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2010 Winter Olympics: Dan Boyle, Alexander Semin, and the Case for Fighting

February 25th, 2010
The look on Alexander Semin’s face as Dan Boyle stood over him near the end of last night’s Olympic match between Russia and Canada said it all.  Semin did not expect retaliation for his late hit on Boyle seconds earlier.  And when that retaliation came by way of a slew-foot, ...

Why San Jose Sharks Fans Should Root for Canada on Sunday

February 20th, 2010
It’s that time again when the best hockey players from around the world take a break from their respective teams and leagues to participate in the highly-anticipated Winter Olympic Tournament.  For fans, it’s an opportunity to see the most highly-skilled players compete on the largest stage on Earth that only comes ...