Speed skating took place in Richmond, while the snowboard and freestyle skiing events were hosted at Cypress Mountain in the District of West Vancouver. Olympic and Paralympic Villages and media facilities were located in Vancouver and Whistler. Quick Facts about the Vancouver Winter Games 17 days of Olympic Games events athletes 10, media representatives 3 billion television viewers worldwide On the obverse, the Olympic rings marked in relief accompanied by Aboriginal designs taken from the orca work produced by laser and giving the impression of additional texture. On the reverse, the official name of the Games in English and French, the two official languages of Canada and the Olympic Movement. The undulating shape of the medals was devised by Omer Arbel, a Canadian industrial designer and architect originally from Vancouver.
John Scott (ice hockey)
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Playing career[ edit ] While growing up in Ontario, Scott was a Boston Bruins fan and decided to be a defenseman following Ray Bourque. Undrafted, Scott committed to a four-year collegiate hockey career with Michigan Tech in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association , hoping to at least have a degree if his hockey career did not pan out. Prior to his senior year, Scott was involved in an automobile accident while driving under the influence ; he was convicted and spent an unspecified amount of time in jail. During his first professional season in —07 he was signed by the Minnesota Wild to an entry-level contract. In the second year of his contract in the —12 season, Scott was dealt at the trade deadline to the New York Rangers for a fifth-round draft pick in on February 27,
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Development[ edit ] The original screenplay by Nancy Dowd is based in part on her brother Ned Dowd 's experiences playing minor-league hockey in the US in the s, during which time violence--especially in the low minors--was the selling point of the game. Dowd was living in Los Angeles when she got a call from Ned, a member of the Johnstown Jets hockey team. He gave her the bad news that the team was for sale. He later used the role to launch a career as a Hollywood character actor, an assistant director and eventually a line producer. The characters of the "Hanson Brothers" are based on three actual brothers:
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