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Early this month I blogged there might be some faint light glimmering in the dark tunnel of this fall’s National Hockey League’s lock-out. But no, not so fast! While more talks did take place, they didn’t seem to...
The New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators split 2 games at Madsion Square Garden in the first-round Eastern Conference series this past week. It all comes Ottawa’s Scotiabank Place for game 3 tonight. And media reports, like this article...
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Jan 18, 2005 — Across North America, it's been a long, quiet winter for National Hockey League fans. But Division I college hockey has kept North Country fans in the action. Last Saturday night was one of the signature events of the season - the twice annual rivalry match between the St. Lawrence University Skating Saints and the Clarkson University Golden Knights. Neither team is having a stellar season. The Saints came into the game with an 11-9 record, but were riding a four-game winning streak. The Knights languished near the bottom of the ECAC at 6-13. But that didn't stop Canton and Potsdam faithful from packing Clarkson's Cheel Arena. David Sommerstein took his seat just as the game was about to start. The Clarkson Knight mascot literally jumped out of the zamboni, the lights dimmed low, and the players burst onto the ice... In the end, SLU clobbered Clarkson, 7-2. Go to full article
by Karen Kelly
Dec 24, 2004 — Canadians have now endured more than three months without professional hockey. Team owners in the National Hockey League have shut the league down. They want the players to agree to a cap on their salaries. The players have refused. At this point, it looks like there may not be a hockey season at all. Karen Kelly talked to people on Bank Street in Ottawa to find out how they're coping. Go to full article
Mar 24, 2004 — While much of the country is focused on March Madness and the Men's college basketball Final Four, St. Lawrence University hockey fans will be paying more attention to this weekend's NCAA Division I women's 'Frozen Four' Tournament in Providence, Rhode Island. The Women Saints are seeded third behind #1 Minnesota and #2 Harvard. The Saints play Harvard Friday night at 8, a team that battered them just last weekend 6-1. David Sommerstein spoke with head coach Paul Flanagan. He says the team's success starts at the net with goalie Rachel Barrie. The senior has won the ECAC's "goaltender of the year" 3 years straight. Go to full article
Feb 06, 2004 — The film Miracle opens today in the North Country. The movie is Disney's potrayal of the legendary 1980 Olympic hockey tournament in Lake Placid. There was a gala screening of the film last night, attended by Gov. Pataki and by members of the US team that made history by beating the Soviets. As Brian Mann reports, the movie catches a moment when Lake Placid's history was world history. Go to full article
Jan 27, 2004 — A new movie about the 1980 Olympic hockey tournament in Lake Placid wasn't filmed in the Adirondacks, but the Walt Disney picture will have an early screening in the Olympic village early next month, featuring some of the game's biggest heroes. Martha Foley has details. Go to full article
Jan 13, 2004 — St. Lawrence and Clarkson Universities are breathing a sigh of relief after the NCAA shot down a proposal yesterday that could have endangered their thriving hockey programs. David Sommerstein has more on the story. Go to full article
Sep 02, 2003 — Last month, North Country sports fans were shocked to learn about a proposal that could hurt the competitiveness of the St. Lawrence and Clarkson hockey programs. The plan would eliminate athletic scholarships for Division III athletes who play at the higher Division I level. The presidents of both St. Lawrence and Clarkson have written letters of protest. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
The US and Canadian Amputee Hockey Teams to play Exhibition Game at the Winter Paralympics on Saturday.
Mar 11, 2002 — The US and Canadian National Amputee Hockey teams to play exhibition game at the Winter Paralympics on March 16th. Last year, the first US and Canadian Amputee Hockey Game was played at the Civic Center in Saranac Lake. Brian Mann was there and filed this report from February, 2001 Go to full article
Feb 12, 2002 — In Olympic women's hockey, if the US and Canada do meet in the gold medal round, the North Country will have players on both sides of the puck. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article