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*Originally published in our May 29-June 4, 2022 issue
At one recent Newfoundland Growlers hockey game, announcer Chris Ballard paused to welcome some newcomers to our province who had also been invited to the game that night. 
Following the formal introduction, those gathered to cheer on the home team stood

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Newfoundland’s own Liam Hickey details his whirlwind experience at the 2022 Paralympic Games where he once again represented Canada in Para Ice Hockey
He has fast become one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s elite sporting talents. St. John’s native son Liam Hickey, who on March 25th celebrated his 24th birthday, is

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hile it certainly has its challenges, this job comes with many perks. One of the coolest? Getting the chance to meet and converse with some of the best this province has ever produced in the world of sports, and make no mistake, I’ve shamelessly ‘fan girled’ over many. 
Paralympic swimming

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While Andrew McKim retired from professional hockey in 2001, he never lost his passion for the sport, turning his NHL career with the Bruins and the Red Wings into an ‘Xtreme’ way to inspire the next generation
Former NHL centre Andrew McKim knows hockey, having played in the National Hockey

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NHLer and former St. John’s Maple Leaf Kyle Wellwood shares his thoughts on hockey in NL, reflecting on the time he spent playing in this province 
Kyle Wellwood and his brother Eric Wellwood have an interesting connection to both hockey and Newfoundland. 
While Eric is the current coach of the

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Dean MacDonald of Deacon Sports & Entertainment (DSE), the parent company of the
Newfoundland Growlers Hockey Club, talks provincial pride, local players, people who come to the games, and what a win feels like after ‘takin’ the lumber’
The Newfoundland Growlers become the 10th franchise of the Canadian Elite

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I knew the colours of hockey before I knew the game. That’s to say, what drew me in as a youngster was the flash  and vibrancy of the uniforms, the gonzo flamboyance and energy of the mascots, and the overwhelming pageantry of the presentation. 
Before I knew Gretzky, Lemieux or

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Brian Rogers: Quite a Ride
Legendary broadcaster Brian Rogers shares his thoughts on 30 years of pro hockey in St. John’s
Legendary broadcaster Brian Rogers has been providing colour hockey commentary for 30-plus years. His analysis and – at least his voice – is no stranger to fans of pro

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Through adversity and tragedy, the Newfoundland Growlers roar into the Kelly Cup playoffs with fire, determination, and above all, grit.
Grit. What separates the haves from the have nots in the world of sports. Sandpaper readies for the rigours of playoff hockey far more than feather pillows, and the Newfoundland

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The youngest ever player at the Tim Hortons Brier just happens to be a Newfoundlander. Meet 15 year-old Nicholas Codner of Torbay
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The fact that the guys are known as the ‘Young’ team from St. John’s is quite fitting considering their ages. Only one member of the Newfoundland team

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It’s the second Olympic medal for two Newfoundland and Labrador lads, Brad Gushue and Mark Nichols. In this special feature, the home team talk golden moments on the ice and with family
There’s a Newfoundland and Labrador saying that’s usually tossed around when it’s a brilliantly glorious day filled with

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s own Brad Gushue is proof that teamwork makes the dream work both on and off the ice 
*First published January 30th, 2022
 
From small towns to curling’s biggest games, the power of teamwork, family, community and hard-work is undefeated, teases the set up for the YouTube

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