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  • The Cold War On Ice Bobby Orr Analysis

    Bobby Orr, who used to be a professional player for the NHL team the Boston Bruins, can be seen flying across the ice after scoring the game-winning goal of game four in the Stanley Cup Final of 1970. This photograph was taken by Ray Lussier at the old Boston Garden on May 10th, 1970. It represents one of the most famous goals in hockey history giving Boston its first Stanley Cup win in a long time. The photograph symbolizes the spirit hockey has and the Boston Bruins. It is a very interesting picture, because it shows that when a photographer is in the right place at the right time, great pictures can occur. The facial expressions on Bobby Orr’s face as he is sailing through the air, and the look on the fans faces show how much they love this team. Lussier’s photograph represents the idea of masculine as well as competitive spirit and nature of the sport of hockey. The photo of the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues players, describes the spirit hockey had in society back then and still today through the highs of winning and the lows from losing. Lussier’s…

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  • Wayne Gretzky: The Most Famous NHL Player

    The National Hockey League (NHL) was founded in 1917. This league consisted of six teams, called the original six. These teams were the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the New York Rangers. These teams played for twenty five years until the leagues first expansion. Today, there are thirty teams in the NHL. There are six players on the ice, one center, two wings, two defenseman, and a goalie. This is one line, and each team…

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  • Informative Essay On Ice Hockey

    It is unknown if the fight was a direct result of the win, but the momentum shift that occurred because of it is obvious. Fighters are able to not only provide a momentum shift, but to bring a winning motto. In 2007, the Bruins finished in 3rd to last place in the Eastern Conference and there seemed to be no hope in site. The bruins had young talented players including Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, and Marc Savard, but no one to protect and stand up for them. The bruins signed enforcer Shawn…

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  • Intergenerational Trauma

    Intergenerational trauma is a term that is used to describe traumatic events that have impacted a cultural group in one generation, which can have lasting psychological, economical, or cultural effects on future generations. Although it can exist in serious and unfortunate occurrences like residential schools, intergenerational trauma can also be light-hearted, riveting and fun in relation to sport rivalries. Sport fans are well aware that not all games are created equal and that some games are…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Violence In Hockey

    Violence in the NHL Violence in sports is a very large controversial topic and both sides have very good supporting facts to back up their choice. Some say violence is used as a strategy and some say it is just too dangerous. Sports have always had an aspect of violence in them and everyone loves a good fight in hockey or a big crunching hit in football; plus, it’s sometimes the only reason people watch. Therefore, it would take too much away from big sports, such as hockey, if there was no…

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  • The Boston Marathon Bombing Analysis

    The Boston Marathon is a race that is held every year on the third Monday of April since 1897. This event attracted several people. On April 15,2013 two bombs went off near the finish line killing 3 bystanders and wounding more than 250 people. Not only were people seriously injured but property was damaged and the entire city was in shock. Automatically people believed they fell victim to terrorist attacks. Four days later after the FBI took over a video immersed that revealed brothers,…

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  • Best Dive Bar Essay

    from the rest? Bartenders don’t serve drinks. Bartenders serve people. This is what Boston has become known for and prides itself on—the place where you can always find a familiar face, especially the one pouring your drink. Let’s make our way past the Whole Foods on Harrison Avenue to East Berkeley Street, where I join the Friday pay-day crowds at one of the oldest neighborhood bars in Boston’s South End. Established in 1909, J.J Foley’s has managed to stay local for more than a century in a…

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  • Locke Ober Cafe Case Study

    members of churches, and even deacons engaged in it without any detriment to their moral character or standing in society. But, after a few years of temperance work, it dawned upon the minds of some that these distilleries were a source of evil rather than good, for they were “sowing the seeds of drunkenness and poverty, and helping to fill the jails and prisons with victims; and therefore deserved the condemnation rather than the condemnation of the community” (Clark, 31). Intemperance, many…

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  • Paul Revere Jr.: Bostonian Revolution

    PAUL REVERE Paul Revere was born in Boston Massachusetts on December 22, 1734. He was the son of Apollos Rivoire (father) and Deborah Hichborn (mother). His father was a French Protestant silversmith who came to America and he later "anglicized" his name as Paul Revere. Deborah Hichborn and Paul Revere Sr. had 12 children together, Paul Revere Jr. was the second oldest out of his 11 brothers and sisters. Boston had very good public schools during the time when Paul Revere Jr. Was growing up,…

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  • Essay On Boston Marathon Bombing

    ‘’On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people. Four days later, after an intense manhunt that shut down the Boston area, police captured one of the bombing suspects, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose older brother and fellow suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died following a shootout with law enforcement earlier that same day” (“Boston Marathon Bombings”).This capture and shootout…

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