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Boston Bruins practise thise week in Lake Placid (Photo:  Chris Morris)
Boston Bruins practise thise week in Lake Placid (Photo: Chris Morris)

For Bruins, road to playoffs leads through Lake Placid

Coming off a key win in their playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens, the Boston Bruins stopped in Lake Placid to regroup on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Bruins are down two games to one in the series, after bouncing back Monday night with a key 4-2 victory over the Habs.

As Chris Morris reports, the Bruins took advantage of Montreal's proximity to Lake Placid, where players found some peace and quiet before tonight's Game 4.  Go to full article

Postcard from a pond hockey tourny

From the local pond to the NHL's annual Winter Classic, playing ice sports outdoors is enjoying a comeback. We visit last weekend's 3rd Annual Adirondack Ice Bowl pond hockey tournament in Inlet. Gino Geruntino from the New York Reporting Project at Utica College has this story.  Go to full article

A curling bonspiel on the St. Lawrence

This weekend, Ganonoque is hosting a hockey tournament and curling bonspiel. Some games will even be played at night under the lights. On Sunday, there'll be an NHL alumni game between to Toronto Maple Leafs and the Ottawa Senators.
Organizer Les Gagne told David Sommerstein all the games will be played right on the St. Lawrence River.  Go to full article
Coach Joe Marsh
Coach Joe Marsh

SLU Saints head to semifinals

North Country collegiate hockey fans have another big weekend to look forward to. The St. Lawrence University men's team heads to Albany this weekend for their conference's semifinal. The fifth seeded Saints face off against third seeded Union College tomorrow night at 7. The Saints lost to Yale in a heartbreaker in last year's semifinals. David Sommerstein stopped by practice at Appleton Arena yesterday to speak with Coach Joe Marsh.  Go to full article
The Akwesasne Warriors new logo
The Akwesasne Warriors new logo

Pro hockey expands to Akwesasne

The North Country will have a second team in a new professional hockey league debuted next winter. The Akwesasne Warriors will play at the arena known as the Turtle Dome on Cornwall Island. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article
See a much better photo on today's Photo of the Day page...
See a much better photo on today's Photo of the Day page...

Heard Up North: Canada wins gold

Canadians celebrated the thrilling gold medal victory across the country last night. On Rue St. Laurent in downtown Montreal, cars paraded uptown with Canadian flags flying. The party spilled out of Champs Sports Bar for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Thousand Islands to host "A" hockey

A professional hockey team is coming to the Thousand Islands. today at 1 pm at Bonnie Castle resort in Alexandria Bay, officials will unveil the colors and logo of the Thousand Island Privateers. The franchise will compete with teams in Ottawa, Rome, and Danbury, Connecticut in the new single-A Federal Hockey League. The Privateers' home ice will be in the Bonnie Castle recreation center in Alexandria Bay. A 60-game schedule begins in November 2010. Nicole Kirnan-Hall is the Privateers' owner. She was assistant captain of the St. Lawrence Saints team that went to the first-ever women's Frozen Four in 2001. She has since coached college hockey and owns two hockey-related businesses in Westchester County. Kirnan-Hall told David Sommerstein the Privateers' name comes from the Thousand Islands' smuggling and War of 1812 history.  Go to full article

College hockey as iconic tradition

One of the North Country's biggest college hockey fans has written a book that profiles the hockey tradition at St. Lawrence University. Todd Moe talks with Robert Graham about his book, Go Saints! The Saga of St. Lawrence University Hockey. Graham, who lives near Massena, discovered a love of hockey as a student at St. Lawrence in the 1950s. He says his book is the story of men's and women's college hockey at St. Lawrence that's evolved into tradition. Graham will sign copies of his book from 1-3 pm Saturday at the Brewer Bookstore in Canton  Go to full article
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Books: "Hockey Dad: True Confessions of a (Crazy?) Hockey Parent"

Bob McKenzie is the NHL analyst for the cable sports network, TSN and one of the most well-known hockey personalities in North America. His oldest son, Michael, is a senior forward on the St. Lawrence men's team. McKenzie has profiled his dedication to the game and his passion for his family in a new book, "Hockey Dad: True Confessions of a (Crazy?) Hockey Parent". He told Todd Moe that it's a slice of life of minor hockey culture. Bob McKenzie will sign copies of his book at the Brewer Bookstore from 1:00 to 3:00 on Saturday.  Go to full article
Jimmy Howard bring victory to OFA.
Jimmy Howard bring victory to OFA.

Hometown hero brings Cup to Ogdensburg

Yesterday was a big sports day for Ogdensburg. Native son and professional hockey player Jimmy Howard brought the Stanley Cup home. Howard played goalie for four games for the Detroit Red Wings during their championship campaign last year. David Sommerstein was at Howard's alma mater when the trophy arrived and sent this audio postcard.  Go to full article

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