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"No Substitute for Victory"
Book by Stan Obodiac, published by Redeemers Voice in 1952.
Noble, Edward Reginald 'Reg' (1896-1962)
Born in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. Played both forward & defence.
Club Career :
Played for Toronto Arenas 1917-19, Toronto St Patrick's 1919-24, Toronto St Patrick's & Montreal Maroons 1924-25, Montreal Maroons 1925-27, Detroit Cougars 1927-30, Detroit Falcons 1930-32, Detroit Red Wings & Montreal Maroons 1932-33 and Cleveland Falcons 1933-34.
Medals :
Won the Stanley Cup in 1918, 1922 & 1926.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962.
Noble, Ian (- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain (Junior) in 1980.
Club Career :
Played for Billingham.
Medals : Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1980.
Noble, Kip (1968- )
Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Canada 1989-90.
Club Career :
Played for Michigan Tech 1986-90, Utrecht 1990-91, Michigan Falcons 1991-92, Nijmegen Tigers 1992-94, Tilburg Trappers 1994-95, Durham Wasps 1995-96, Cardiff Devils 1996-99 and Sheffield Steelers 1999-00.
Medals :
Won the Challenge Cup in 2000.
Honours :
BIHWA All-Star defenceman 1996-97, 1997-98 and 1998-99.
Sekona Face To Watch - November 1998.
Noble, Rod (-)
Club Career : Played for Bristol Redwings and Southampton Vikings 1976-77.
Nobelhallen
Karlskoga, Sweden.
Home ice for : Bofors IK
Capacity : 6,264
Ice pad size : 
Nokelainen, Esko (- )
International Career : Coached Finland in the 1998 Olympics and the 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2001 World Championships. (assistant).
Medals : Won World Championship silver in 1998, 1999 & 2001 (assistant coach).
Won Olympic bronze in 1998 (assistant coach).
Won World Championship bronze in 2000 (assistant coach).
Nokelainen, Petteri (1986- )
Born in Imatra, Finland. Forward. New York Islanders 1st pick (16th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Nolan, Owen (1972- )
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Right-wing. Quebec Nordiques 1st pick (1st overall) in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1997 World Championships and the 2002 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Quebec Nordiques 1990-95, Colorado Avalanche & San Jose Sharks 1995-96, San Jose Sharks 1996-02, San Jose Sharks & Toronto Maple Leafs 2002-03, Toronto Maple Leafs 2003-04 and Phoenix Coyotes 2006- .
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 2002.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1992, 1996, 1997 & 2002. 
NHL North America All-Star Roster 2000.
Captain of the San Jose Sharks 1998-03.
Nolan, Ted (1958- )
Born in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
Club Career :
Played for Kansas City Red Wings 1978-79, Adirondack Red Wings 1979-81, Detroit Red Wings & Adirondack Red Wings 1981-82, Adirondack Red Wings 1982-83, Detroit Red Wings & Adirondack Red Wings 1983-84, Rochester Americans 1984-85 and Pittsburgh Penguins & Baltimore Skipjacks 1985-86. Coach for Buffalo Sabres 1995-97.
Honours : Won the Jack Adams Award 1997.
Nolet, Simon (1941- )
Born in St Odilon, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Sherbrooke Castors & Quebec Aces 1964-65, Quebec Aces 1965-67, Philadelphia Flyers & Quebec Aces 1967-70, Philadelphia Flyers 1970-74, Kansas City Scouts 1974-75, Kansas City Scouts & Pittsburgh Penguins 1975-76 and Colorado Rockies 1976-77.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1974.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1972 & 1975.
Captain of the Kansas City Scouts 1974-76 and the Colorado Rockies 1976-77.
Non-checking ice hockey
Played to the same rules except physical contact. Recreational hockey for adult players and those who prefer a less psychically aggressive game.
