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  • Canadian Teams
    313 words
    Over the past few decades, the Canadian sport of hockey slowly moved on to the United States and Europe. Only six teams remain in Canada and most of them are either just making enough money to survive or they are in dept. Only two or three Canadian teams are doing ok, fiscally that is. The NHL should try to bring hockey back to its former 'glory' days. Currently there are 27 teams in the NHL, which is way too many. Either 5 or 6 teams get all the talent or the talented players are spread so thin...
  • Brooks 1980 Olympic Hockey Team
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    Herb Brooks: Charismatic Motivation in Coaching In the following essay, I will argue that Herbert "Herb" Brooks was a charismatic leader due to his powerful motivation and his high expectations. He expected great things from the players he coached, but mostly, he expected them to think of the team and not themselves. He motivated with a powerful punch, mostly through fear, but was able to unite his teams and eventually the country. Herb Brooks was born on August 5, 1937 in St. Paul Minnesota (He...
  • Jones's Theoretical Model
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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 De...
  • Government Subsidies To Canadian Hockey Teams
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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 ...
  • Montreal Canadiens Hockey Team And The Fans
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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, ...
  • Hockey Team
    1,257 words
    I was about six years old when my father took me to my first hockey game. I never even knew what hockey was until that moment. I was so excited; I fell in love with the game right away and started playing in no time. Now granted I didn't know how I would do when I got older; I just wanted to play hockey. Through the years of playing, I signed up for every hockey school I could. I played all year round, never taking a break. I went to hockey camps, hockey schools, and even took figure skating. Yo...

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