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Tonight is a big night if you’re a hockey fan. At 8pm(EST) the Stanley Cup finals start where we’ll see the Chicago Blackhawks face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning to see which team will take home The Cup this year. Both teams have had an exciting season and an even more exciting post-season. In…

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The Stanley Cup officially has a new owner for the next 12 months. Last night the Chicago Blackhawks beat out the Boston Bruins in game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals. As a hockey fan (and specifically a Blackhawks fan) it was a real nail biter, but in the end Chicago pulled off an impressive…

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On Tuesday night the NHL playoffs started. 16 teams are vying for the chance to lift the great Stanley Cup high above their heads and proclaim themselves the 2013 NHL champions. But it’s a long way to owning the Cup soon. And just who will be the teams to play for the Stanley Cup is…

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As a Canadian my winter so far had felt a bit empty. That is, it did until last Saturday. After missing most of the season due to a lockout caused by disputes between the league and the NHLPA (National Hockey League Players Association), hockey finally returned to our lives! To celebrate the joyous occasion I…

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Watching the current National Hockey League lockout unfold on social media is a fascinating exercise in marketing and damage control. Much has already been said about the fact the 2004/05 winter without hockey happened in a pre-social media era. The only people reporting on the story were trained journalists compelled to tell both sides of…

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Twitter has been embraced wide and far but here’s some food for thought: should athletes be allowed to use it? It seems like every day that a professional athlete is getting into trouble by doing something on Twitter that is off-colour, controversial, rude or inappropriate. Then, you have athletes who use Twitter during games when…

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