Nonis, David (1966- )
Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Joined the Vancouver Canucks organisation in 1990 and was responsible for corporate contracts, computer scouting and team services. In 1994 he joined the National Hockey League as Manager of Hockey Operations where he worked on the Collective Bargaining Agreement and helped finalize sections of the edition drafted during the 1994-95 season. He also worked with the league's arbitration team.
Club Career (playing) : Played for the Burnaby Bluehawks 1982-84, University of Maine 1984-88 and ? (Denmark) 1988-89.
Club Career (coaching) : Coached University of Maine 1989-90 (assistant).
Club Career (managing) : General Manager of Vancouver Canucks 1998-04 (assistant) and Vancouver Canucks 2004-08.
Honours : Captain of the Maine Black Bears.
Noonan, Brian (1965- )
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Nova Scotia Oilers & Saginaw Generals 1985-86, Nova Scotia Oilers 1986-87, Chicago Blackhawks 1987-88, Chicago Blackhawks & Saginaw Hawks 1988-89, Chicago Blackhawks & Inianapolis Ice 1989-91, Chicago Blackhawks 1991-93, Chicago Blackhawks & New York Rangers 1993-94, New York Rangers 1994-95, St Louis Blues 1995-96, St Louis Blues & New York Rangers & Vancouver Canucks 1996-97, Vancouver Canucks 1997-98, Phoenix Coyotes & Inianapolis Ice 1998-99 and Chicago Wolves 1999- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1994.
Nordenskiöldinkatu
Helsinki, Finland.
Home ice for : Karhu-Kissat Helsinki
Capacity : 650
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 100 feet
Nordhorn (EC Nordhorn)
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Nordhorn, Germany. Played in the Bundesliga 1999-00.
Home ice :   
Team colours :   
Nordin, Jens (- )
Club Career : Played for London Knights (UK) 1999-00.
Nordmark, Birger (1959- ) [e-mail : birger.nordmark@stockholm.mail.telia.com or nordmark_bergelv@telia.com]
Born in Luleå, Sweden. Auditor. Hockey researcher. A regular contributor of the Eishockey Almanach and the statistical co-ordinator of the IIHF's 90 year Anniversary book. International President of the Swedish Icehockey Historical and Statistical Society (SIHSS). See Global Ice Hockey
Nordstrom, Peter (1974- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Sweden in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Norfolk Admirals [web site]
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Played in the American Hockey League 2000- .
Home ice : Norfolk Scope
Team colours :
Affiliations have included : Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning 2007-08
General manager : Al MacIsaac 2000- 
Head coach :
Trent Yawney 2000-05, 
Norfolk Scope
Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Home ice for : Hampton Roads Admirals (1989-00), Norfolk Admirals (2000- )
Capacity : 9,364
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Norris, Bruce (1924-1986)
Born in Chicago, Illionois, USA. Followed his sister Marguerite Norris as President of the Detroit Red Wings 1955-82. Son of James Norris.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1969.
Norris, Clayton (1972- )
Born in Daily, Alberta, Canada. Right-wing. Philadelphia Flyers 5th pick (116th overall) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career :
Played for Medicine Hat Tigers 1988-92, Medicine Hat Tigers & Roanoke Valley Rampage & Hershey Bears 1992-93, Hershey Bears 1993-96, Orlando Solar Bears & Philadelphia Phantoms (one game) 1996-97, Orlando Solar Bears & St John's Maple Leafs 1997-98, Orlando Solar Bears 1998-99, Newcastle Riverkings 1999-00, Cardiff Devils 2000-01 and Nottingham Panthers 2001-02.
Norris, Dwayne (1970- )
Born in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1989-90. Played for Team Canada 1993-94. Played for Canada in the 1994 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Halifax Citadels 1992-93, Team Canada & Quebec Nordiques & Cornwall Aces 1993-94, Cornwall Aces & Quebec Nordiques 1994-95, Los Angeles Ice Dogs & Anaheim Mighty Ducks & Baltimore Bandits 1995-96 and Kölner Haie 1996- .
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1994.
