Jean Lefebvre
February 13 2010 10:05AM

Here's a wisecrack from a disgruntled fan Friday night:

Q: What does the Calgary hockey club have in common with the botched cauldron-lighting ceremony in Vancouver?

A: It's five Flames standing around not knowing what to do.

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February 12 2010 02:42PM

We will lead off by saying that we get excited about the Olympics. A 13 year old girl at a Justin Bieber autograph signing type excited. So you will have to take us with a grain of salt once the games kick get underway as we post 12,789 gushing comments like “Aren’t the Canadian Mens’ two man bobsled team the BOMB? Can you believe that Lyndon Rush won’t sled with Pierre Lueders anymore? What’s up with that?

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We Are All Canucks

Stephen Webb
February 12 2010 11:02AM

Spending last night watching the Canucks play in front of friends of friends in Florida, and facing the thought of spending 16 bucks to watch tonight's game against Columbus, my attention has shifted towards thoughts of Canadian Olympic gold.

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Around the league - Feb 11, 2010

Jason Gregor
February 11 2010 03:07PM

I’m stoked the Olympics are almost here, and unlike most Canadians I actually am looking forward to more than just the hockey tournament. Of course fans will be watching every moment of the men’s hockey, and rightfully so, but do the networks really need to try and up-sell it to the fans.

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O Canada: The True Story Of A Nation's Obsession with Hockey

James C Edgington
February 11 2010 02:32PM

Czech Republic v Canada

It’s hard to pinpoint a definitive time or place that hockey was invented. There are many arguments and people always have different opinions. It’s generally accepted that during the eighteen hundreds, British soldiers played a version of the game while they were stationed in Nova Scotia. Another story tells of a teacher at the Kings View Academy Nova Scotia who asked his pupils to make up a winter sport on the frozen pond as part of a project — it is thought that the game his students created resembled that of hockey.

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