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More former NHL players sue the NHL over Concussions

I like many NHL fans are watching this with interest. MINNEAPOLIS (AP)-- Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries. Retired players Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett filed a...
Via Goon's World
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

More Ex-NHL'ers File Concussion Lawsuits

Another federal class action lawsuit has been filed against the National Hockey League alleging their attitude towards treating ex-players who suffer from health-related problems directly resulting from their efforts on the ice has been non-existent.The lawsuit was filed in Minneapolis with ex-NHL'ers Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett named as plaintiffs. The suit...
Via Online Sports Guys
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Miracle on Ice still resonates 34 years later

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Nearly everyone old enough to recognize its significance remembers where they were the day the United States Olympic men's hockey team stunned the Soviet Union, 4-3, on its way to the gold medal on Feb. 22 at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid, N.Y. It's one of those seminal moments in American history, so charged with emotion and imagery that it serves...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Day Minnesota: Gophers and North Dakota battle to a 4-4 tie in a thriller at Mariucci

The showdown between the North Dakota Fighting Sioux and the Minnesota Golden Gophers are always epic showdowns.  There is always plenty of facewashing after whistles, lots of colorful language and vicious body checks aplenty in every series the two clubs have had with one another.  This game is for regional bragging rights and involve two of the most successful college programs...
Via State of Hockey News
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Christian: American Beauty

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Via Legends of Hockey
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

U.S. Olympic heroes vs. Hockey Hall of Fame: Who owns history?

In 1981, Bill Christian received a phone call from the Hockey Hall of Fame. His son, Dave Christian, had captured a Winter Olympic gold medal for the U.S. men's national hockey team in miraculous fashion in Lake Placid months earlier; accomplishing the same feat Bill Christian did in 1960 for the Americans in the "first Miracle on Ice." The Christians had made history...
Via Puck Daddy
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Gold medalist father, son want jerseys

A Minnesota father and son who won Olympic gold medals 20 years apart want the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to return their Olympic jerseys. Bill Christian played on the 1960 gold-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team. His son, Dave Christian of Moorhead, was part of the 1980 ''Miracle on Ice'' U.S. team that won Olympic gold. The origin of the dispute goes back 30...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

MN hockey legends want jerseys back

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota father and son who won Olympic gold medals 20 years apart want the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to return their Olympic jerseys. Bill Christian played on the 1960 gold-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team. His son, Dave Christian of Moorhead, was part of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. team that won Olympic gold. The origin of the dispute...
Via Fox Sports North
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Gold medalist father, son want hockey jerseys back

A Minnesota father and son who won Olympic gold medals 20 years apart want the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to return their Olympic jerseys. Bill Christian played on the 1960 gold-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team. His son, Dave Christian of Moorhead, was part of the 1980 ''Miracle on Ice'' U.S. team that won Olympic gold. The origin of the dispute goes back 30...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Shoule The HHOF Return The Sweaters?

from Jennie Olsen of KSTP, A Minnesota father and son who won Olympic gold medals 20 years apart want the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to return their Olympic jerseys, but the organization claims it now owns the jerseys. Bill Christian played on the 1960 gold-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team. His son, Dave Christian of Moorhead, was part of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. team...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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