Essays Tagged: "NHL"

The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going ...

bought the team in May of 1994, he inherited the worst lease agreement at the smallest arena in the NHL. The Hartford Civic Center lease agreement creates profit for private companies; however, the le ... st April to double their season ticket base and it only was partially successful. Many teams in the NHL have recently received new arenas that can generate a lot of revenue for their hockey team (Swif ...

(9 pages) 49 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay is about video games and it's effects on kids at a young age. I did it from my point of view and people i interviewed, and another essay.

Games for Kids?He shoots, he scores! No, 6 year old Zack Meyers isn't playing hockey. He's playing NHL 2003, one of the latest hockey video games on the Playstation 2. Although, he's not really scori ...

(2 pages) 91 3 1.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay is a biography about four different African American hockey players.

Over the years only several African Americans have entered the NHL and succeeded. Currently there are only four now playing, Kevin Weekes, Peter Worrell, Anson Car ... Kevin Weekes an African American hockey player, but he is a goalie, one of the first to play in the NHL. Although Kevin made his NHL debut in October 1997 he did not win his first game until October 2 ... s NHL debut in October 1997 he did not win his first game until October 2000. He received his first NHL shutout only 22 days later. Kevin Weekes has never really had a true home in the NHL, he has bou ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Canadian Sports in the 21st Century

kes of Mr. Hockey (Gordie Howe), Maurice "The Rocket" Richard and many more. Gretzky's skill in the NHL was unmatched, his sportsmanship indescribable. Unfortunately for the National Hockey League, on ... four Stanley Cup Championships and three Canada Cup tournament titles during his career. He is the NHL's all-time leading goal, assist and point producer for both regular season and playoffs. Gretzky ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Eleven Seconds: Autobiography of Travis Roy - Book Report

a quadriplegic. After a mere eleven seconds of Travis' first college hockey game, his dreams of the NHL were shattered forever.Travis Roy's autobiography, Eleven Seconds, has three parts. In the first ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Down In the Pitts

ct 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 the city's solid minor league tradition. The Pittsburgh ... not, and it came in the form of a draft pick. So after a series of depressing seasons as the NHL's lowest of low, the team found themselves in last place in the league in 1983 and the first ove ...

(6 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Mr.Hockey, a biography on Gordie Howe

ed Wings. During his first year, Gordie even kept a scrapbook to prove to others that he was in the NHL at all. Gordon was one of the heavier players at 200 pounds and 6' 0". He was a tough right-wing ... 61, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967). Along with these trophies, Mr. Hockey set numerous records. He led the NHL in goals (801), only until some guy called "Gretzky" outdone him with 894. Gordon is now 7th in ...

(6 pages) 25 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Importance of Fighting in Hockey

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 of the sport, eliminatin ... eliminating fighting from games may not be necessary. Over recent years, the amount of fighting in NHL games has been on the decline and the role of the one time "enforcer" has changed dramatically. ...

(6 pages) 61 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Biography of Maurice "Rocket" Richard

e was an outstanding player; he was a goal-scoring machine, broke and set records. He played in the NHL from 1942-1960. Through 978 games he scored 544 goals and 421 assists, which totaled 965 points. ... es Mayer a Montreal Canadian Fan states Maurice "contributed to the prosperity of the Forum and the NHL." The author also mentioned the Maurice was a person that was shy but loved kids and always took ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Violence in Hockey: When does it go to far and how can a sport known for violence solve its problem?

t situation this paper looks at last year vicious hit on Steve Moore by Todd Bertuzzi. Although the NHL has came up with different strategies to deal with violence, further research is necessary to es ... ort" (Terry and Jackson 2). It seems as though every hockey player's dream is to play hockey in the NHL but many of them don't even know that violence is an integral part of the sports itself. Violenc ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

is believed to be secondary from chemotherapy treatment for his large cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). A late diagnosis of sepsis from pneumonia was given to him after being admitted into the hospi ... admitted into the hospital.This patient is dealing with multiple system problems stemming from his NHL. This paper will focus on the main cause of his medical conditions which is his Non-Hodgkin's Ly ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hockey Collective Bargaining Agreement.

( CBA is six years in length with the NHLPA having the option to re-open the agreement after Year Four the NHLPA also has the choice of ex ... also has the choice of extending the CBA for an additional year at the end of the term. ( players' share will be 54% to the extent League revenues in any yea ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

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

rged with the American Football League in 1970.d) The National Hockey League (founded in 1917). The NHL was founded in 1917 and partially absorbed the rival World Hockey Association in 1979.Those who ...

(1 pages) 1106 1 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Coaching In NHL- Changing Attitudes, Changing Minds.

comes glorified in the minds of spectators and players." We seek to change the attitude of NHL Coaches who believe that using enforcers is necessary for team success. We choose to change this ... nd appropriate aggression in hockey. It is not entirely unfeasible that this prevailing attitude of NHL Coaches threatens the personal safety of players in the NHL. Sometimes a coach will give a goon ...

(11 pages) 950 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


d occur when a player is furious and wishes to hurt someone. Those type of injuries are rare in the NHL because when the situation arises that a player gets this angry, he can simply duke it out and t ... it out and then spend five minutes in the penalty box to cool down. Nick Kypreos is a former NHL player. He basically made a living by protecting his fellow teammates and duking it out with oth ...

(5 pages) 990 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


57;, has set records in goals, assists, and points. He played center for the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL, and he has led the Oilers to four Stanley Cup championships. A great scorer with great skating ... scorer with great skating abilities and great passing skills, Wayne Gretzky has set more than sixty NHL scoring records during a twenty-year career that went from 1979-80 through the 1988-99 seasons. ...

(2 pages) 1068 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


SHOULD THE NHL MAKE THEIR PLAYERS WEAR MORE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PROTECTIVE GEAR EQUALS SAFETY IN THE NHL The N ... d hard all of their lives to become professional hockey superstars and when they finally got to the NHL, they become injured and were forced to watch the game instead of playing in it. An example of t ... en, the New York Islanders drafted Brett in the first round of the entry draft. He played his first NHL game against the Buffalo Sabers when he was eighteen years old. One year later, on February nint ...

(3 pages) 4 0 3.0 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 the 94-95 season (the 94- ... games, which consisted of games played solely in each conference). This is the third time that the NHL has gone into lock-out/strike mode and there is no foreseeable end. Several leagues have popped ... nd the continuation of the American Hockey League (AHL- which is the next level of hockey below the NHL, think of it as the AAA level like in Major League Baseball) is the Original Stars Hockey League ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement: Owners vs. NHLPA. This essay talks about issues, outcome, and effects of the nhl lockout.

AbstractThis paper discusses the most recent collective bargaining agreement between NHL team owners and the NHL Players Association (NHLPA). Arguments are presented from both sides for ... or profit sharing. In the end it took a full year to resolve all the issues before the owners & NHLPA could come to an agreement.IntroductionThe NHL collective bargaining agreement is the basic co ... an agreement.IntroductionThe NHL collective bargaining agreement is the basic contract between the NHL team owners and the NHLPA, changes & modifications are made through the typical labour-manag ...

(9 pages) 21 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

A look at the NHL lockout

In January of 2003, fans of the NHL had reason to be optimistic. With the league’s active collective bargaining agreement betwe ... ith the league’s active collective bargaining agreement between the player’s association (NHLPA) and the owners set to expire in September of 2004, NHLPA executive director Bob Goodenow and ... labor talks with the current deal’s expiry date a year away still. In October of 2003, though, NHL fans everywhere were shocked with the results made public from the first public meeting between ...

(10 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics