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  • The Day Of The Big Game

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    The wind was whipping and the rain was coming down hard. I awoke that dreary Saturday morning incredibly nervous, slipped on my black Adidas, then rushed out the door to team breakfast. A single thought lingered on every player’s mind as we quietly devoured our hearty meals of eggs and pancakes at our teammate’s kitchen table: it always came back to Monadnock. Year after year, it seemed as though Monadnock would be the team to defeat us and wreck our season; they were simply inescapable. But

  • Alcohol Change In Sports

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    Alcohol had the power to affect control for a period of time to change them personally. It is very common for people to change when they have been intoxication with alcohol, but everyone responds differently to the effects. I observed fans of a professional soccer team change throughout the 90 minutes of the game due to becoming inebriated. The question I ask was “How does alcohol change the viewing experience along with the attitude towards the game?” I observed a small group of fans that attended

  • Personal Narrative: My First Football Game

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    45 minutes was all I could think of while standing on the field waiting for the whistle to be blown. Only 45 minutes to score another point so I had to step it up and play my best in those last minutes of the game. In those 45 minutes of the second half of the game it showed the good and the bad of what is to happen to our team at the last half of the games. All you can hear from the stands is the crowd cheering us on because they knew our victory was about to come but little did we all know the

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of James Deacon's 'Rink Rage'

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    “The bad behaviour is so common in hockey that it even has its own name – rink rage.” Rink Rage has come to an all time high in the past couple years from both fans and coaches. Their bad behaviour in games has became so drastic that laws have been put in place to stop this behaviour. James Deacon, in his essay “Rink Rage”, discusses this issue in the minor hockey league. Deacon speaks about incidents that bad behaviour has resulted in, numerous amounts of injuries and casualties have been reported

  • The Sport And National Identity

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    United States and for Canada it would be hockey. It was created in Canada and continues today to be a dominating part of Canadian culture as “the sport and national identity are inextricably linked” (Brunt). You could ask almost anyone in Canada if they knew who Wayne Gretzky is or if they have ever played any form of hockey, and undoubtedly you would hear them say yes more often than no. Hockey influences all ages, from youth signing up for minor hockey, to adults taking their children to a game

  • Essay On Sacred Heart Vs Notre Dame Hockey Game

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    On Thursday, October 19, I attended the Sacred Heart versus Notre Dame hockey game. I have previously attended hockey games at Compton Family Ice Arena both in and out of the student section. However, this experience was slightly different than my previous ones since many students were still away for fall break. The lack of students created a much different atmosphere especially because at Notre Dame Hockey games the crowd tends to feed off the excitement of students. This was obvious during certain

  • Aleksander Barkov Research Paper

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    coached Rockettes, a Helsinki-based synchronized skating team, for two decades. Under her command the team has won three World Championships and numerous Finnish Championships as well. She doesn't coach only figure skaters, but recently many Finnish ice hockey players have profited from her knowledge. Minnesota Wild's Mikael Granlund is probably the most well-known example of her work. Last summer Florida Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov trained his skating

  • Gender Roles In Hockey

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    Sexes Looking at the National Hockey League in comparison to the National Women's Hockey League, the quality of playing is far better for the men than it is the women. While both leagues were established for the same reason, to play hockey, the logistics are as different as they can be. Women are treated far more poorly than the men in about every aspect of professional sports. Even though it was born out of the National Hockey League, the National Women’s Hockey League is not only challenged, but

  • Analysis Of The Article 'One Glowing Moment'

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    Glowing Moment”. It was about how back in 1996 Fox Sports decided to launch technology that would make hockey a much more interesting game to watch because people at the time with a basic standard picture on their television were having problems keeping track of the puck. The way they would do this was with this FoxTrax technology they would put a blue fuzz ball around the puck when it moving along the ice than when a player shoots it there would be a red streak that follows it. The main reason that

  • Negative Consequences Of Fighting In Hockey

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    It’s All Fun and Games When Someone Gets Hurt Since the beginning of hockey, fans have gone crazy for the entertainment fights bring to the games. The punches thrown, blood drawn and players knocked out certainly excites the crowd and are part of the culture of the game. In fact, it is so widely accepted, that teams specifically hire big guys to be “enforcers” that protect the rest of the team and throw the punches no one else cares to. Despite its duration in the league, do these fights have negative