Ice warriors

Ice warriors

Joe Gibbons

Where once there were none, there are now six players in the National Hockey League who call Newfoundland and Labrador home. Telegram sports editor Robin Short recently spoke with Michael Ryder, Ryane Clowe, Daniel Cleary, Colin Greening, Teddy Purcell and Adam Pardy, and took a look at their careers so far.

NHL jerseys, signed by Newfoundland players in the NHL.

Cool customer with a hot shot

February 18, 2014 - 4 h 31

First in a six-part series.

Tomorrow: Ryane Clowe

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Julien was Ryder’s first junior hockey coach,...

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Cool customer with a hot shot

Giving a Devil his due

February 19, 2014 - 4 h 31

Funny how the body works. Clowe is a 6-3, 225-pound specimen, ripped and tough like the side of beef Rocky pounded on in the movie. Abs and pecs are one thing, however. The brain is another.

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Giving a Devil his due

Money talked but Cleary walked

February 20, 2014 - 7 h 39

But in the real world, $6 million is, well, six million dollars!!!

Daniel Cleary knows the question is coming. He has to. He knows most of us can’t quite grasp the fact he essentially walked...

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Money talked but Cleary walked

Not just brawn, but brains too

February 21, 2014 - 4 h 30

He fantasized about it as a child, to be certain, not unlike any other Canadian hockey-playing youngster. But as he grew older, Greening came to realize the chances of playing pro were slim.

And...

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Not just brawn, but brains too

Not trigger-happy, but still a big shot

February 22, 2014 - 4 h 45

Fifth in a six-part series

Monday: Adam Pardy

 

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He’s tied for fifth in scoring on the third-best team in the Eastern Conference,...

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Not trigger-happy, but still a big shot

Pardy keeps it simple

February 24, 2014 - 4 h 31

But here’s the skinny on the Winnipeg Jets’ player: Pardy is a dependable No. 5 or 6 defenceman, a big body (6-4, 220) who is still young (29), will log up to 15 minutes of ice and won’t get you...

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Pardy keeps it simple