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Published Oct. 12, 2005

Dream team: The custodians of Canada's Olympic hockey team today will get to hear the NHL's plans to send a number of Dream Teams to the 1994 Winter Olympics.

The NHL is considering closing the league for three weeks to allow its players to compete in the Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway. Such a move would allow all-star teams from Canada, the United States and other countries.

The Lindros aftermath: The reaction to Eric Lindros' return to Quebec was strong enough to move league president Gil Stein to begin an investigation of the crowd behavior.

The sellout crowd chanted obscenities and threw pacifiers, coins, golf balls and other objects onto the ice, delaying the game frequently.