• The dispute proved difficult, and the IOC initially voted to cancel the tournament and eliminate ice hockey as an Olympic sport, but relented as thousands of tickets had been sold by the organizers.
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  • The Fighting Sioux hockey teams compete in the Ralph Engelstad Arena, located in the University Village district of the UND campus.
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  • The Hitmen became the first Canadian Hockey League team to average over 10,000 fans per game, having the highest average attendance of any hockey team—junior or professional—in North America that year.
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  • The Hobey Baker Award was established in 1981 and is awarded annually to the best player in NCAA hockey.
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  • The ice arena is also the home of the Kent Twisters, a member of the Pennsylvania-Ohio Women's Hockey Association, an adult amateur women's ice hockey league.
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  • The metal was created from VacuForm, the same material used to increase the size of the original hockey mask, and was attached by Velcro.
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  • The town then had a three-year period without a rink or ice hockey team, until construction of the 2,500 capacity Altrincham Ice Dome was completed.
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  • Their semi final against the Ayr Scottish Eagles became the longest game in British ice hockey history.
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  • They became the third and fourth ice hockey players to receive the award, after Stefan Persson in 1980 and Peter Forsberg in 1994.
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  • They became the third and fourth ice hockey players to receive the award, after Stefan Persson in 1980 and Peter Forsberg in 1994.
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  • This is the all-time count of medals won in ice hockey at the Olympics, including both the men's and women's tournaments.
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  • This was the tournament in which Canada had its worst ever showing, an eighth place finish including a loss to Kazakhstan, giving Brewer an unkind welcome to IIHF international ice hockey.
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  • Throughout his hockey career, Linden has appeared in five international tournaments for Team Canada.
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  • Twenty-three of the 36 hockey matches were played at Jordal Amfi, with the remaining matches played at Kadettangen, Dælenenga idrettspark, Lillestrøm Stadion and Marienlyst Stadion.
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  • Watching Morenz play during the 1924 Stanley Cup Final between Montreal and Calgary, Morenz's first season in the NHL, Charles Adams, the owner of a chain of grocery stores, went back to Boston wanting a hockey team based in the city.
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  • When he started playing professional hockey in North America for the Syracuse Crunch, his mother stayed for several weeks to help him get acclimated to his new surroundings.
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  • When his coffin was carried from the church following the funeral mass, it passed under an arch of hockey sticks held high by a team of young hockey players from Quebec, visiting Switzerland for a tournament.
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  • While in Belleville, he continued to receive offers to join a new hockey team.
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