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It’s a tradition for politicians to bet amongst themselves on the outcomes of local sports events; it generates publicity and goodwill, and if you’re a politician that’s never a bad thing. Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced another...
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...
News stories tagged with "hockey"
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
by Todd Moe
Mar 23, 2001 — It's a big weekend for St. Lawrence University hockey fans—the Saints men's and women's hockey teams are both in NCAA Division 1 tournament play this weekend. The men's team advanced to the NCAA playoffs with a win over Cornell in Lake Placid last weekend. The victory was a record fifth win for head coach Joe Marsh, and the sixth ECAC Championship for St. Lawrence. And goalie Jeremy Symington was named Most Valuable Player. Coach Marsh told Todd Moe it was an exciting weekend. Go to full article
Feb 01, 2001 — Over the weekend, fourteen Americans and eighteen Canadians played hockey in Saranac Lake. Hardly unusual, but what's new here is that both teams were made up of amputees--athletes from both countries who've lost a limb to illness or disease. As Brian Mann reports, the competition is meant to help injured players recover their physical skills. For those who are passionate about hockey, getting out on the ice is also a way to feel normal again. Go to full article
Jan 22, 2001 — This weekend Washington DC was displaying its essential characteristics: fur coats and black ties, thousand dollar roasts, fleets of motorcades, and, of course, the inauguration of a president. At the same time, a North Country institution was preening in its own way. Saturday marked the 50th birthday of St. Lawrence University's venerable Appleton Hockey Arena. And Dartmouth, the same team that faced off against the Larries to inaugurate Appleton on January 20, 1951, returned to relive college hockey history. So did St. Lawrence alumni, former players, and former Saints broadcasters to share fond memories of a hockey arena with one foot firmly rooted in the past. David Sommerstein takes us to the wooden benches behind the glass for an appreciation. Go to full article