Hockey Fans Hope NHL Lockout Ends Soon

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PHILADELPHIA — Across the United States and Canada, fans of hockey, both young and old, are expressing growing frustration with the labor dispute that has apparently taken the National Hockey League completely out of the public’s attention. Ticket holders say they are eager to get back to the ice and see the lockout end, which it did, on Jan. 6. Stadium parking…

Locked-Out NHL Players Turn to Curling

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BOSTON — The National Hockey League’s recent announcement canceling all NHL games through December 30 has forced a number of professional hockey players to turn to the sport of curling to make a living. “There’s something about a biter on swingy ice in an extra end that gets my juices going!” Said San Jose Sharks left wing Frazer McLaren, a closet curling…