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Kingsbridge National Ice Center to open in New York City

Kingsbridge National Ice Center to open in New York City | Hockey | Scoop.it
The Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC) in New York City will be, upon completion in 2017, the world's largest indoor ice center.
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This should give NYC youth, high school and college hockey a big shot in the arm!

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Biggest Winter Classic proves NHL has winning formula | SI.com

Biggest Winter Classic proves NHL has winning formula | SI.com | Hockey | Scoop.it
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Winter Classic is, at once, bigger and smaller than a typical hockey game.
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Awesome 2014 Winter Classic!  New Guinness record for biggest attendance for a hockey game  @ any level (105,491)!

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California hockey grows with Ducks, Kings, Wayne Gretzky

California hockey grows with Ducks, Kings, Wayne Gretzky | Hockey | Scoop.it
Wayne Gretzky helped make hockey popular in Southern California, and the incredible rise of youth hockey has opened a pipeline for NHL talent.
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Just in time for the Stadium Series Saturday 01/25 @ Dodger Stadium!

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Head to Head: Hybrid Icing - Sweetest Hockey On Earth

Head to Head: Hybrid Icing - Sweetest Hockey On Earth | Hockey | Scoop.it
In 2007, the USHL introduced hybrid icing and one year later the NCAA picked up the concept. Both leagues have had success with this new form of icing, and with more players coming to the AHL and NHL from the NCAA ...
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The hybrid icing rule implemented by the NHL this season should reduce injuries caused in icing-related chases for the puck!

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