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Michael Kim speaks to ESPN America’s lead NHL analysts Barry Melrose and Matthew Barnaby about their thoughts on the NHL Conference Finals.

Business Diary: Who'll be next with a Davos sick note?

This year's Davos World Economic Forum is turning out to be something of a curse. First President Lula of Brazil failed to make it after being taken ill on his plane. Now Rupert Murdoch isn't coming either – the rumours are that he has hurt his neck. If you're a power broker flying into Davos this week, remember that these things tend to run in threes.

A man's aggression is written all over his face, say scientists

A man's aggressive tendencies are written in his facial features, according to a study that has found a link between bad temper and the shape of a man's face.

My Winnipeg (12A)

Guy Maddin's homage to his home town of Winnipeg is an outstanding and often hilarious piece of film-making

ICE HOCKEY: Noble lifts the Steelers

SHEFFIELD STEELERS moved to within a point of the top of the Sekonda Superleague after a last-gasp victory over Nottingham Panthers. Kip Noble was the Steelers hero, his double earning his side a 3-2 victory at the Sheffield Arena.

Ice Hockey: Steelers fall to cool Cain

SHEFFIELD STEELERS last night blew the chance to go top of the Superleague as Nottingham Panthers gained sweet revenge for their agonising defeat on Boxing Day.

Ice hockey: Brebant set for Knights in swap deal

MANCHESTER STORM are believed to have agreed a swap deal with London Knights enabling Rick Brebant to leave the MEN Arena and Ryan Duthie to move north.

ICE HOCKEY: Depleted Ayr target record unbeaten run

JIM LYNCH, coach of the Ayr Scottish Eagles, has vowed to bring in two new faces by the start of the year in an attempt to bolster his side's Superleague title challenge.

Ice Hockey: Heroux hat-trick helps sink Knights

AYR SCOTTISH EAGLES piled on the misery for the Superleague leaders London Knights with a 6-3 victory at the Centrum Arena on Sunday night.

Ice Hockey: Storm salvage season in penalty shoot-out

London Knights 3 Manchester Storm 3 ot; Manchester win 1-0 on pens

Ice Hockey: Steelers squander chance to take Superleague lead

MIKE BLAISDELL'S honeymoon period as coach of Sheffield Steelers came to an end with a 6-3 defeat by Ayr Scottish Eagles in the Superleague.

Letter: The Archer lessons

Sir: Not half a million more.... No: half a million less!

Ice hockey: Britain hopeful of hosting play-off

GREAT BRITAIN look likely to be given vital home advantage for their play-off against Norway later this month for a place among the world elite.

Ice Hockey: Blaisdell resigns and is linked with Steelers

MIKE BLAISDELL is set to become the front-runner for the Sheffield Steelers coaching vacancy after yesterday handing in his resignation at Nottingham Panthers.

Sporting Digest: Ice Hockey

Ed Courtenay, of Sheffield Steelers, has been named the "Face to Watch" for October. The 31-year-old forward, a former NHL player with the San Jose Sharks, is in his third season with the Steelers. He dominated the Superleague scoring chart in October, with six goals and seven assists from eight games, and is top of the overall scoring table with 22 points (12 goals, 10 assists) from 14 games.

Ice Hockey: Hand happy to be backing Britain

TONY HAND, Great Britain's all-time leading points scorer, will end his self-imposed five-year exile at the Sheffield Arena tomorrow when he spearheads Britain's efforts to return to Pool A of the World Championships.
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