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2 hrs ago | Washington Times

Former UND player to coach Team Canada IIHF squad

Hockey Canada has named former University of North Dakota standout and current Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett as head coach for Team Canada at the upcoming 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship .

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes

6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Ukraine 2022 Olympic bid on hold but still alive

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, file photo Ukraine's relay team Vita Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma, Olena Pidhrushna and Valj Semerenko, from left, celebrate with a Ukrainian flag with writings on it after winning the gold during the women's biathlon 4x6k relay, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Vita Semerenko, Olena Pidhrushna, Olympic Biathlon, Valj Semerenko

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

North Vancouver dad charged with threatening 10-year-old hockey player

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Vancouver Canucks, Trevor Linden, NHL Players

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Ice Hockey: Wildcats star Lyle plans to retire after one more year

VETERAN netminder Stevie Lyle is planning a swansong year at Swindon Wildcats as he plans to bring his illustrious playing career to end in 2015.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Contra Costa Times

Sharks' Marty Havlat, Jason Demers healthy for this playoff run

Forward Marty Havlat's playoff experience from last season amounted to two games and 11 total shifts.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Jason Demers, NHL Players, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Ice Hockey

Berkshire Eagle

Bruins' Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, NHL Players, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games

The Indianapolis Star

NHL Caucus: Who faces the most playoff pressure?

Ryan Miller has struggled since his move to the Blues, posting just 10 wins, a 2.47 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 19 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Jaroslav Halak, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Steve Yzerman

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Local racers compete at Whistler Cup

Coach Jon Blair, Ethan Blair, Jamie Casselman, Zoe Chore and Emma Damm take a break in the action for a picture at the Whistler Cup this past weekend.

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Related Topix: Snowmobiles

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Long rebuild not in Sabres' plans

Tim Murray is not happy with what transpired this season and will do whatever it takes to turn around the Buffalo Sabres.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Ville Leino, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Felix Girard, Ice Hockey

TwinCities

Wild's Matt Moulson has two wishes: a Stanley Cup, and his own bed

There's little Matt Moulson is looking forward to more than sleeping in his own bed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moulson, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Players, Jason Pominville, NHL Northeast Divison, Ice Hockey, NHL Western Conference

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Panthers jump Sabres to win NHL draft lottery

The Panthers bucked the odds Tuesday by jumping up a spot and earned the right to the top pick in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Florida Panthers, Ed Jovanovski, Aleksander Barkov, Erik Gudbranson, Jonathan Huberdeau, NHL Players, Ice Hockey

Northern Michigan News

NHL playoff preview capsules

SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn't look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Jimmy Howard, NHL Players, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Olympic Hockey, Jarome Iginla (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Canada.com

Randy Carlyle remains Leafs head coach - for now

Randy Carlyle couldn't shed any light on the Toronto Maple Leafs' most pressing off-season question - his future with the NHL club.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey

Inside Bay Area

Sharks need Joe Thornton to come up Jumbo in playoffs

Like any good Canadian kids, the Thornton boys covered their rooms with posters of hockey gods.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Thornton, NHL Players, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Pavelski, Joe Thornton (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey

CBC News

Jennifer Jones's rink to defend Olympic curling gold in 2018

Canadian gold medallists Kirsten Wall , lead Dawn McEwen, second Jill Officer, third Kaitlyn Lawes and skip Jennifer Jones celebrate their Olympic victory in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 22. Jones announced that McEwen, Officer and Lawes would return in hopes of defending gold in South Korea in 2018.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Margaretha Sigfridsson, Olympic Curling

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vancouver Canucks, 4 Canadian teams go for No. 1 in NHL Draft Lottery

The Vancouver Canucks' lost season has left them with one silver living: a low pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Vancouver Canucks, Bobby Ryan, NHL Players, Ottawa Senators, NHL Northeast Divison, Olympic Hockey, Bobby Ryan (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Anaheim Ducks, Jakob Silfverberg

Globe and Mail

Video: Sidney Crosby says playoff pressure doesn't faze him

In a year where Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby helped bring Canada another Olympic gold medal, Crosby is facing pressure to perform well in these playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics), NHL Atlantic Division

CBC News

Economists say Canada could support three more NHL teams

A report from the Conference Board says Hamilton and Quebec City meet basic requirements including adequate income levels, population base and corporate presence.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Journal Gazette

10 Things to Know for Tuesday, April 15

In this Sunday, April 13, 2014 image from video provided by KCTV-5, Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, is escorted by police in an elementary school parking lot in Overland Park, Kan.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Ice Hockey

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TwinCities

Wild: Captain Mikko Koivu knows how precious playoffs are

Wild center Mikko Koivu rests between shifts in the third period against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Mikko Koivu (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Western Conference, Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division

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