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2 years 3 months ago

Tigers late rally forces overtime tie

COLORADO SPRINGS - If you left the Colorado College game before the third period Saturday night, then you left too early. Trailing 3-1 to Minnesota, the Tigers rallied on back-to-back goals from Alexander Krushelnyski and last minute score from Rylan Schwartz to force an overtime tie. CC fell behind...

3 years 6 months ago

Hockey's tragic summer

For the NHL, an already dark summer just became unimaginably worse. From Anaheim to Montreal, the world's best hockey players struggled Wednesday to comprehend a shocking loss to their sport after a chartered Russian plane carrying the Kontinental Hockey League's Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team crashed, killing several NHL veterans in one...

3 years 6 months ago

2 former Avs killed in crash of Russian jet

DENVER (AP) - Two former Colorado Avalanche players were among those killed in the crash of a Russian jet carrying a top hockey team. Avalanche president Pierre Lacroix said Wednesday that the organization is "deeply saddened" by the deaths of Ruslan Salei of Belarus and Karlis Skrastins of Latvia. Former...

3 years 7 months ago

Winnipeg Jets player dead

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Longtime friend and former teammate Jason Jaffray says Rick Rypien seemed happy in the days before his death and was eager to join a new NHL team in Winnipeg. Rypien was found dead in his Alberta home Monday. He played with Jaffray with the Vancouver Canucks...

4 years 1 month ago

Forsberg retires after 2 games

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Avalanche forward Peter Forsberg is retiring from the NHL after playing in just two games during his latest comeback. A chronic foot ailment cut short Forsberg's career. He made a brief return in 2008 and didn't play in the NHL again until this month. He took...

4 years 2 months ago

Fans "dress for Hess" at hockey match

Students from Palmer High School honored a former teammate before a hockey game in Colorado Springs Monday night. Sam Hesselberg, 17, died on December 18 after suffering a brain aneurysm. Monday night's match against Coronado at Sertich Ice Arena was originally scheduled to be played on December 20, but...

4 years 5 months ago

3rd Larimer County meningitis patient dies

A 52-year-old Larimer County man who contracted meningitis during a pick-up hockey game has died. The Coloradoan in Fort Collins reports that Bill Jubert of Bellvue died Monday after a series of strokes. Joy Jubert says her husband had recently been diagnosed with vasculitis, an inflammation of blood vessels....

5 years 4 weeks ago

Canada rolls past Russia in Olympic hockey

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A dominating Canada ended 50 years of Olympic hockey frustration against Russia. The Canadians got a goal and two assists from Dan Boyle during a take-charge first period to beat the world champions 7-3 Wednesday and surge into the Olympic semifinals. A superpower showdown -...

5 years 1 month ago

Duff confirms engagement to NHL player

Actress and singer Hilary Duff, who had a recurring guest role on the popular CW series last season, is engaged to Edmonton Oilers forward Mike Comrie. Publicist Nanci Ryder says the two were engaged last weekend while vacationing in Hawaii. She says in an e-mail distributed by the Oilers...

5 years 4 months ago

Tigers win in overtime

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Rylan Schwartz scored at 4:08 of overtime Friday to lift Colorado College to a 1-0 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over Minnesota State, Mankato. Nate Prosser assisted on Schwartz's goal for the WCHA-leading Tigers (6-2-1, 5-1-1). They stayed two points ahead of North Dakota and idle...

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