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Coaches kicking their players in the back, or punching them in the head, is unacceptable. That’s a given, right? That a superior assaulting a subordinate is wrong? That these power dynamics discourage any pushback, because the victim risks a reduction in playing time, outright removal from the team or escalating physical and mental abuse under
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CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have a deal for a new downtown arena, a 35-year agreement that keeps the NHL club in the city for that time. The team, the city and the Calgary Stampede rodeo signed an agreement Thursday to replace the 36-year-old Scotiabank Saddledome. The new 19,000-seat arena is to cost more
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Mark Borowiecki fights crime on his days off from hockey. The Ottawa Senators defenseman stopped an attempted robbery Sunday while out for a walk, Vancouver police said. He saw someone breaking into a parked car and confronted the person before wrestling away what was taken. The alleged thief got away but
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MONTREAL — Montreal Canadiens great Guy Lafleur had additional surgery just two months removed from quadruple bypass heart surgery in late September. The team disclosed the Nov. 28 procedure at the request of Lafleur’s family and said it removed a lobe on one of his lungs, as well as lymph nodes. The statement said that
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin will miss at least eight weeks following surgery to repair lacerated tendons in his left ankle, the team announced Sunday. The Penguins said Dumoulin had a successful surgery at UPMC Presbyterian on Sunday. He was injured in the first period of Saturday’s 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues. This
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Bill Peters is out as Calgary Flames coach, four days after a former player came forward and said the coach directed racial epithets toward him while they were in the minors 10 years ago. At a news conference Friday afternoon, Flames general manager Brad Treliving said Peters resigned. “Effective immediately, Bill Peters is no longer
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