ICE HOCKEY

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19 July

Ice hockey’s NHL fi­nally reached agree­ment with the In­ter­na­tional Ice Hockey Fed­er­a­tion and the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee to take a break in its sea­son to enable its play­ers to com­pete at next year’s win­ter Olympic Games in Sochi in Fe­bru­ary. Un­der the agree­ment, the NHL is ex­pected to shut down on Fe­bru­ary 9 and re­sume on Fe­bru­ary 26, three days af­ter the Sochi 2014 gold-medal game.

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