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Innovations in the game of hockey: the curved stick and butterfly goaltending

Hockey, like any sport, is a game of innovation, and few advancements have provided such a lasting impact as the curved stick blade and the butterfly style of goaltending. 566 more words

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River Risk: Elucidating her 2007 series “Group of Seven Awkward Moments,” Winnipeg photographer Diana Thorneycroft wrote that she was interested in combining “iconic northern landscapes, which have come to symbolize Canada as a nation,” with “ scenes of accidents, disasters, and bad weather.” And so she did. 65 more words

Hockey Art

Morality Needs to Stand Above Fandom

This week has been exciting and compelling in the wrestling world. Coming off the heels of the UK tournament and the ramp up to Wrestlemania being pushed to the forefront, WWE is in an exciting place. 980 more words

PCU Zeitgeist

1972 Summit Series Souvenir


A little something that I found while researching the 1972 Summit Series back in December 2016, a complaint letter from the Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau about the exclusion of Bobby Hull, who then played in the WHA. 11 more words

History

Weekly Links: The Questionable Legacy of Bobby Hull; 2016 in Memoriam; Hockey in Kandahar; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy!

Weekly Links

Winter Classic: Hawks lose to Blues 4-1

Once again the Blackhawks fail to achieve victory in one of the NHL’s outdoor events. This time it was at the hands of the rival Blues, with the final score being 4-1 after a three goal third period for St. 553 more words

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Edmonton Oilers history: Wayne Gretzky fastest to score 1,000th career NHL points in win over Los Angeles Kings, Dec. 19, 1984

This day in Oilers history: Dec. 19

1981: Wayne Gretzky scores the third of 10 hat-tricks he’d score in the 1981-82 season — three of them four-goal games and one of the a five-goal effort — and Dave Lumley records one, too, as the Oilers beat the visiting Minnesota North Stars 9-6. 2,404 more words

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