Archives For Hockey

1. The Politics of Plague

2. Francis on Maine Commission Report: Tribe’s Complaints Are Justified

3. Washington and Oregon Declare Fire Emergencies, Overwhelmed by 20+ Blazes

Shaniko Butte Fire envelopes trees on the Warm Springs Reservation.

4. Former NHL Player Rocky Thompson Hired as Oilers Assistant Coach
Rocky Thompson, Cree, was hired as a assistant coach by the Edmonton Oilers
on July 16, 2014.

5. ‘Maverick,’ ‘Rockford Files’ Star James Garner, Cherokee, Dies at 86

AP Photo/Wally Fong
James Garner in character on the set of ‘Bret Maverick’ in 1982.
AP Photo/Wally Fong

6. Top 10 Most Famous Native Americans

7. 500 Nations The Story of Indian Americans Part 1

8. 500 Nations The Story of Native Americans 2

9. native american stories and legends

10. American Indian Actors


Pastrnak a native of Czech Republic

Denis Barrette coached in North Andover, Haverhill


Comments directed at Montreal’s P.K. Subban

Boston 5, Montreal 3

Thousands of tweets use racist words to describe P.K. Subban

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1. Why do people lie even when they know it’s easier to tell the truth?

2. Today I saw a mother push her child to the ground, but immediately turned around to see if she was ok.  What was the point of hurting the child just so she could comfort her?

3. I was so happy to hear that the Bruins beat Red Wings, and reach next playoff round

4. Raising teenage children is just as hard on the kids as it is on the adults.

5. Last week my youngest daughter woke up having grown a full 4″ in her sleep.  That sure seems unusual to me. Now I real feel weird because I’m 5″4 and 1/2 and she is an even 5″4 at 12 years of age.

6. For some reason, I can’t seem to get the song “Bette Davis Eyes” out of my head.

7. I’m watching this movie called Phase IV while my husband is passed out snoring in the bed. It has to be one of the most slow-moving movies I have ever watched. But for some strange reason, I can’t stop watching it.

8. I truly hated hearing the story about the 24-year-old dies in fall from balcony.

9. I’m randomly wondering what’s going on with Tiger Woods.  I haven’t heard his name mentioned recently.  I’m wondering what he’s doing now.

10. It feels strange to be the only one stirring about in the house with everyone else asleep already. I kind of like the peaceful moments thou. Sometimes, I wish it could last longer.

1. My Year of ‘Exiled Enlightenment’

2. Northern Cheyenne Lands Act Looks to Right a Century Old Wrong

Rep. Steve Daines (R-Montana) meeting with members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council in Lame

3. With Mixed Martial Arts, Vaughn Buffalo Bull Lodge Shows Warrior Mentality

Courtesy Dog Soldier MMA
Vaughn Buffalo Bull Lodge

4. Navajo Nation to Get copy Billion in Historic Kerr-McGee $5.15 Billion Cleanup Settlement

Rick Abasta/Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly announces the settlement with Kerr-McGee Corp. for uranium cleanup totaling copy billion on April 3 before the Dzil Yijiin Regional Council on April 3, 2014 at Black Mesa Chapter House.

5. Raging Rivers: Navajo Nation Council to Vote on Grand Canyon Escalade Project

Grand Canyon Timelapse: The Living Landscape (
The Grand Canyon Escalade project is slated at the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado rivers in northern Arizona.

6. Indigenous Student Discusses Public Suicide Over Chief Illiniwek Pain

Xochitl Sandoval/Facebook
Xochitl Sandoval, an indigenous student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

7. HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Has a Native on Set: Emmy Nominee Richard Toyon

Photo Courtesy Jaimie Trueblood/HBO
Silicon Valley (left to right): Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Kumail Nanjiani. Production Design by Richard Toyon. Photo Courtesy Jaimie Trueblood/HBO

8. $20M Awarded to Build First Pumping Plant for Navajo-Gallup Project

9. First Aboriginal NHL Player Honored at Oilers Game

Sasakamoose, third from left, sports a Chicago Blackhawks jersey during a previous event

10. Cheyenne River Youth Project Offering Paid Internships for Teen Gardening Program

Suzette Brewer
Khalid Garreau cooks with freshly harvested vegetables at the Cheyenne River Youth Project kitchen.