Norris, James (1879-1952)
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A grain millionaire, he purchased the Olympia Stadium and the Detroit Falcons in 1932 and changed the name of the team to Detroit Red Wings. During the 1930s he also purchased the St Louis Arena and established a farm team for the Red Wings. Father of Marguerite Norris, James Dougan Norris and Bruce Norris. The James Norris Memorial Trophy is named in his honour.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958.
Norris, James Dougan (1906-1966)
Born in Chicago, Illionois, USA. Together with Arthur Wirtz, he purchased the Chicago Blackhawks in 1946 and turned them from a failing franchise to one of the dominant teams of the early 1960s. He was also President of the International Boxing Club and had a keen interest in horse racing. Son of James Norris.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962.
Norris, Marguerite (1926-1994)
Born in Chicago, Illionois, USA. The first female chief executive in the National Hockey League. President of the Detroit Red Wings when they won the Stanley Cup in 1954, she became the first woman to have her name engraved on the famous trophy. She was President of the Red Wings in 1952-55. Daughter of James Norris. The Norris family owned the Red Wings 1932-82.
Norris, Warren (1974- )
Born in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Centre.
International Career :
Played for Team Canada 1998-99 & 1999-00.
Club Career :
Played for St John's Maple Leafs 1996-98, Grand Rapids Griffins & Team Canada 1998-99, Grand Rapids Griffins & Michigan K-Wings & Team Canada 1999-00, Sheffield Steelers 2000-01, HC Slovan Bratislava 2001-02, Sheffield Steelers 2002-03, EC Graz 2003-05, EC Graz & HC Lugano 2005-06 and Klagenfurter AC 2006- .
Medals : Won the Benson and Hedges Cup in 2000.
Norris Division
One of the two divisions of NHL's Prince of Wales Conference introduced in the 1974-75 season. The division moved from the Prince of Wales Conference to the Clarence Campbell Conference in 1981-82. The division name was discontinued after the 1992-93 season.
Norrköping/Skärblacka HF (IFK/IKS Norrköping)
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Norrköping, Sweden. The team name was formerly known as HC Vita Hästen. In 1996 the name changed to Norrköping/Skärblacka HF but the team played just one season under this name. Since the 1997-98 the team has been known as Hästen Hockey.
Home ice : Himmelstalundshallen
Team colours : Red and white
Norstebo, Svein (1972- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Norway in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
North American Hockey League (1973-77)
Minor Pro league. Known as the NAHL. Contested for four seasons - 1973-77. For one season, 1975-76, there was an Eastern Division and a Western Division - both with five teams. 

Regular Season
1973-74 : Syracuse Blazers
1974-75 :
Syracuse Blazers
1975-76 :
Beauce Jaros
1976-77 :
Syracuse Blazers
Play-Offs
1973-74 :
Syracuse Blazers
1974-75 :
Johnstown Jets
1975-76 :
Philadelphia Firebirds

1973-74 : Binghamton Dusters, Cape Cod Cubs, Johnstown Jets, Long Island Cougars, Maine Nordiques, Mohawk Valley Comets and Syracuse Blazers.
1974-75 : Binghamton Dusters, Cape Cod Codders, Johnstown Jets, Long Island Cougars, Maine Nordiques, Mohawk Valley Comets, Philadelphia Firebirds and Syracuse Blazers.
1975-76 : East Division - Beauce Jaros, Cape Cod Codders, Maine Nordiques, Mohawk Valley Comets and Syracuse Blazers. West Division - Binghamton Dusters, Buffalo Norsemen, Erie Blades, Johnstown Jets and Philadelphia Firebirds.
1976-77 : Beauce Jaros, Binghamton Dusters, Erie Blades, Johnstown Jets, Maine Nordiques, Mohawk Valley Comets, Philadelphia Firebirds and Syracuse Blazers.
North American League (1995-96)
Minor Pro league. 

1995-96 : Eugene Snowcats, Las Vegas Ice Dice, Los Angeles Bandits, Mexico City Toreros and Vancouver Venom.
