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Ex-North Star Murray Oliver Dies At 77

Murray Oliver, a five-time All-Star who briefly coached the Minnesota North Stars, has died from a heart attack. He was 77. Oliver, who died on Sunday, played for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs and North Stars in a career that started in 1957 and ended in 1975.

11/25/2014

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: August 11, 2012

People inside the Vikings insist they are intent on making playing baseball a part of the new football stadium. If the NHL gets salary roll backs as part of their new collective bargaining agreement, it could be big savings for Craig Leipold on Zach Praise and Ryan Suter’s contracts. Suter chartered his own plane to be part of the fundraiser for Jack Jablonski. Nice move!

08/11/2012

Violence In Sports

Good Question: Why Do We Like Violence In Sports?

The New York Times has been writing about Derek Boogaard’s role as a fighter on the ice and how it affected him. It got us wondering about big fights and hits on the ice and on the field.

12/05/2011

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