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NHL Lockout lets out; is it worth it?

Jason Spezza (left) and Steve Begin (right) face-off during the regular season exhibition game between the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins.

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

January 16, 2013

Similar to the 2004-2005 NHL season, where a player lockout cancelled every regular season game, the NHL led by Commissioner Gary Bettman, declared yet another Lockout against the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) once more for 2012-2013. This year however, the league cutout 625 regular ...

Earning their stripes

Local Palo Alto referees gives a call in a Paly home football home game.

AnneMarie Drez and Josh Stern

December 15, 2012

Coming into the fourth quarter down 9-7 to the league-leading Mountain View Spartans, the Paly boys’ water polo team was on the verge of working its way back into a close game on Sept. 18. The Vikings scored to make the score 9-8 in the last few minutes, cutting the Spartan lead to one. The two...

NHL lockout drags on with no end in sight

Alexander Ovechkin plays in the KHL for his home town in Moscow, Russia. Many NHL players are playing overseas due to the recent lockout.

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

After the National Hockey League (NHL) collective bargaining agreement expired the full season is in jeopardy due to a stalemate between the owners and players. The NHL owners declared a lockout on Sept. 15, after a collective bargaining agreement could not be reached with the National Hockey League...

First and 10: Patriot games

First and 10: Patriot games

Austin Poore, Features Editor

October 12, 2012

When the Boston Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks to win the Stanley Cup in 2011, the team received the traditional honor of an invitation to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama. While the majority of the players on the team, of which only two are American, took advantage of the potentially...

All-Star Games

Photo illustration by Cooper Levitan

Michael Cullen, Columnist

March 11, 2011

As I sat on my couch with a bag of hydrogenated snack food and a tall glass of chocolate milk, I stared at the TV, puzzled. Julius Peppers, ferocious defensive end for the Chicago Bears, was lining up in his stance and bursting off the line of scrimmage as usual, but instead of rounding the corner...

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