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Kings see nothing but positives with 41st pick

Like so many of the youngsters chosen in the annual NHL draft, Jaret Anderson-Dolan watched his parents skate and he took to the ice on a pair of double-runners before he was 2 years old. Like many of those kids, he developed a terrific shot by rifling the puck hundreds of times a day at the rink or in his Calgary backyard, to the detriment of the nearby houses.

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Missouri Mavericks honor Willie O’Ree as part of Salute Weekend

Willie O’Ree, 81, who was the first black player to play in a National Hockey League game, spoke to the Missouri Mavericks on Friday. He will be at the Mavericks' 7:05 p.m. Saturday game against Quad City in which the team will honor the 75th anniversary of the Kansas City Monarchs’ 1942 Negro League World Series championship. Also scheduled to attend are former Royals John Mayberry and Frank White. Tickets to the game are available through Ticketmaster.
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Missouri Mavericks honor Willie O’Ree as part of Salute Weekend 3:29

Missouri Mavericks honor Willie O’Ree as part of Salute Weekend

Kids help Mavericks design aprons for auction 1:08

Kids help Mavericks design aprons for auction

Mavericks hire former player John-Scott Dickson as coach 1:17

Mavericks hire former player John-Scott Dickson as coach

Kansas City may lack NHL team, but not passion for hockey 0:42

Kansas City may lack NHL team, but not passion for hockey