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NHL Expansion for the Emerald City?

Conor Scanlon, Sports Writer

October 10, 2017

As the Vegas Golden Knights dropped the puck for the first time in the sparkling new T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday, hopeful National Hockey League fans in Seattle saw their dream of expansion actualized in a different city. After losing the SuperSonics to relocation in 2008, investors have made a strong pu...

NHL Season Outlook

Conor Scanlon, Sport's Reporter

October 20, 2016

Mid-October brings several guarantees: leaves on the ground, crisp weather and the start of the National Hockey League season. Despite a busy offseason, many of last year’s contenders look to remain atop their respective conferences competing for the Stanley Cup. This coming season may be one of the ...

What’s the Most Athletic Position in Sports?

Cole Anderson, Sports Editor

February 11, 2016

MBeing an athlete requires so many things; a combination of hand-eye coordination, speed and strength are just a few things which earn one the title of athlete. Everyone at the professional level is most certainly an athletic specimen, and there are certain professional athletes who stand out as more ...

Why the Stanley Cup Playoffs are the best playoffs

Cole Anderson

April 23, 2015

I'd like to preface this column by saying that hockey is not usually my favorite sport; football is. And my favorite hockey team, the Los Angeles Kings, didn't even make the playoffs this year. Nonetheless, I am going to make every effort to watch as much playoff hockey as I possibly can, because the...

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