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In the NHL playoffs, Montreal completed the series 4-2 over Ottawa 2-0 taking the Habs to the second round and it was Minnesota over St. Louis 4-1 to advance to the second round after completing the series 4-2.

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Hockey: It’s a sport enjoyed by kids a few years removed from taking their first steps and by those still agile and sturdy enough lace up. Hockey is played across the world and around the clock, as young and old scramble for ice time at their local rink. And like most sports, nothing’s guaranteed, but still, there’s no shortage of dreams.

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Glens Falls is losing its professional hockey team after only one season. But there is a silver lining — another team will skate at the City Center next fall.

June 14 marks the 20th anniversary of one the most memorable nights in New York hockey history, when the New York Rangers broke a 54-year curse and beat Vancouver for the Stanley Cup.

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  Glens Falls has a new hockey team coming to town.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the small city is thrilled to host the Calgary affiliate.

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Officials and members of the public gathered in Glens Falls today to officially welcome a new American Hockey League team. It’s a boost for a city that has had its share of teams come and go in recent years.

At a press conference at the Glens Falls Civic Center, city officials and local residents cheered on the official welcoming of the arena’s new American Hockey League Team, the Adirondack Flames.

4/17/14 Panel

Apr 17, 2014

    Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Publisher Emeritus of The Daily Freeman, Ira Fusfeld, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

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WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Tim Sullivan, an Associated Press sports editor and author of Battle on the Hudson: the Devils, the Rangers, and the NHL’s Greatest Series Ever, which is published by Triumph.

The early spring of 1994 is considered by many fans to be the pinnacle of winter sports in New York City. The Knicks were on their way to seven-game classic Finals loss to the Rockets, and in hockey, the Rangers were running down a 54-year demon in their quest for a Stanley Cup.