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How a 19-year-old started the Rollerblade revolution

Jul 10, 2014
Scott Olson talks about putting America on wheels when he was just a teenager.
Posted In: innovation, rollerblades, hockey, speed skating

Putting Yankee Stadium on ice

Jan 30, 2014
The NHL has converted Yankee Stadium to a hockey arena.
Posted In: hockey, NHL, Yankees, Gaming the System

In Canada, building a Punjabi audience for hockey

Apr 26, 2013
There aren't words for "slapshot" or "puck" in Punjabi, but Hockey Night in Canada is drawing some of the country's 1.1 million speakers in with a Punjabi language broadcast.
Posted In: Canada, Sports, hockey, Punjabi

Game on! Claiming victory after NHL lockout ends

Jan 7, 2013
The National Hockey League and its players union have come to a deal to end their nearly four-month lockout. A shortened season could begin as soon as next week.
Posted In: Sports, business of sports, hockey

NHL owners and players try to bridge differences

Dec 3, 2012
Representatives of the National Hockey League and players are trying to settle a dispute over their respective share of the game's revenues. The dispute has already led to cancellation of about a third of the season.
Posted In: NHL, hockey, strike

No NHL? Russia and ESPN got your back

Oct 2, 2012
If you're missing your hockey fix ESPN has signed a deal to show hockey... from Russia. Plus, be sure to join Marketplace for live coverage of the first presidential debate tomorrow night.
Posted In: debate, hockey

Hockey lockout, again, hurts small businesses

Sep 17, 2012
The second NHL lockout in less than a decade threatens to hurt small businesses in and around hockey arenas.
Posted In: business of sports, NHL, Small Business, hockey

Watching the L.A. Kings make history

Jun 6, 2012
The Los Angeles Kings could win their first Stanley Cup hockey championship ever tonight. But fans will have to pay a premium to see it whether they watch from the pricey seats at the Staples Center, in a sports bar or at home on cable TV.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports, hockey, L.A. Kings, NBC

NHL set to shift teams between conferences

Nov 25, 2011
The NHL's Board of Governors is getting ready to vote on a realignment plan to move different teams into different conferences.
Posted In: hockey, business of sports

Online lynch mob goes after rioters - IN CANADA!

Jul 1, 2011
It just seems awfully aggressive for our friends from the North. Then again, it's about hockey. So after the Vancouver Canucks lost in game 7 of...
Posted In: Facebook, hockey, shame