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  • Gretzky Vs Lemieux Research Paper

    Through analyzing them, you can find patterns that define how a player performs. We can look at how and when they score goals. We can look at how age affects their production. We can also analyze a player's point-per-game average and how it changes. From Gretzky’s stats, the trade that moves him from being an Edmonton Oiler to the LA Kings. His point per game average was 2.3985 points per game. However, after the trade, his point per game average drops to 1.3595. Simply put, Gretzky is not as dominant without a good team playing with him. What if the Edmonton Oiler team did not have players like Mark Messier, Jari Kurri and etc.? What do you think Gretzky’s point-per-game average would have been? Lemieux did not have reliable teammates when he first started, yet had 100+ point seasons (Hockeydb). The years he got injured, he was still on pace for 100+ points (Hockeydb). Lemieux stayed consistent with a good and bad team, unlike Gretzky. Lemieux's greatest achievement would be the game when he scored 5 goals in 5 different ways. On December 31, 1988, “Lemieux netted an even strength goal, scored on the power play, scored shorthanded, converted on a penalty shot, and added…

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  • Prospect Impressions: Case Study

    likes to have some fun post-game. Would you be surprised to know that Rickard Rakell currently sits fourth in team- scoring for the Anaheim Ducks? Ahead of a number of powerhouse veterans, Rakell has quietly elevated his game, something the Ducks desperately needed to turn their season around after an abysmal start. You could consider Rakell as somewhat of a saving grace for the team, as his ability to play up-and-down the lineup has been a critical element to the Ducks recent…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Violence In Hockey

    these lines would be a good answer to both sides of this argument. It would not take fighting out of the game fully, but it would reduce the amount of fights dramatically through the season which could potentially create much less chances of more dangerous violent acts that could result in bad, “front page” injuries. In hockey, there is many different roles on a team and one of them is the enforcer. Enforcers are the “tough guys”, the “fighters” or even the “goons”, and it is their job to…

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  • Wayne Gretzky: The Most Famous NHL Player

    With his time at the Oilers, the dominant team of the 1980's, they exploited some of the rules in the game. The most impactful thing was, in hockey, you can get a penalty, and when you do, it's two minutes in the penalty box. Your team plays a man down, four versus five. If the other team then gets a penalty, it turns into a four on four, giving more skating room. The Oilers loved four on four, having some of the most talented skaters in the NHL, and the greatest player of all time, Gretzky.…

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  • Canadian Celiac Association

    The Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) Edmonton Chapter is a non-profit organization which raises awareness and offers support to those suffering from celiac disease. The organization aims to assist people who have celiac disease by providing information on how to manage the disease and eat a gluten-free diet. Annually, the Edmonton Chapter hosts various events which raise funds for the organization and garner media attention. The organization depends on these events to stay active in the…

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  • Case Study: The American Dream Mall

    shopping, dining and entertainment destination any one has yet to see. The complex has been under construction for over thirteen years in the Meadowlands located right next to the MetLife Stadium, home of the NFL New York Jets and New York Giants. Throughout the past couple of years this project has seen many different project managers and developers causing many project issues lawsuits, scheduling conflicts, and project delays. However, real estate development company Triple Five Group will…

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  • The Calgary Flames In The NHL

    rest of the project, which is 225 million dollars. The levy is an increase in tax revenue to fulfill the rivers district project’s ambitious economic, social and environmental objectives. Awhile the City of Calgary’s Proposal is 33% from the levy, 33% from the ownership group of the flames and the rest to be paid by the users of the stadium. Currently, the Flames president has stated that they are no longer pursuing a new arena, as they cannot get a deal that makes sense for the team. However,…

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  • Informative Speech On Wayne Gretzky

    Gretzky would continue to dominate his competitors as he climbed the hockey hierarchy. For a short time, he even played for the Indianapolis Racers of the former WHL before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers. When the WHL folded, Edmonton was absorbed into the NHL and from that point on, the NHL was never the same. (Bio) 1. Wayne Gretzky played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League, from 1979 to 1999, during which he was rostered on four teams. He was given the nickname "The Great One" and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey To A Hockey Team

    agent, because I didn't feel that I could play with the same team, that was close to the cup, and lost. I later found the New York Rangers, which I chose to accept the offer. That year, I knew, would be my last, so I wanted to go out with a bang. I remember the last night of playing professional hockey. The tickets sold out, televised nationally, and one big speech that I was supposed to say, but it wasn’t long. I went out on the ice of Madison Square Garden, and I noticed the number 99 was on…

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  • Peter Pocklington's Influence On Leadership In Business

    Peter Pocklington, a Canadian entrepreneur and politician who formerly owned the Edmonton Oilers had a perception of how to be successful in business. Most of this Laws coined by Pocklington has influenced leadership in business in a whole. Although, he is a convicted felon, we still cannot take away how some of his laws has made one analyze business in general. Pocklington was able to redefine what is possible, his perception of what is possible goes beyond the norm. What we can learn from his…

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