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Chris Pronger enters hall of fame despite being under contract thanks to bylaw change

...248 career games."It was a treat to play with Sergei," Lidstrom said. "Sergei was such a dynamic player, being able to skate at that speed but stick handle at the same time and have an excellent vision, too, so he was a very smart player."Phil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-29/chris-pronger-enters-hall-
Americans getting used to clap skates

...squad's newfangled clap skates. Cruikshank finally...struggled learning how to skate on these new clap skates. I made a couple of...spend six hours on my skates, train at night...trying to master the clap skate is Casey FitzRandolph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/oth_219789.shtml
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Sport skates into area

...little hope of lacing up skates and learning ice sports...asked my mom, `Can I skate?"' said 10-year-old...is $90 or $106 with skate rental. For more information...5 or younger: $3. Skate rental: regular skates, $2; hockey skates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/11/app_294934.shtml
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Stars have been held in check through two games of Stanley Cup Final

...could be available for Game 3."You'll have a better indication, I guess, tomorrow at the skate," Cooper said. "Although our morning skates are all optional anyway. Bish, notoriously he goes on sometimes during them and sometimes he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-07/stars-have-been-held-check
Blackhawks tie up series with Lightning in NHL Final

...during Game 2 and left it twice in the waning minutes, but the veteran played Game 3 and participated in Wednesday's morning skate before the Lightning ruled him out.Chicago didn't manage a shot on Vasilevskiy's net until 8:17 into the first period...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-10/blackhawks-tie-series-ligh
Blackhawks inch closer to third Stanley Cup title in six years

...flawlessly down the stretch just as he did in the previous game.Bishop decided to play after participating in the morning skate, and the 53-game winner appeared to be moving more fluidly than he did in Game 3. He still gave a goal to the Blackhawks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-13/blackhawks-inch-closer-thi
Offensive stars seek breakthrough in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

...I've always said this, (and I've) been around a long time: I've never seen a guy 6-foot-6, 230 (pounds), skate like he does," Tampa Bay associate coach Rick Bowness said. "He's dominant because of his size, his skating ability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-12/offensive-stars-seek-break
Columbia County skate park opens Friday

The new skate park in Columbia County is expected to open Friday.The skate park in Blanchard Woods Park in Evans is slated to open at 4 p.m.Until lights are installed, the park will close at dark. When they are in place, the park will stay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-08/columbia-county-skate-park-o
Columbia County cuts ribbon at official grand opening of new BMX track and skate park

...opening of the Blanchard Woods BMX Track and Skate Park was grand.Children of all ages rode...soccer field built right next to an amazing skate park with a BMX track as a backdrop, what...he saw ? not just of the new track and skate park but of the facility overall."I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/columbia-county-cuts-ribbon-o
Blackhawks take 3-0 series lead against Wild

...ice.An overnight power outage softened the ice, sending the arena scrambling to restore the surface in time for the morning skates. The skating conditions were back to normal by nightfall, and there was sure no slowing down the Blackhawks.CANADIENS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-05-05/blackhawks-take-3-0-series