Essays Tagged: "National Hockey League"


ves to sponsors, a line has to be drawn somewhere.The four major sports, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League all ge ... that sponsors have on Major League Baseball is that they are trying to help restore baseball as the national pastime. Baseball needs to regain interest with the public and sponsors are coming up with ...

(5 pages) 288 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

J.C.H Jones's article 'The Economics of the National Hockey League'

J.C.H. Jones's article 'The Economics of the National Hockey League' (1969) purpose is toexplain through simple micro economics that the prime mo ... mely a hockey game. Other clubs enter this coalition thuscreating a formal league which we call the National Hockey League. Jones then states how revenueis generated in the N.H.L and how it is affecte ... ment because of the current labor disputes amongst the playersand the owners. 'The Economics of the National Hockey League' states what the N.H.L. should beand also indicates what is wrong with its cu ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Were Sports Different in the 1920's and 1930's than today?

e of examples of sports that have not changed a lot are hockey, baseball and the Olympics. Hockey's National Hockey League got started in 1920, which is still around today. The game has changed slight ... ways been.The game of hockey became a professional sport way back in 1890. But in 1920 was when the National Hockey League came on to the scene. The same excitement, violence, media coverage and labor ...

(4 pages) 35 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Canadian Sports in the 21st Century

Wayne Gretzky is by far one of the best athletes in all of Canadian history. Gretzky dominated the National Hockey League for 20 seasons and can be compared to the likes of Mr. Hockey (Gordie Howe), ... e. Gretzky's skill in the NHL was unmatched, his sportsmanship indescribable. Unfortunately for the National Hockey League, on April 16th, 1999, the Brantford, Ontario native called it quits at the ag ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Down In the Pitts

t the Pittsburgh Penguins are quite simply the personification of everything that is wrong with the National Hockey League right now. And that wouldn't be too far from the truth, either. But if you we ... on of the issues of a major league under fire, but a direct result of it. It starts with the National Hockey League's decision to award Pittsburgh an NHL team in the 1967 expansion to follow in ...

(6 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Argumentative paper about women and how they are claimed to be a weaker sex than that of males

women with the sports available for them to play and the salary they get paid to play. Men have the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, the National Basketball ... onal Basketball Association, along with golf, tennis, swimming, wrestling and many others. The only nationally recognized women's league is the Women's National Basketball Association. They do have ot ...

(5 pages) 270 4 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Canadian Olympians

ly be called Peerless. As a kid, Gaetan Boucher thought he would be skating his way into the National Hockey League. Instead he ended up skating his way to four Olympic medals. Boucher's first ... her was a natural would be an understatement. By the age of 17 Boucher was a member of the Canadian national speedskating team. Gaetan was shy off the ice, but once he had his skated tied, he exuded c ...

(10 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography of Wayne Gretzky (Basic 2 page typed biography)

ship wins. In his best season, 1981-82, he scored 92 goals- still currently an NHL record. It was a national tragedy when the Great One was traded to the Los Angeles Kings in 1988. The next ten years ... At the medal ceremony, he received the Olympic Order, which is the highest honor given by the International Olympic Committee, for his "outstanding contributions to the game of hockey." For, this is ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Importance of Fighting in Hockey

games most distinctive aspect. Yet, because of the recent decline in the amount of fighting in the National Hockey League (NHL) and since a ban on fighting in the NHL could jeopardize the popularity ... has declined over recent years, most fans still enjoy seeing or anticipating a fight. Teams in the National Hockey League would be reluctant to eliminate the enforcer role from their lineup and hocke ...

(6 pages) 61 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Wayne Gretzky - The Great One

Gretzky loved hockey and made it his life. His talent, diligence and perseverance got him into the National Hockey League at the age of seventeen and went on to win the Stanley Cup; he also won the C ...

(2 pages) 37 3 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Biography of Maurice "Rocket" Richard

ip and in relation to the documentary video 'The Rocket The... Man The Legend' a video based on the hockey player Maurice Richard contributes to our historical understanding in several ways. Throughou ... g the impact Maurice had on and off the ice and how he contributed a lot in our history of the game hockey.Maurice was an outstanding player; he was a goal-scoring machine, broke and set records. He p ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Sweetest Moment!

of the Edmonton Oilers. After the 1978-79 seasons, four WHA teams, including the Oilers, joined the National Hockey League. In his first NHL season, 1979-80, Gretzky was awarded the Hart Memorial Trop ...

(4 pages) 575 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sport in the USA (a few things that everybody should know...)

agues began cooperation in 1903). MLB is divided into the American League (founded in 1901) and the National League (founded in 1876). The two are effectively merged on an organizational level.b) The ... unded in 1946). The NBA partially absorbed the rival American Basketball Association in 1976.c) The National Football League (founded in 1920). The NFL partially absorbed the All-America Football Conf ...

(1 pages) 379 1 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


and gritty work but one of the most important aspects of the game is skill. Not all players in the National Hockey League and minor leagues (such as the Canadian Hockey League) have tremendous skill ...

(5 pages) 476 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bringing an NHL Team To Saskatchewan

their loyalties. Saskatchewan has been known for its love affair with hockey and has produced such National Hockey League (NHL) stars as Gordie Howe, Theoren Fluery, and 2007 Stanley Cup winner and R ...

(4 pages) 1438 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Professional Sports In Canada: A Disappearing Tric

to come up with the difference (Godfrey). The so-called "revenue sharing" of Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and the National Basketball Association are not helping the Canadian teams ei ...

(4 pages) 4 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How Professional Sports Leagues In North America A

team sports were competing. MLB(Major League Baseball)?s season was just wrapping up, while the NFL(National Football League), NHL(National Hockey League), and the NBA(National Basketball Association) ... donations.NFL: The most organized league when it comes to reacting to the disaster seems to be the National Football League. ?The NFL and the NFL Players? Association have already secured a donation ...

(9 pages) 19 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

NHL Strike

As of 12:01 AM on September 16, 2004 the National Hockey League (NHL) owners were forced to lock-out their players for the first time since t ... e Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). This consists of all the agreements between the owners and National Hockey League Player Association (NHLPA). When the CBA expires and no new one is in place, ... salary cap (the amount each team is allowed to spend on players that make up their NHL roster). The National Football League (NFL) has what we call a ?hard cap?, which means that the number decided is ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Tim Horton's entering new market-UK

ddition to enhancing their competitiveness for carrying out their significant financing role in the national economy, by using the available financing opportunities offered by the private sector proje ... ed in key locations in Kuwait. The main groups of the Bank are Retail, Corporate, Treasury and International Banking.Gulf Bank routinely surpasses its competition by focusing on one simple strategy: d ...

(16 pages) 64 0 4.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

“I went to a fight, and a hockey game broke out” Legalities of the Presence of Violence in the National Hockey League

"I went to a fight, and a hockey game broke out"Legalities of the Presence of Violence in the National Hockey LeagueCriminal Justice 103Charn KingraMarch 24th, 2010The National Hockey League (NH ... uire the authority to fine, expel or suspend a player who breaks the rules of the organization. The National Hockey League acknowledges the disciplinary authority of the head commissioner to order sus ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases