• Don Cherry Minor League
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    Don Cherry, born and raised in Kingston Ontario, is known for his openness, often debatable and always amusing commentary. Mr. Cherry can be seen weekly during the National Hockey League season. He has a segment during the first intermission, every Saturday on CBC's Hockey Night In Canada called the Coach's Corner. Don grew up playing hockey, for he was playing in the OHL by the time he was 17. Unfortunately, Don never made it big, but he managed to make his way around the minor league system f...
  • Field Hockey Play Boys Team
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    While reading the article in the Sports Illustrated publication I assess the topic about men being able to play field hockey with other women. Many of the people that live in the western Massachusetts area oppose allowing men to play at the woman's level. I do agree in permitting men to play field hockey on a girl's high school team. I think that the boys that are talked about in the article are honest to goodness field hockey players who simply have no alternative than to participate in the onl...
  • Ice Hockey Opposing Team
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    This report is going to be on the game Ice hockey. A game of hockey is divided into three twenty minute time periods that are called periods. Between each period there is a fifth teen minute intermission. In hockey there are several ways a game may end if there is a tie at the end of regulation. The pros use one twenty sudden death period in which the first to score is the winner. In the amateurs they use a shoot out in which five players from each team are selected and allowed to go one on one...
  • The Combines Act National Hockey
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    The Combines Act. C. H. Jones's article 'The Economics of the National Hockey League' (1969) purpose is to explain through simple micro economics that the prime motive of professional hockey team owners is profit maximization. The owners argue that their main interest is 'for the love of the game,' not the financial benefits of owning a professional sports franchise and to avoid government regulations such as the Combines Act (note 1). An article written in 1982 by J. A. Schofield entitled 'The...
  • Equality Equal Treatment Or Equal Opportunity
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    Is it fair or just to create equality by allowing special rights or accommodations to certain groups or individuals? I think it is. The foundation for my position is simple: How can we have the same rights for everyone, when no one is the same? This past November, I watched a video in Social Studies class. The video was about equal rights, and focused on several situations where rules could be challenged, and how the people got their way. One example was about a man in a wheelchair who wanted to...
  • Hockey Vs Football Rules And Guidelines
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    Hockey. vs. Football (Comparative Essay) Football and hockey are two sports, which are similar in objective, but very different in their rules and guidelines. In each of these major sports there are rules and guidelines that the players must follow. The topics that will be covered are the weight differences between the players in football and hockey, the use of Creatine Monohydrate, and last the equipment restrictions. This first paragraph will discuss the weight difference between the players ...
  • Hockey In Canada Six Canadian
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    Cater Crouch First year Program Dr. Joseph Jockey March 29, 2000 Hockey in Canada Ice hockey has in the last hundred years evolved to become international. Canada is in jeopardy of losing its six teams. Tradition run deep in all of the cities and also professional hockey teams create thousands of jobs and help out in the communities. Teams in the Canadian market are having trouble keeping their programs in the black because of higher taxes and a weaker Canadian dollar. In order for professional...
  • Violence In Hockey When Does
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    Violence in Hockey: When does it go to Far How can a sport so frivolously put its talent in harm s way Is there a need for hockey s top offensive players to skate with bull s eyes on their backs (Smith 1) Isn t the NHL tired of sitting vigil in the hospital as doctors measure the diminishing brain activity of the players the league counts on to sell the sport (2) How is it that football the ultimate contact sport doesn t allow for a second of the kind of headhunting that hockey does, the sort of...
  • Day Match Scored Hockey
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    The best day of my life The best day of my life was when my hockey team won the tournament in Toronto in Canada. It was the day before we were going home. We had already been there for five days. And during those days we had made a lot of fun stuff. We had played a lot of matches, seen a NHL match and a NBA match, been in the Niagara falls and at the CN tower and much more. But the best was this day. In the morning we went running and after that we ate breakfast. Later on, a part of the team we...
  • A Sports Team And Its Effects On A City
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    A sports team is vital to a large city such as Montreal. A sports team may have positive or negative impacts on a city. The team that will be focused on is the Montreal Canadiens. Despite the poor seasons that the team has recently endured, the Montreal Canadiens are still one of the most winning est franchises in all of sports. The team's long history as a winning organization has made the city of Montreal reputable. For my research, the three disciplines that will be focused on are sociology,...
