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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Finland-Sweden

With a semifinal meeting against the USA at stake, Sweden upset Finland 4-2 in Sochi’s Shayba Arena. Date: 15-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Finland vs. Sweden Score: Finland 2 – Sweden 4 What happened: Familiar foes Finland and...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Sweden-Russia

A raucous home crowd (including Vladislav Tretiak) was on hand to help lift Russia to a 3-1 victory over Sweden and a favorable quarterfinal matchup vs. Switzerland. Date: 13-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Sweden vs. Russia Score: Swe...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Canada-USA

Medals weren’t at stake today, but with so little separating Canada and the USA, the battle for momentum was no less valuable. Date: 12-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Canada vs. USA Score: Canada 3 – USA 2 What happened: Team USA&...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Finland-Canada

Defending Olympic gold medalists Canada had their hands full with a feisty Finland team but prevailed 3-0. Date: 10-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Finland vs. Canada Score: Finland 0 – Canada 3 What happened: With a bye into the semifinal...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Russia-Germany

Russia began its quest for a medal on home ice with a come-from-behind 4-1 win over a plucky German squad. Date: 9-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Russia vs. Germany Score: Russia 4 – Germany 1 What happened: Whatever the Russian &h...

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SportsMyriad Sochi Crew: Laura Taylor

I love hockey. The first games I ever watched were the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals on an old fuzzy-screened TV I wheeled into the radio station control room so I could watch while I worked. I stayed up for the … Continue reading →...

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Went to a hockey bench and a fight broke out

From the lack of officiating discipline that led to the situation to the ridiculously one-sided punishment doled out by the league office, you’re about to see what we can only hope is atypical for the Southern Professional Hockey League. Or &he...

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How not to play youth sports, Russian hockey version

Fighting in the NHL and Canadian junior hockey is governed by a strict code. The parts leading up to the fight are nonsensical — it all has to do with calling people to account for dirty plays, except that it … Continue reading →...

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