:21

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Concussion Care, a program of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, was a sponsor of Hockey for Heroes, a charity ice hockey exhibition tournament held last weekend at the United States Naval Academy's McMullen Ice Arena in Annapolis, Md. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO A 24-hour, round-the-clock tournament sponsored by the Navy Youth Hockey team, Hockey for Heroes raised awareness and provided...

2014-03-13 23:02:53

DISC, as a proud partner of the Kings, gives fans a chance to win signed hockey merchandise through weekly Facebook giveaways. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC), one of Southern California’s leading providers of sports medicine and minimally invasive spinal care, is supporting the LA Kings in their run for the playoffs by promoting a giveaway of officially licensed hockey merchandise. DISC is proud to announce a weekly Facebook drawing...

2014-03-13 20:23:26

SOCHI, Russia, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Corbin Watson (Kingsville, Ont.) made 7 saves, but Canada's National Sledge Team couldn't find the back of the net and dropped a 3-0 decision to the United States in a Thursday semifinal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The loss means Canada will face Norway for the bronze medal on Saturday (5 a.m. ET/2 a.m. PT). It's the third consecutive Paralympics the Canadians and Norwegians will meet for a medal, with the teams splitting the...

2014-03-09 16:22:25

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) scored twice and Dominic Larocque (Quebec City, Que.) and Marc Dorion (Bourget, Ont.) once each as Canada's National Sledge Team defeated Norway 4-0 on Sunday to win its second straight game at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Anthony Gale (Brampton, Ont.) added two assists. Corbin Watson (Kingsville, Ont.) made six saves for the shutout in his Paralympic debut. Dixon and Gale continued to set the point-scoring...

2014-03-06 12:23:19

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Billy Bridges' slapshot has been clocked at 80 miles an hour... one-handed. That's a lot of heat for a goaltender to face. But for Sami Jo Small, putting on her pads to help her husband practice is just one way she's assisted him on his way to Sochi. Bridges, a veteran forward with Canada's National Sledge Team, admits he was excited the first time Small - a three-time Olympian - invited him to one of her goaltending drills. "I thought I had...

2014-02-20 12:25:11

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the outstanding human gestures of Canadian Olympic athletes at Sochi, an unknown Canadian artist and grieving father has stepped up with his own gesture of peace and hope for those suffering with mental health illness in Canada and around the world. With it's main message of hope and hockey, Larry Pegg has created a unique Hockey-meets-Mental-Health music video called Don't Stop Stompin'. In part, it's a tribute to the late Stompin' Tom...

2014-02-18 23:03:32

Deal adds top hockey coverage to Network’s world-class lineup of of soccer, baseball, basketball and other popular sports from around the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 ONE World Sports, which offers coverage of world-class sports events from around the globe, has secured exclusive, multiplatform rights to carry games from the Kontinental Hockey League. The high-definition coverage starts with four regular-season games in February, immediately following the Olympic Winter...

2014-02-04 23:29:58

The Gardens Ice House invites boys and girls ages four to nine years old to The Gardens Ice House on Saturday, March 1 from 10AM – 12PM for a Try Hockey for Free clinic to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basics of the sport in a fun, safe environment. Laurel, MD (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The Gardens Ice House invites boys and girls ages four to nine years old to The Gardens Ice House on Saturday, March 1 from 10AM – 12PM for a Try Hockey for Free clinic to...

2014-02-04 16:26:32

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games on the horizon, Canadian sports fans are being treated to a provocative new Paralympic marketing campaign that compels viewers to look past the disabilities of Paralympic athletes - and instead fathom their complete, elite, world-class abilities. It's not what's missing, it's what's there. Bold, formidable, energetic. Cross country skier and biathlete Mark Arendz tears up the trails with one arm. Snowboarder...

Latest Hockey Reference Libraries

2010-12-03 16:45:03

Ice Hockey is a sport in which skaters use sticks to direct a puck into the opposing team's goal. It is most popular in areas that get very cold such as Canada, Latvia, Nordic Countries, Russia, and the United States to name a few. Now that indoor artificial ice rinks exist the sport can be played all year. The sport has even become one of the four major North American professional sports. The National Hockey League is the highest level for men. Hockey is the official national winter...

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