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Ice Midwest — Midwest’s premier facility for Taekwondo

Midwest Sports and Performance — or as they still seem to be called “Ice” Midwest, will host the 2011 Kansas State Taekwondo championships this weekend. Kansas State Taekwondo Championships Still some people out there that think this place is ever … Continue reading

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First Mavs game

I went to my first Missouri Mavericks game on Thursday night. Overall, I’d give it a C+. My feelings about the game are a bit mixed. I loved the Independence Events Center. It’s just the right size building for minor … Continue reading

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Kansas City Blades’ 2010 Olympians

Their ranks are dwindling. At one time, former Kansas City hockey players were peppered all over international hockey rosters. Arturs Irbe, Jan Caloun, Sandis Ozolinsh, Jason Cirone, Michael Pivonka, Sergei Bautin. Sadly, the list is down to just three. Three … Continue reading

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AHL Commissioner’s blog

Here is an incredibly interesting article from the commissioner of the American Hockey League. Dave Andrews’ Blog: Managing and growing the AHL The good news is we should hit 30 teams for the first time next season and demand for … Continue reading

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AHL going to Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, a major league city with NBA and NFL franchises, is going to get an American Hockey League franchise. Word is that the Albany River Rats will be moving to Charlotte for the 2010-2011 season. Charlotte gets new hockey … Continue reading

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AHL hockey good enough for OKC

Oklahoma City, a major league sports city, will be home to an American Hockey League team — the highest level of hockey in North American, aside from the NHL. Edmonton’s AHL affiliate to be located in Oklahoma So, Oklahoma City … Continue reading

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Bettman on Atlanta franchise — mentions no relocation

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Bettman wants Thrashers’ owners to get their act together Here are a few quotes: Ultimately, the ownership situation has to be straightened out,” Bettman told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s difficult to operate a franchise when owners … Continue reading

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Which city in Missouri could host the World Juniors?

I’m a bit tardy with this post because I thought of it more than a month ago. Which city in Missouri could host the World Junior hockey tournament? Since St. Louis has a NHL team, St. Louis natives in the … Continue reading

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Lightning sold

The Tampa Bay Lightning were sold to hedge fund manager Jeffrey Vinik. Any chance the new ownership would move the team to Sprint Center? No. Hedge-fund manager Jeff Vinik buys Tampa Bay Lightning Vinik, 50, likes the area so much, … Continue reading

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Can we end speculation of Coyotes to KC?

It looks like Ice Edge is prepared to purchase the league-owned Phoenix Coyotes. Ice Edge takes step toward buying Coyotes from NHL The key to this deal is: Ice Edge chief executive officer Anthony LeBlanc said “Ice Edge has committed … Continue reading

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