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Interview
May 31st, 2014

Ottawa Honors Wrong Jack Purcell

In Ottawa, the Jack Purcell Park proudly honors a local hero who repaired hockey equipment for neighborhood youths. But park officials mistakenly constructed new sculptures in honor of a Canadian badminton champion, also named Jack Purcell.

Interview
May 24th, 2014

N.Y. Rangers Hoping To End 20-Year Drought

The New York Rangers have rebounded from a disappointing 2013 and sit two wins away from the Stanley Cup Finals. Wall Street Journal reporter Matthew Futterman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the team’s unexpected rise.

OAG 20th Anniversary
May 17th, 2014

For Women’s Hockey, Progress With Room To Grow

One of the women’s sports that has changed dramatically in OAG’s 20 years on the air is ice hockey. For our 20th Anniversary Live Show, we invited two prominent women in the game today.

Feature
April 12th, 2014
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Hobey Baker: A Hockey Legend Lost Too Soon

Before Babe Ruth or Michael Jordan, America’s favorite athlete was hockey player Hobey Baker. John Weber looks into Baker’s life and the award which is named for him.

In the news
March 15th, 2014

Female Olympic Goalie Joins Men’s Pro Hockey League

Fresh off winning a gold medal in Sochi with the Canadian national team, Shannon Szabados is back on the ice. But now she’s in the U.S., skating in Georgia with men’s pro team. She tells Bill Littlefield about the transition.

Commentary
March 12th, 2014

H.S. Hockey Game Produces Seven Overtimes, Two Champions

On Saturday, two Ohio high school hockey teams played a state championship to remember. The game lasted seven overtimes before the teams were declared co-champions. Bill Littlefield weighs in on the decision to stop the game.

Interview
December 21st, 2013

David-Alexandre Beauregard: One Eye, 20 Years, 540 Goals

David-Alexandre Beauregard spent 20 years playing minor league hockey. He might have made it to the NHL had it not been for an accident that left him blind in one eye. Beauregard and Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim join us to tell the story.

Profile
July 20th, 2013

Devils’ Kovalchuk Returns To The Land Of The Lower Tax Rate

Why would an NHL star walk away from a lucrative contract to play for a lesser league? Former New Jersey Devil Ilya Kovalchuk will play for the Kontinental Hockey League next year, and the Wall Street Journal’s Mike Sielski says he’ll benefit from Russia’s lower tax rate.

Feature
July 13th, 2013

‘Slap Shot’ Celebrates 35 Years Of Pucks, Punches And Profanity

In 1977, a recipe of minor league hockey, swearing and violence produced an enduring piece of sports cinema. 2012 marked the 35th anniversary of ‘Slap Shot’. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou looks at the staying power of the hockey comedy that starred Paul Newman and three bruising, bespectacled brothers.

In The News
June 29th, 2013

Lockout? What Lockout? NHL Stanley Cup Finals Cap Wild Postseason

The Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup in Boston after rallying to beat the Bruins in Game 6 on Monday. After a lockout that nearly killed the season, the NHL roared back and closed out the campaign with the first Finals matchup of “Original Six” teams since 1979. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

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