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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada defeats Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup of Hockey final

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada defeats Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup of Hockey final

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO — Even with a poor performance beyond the first line and in net, it was business as usual for Team Canada as they defeated Team Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of the World Cup best-of-three finals. In front of an Air Canada Centre crowd that seemed far from sold out, the undefeated Canadians […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: Marchand scores twice, Canada beats Russia 5-3, advance to World Cup final

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Marchand scores twice, Canada beats Russia 5-3, advance to World Cup final

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) TORONTO — There was a moment, ever so brief, of fear near the end of the 2nd period in the Air Canada Centre. Forward Evgeny Kuznestov had given the highly-skilled Russian squad a 2-1 lead with 3:36 to go in the period. Canada was losing for the first time in the […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: Crosby, Canada nearly flawless in 6-0 win over Czech Republic

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Crosby, Canada nearly flawless in 6-0 win over Czech Republic

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO – Sidney Crosby had just come off the bench when a loose puck in the opposing zone found his blade. He held it for a second before finding Brad Marchand in the slot for a one-timer that was wide right of Czech Republican goaltender Michael Neuvirth. Crosby, the Canadian captain who was […]

Sports Law Expert: Difficult to prove NHL misled its players about concussions

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Sports Law Expert: Difficult to prove NHL misled its players about concussions

By Dylan Howlett (@DylanHowlett) CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A recently retired generation of professional hockey players would face a substantial hurdle to proving the NHL misled them about the long-term effects of head injuries, a UNC-Chapel Hill law professor said. Barbara Osborne, an adjunct sports law professor, said the NHL’s commitment to curbing concussions — […]

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Stanley Cup Finals: Bruins Need Brad Marchand to Step Up

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Patrice Bergeron will take to the ice tonight at TD Garden for warm ups leading up to Game 6 in which the Blackhawks will try to capture their second Stanley Cup on enemy ice in the last three years. Whether or not Bergeron will play beyond warm ups is yet to […]

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Did Somebody Mention a Hangover? Boston Bruins Open Season

By Brandon Macdonald (@bMacdonald8) It may seem cliché, but every team in the NHL wants to take down the defending Stanley Cup champions. Nothing feels better than entering the TD Garden handing the champs a taste of their own medicine, which means that on any given night the Boston Bruins will be facing their opponents […]

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With the Dog Days Looming, are the Boston Bruins Ready?

By Brandon Macdonald Spending one moment hoisting the Stanley Cup, the next celebrating with teammates all the way to celebrating in the hometown with family and friends. Fast forward to August when it’s time to once again hit the gym hard. This is the summer in a flash for a Stanley Cup champion. Entering the […]