North American Sports Network [web site]
Known as NASN. A 24/7 subscription TV channel that offers North American sports across Europe - including 175 National Hockey League games a season (as many as 5 live games a week), the All Star game, the Stanley Cup Play-Offs and 'Hockey Night in Canada'. Other sports covered - Major League Baseball, college football & basketball, NASCAR, NCAA college sports (Women's Basketball Final Four, Hockey's Frozen Four, the College World Series, etc,) and Major League Soccer (MLS). Other programmes include ESPN Baseball Tonight, ESPN College Gameday, ESPN College Hoops Tonight, NHL Powerweek, ESPN NHL Tonight, MSG SportsDesk, MSG Angles, ESPN's Pardon the Interruption, ESPN's The Life, ESPN's The Season and ESPN's Around the Horn.
North Bay Centennials
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Formerly the St Catherines Black Hawks. Played in the Ontario Hockey League 1982- .
Home ice : North Bay Memorial Gardens
Team colours : Black, white and yellow
North Bay Skyhawks [web site]
Logo © North Bay Skyhawks
North Bay, Onatrio, Canada. Played in the North Ontario Junior Hockey League. 
Home ice : North Bay Memorial Gardens
Team colours :
 blue & white
General manager : Guy Blanchard
Head coach : Kevin Kerr 2005- .
North Bay Trappers
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Played in the Eastern Professional Hockey League 1961-62 and the Northern Ontario Hockey Association.
Home ice : 
Team colours :
 
North Charleston Coliseum
North Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Home ice for : South Carolina Stingrays
Capacity : 10,529
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
North East Hockey League
Referred to as the NEHL.
North Peace Hockey League
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A Senior A hockey league in north-western Alberta and north-eastern British Columbia. One of the longest-running Senior hockey leagues still in existence in Western Canada.
Teams : Dawson Creek Canucks, Fairview Kings, Grande Prairie Athletics, Grimshaw Huskies, High Prairie Regals, Hythe Mustangs, Lakeland Eagles, Manning Comets, Peace River Stampeders, Spirit River Rangers and Valleyview Jets.
North Shore Vikings Ice Hockey Club [web site]
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New Zealand.
Home ice :  
Team colours : 
North West Hockey League
Minor Pro league that operated 1933-36. Referred to as the NWHL.
North West International Hockey League
Operated 1936-44. Referred to as the NWIHL.
Northcott, Lawrence 'Baldy' (1908-1986)
Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Played both forward & defence.
Club Career :
Played for Montreal Maroons 1928-38 and Chicago Blackhawks 1938-39.
Medals :
Won the Stanley Cup in 1935.
Honours :
NHL All-Star First Team left-wing 1932-33.
NHL All-Star Roster 1937.
Northeast Division
i. One of the divisions of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.  Teams in this division in 1998-99 were Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs.
ii.
One of the divisions of the Eastern Conference of the International Hockey League.  Teams in this division in 1997-98 were Detroit Vipers, Grand Rapids Griffins, Orlando Solar Bears and Quebec Rafales.
iii.
One of the divisions of the Northern Conference of the East Coast Hockey League. Teams in the division in 1998-99 were Chesapeake Icebreakers, Hampton Roads Admirals, Johnstown Chiefs, Richmond Renegades and Roanoke Express.
Northeastern Pennsylvannia Civic & Convention Center
Wilkes-Barre, Pensylvannia, USA. Also known as the First Union Arena.
Home ice for : Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Capacity : 8,500
Ice pad size : 
Northern Autumn Cup
Name given to the Autumn Cup competition during the period 1974 to 1981. Played on a league basis 1967-69, 1970-73 and 1974-78.  Played on a two leg basis 1978-80. Decided on the basis of the first half of the league schedule in 1980-81. See Autumn Cup.
Northern Conference
i. Former conference of the American Hockey League. The last season for this conference structure was 1996-97. Consisted of two divisions - Canadian Division and Empire State Division.
ii.
A conference of the East Coast Hockey League which has two divisions - Northeast Division and Northwest Division.
