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February 17, 1998 | MIKE PENNER
If you can't beat 'em, naturalize 'em. (And then notify the Swedes and the International Ice Hockey Federation and see if you can maneuver your way into a more favorable quarterfinal matchup.) That is what it has come down to for Dream Team USA as it sadly teeters on the brink of elimination in this Olympic men's hockey tournament.
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February 17, 1998 | MIKE PENNER
If you can't beat 'em, naturalize 'em. (And then notify the Swedes and the International Ice Hockey Federation and see if you can maneuver your way into a more favorable quarterfinal matchup.) That is what it has come down to for Dream Team USA as it sadly teeters on the brink of elimination in this Olympic men's hockey tournament.
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February 17, 1998 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Olympic hockey tournament was on the verge of chaos on the eve of the quarterfinal round because of the International Ice Hockey Federation's decision to expel Swedish defensemen Ulf Samuelsson due to passport problems, but not to penalize his team. The IIHF deviated from its bylaws by voting merely to ban Samuelsson, who under Swedish law had forfeited his Swedish citizenship by getting a U.S. passport and thus was ineligible.
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February 17, 1998 | HELENE ELLIOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Olympic hockey tournament was on the verge of chaos on the eve of the quarterfinal round because of the International Ice Hockey Federation's decision to expel Swedish defensemen Ulf Samuelsson due to passport problems, but not to penalize his team. The IIHF deviated from its bylaws by voting merely to ban Samuelsson, who under Swedish law had forfeited his Swedish citizenship by getting a U.S. passport and thus was ineligible.
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February 5, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Edmonton goaltender Grant Fuhr, suspended for one year by the NHL last September for drug use, was reinstated by league President John Ziegler. Fuhr is eligible to return to the Oilers Feb. 18. The St. Louis Blues traded three players to the Quebec Nordiques for forward Darin Kimble. The Nordiques acquired right wing Herb Raglan and minor league defensemen Tony Twist and Andy Rymsha.
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February 5, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Edmonton goaltender Grant Fuhr, suspended for one year by the NHL last September for drug use, was reinstated by league President John Ziegler. Fuhr is eligible to return to the Oilers Feb. 18. The St. Louis Blues traded three players to the Quebec Nordiques for forward Darin Kimble. The Nordiques acquired right wing Herb Raglan and minor league defensemen Tony Twist and Andy Rymsha.
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