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2013-12-19 16:25:47

--Role Is Part of New Partnership with Kingsbridge National Ice Center and Leverage Agency -- NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hockey legend Mark Messier, captain of the 1994 New York Rangers Stanley Cup championship team, has been named Brand Ambassador for the Harvard vs. Yale "Rivalry on Ice" hockey game. The game will be played on January 11, 2014 at Madison Square Garden, will be broadcast live at 8pm on NBC Sports Network. Messier's brand ambassador role is part of a...

2012-06-29 02:23:42

GREENWICH, Conn., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in consumer product and service businesses that promote Health, Wellness, and Active Living, announced today that it has completed the sale of Cascade Helmets Holdings, Inc. ("Cascade"), the leading manufacturer and distributor of lacrosse helmets and eyewear, to Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (TSX: BAU) for a purchase price of US$64 million. Cascade is the leading...

2012-06-14 10:22:02

GREENWICH, Conn., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners, a leading investor in small-cap consumer companies focused on health, wellness and active living, has reached a definitive agreement to sell Cascade Helmets Holdings, Inc. ("Cascade"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of men's and youth lacrosse helmets in North America, to Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. (TSX: BAU) ("BAUER") (the "Acquisition") for a purchase price of US$64 million, payable in cash and...

2012-06-05 02:20:43

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - For fifty years, Robert "Knobby" Knudsen has been a name synonymous with youth hockey in Windsor, Ontario. For his leadership, vision and selfless dedication, he has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Bridgestone Mark Messier Youth Leadership Award. Knudsen, who passed away last November, was a founding member of the Windsor Minor Hockey Association. He was so devoted to the sport that he even took out a second mortgage on his own home to...

2006-06-15 20:21:07

By Steve Keating EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - In Raleigh, fans wear their hockey jerseys to games. In Edmonton they wear them to work, to bed and to weddings. Championship banners gently flutter from the rafters of Rexall Place, a reminder of the Edmonton Oilers' glorious past when Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier led the team to Stanley Cups. Banners also hang from the roof of RBC Center in Raleigh but most pay homage to the North Carolina State Wolfpack's rich basketball...

2006-06-12 20:42:58

By Steve Keating EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - Championship banners gently flutter from the rafters of Rexall Place, a constant reminder of the Edmonton Oilers' glorious past when Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier were leading the team to Stanley Cups. Banners also hang from the roof of RBC Center in Raleigh but most pay homage to the North Carolina State Wolfpack's rich basketball tradition not Edmonton's Stanley Cup opponents the Carolina Hurricanes. This year's Stanley Cup final is...

2006-06-10 05:44:42

By Steve Keating EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) - When the Edmonton Oilers face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes in Game Three of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday they will not lack for inspiration or support. But what the Oilers really need if they are to keep from slipping into a 3-0 hole in the best-of-seven series are a few more big saves from backup netminder Jussi Markkanen and some scoring of their own. From the bronze statue of Wayne Gretzky to the championship banners...

2006-06-03 17:32:19

By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - A Stanley Cup final between the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes may not be the matchup the NHL hoped for to cap off the league's season. But the best-of-seven championship final starting in Raleigh on Monday between the two small market powerhouses confirms that the painful labor dispute that wiped out the entire 2004-05 season accomplished what it was designed to achieve. As a result the game's financing and rules making have been...

2006-01-13 01:18:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mark Parrish scored a third period powerplay goal to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday, giving head coach Brad Shaw a winning debut. The win capped an eventful day on Long Island, which saw Shaw named to replace coach Steve Stirling and then longtime general manager Mike Milbury announcing he would step down after helping team owner Charles Wang find his successor. Milbury will take a position with Wang's sports...

2006-01-12 22:47:33

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mark Messier, who led the New York Rangers in 1994 to their first Stanley Cup in 54 years, had his No. 11 jersey retired on Thursday in an emotional celebration at Madison Square Garden. Surrounded by many of his teammates from that Stanley Cup winning team, members of his family and the Cup itself, Messier watched as his No. 11 banner was slowly lifted to the rafters to the strains of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy." His was the fourth jersey ever...