11. Redskins Argument Bingo! (Or, 24 Inane Arguments Shot Down)

Bruins 2, Avalanche 0

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) scores on Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1) the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Friday, March 21, 2014.

AP Photo/Joe Mahoney

DENVER — The Boston Bruins became the first NHL team to clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And they did it by refusing to get ahead of themselves.

Patrice Bergeron and Carl Soderberg each had a goal, Chad Johnson stopped 31 shots for his third career shutout, and the Bruins beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 on Friday night for their 11th win in a row.

“We don’t really worry about how many we’ve won or who we’re playing in one day or two days,” Johnson said. “We just worry about who’s next. That’s sort of where our mindset is. Just staying in the moment, I think, is the biggest key to our success right now.”

Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara said clinching a postseason berth won’t alter that mindset.

“We still have to play our hockey, really focusing on the little details going into the playoffs, and not getting satisfied and complacent,” he said. “We just still have to push our team to the best, maximum results.”

Johnson was at the center of their latest success, which pushed their point total to 101, the 21st time the team has reached the 100-point threshold.

“He made some saves that helped us a lot,” Boston defenseman Dougie Hamilton said. “I thought he played really well.”

Colorado pulled goalie Semyon Varlamov for an extra attacker with five minutes remaining but couldn’t avert its first shoutout of the season. The Avalanche had scored at least once in 80 straight games since their previous shutout last April 6 at Phoenix.

“They slowed us down and they did a good job,” Colorado’s Matt Duchene said of Boston. “We hadn’t been shut out all year. Usually, it happens against great teams.”

Colorado, which handed Boston its only shutout of the season on Oct. 10, was the last NHL team to be blanked this season.

“I thought our play was very positive,” Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said. “We had a lot of good chances early on. Except for maybe the first six or seven minutes of the start of the third, I thought we played better than them. Their goalie played really well. He made some great saves.”

Johnson turned away a flurry of shots in the final minutes and delivered two key saves in the second period, using his glove to stop Nathan MacKinnon’s shot on a breakaway and stuffing Jan Hejda’s shot from up close with his upper body.

“They had some good chances there in the second, and I just tried to be in position and make the saves when I thought I could,” said Johnson, who improved to 10-0-1 in his last 11 starts, a career-best point streak that includes a pair of shutouts.

With the Bruins on the power play, Loui Eriksson passed to Soderberg in the lower right circle for a wrist shot into the upper corner of the net on Varlamov’s stick side. That made it 2-0 at 13:11 of the second period.

Boston also struck in the first. Bergeron slipped through Colorado’s defense, taking a pass from Hamilton in the slot and firing a shot that Varlamov stopped. But the rebound trickled out, and Bergeron knocked the loose puck back into the net at 5:12.

“He made a good play to go to the net. I just put it in to him,” Hamilton said. “He hit him right in the chest and he had a good finish off of that. I was pretty happy to have that there.”

NOTES: The Bruins’ win streak is the longest since a 13-game run in the 1970-71 season. … Avs C John Mitchell sat out for a second time after leaving Tuesday’s game at Montreal with a back injury. He remains day to day. … Colorado D Erik Johnson turned 26 on Friday. … Boston hasn’t lost since a 4-2 defeat to Washington on March 1. … The Bruins have also won their last six road games and earned a point in their past 13 (10-0-3). … Boston has won its last three games in Denver.

Streak ties Anaheim for NHL’s longest this season

NEWARK, N.J. — Brad Marchand and Jarome Iginla scored in a 59-second span early in the second period and the Boston Bruins beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight win.

Patrice Bergeron and Chris Kelly also scored and Chad Johnson made 20 saves as the Eastern Conference leaders hurt the Devils’ postseason hopes by sending them to their third straight loss.

The 10-game winning streak ties Anaheim for the NHL’s longest this season. It is the Bruins’ longest since a 10-game run in November 2011, and four shy of the franchise record set in 1929-30.

Patrik Elias and Travis Zajac scored for the Devils, who are now in danger of missing the playoffs for the second straight year and third time in four. Martin Brodeur made 27 saves.


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