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Oilers great Grant Fuhr shows comfort in life and decisions in new book

TORONTO – Grant Fuhr partied like a rock star, or a Stanley Cup-winning NHL superstar during the prime of his career.

His drug use led to a suspension and plenty of unwanted attention. 1,104 more words


Why some investors can't say goodbye to BlackBerry

Kim Kardashian wasn’t the only one expressing her desire to keep BlackBerry Ltd. around for a long time this week. The company’s chief executive John Chen took to LinkedIn to let everyone know he’s in this for the “long haul” too. 889 more words


[notes and annotations] dave dryden

Where once there was only a blog, now there’s a book, too: this month, Puckstruck: Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada’s Hockey Obsession went on sale at booksellers across Canada and the United States. 469 more words

Wayne Gretzky

Combining hockey and pop culture

Maybe it’s because pro hockey is something of a sideshow in most of the United States that the sport rarely makes an appearance in mainstream popular culture. 676 more words

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Family says Gordie Howe is showing signs of improvement after stroke

Gordie Howe has a long way to go to recover from a stroke he suffered over the weekend, his son said Wednesday amid an outpouring of support from the hockey community. 923 more words


Weekend Update (more UNC)

There’s been a blizzard of commentary since the Wainstein report dropped on Wednesday.

Flagging a few:

1) Brian Rosenberg, the president of Macalester College, says UNC should lose its accreditation… 1,245 more words

Hockey Dressing Room - Brantford, Ontario, 1969

“Okay guys – that was a great — we really dominated the first period. But lets not get complacent out there with our 8 -0 lead. 374 more words