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Mark Leiren-Young

Mark Leiren-Young hosts the Skaana podcast (skaana.org) and is the best-selling author of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World.

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If Ovechkin Can't Play, it's Soccer on Ice

There are officially eight teams playing for the Stanley Cup in round two -- but with the exception of the Philadelphia Flyers I'm not sure what game they're playing. I just know that if Alexander Ovechkin isn't allowed on the ice, it can't possibly be hockey.
05/02/2012 05:17 EDT
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Canucks v Canucks: Fighting the Old Devils

Yes, this was a strange season to be a Canucks fan -- and I think it's going to be the best post-season ever. The Canucks kept racking up wins, but they weren't flashy, fun, wins. They were ugly, nail-biting, old-time New Jersey Devils one goal, frequently in extra time with a "lucky bounce" wins.
04/13/2012 05:11 EDT
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Canucks to Cody Hodgson: It's Not You It's Me

I remember reading, years ago, a rumour in the now defunct Frank Magazine claiming that one of the Canucks' top defense-men was traded because he was caught "banging the twine" with the goalie's wife. I have no idea if the rumour was true, but it made more sense than the official story in the papers.
03/03/2012 12:02 EST