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2006-05-12 14:05:54

TORONTO (Reuters) - Paul Maurice was named head coach of the National Hockey League's Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, succeeding Pat Quinn, who was fired in late April.

2006-05-06 18:06:39

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The Carolina Hurricanes ended New Jersey's 15-game winning streak with five power-play goals in a 6-0 Eastern Conference semi-final opening victory on Saturday. The rout spoiled veteran Devils' goalie Martin Brodeur's 34th birthday.

2006-04-22 22:34:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alex Kovalev's double and Cr


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.