Northern Ice
A monthly magazine published in Scotland in 1993-94 by Ian Mizen.
Northern Ice Hockey Association
See NIHA
Northern League
Formed in 1966 by seven rinks - Ayr, Durham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Kirkcaldy, Paisley and Whitley Bay. Joined with the Southern League in 1981 to re-form the English National League.
Northern National Defense Hockey League
Operated 1940-46. Referred to as the NNDL. Also known as the British Columbia National Defense League.
Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA Jr A) [web site]
Ontario, Canada. A tier-two junior A league formed in 1962. A member partner of the Ontario Hockey Federation. Responsible for Minor, Junior, Senior and Adult Recreation programs in the Northern Ontario area excluding those communities within the Hockey Northwestern Ontario. Operated the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League. NOHA Jr A players who went on to NHL careers include Tony Esposito, Matt Ravlich, Chico Maki, Wayne Maki, Mike Zuke and Ivan Boldirev.
Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League
Operated by the Northern Ontario Hockey Association. A tier-two junior A league formed in 1962. In the inaugural season there were four teams - Sudbury Wolves, North Bay Trappers, Espanola Eagles and Garson-Falconbridge Native Sons.  The league later engaged in an interlocking schedule with the Ontario Hockey Association and in 1972 the Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds and the Sudbury Wolves were granted OHA franchises.  
Northern Virginia Ice Dogs [web site]
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Alexandria Virginia, USA. Youth team which plays in the Capital Beltway Hockey League.
Home ice : Mount Vernon Ice Arena & Fort Dupont Ice Arena & Herbert Wells Ice Rink
Team colours : red, white & blue
Northey, William (- )
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1945.
Northlands Coliseum  
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Built 1974. (Also known as the Edmonton Coliseum, Skyreach Centre & Rexall Place)
Home ice for : Edmonton Oilers since the season 1974-75.
Capacity : 17,503
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Northlands Park
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Home ice for : Edmonton Ice
Capacity : 
Ice pad size : 
Northwest Division
i. One of the divisions of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League.  Teams in this division in 1998-99 were Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks.
ii.
One of the divisions of the Northern Conference of the East Coast Hockey League. Teams in the division in 1998-99 were Columbus Chill, Dayton Bombers, Huntington Blizzard, Peoria Rivermen, Toledo Storm and Wheeling Nailers.
Northwest Territories Hockey Association
The Northwest Territories Hockey Association is one of thirteen Branch Associations of the Canadian Hockey Association. The association has over 2,500 players registered.
Northwestern Ontario Hockey Association
The Northwestern Ontario Hockey Association is one of thirteen Branch Associations of the Canadian Hockey Association and one of three Ontario Branches. The other Branches in the province are the Ontario Hockey Federation and the Ottawa District Hockey Association. The Northwestern Ontario Hockey Association has over 6,000 players registered.
Norton, Jeff (1965- )
Born in Acton, Massachusetts, USA. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Team USA 1987-88. Played for the USA in the 1988 Olympics and the 1989 & 1990 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Team USA & New York Islanders 1987-88, New York Islanders 1988-93, San Jose Sharks 1993-94, San Jose Sharks & St Louis Blues 1994-95, St Louis Blues & Edmonton Oilers 1995-96, Edmonton Oilers & Tampa Bay Lightning 1996-97, Tampa Bay Lightning & Florida Panthers 1997-98, Florida Panthers & San Jose Sharks 1998-99, San Jose Sharks 1999-00 and Pittsburgh Penguins & San Jose Sharks 2000-01.
Norton Palmer Hotel
Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Birthplace of the International Hockey League.
Norway - Men's National Team
See Norway
Norwegian Championship
First contested in 1935.
