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Islanders set franchise mark in shootout win over Flyers

...Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs.He guided Canada to the championship at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, the country's first gold medal in men's hockey in 50 years.Quinn also played for the Canucks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-11-24/islanders-set-franchise-ma
Saving Detroit

...manager in mind, but didn't reveal who.Alford's idea for Mitt Romney seems a natural ? since Romney did rescue the 2002 Olympics, and his father was once governor of Michigan.But who it is isn't as important as the ideas the manager brings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-03-11/saving-detroit
Defensemen Chelios and Niedermayer, forward Shanahan join hockey Hall of Fame

...ending his playing career back in New Jersey.Heaney was a defenseman on Canada's gold-medal-winning team at the 2002 Olympics and is considered one of the best female players in history.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-07-09/defensemen-chelios-and-nie
Final roster set for Turin

...athletes including Bode Miller, Jeremy Bloom, Michelle Kwan and Apolo Anton Ohno. Of the 211, 85 competed in the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, and 40 of those helped the United States set a record with 34 medals. One of the athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/oly_51079.shtml
Olympics
Emily Hughes makes Turin debut

...Hughes shrugged it off, as she always does. Sarah is the other Hughes these days. Sure, she won a gold medal at the 2002 Olympics. But now it's her sister in the figure skating spotlight, pretty heady stuff for a 17-year-old whose best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/18/oly_57422.shtml
Olympics
Mitt Romney is the man to vote for

...increase the military by 100,000 soldiers. I have been watching Mr. Romney since he engineered the turnaround of the 2002 Olympics. He is intelligent, a man of integrity and a man who knows how to solve problems. For those of you still considering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/24/let_184688.shtml
Letters
Cohen favored with Kwan out

...international level. "It's very, very disappointing to both us. It's very sad." Kwan has skated sporadically since the 2002 Olympics, skipping the Grand Prix series entirely the past three seasons. But she always managed to turn on the magic at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/08/oth_40879.shtml
Other sports
Thrashers sign free agent defenseman

...Manager Don Waddell called Smehlik, 32, "a proven veteran who will provide us with leadership and stabilizing presence on our blue line." Smehlik, 32, was a member of the Czech Republic team at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/11/hoc_347879.shtml
Hockey
Resignations prompt new questions

...will replace Joklik and Johnson? How should future Olympics be awarded? How will the scandal affect sponsorship of the 2002 Olympics? Who will foot the bill if sponsor money dries up? State officials and Olympic organizers agree that the sooner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/10/oth_249825.shtml
Other sports
Arbitrator awards Bruins' Gonchar raise to $5.5 million

...Gonchar has 148 goals and 277 assists in 669 NHL games. He was a member of Russia's bronze medalist team at the 2002 Olympics. The Bruins had the option of walking away from the decision, something the team did when an arbitrator awarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/04/hoc_424248.shtml
Hockey