Stephen Harper Hockey

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The prime minister's personal plane was just one of the locales where elated hockey fans erupted with delight Thursday after the Canadian women's hockey team eked out a thrilling gold-medal win over t...
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Harper Jokes He Settled For PM Job

TORONTO - Stephen Harper may have written a book about hockey, but he says his knowledge of the sport didn't translate that well on the ice.While promoting his new book "A Great Game: The Forgotten Le...
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Harper Honours Hockey Greats

OTTAWA - NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier couldn't stop the tears, or the lump from forming in his throat, as he and two other hockey greats were honoured Monday for their contributions to the game.The...
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Harper's Message To Bettman

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is urging NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to let the league's stars play in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.Harper says he speaks for all Canadians who want to see the cou...
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Harper Keeps Hockey Promise

SASKATOON - Robin Biggs was playing recreational hockey when halfway through the game he skated over to the bench and lost consciousness.Biggs was having a heart attack."My teammates noticed I was in...
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NHL Lockout Is Making Harper Sad

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he's saddened by the lockout that has paralysed the NHL.In an interview with French broadcaster TVA, Harper says he's finding some consolation by turning hi...
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Harper Sees Upside To NHL Lockout

TORONTO -- Like most hockey fans, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is hoping there won't be a work stoppage in the National Hockey League this fall. But Harper says a lockout could have one bright spot....