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Mark Howe Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame

American defenseman Mark Howe was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame, Class of 2011, today along with Canadian players Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmore and Joe Nieuwendyk. The four players will be inducted in a ceremony in Toronto on November … Continue reading

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Americans shine at the 2011 NHL Awards

This year’s NHL Award show was exciting for all fans of hockey and most of all it was a testament to how far hockey has come in the U.S. over the years. Five American born players and one American born … Continue reading

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Tried-and-True, Tim Thomas Steals the Show

Tim Thomas and his journey to get to the NHL has been well documented this season and during the playoffs, but now the legend of Thomas has reached new heights after last night. The Bruins’ 37 year-old goaltender back-stopped the … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe… and Michigan?

With the Stanley Cup Finals getting underway tonight between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks, I wanted to take a look at two American born players that play vital roles for their respective clubs. Michigan natives, Ryan Kesler (VAN) … Continue reading

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2011 IIHF U.S. Men’s World Championship News

The U.S. National Team will begin competition at the 2011 IIHF Men’s World Championship in Slovakia, on April 30th verse Austria and will have an exhibition game on the 27th against Austria as a tune-up as well. The Scott Gordon … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Thurs. 4/14 – Playoffs

Buffalo Sabres’ goaltender Ryan Miller (East Lansing, MI) was perfect, as he stopped all 35 shots on the road in a shutout victory over the 2nd seeded Philadelphia Flyers in game 1 of the Eastern Conference opening round series. Brian Gionta … Continue reading

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American Born Players of the Night, Thursday (4/7/11)

I usually only select NHL players for this, however, I have to give the first star of the night to goaltender Shawn Hunwick for his solid performance in net last night in the Frozen Four. Hunwick (Sterling Heights, MI) of the University … Continue reading

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