  • Mario Lemieux Players The Game
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    Mario Lemieux Born: 1965 Mario Lemieux was born on October 5, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec. He had two brothers, Alain and Richard. They both also had talent in hockey, so when he was four years old, his parents sent him to the local hockey rink to learn how to skate. He was put under the watchful eye of Fernand Fichaud, Mr. Fichaud had seen his brothers play and knew that the Lemieux possessed extraordinary talent in hockey. He taught Mario how to grip the stick properly and how to skate well. Mr....
  • Sponsors And Sports Negative Effect
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    Sponsors and Sports In the world of sports, everything from the cups the athletes drink from to the stadiums they play in is up for grabs. The four major sports are a playing field for the teams as well as major companies hoping to influence the public. While there are some positives and negatives to sponsors, a line has to be drawn somewhere. The four major sports, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League all genera...
  • Spirit Of The Game
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    The Spirit of the Game This was one of the most inspiring books I have ever read. It spoke about periods of time throughout the evolving of one of Americas most intense and loved games. The book was split up into two large sections and then divided into chapters inside the sections. The first section was called The Spirit. The first chapter of this section deals with the early stages of development in the game. From the beginning hockey was known as a sport of integrity, grit, hard work all mixe...
  • Rollerblade Skate Company Skates Inline
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    Roller skating is said to have been born during the summer months when ice was not available. The first documented inventor of roller skates was John Joseph Merlin who was born September 17, 1735, in the city of Huts, Belgium. Merlin was well known for his abilities for making musical instruments and other interesting mechanical gadgets. Through various incarnations, roller skates strove to replicate the streamlined speed and maneuverability of ice skates, but without ball bearings or shock-abso...
  • Styles Of Play Nhl Goalies Game
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    Today, the term hockey describes differing games in various parts of the world, but specifically in North America it refers to as ice hockey. In its origin, hockey is one of the oldest games played. The earliest mention of the sport of hockey dates back to 1572, when it was on a list of prohibited games. Hockey's birthplace is believed to be in Asia and authorities credit Persia with having devised it about 2000 BC. People who perfected the game of polo must have known 'hockey on the ground' bef...
  • The Differences Between Italy And Canada
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    The Differences between Canada and Italy Comparing Canada to Italy show s the many differences between the two countries. The population, the physical size of the countries, the age, climate, and the people in each country are just some of the aspects that show the differences between the two countries. Even though Canada is much larger then Italy in area size, Italy has almost double as many people then Canada. In fact, Italy is one of the most heavily populated countries in the world. Italy s...
  • Wayne Gretzky Hockey Walter Game
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    Wayne Gretzky A Phenomenon What makes one athlete a superstar and another average How can one person go on to rewrite record books, while another, whose love of the game is just as intense, must settle for a view from the sidelines That has never been determined, but Wayne Gretzky has shown that the environment in which he grew up, his athletic ability, attitude, determination, and passions paved the road for Number 99 to become one of the greatest and influential athletes of the 20 th century. ...
  • Things That Women Men Children Jobs
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    The most controversial topic in history has been, Who is more superior man, or woman Be it from the men ruling or to the dominating woman of the nineties, the only right answer is a yes to both sides. Men have there strong points and women have there strong points too, but they are in different areas. Men tend to belong in the workforce as heavy laborers and women behind the desks, women can have children and men cannot, and mens sports tend to be more popular then womens. Most men are Physicall...
  • Racism In The Nhl
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    Racism and Lack of Diversity in the NHL The National Hockey League is a long-established organization in North America. The NHL is becoming a more ethnically diverse sport and its recent growth has brought forth concerns about racial tensions and clashes within the sport. Historically, the NHL has had a majority of white players, but in recent years there has been an increase in other ethnic groups, and with that, an increase in racism. Secondly, many hockey players tend to accept this racism as...
  • Espn Magazine Four Game Overtime
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    A Changing of Style Just a year ago, the National Hockey League adopted a new way to play overtime. They tossed away the old format of five on five hockey, and created four on four hockey just for overtime. This allowed players to play a more open style of play, that which emulates the European method. The new design only permitted the finesse players on the ice during the five minutes of play. This was because? Coaches did not want the goons on the ice to make an unintelligent penalty to cause ...