NHL notes: Cherry seems to have a backer in Lafleur

NHL notes: Cherry seems to have a backer in Lafleur
Player agent Pat Brisson is exploring the possibility of amassing an all-star team for a European tour should the NHL lockout persist. Brisson organized a similar tour during the 2004-05 lockout. "We had a plane for 17 days," Brisson told …
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NHL lockout 2012: Frank Luntz responds after focus group details leak

NHL lockout 2012: Frank Luntz responds after focus group details leak
Frank Luntz has issued a public statement in response to the leak of a NHL focus group that has set the hockey world on fire. Earlier on Monday Deadspin reported on a leak from a Luntz Global focus group that was spearheaded by the NHL and the owners, …
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Bruins-Sound Tigers: Providence Visits the NY Islanders Affiliate Saturday

Bruins-Sound Tigers: Providence Visits the NY Islanders Affiliate Saturday
The two defensemen are the most NHL-seasoned skaters on their respective teams, but while Exelby's 408 NHL career games trump Hamonic's 135, the young Islander has been the more recent participant. Furthermore, as a professional sophomore last …
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The NHL's disappearing middle class

NHL Hockey Exhibition in Everett
NHL
Image by Chase N.
Pictures from the NHL Exhibition from Everett, WA between the Tampa Bay Lighting and the Phoenix Coyotes

The NHL's disappearing middle class
… Greenberg pulled out the average salaries, dividing them into tiers based on production levels. The results were interesting. To see how NHL salaries changed after the last lockout and what it might mean for the new CBA, become an ESPN Insider today.
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Opening Day Without the NHL: Plenty of Games, if You Have Two Goalies

Opening Day Without the NHL: Plenty of Games, if You Have Two Goalies
ELMSFORD, N.Y. — Whenever the N.H.L. has one of its periodic lockouts, like the one that canceled what would have been opening night Thursday, people say there's no hockey. But that is not true. There's always hockey, plenty of hockey. “We bring …
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Baseball great Craig Biggio and Major Crimes' G.W. Bailey help Sunshine Kids

Baseball Braves
Baseball
Image by Boston Public Library
File name: 08_06_027707

Title: Baseball Braves

Creator/Contributor: Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967 (photographer)

Date created: 1947

Physical description: 1 negative : film, black & white ; 4 x 5 in.

Summary: (l to r:) Boston Braves Earl Torgeson, Frank McCormick, Connie Ryan, Dick Culler, and Bob Elliott wearing the satin night-game uniforms at Braves Field.

Genre: Film negatives

Subjects: Boston Braves (Baseball team); Braves Field (Boston, Mass.); Baseball players; Stadiums

Notes: Original data provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Baseball Braves, n.d.; Corrected date based on research by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.; Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.

Collection: Leslie Jones Collection

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

Rights: Copyright © Leslie Jones.

Preferred citation: Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.

Baseball great Craig Biggio and Major Crimes' G.W. Bailey help Sunshine Kids
Houston-based Sunshine Kids Foundation, which has been providing support for kids with cancer for three decades, celebrated its 30th anniversary with a Sunset Soirée at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse River Oaks where headliners were former Astro Craig …
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Desko confirms Syracuse is talking with attackman Nicky Galasso about playing

Desko confirms Syracuse is talking with attackman Nicky Galasso about playing
Syracuse University men's lacrosse coach John Desko confirmed today through a university spokesman that the school is speaking with Nicky Galasso about an opportunity to transfer to Syracuse University and play for the Orange. Galasso is an attackman …
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