Posts Tagged ‘hockey’
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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Despite its name, the Quad Cities area is a cluster of five towns located on either side of the Iowa-Illinois border. This is where the Quad City Mallards hail from, and they are new to the Central Hockey League, so ...


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Brahmas Back, Under New Ownership

Kristian Lin
Ahead of the Texas Brahmas’ October 22 home opener comes the news that the team has been sold by Stuart Fraser to a group headed by local businessman Mike Atkinson. Coach Dan Wildfong and most of the team’s infrastr...



Mike Modano Heads North

Kristian Lin
The news that Dallas Stars fans have been expecting is now official: Mike Modano has decided against retirement and signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. When it comes to athletes changing teams, the sight of M...


Winter Olympic Thoughts (the Games close)

Kristian Lin
In the last event of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Sidney Crosby scored an overtime goal for Team Canada to beat USA in the gold medal hockey match. Well, that just makes sense. Sid the Kid didn’t actually get on the scoresheet m...



Winter Olympic Thoughts (Part 2)

Kristian Lin
It seems like there’s no good place to be watching the Olympics, at least for us Americans. NBC is getting hosed for its tape-delayed coverage, as well as for the usual stuff. I haven’t been outraged by the delay because ev...


Texas Brahmas: CHL champs!

Kristian Lin
Congratulations to the Texas Brahmas, who last night won the Central Hockey League championship on their home ice at NYTEX Sports Centre, beating the Colorado Eagles 6-2 in Game 5 for a four games to one series victory. Jason D...



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There are basically two kinds of retro bands — ones that hew closely to the old school, and ones that occasionally flip the script.