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  • redwolf-nc Feb 17, 2014

    I enjoy your weekly blog report. It gives a little more depth to the headline news and your perspective on some stories we may not have read. Keep up the good work!

  • caniacman Feb 17, 2014

    If the NHL stops going to the Olympics it will because it brings back the World Cup of Hockey where they will have more control. Anyone that remembers the World Cup in 96 what great hockey that was too! The difference is the World Cup would not interfer with the NHL schedule like the Olympics do.

  • Jeanne Gunn Feb 17, 2014
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    If the NHL decides to prohibit their players from participating in the Olympics, those games won't be played at the high caliber they're currently being played at, but sometimes amateur teams can provide an expected thrill like the 1980 American Team. I love what I'm seeing from Team USA. Detroit seems to be the Yankees of the hockey world.

  • JPack Feb 17, 2014

    Good point on the state of Olympic hockey. I'm not sure I'm in a position to give an unbiased point of view. I'm a diehard hockey fan. Have been without fail since '91. So to me, watching the worlds best players come together to fight for their country just pushes me to the edge of my seat. Glued until the last second ticks. Of course I'm in favor of letting them play. But your friend makes a good point. If every team could afford to buy a Stanley Cup like Detroit, then the league would dominate American sports. As it is, it's not fun to watch a NY Islanders vs FL panthers game. Just not a lot of wow factor there.

  • Jeanne Gunn Feb 17, 2014
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    Great piece, Mandy. It's refreshing - and rare - to see a story like Sam's kept under wraps when it could have been a scoop for journalists who already knew he was gay.

    The Amaker story is terrific, and he's found a great match at Harvard.

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