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St-Pierre returns after hiatus - Olympic gold medalist back from son’s birth

BY PAT HICKEY, THE GAZETTE OCTOBER 18, 2012    Kim St-Pierre has been away from hockey for 18 months, but she hasn't lost any of her competitive drive. St-Pierre, who took time off to give birth to her son, has returned to the Montreal Stars, whose talent-laden lineup includes two other top goaltenders - Charline Labonté and Jenny Lavigne. "It's his problem," St-Pierre said when asked how head coach Patrick Rankine would divide the workload. "Charlie's finished at McGill and Jenny played so well last...

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PASSAU GOALIE EQUIPMENT - CHECK THEM OUT!!

Posted by Kim  on October 24, 2012 Article Source: Amey Doyle One of the most exciting things about being a goaltender is the equipment you get to wear!  As a kid, I always loved going to hockey stores to simply check out the latest models, put on the glove and the blocker and try to catch with them in the aisles of the store.  I would dream about one day owning the entire set. Over the last ten years, large market hockey companies like Bauer...

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Haley Wickenheiser is making video game history

She's been a pioneer in the hockey world for years. Now, Hayley Wickenheiser is making video game history too. The star of Canada's women's hockey team is one of the first two female athletes to be featured as a playable character in a professional sports league video game. Players of EA Sports’ “NHL 13” will have the option of choosing either Wickenheiser or veteran American defenceman Angela Ruggiero as avatars. “Traditionally, video games have been seen as something for boys, and hockey's been seen as...

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Manon Rhéaume shatters the gender barrier

Many believe the 1992-93 NHL season was among the finest staged in the League's long and illustrious history. From the addition of two teams through expansion, to the sudden prominence of European players to the heroics of Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux, to the crowning of Montreal as Stanley Cup champions, the season was full of memorable moments. On its 20th anniversary, NHL.com will spend the year looking back at the key moments of that 92-93 season to see if it may indeed be the NHL's Greatest...

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CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM NAMED FOR 2012 IIHF ICE HOCKEY WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

OTTAWA, Ont. – Hockey Canada announced Sunday the 23 players selected for Canada’s National Women’s Team during the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, taking place April 7-14 in Burlington, Vt. The announcement comes at the conclusion of Canada’s National Women’s Team selection camp, which ran March 26-31 in Ottawa, Ont., and included several practices at Carleton University’s Ice House, two exhibition games against Midget AAA boys’ team from Quebec, and concluded with a pre-competition match-up against rivals the United States at the Ottawa...

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