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73,899. All shod in steel
We hissed along the polished ice, in games
Confederate. (Games & Ice Hockey) William Wordsworth, Influence of Natural Objects
112,291. I love those hockey moms. You know, they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull? Lipstick. Sarah Palin
76,803. At the height of the Cold War whenever the USA and the Soviet Union met in the sporting area it was against a backdrop of highly tense political negotiations and the very real possibility of nuclear war ... When the USA met the Soviet Union in the Olympics at Lake Placid nobody was expecting an upset. (Ice Hockey & Olympics & Cold War) Hall of Fame: The Upsets
76,804. The American team went on to beat Finland and win the Olympic gold. (Ice Hockey & Olympics & Cold War) ibid.
76,806. It was more like a war than a sporting event. Tony Gubba, UK sports commentator, US v USSR
76,807. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretsky
76,809. A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. Wayne Gretzky
76,808. Ice Hockey: Cup riots in Vancouver: Around 200 people were injured, including two with serious head wounds, in the melee that broke out in Vancouver on Tuesday night after the Vancouver Canucks lost the final game of the Stanley Cup play-offs 3-2 on their visit to the New York Rangers.
With some 70,000 roaming a downtown area of the city, store windows were smashed and some business premises looted. Many of the troublemakers fought with each other and the police had to resort to the use of tear gas to disperse rioters after an officer had become trapped in the midst of a mob. (Ice Hockey & Riot) The Independent online article 16th June 2011
100,876. I wanted to be the highest paid player in the game. And I felt like I deserved it. King’s Ransom, ESPN 2009, Gretsky
100,877. I sort of unofficially knew I was going to be traded a month earlier. ibid.
100,878. I haven’t seen anyone like him. ibid. manager
100,879. I knew what it would mean to even consider trading Wayne. ibid. Oilers’ owner
100,872. Clint Malarchuck was an MHL goalie for 11 seasons. But he may be best known for one of the most horrific injuries in sports history. (Ice Hockey & Injury) Cutthroat, ESPN short 2013, caption
100,873. Malarchuck amassed 141 career wins. In 1987 he made the All-Star team and led the league in shutouts. (Ice Hockey & Injury) ibid.
100,874. ‘That skate just cut my neck.’ (Ice Hockey & Injury) ibid.
100,875. Malarchuck lost nearly a third of the blood in his body. Doctors operated through the night on his neck, throat, jugular vein and carotid artery. If the skate had cut even 1/4 inch deeper he would have died immediately. (Ice Hockey & Injury) ibid.
100,970. ‘Then there was a day – December 2nd 1977 – when everybody in the street hockey games wanted to be John Wensink. What happened the night before was the reason.’ Our Tough Guy, ESPN short 2014
100,971. ‘Like cummon. Cummon up. And no-one budged.’ ibid.
100,972. Wensink came over to challenge the entire Minnesota team. Iibid. game commentary
107,618. Asteroid 8806 was named Fetisov. Red Army, 2015
107,619. ‘Hockey was the most popular sport in the Soviet Union.’ ibid. Fezner
107,620. The Soviet military operated the Red Army School to develop athletes for the national team. ibid.
107,621. The Red Army Hockey Club was founded under Joseph Stalin. ibid.
107,622. ‘The Central Red Army prepare to travel to North America to play a series of games against the best teams of the West.’ ibid. news
107,623. The Russian 5: Makarov, Larionov, Krutov, Fetisov, Kasatonov. ibid. caption
107,624. Heading into the 1984 Olympics the USSR had not lost a game in two years. ibid.
107,625. ‘Money is proving to be the big lure.’ ibid. sports commentary
125,202. Ice skating is not used to black skaters [Surya Bonaly]. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) Losers s1e3: Judgement, fan, Netflix 2019
125,203. I was raised with white parents. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid. Surya
125,204. I was only 11 when I first moved to Paris. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid.
125,205. Surya’s talent was of momentous proportions. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid. contemporary
125,206. Surya enters the world of major international competitions. She is not welcomed by the judges. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid.
125,207. It was more of a court jester’s outfit. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid. white judge
125,208. Suzanne and Giletti coach to the 1993 world championships. Surya skates well: she lands seven triple jumps and a triple combination: she wins silver; Oksana Baiul lands five triple jumps and no combinations: she wins gold. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid.
125,209. 1994 world championships: The gold medal went to Yuka Sato. (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid.
125,210. ‘The system is broken. We need help.’ (Lose & Ice Skating & Racism & Injustice & Judgment) ibid. expert
125,211. It’s like going into a state of weightlessness. (Lose & Ice Sports) Losers s1e4: Stone Cold, Pat Ryan
125,212. Any chance I had I threw rocks. (Lose & Ice Sports) ibid. opponent
125,214. It became known as the Hackner Double. (Lose & Ice Sports) ibid.
125,215. We needed to play in a bubble and we did. (Lose & Ice Sports) ibid.
125,216. Ryan Express: Not winning the way you’re supposed to win. (Lose & Ice Sports) ibid.
125,217. The whole building was going, Boring … Boring … (Lose & Ice Sports) ibid. Ryan
125,218. In 1994 Pat Ryan returned to the Brier and won under the new rules. There were no chants of ‘Boring’. (Lose & Ice Sports) ibid.
127,283. Hey, guys, check out these losers … You guys ever going to play in the Weed Cup again? (Gangs: Canada & Nova Scotia & Trailers & Mockumentaries & Cartoons & Ice Hockey) Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series III: The Stanley Bong, Moncton Mudslides player
128,360. We saw how good these guys played and how hard they worked and how tough they were: we wanted to be like them. It’s all you think about your whole life is playing in the NHL. (Ice Hockey & Fight) Ice Guardians, Netflix 2016, wannabe
128,361. They are the most feared players in the NHL whose role isn’t scoring goals, it’s knocking out the opponent. They’re enforcers. (Ice Hockey & Fight) ibid. television presenter
128,362. I think it’s part of the sport. (Ice Hockey & Fight) ibid. fan
128,363. Traditionally, the enforcer is that shark in the water that makes sure that the skill players don’t get taken advantage of. (Ice Hockey & Fight) ibid. Jeff Marek
137,050. What is happening to Russian hockey? The money’s drying up, the fans are going away, and so are the players to the NFL. Storyville: Red Penguins: Murder, Money & Ice Hockey, BBC 2020, news report
137,051. The Russians were looking to get a partner to help them pay the bills. We couldn’t believe that the greatest hockey team was on the verge of extinction. ibid. Tom Ruta, former owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins
137,052. The Red Army team is 50% owned by the Pittsburgh Penguins and a group of investors that include NFL star Mario LeMieux and movie and TV star Michael J Fox. ibid. news report
137,053. It’s becoming the hottest ticket in Moscow: the Russian army team is on the ice and an American is staging the show. ibid.
137,054. The whole country was optimistic. I’m telling you, the US/Russian partnership was going to be the model for the future. ibid. Warshaw
137,055. They felt like they had been raped by the NFL. ibid.
137,056. We are Penguins now but in our souls we are Russian Bears. ibid. fan
137,057. Disney regrets to inform you we can no longer pursue a partnership with the Russian Penguins. The lack of cooperation from your partners in Moscow has made it virtually impossible to market the team. ibid. captions