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The NBA's Players Association took a position of strength ... and made history

For The Win - ‎5 hours ago‎
Of course, they're in a unique position to do so, and it's clear that basketball players don't suffer the physical toll that football and hockey players might. But any professional sport does extreme damage to the body - play an 82-game season and see ...
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Table tennis tournament big hit with NHL players - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The event has raised more than $500,000 over the past five years, according to the NHL Players' Association. The Katie Moore Foundation, which helps fund the search for cures for rare cancers, is named in honor of Dominic's wife, who died of liver ...

'Stick to your goals': Hockey camp teaches life lessons - ‎5 hours ago‎
It's presented by the Yukon Indian Hockey Association. Another coach this year is Wacey Rabbit, a member of the Kainai First Nation in southern Alberta.

Austria with Grabner, Raffl

IIHF - ‎7 hours ago‎
Among the players called to the team are NHL forwards Michael Grabner and Michael Raffl, three players from Swedish and one from a Swiss club and the remaining players from the eight Austrian teams in the EBEL. Another NHLer will be missing as ...

Play the Pros coming out of retirement

NG News - ‎21 hours ago‎
“Last year, 30 kids got on the ice because of Play the Pros,” he added. More than $170,000 has been given back to Pictou County because of the program, which is supported by the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) as well as Scotiabank ...
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Sabres' Evander Kane charged with harassment at bar - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The NHL said it will monitor the legal proceedings before determining whether Kane will face disciplinary action. The league added, if necessary, it could determine to have Kane directed to the NHL/NHL Players' Association's behavioural health ...

Q Hawking Vesey (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Ben Hutton is the type of player that Murray and Dan Bylsma covet. He's big (6'2” and 190 lbs.), fast, strong, skates well, is a one man break out, and moves the puck with relative ease.

Wednesday's Sports in Brief

Yahoo Finance - ‎11 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (AP) - The National Basketball Players Association's player representatives have voted unanimously to fund health insurance for all retired NBA players with at least three years of service.

Max Domi becomes advocate for diabetes awareness in Canada - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
"It's tough to make the NHL as it is, but when you have something like that it can set you back a little bit, but there's no reason it should ever get in your way.

Dan Barnes: Edmonton having a ball with hockey in July

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
“We have high, high end ice hockey players who are starting to realize that ball hockey is a sport they can go somewhere with,” said Shelley Callaghan, president of Canadian Ball Hockey Association. “Some people think of ball hockey as a pickup game ...

Former Blues give back

IIHF - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
BUFFALO - Keith Tkachuk understood the importance of giving back to the game, which gave him a successful 19-year career in the National Hockey League. The Melrose, Massachusetts' native who appeared in 1,201 NHL games with four different clubs ...

Airbnb hires former NHLPA executive to lead Canadian public policy division

BetaKit - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
For most Canadians, Dagg's name will be familiar for its association with the National Hockey League's Players Association (NHLPA). Prior to joining Airbnb, Dagg was director of operations at the organization. In that role, she represented the NHLPA's ...
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Coyotes' Max Domi inspiring others with diabetes

Canoe - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Clarke popped over to say hi and posed for a picture with Domi, the son of long-time NHL tough guy Tie Domi. The younger Domi realized his ... He's learned to capably manage the disease, testing his blood sugar as many as eight times during a single ...

South Okanagan Minor Hockey Association looking to form all-girls team this season

Osoyoos Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
This is the photo of the South Okanagan Minor Hockey Association all-girls team from Oliver and Osoyoos that played a series of exhibition games a couple of seasons ago.
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Two-time Cup winner Brad Richards retires after 15 NHL seasons

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Following one season with Detroit, the 36-year-old announced his retirement in a two-page release issued by the NHL Players' Association on Wednesday. From Prince Edward Island, Richards was a 10-time 20-goal scorer and finished with 298 goals and ...
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NADA concludes hearing, decision on Narsingh's fate deferred

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
Narsingh tested positive for a banned steroid. Narsingh's case is being heard by a NADA Disciplinary panel. NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) today said that it will not object to wrestler. Narsingh Yadav ... The Indian contingent will ...
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NHL dismisses neutral arbitrator from Dennis Wideman case - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
On June 9, the NHL filed a lawsuit against the Players' Association, seeking to restore Wideman's original suspension and stating that Oldham “applied his own brand of industrial justice” by ignoring Bettman's findings during the first appeal process.

Sports Extra

St. Albert Gazette - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
CHALLENGE BALL - Players from the St. Albert Rangers and Africana FC play the ball in Monday's division 1A match in the Edmonton District Soccer Association. The score ... They're very good hockey players and a lot of them are just buddies.” This was ...

Today in History - July 28 - ‎11 hours ago‎
In 1994, the Supreme Court of Canada removed the final roadblock to millions of dollars in pension funds for retired NHL players. It refused to hear the league's appeal of a lower court ruling that awarded the retirees an estimated $45 million in ...
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Peter Holland Makes Request to Leafs Before Arbitration

The Hockey Writers - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
On June 21, the NHL and NHL Player's Association agreed to increase the salary cap to $73 million for the 2016-17 season, after the players decided to utilize their five percent escalator clause.