Norwegian Eliteserien [web site]
The name of the top hockey league in Norway since 1990. See Norwegian League
Norwegian League
The number of teams in the top Norwegian division has fluctuated over the years. The play-off arrangements and relegation/promotion have also varied. The key structures are listed below. Between 1979 and 1990 the top division in Norway was called Division 1.  Since 1990 it has been known as the Eliteserien.
i. 1979-80 : Division 1 was a 10 team league. The top four entered the play-offs (3-game series). No relegation as Storhamar declined promotion.
ii. 1980-83 : Division 1 was a 10 team league. The top four entered the play-offs (4-game series). One team relegated/promoted.
iii. 1983-84 : Division 1 was an 8 team league. The top four entered the play-offs. No relegation/promotion.
iv. 1984-85 : Division 1 was a 10 team league. The top six then played an intermediate league with the top four in that league entered into the play-offs. The bottom four teams were joined by the top two in Division 2 in a relegation/promotion league.
v. 1985-90 : Division 1 was a 10 team league playing each team four times. The top four entered the play-offs and the bottom two were joined by the top two in Division 2 in a qualification play-off.
vi. 1990-91 : Eliteserien is a 10 team league. In the first part of the season the teams played each other twice. The top eight continued with the league championship but the bottom two were joined by the top two from the new Division 1 in a qualification play-off. The top four in the league championship entered the play-offs.
vii. 1991-94 : Eliteserien was a 10 team league. In the first part of the season the teams played each other twice. The top eight played in the league championship and the bottom two were joined by the top two from the new Division 1 in a qualification play-off. The league championship was played from scratch with first placed team from the first part of the season starting with 4 points, the second placed team starting with 3 points, the third placed team starting with 2 points and the fourth placed team starting with 1 point. The top six teams then entered the play-offs (the quarter final had two groups of three, with the top two advancing to the semi-finals).
viii. 1994-96 : Eliteserien was a 8 team league playing each other four times. The top six entered the play-offs (the quarter final had two groups of three, with the top two advancing to the semi-finals) and the bottom two were joined by the top two from the Division 1 in a qualification play-off.
ix. 1996-97 : Eliteserien was a 10 team league playing each other four times. The top eight entered the play-offs (the quarter final had two groups of four, with the top two advancing to the semi-finals). The bottom team was replaced by the top team in Division 1 and the second from bottom team played a qualification game against the second placed team in Division 1.
x. 1997-  : Eliteserien was a 10 team league playing each other four times. The league is viewed as four rounds of nine games in the 36 game schedule. After each round a bonus round is played with back to back home and away games over a weekend (the number 1 team plays the number 2 team, the number 3 team plays the number 4 team, the number 5 team plays the number 6 team, the number 7 team plays the number 8 team and the number 9 team plays the 10th placed team. The top four enter the play-offs (the quarter final had two groups of three, with the top two advancing to the semi-finals). The bottom team was replaced by the top team in Division 1 and the second from bottom team played a qualification game against the second placed team in Division 1.
Norwich, Craig (- )
Club Career : Played for HC Lausanne.
Norwich Union Autumn Cup
Name given to the Autumn Cup competition between 1985 and 1991 when it was sponsored by the Norwich Union insurance company. See Autumn Cup.
Nosta-Yuzhnyi Ural Novotroitsk-Orsk
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Orsk, Russia.  Nosta = Novotroitsk Steel. Yuzhnyi Ural = Southern Urals.  Played in the Russian Premier League 1999-2000.
Home ice : Yubileinyi Sports Palace
Team colours :
 Blue, red and white
Notre Dame Arena
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Home ice for : St Boniface Saints
Capacity : 800
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Nottingham Cougars
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Under 16 team of the Nottingham Junior and Youth Development Ice Hockey Club.
Home ice : The Ice Stadium & National Ice Centre (2000- )
Team colours : white, gold & black
Nottingham Ice Hockey Club Official Year Book
Published for the 1982-83 and 1983-84 seasons.
Nottingham Ice Stadium
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Built in 1938. The arena in Lower Parliament Street closed for demolition on the 22nd March 2000 after the final ice hockey match to be held there. Newcastle Riverkings were the visitors and defeated the Nottingham Panthers 2-1 (1-0, 1-1, 1-2) in overtime. The game winning goal was scored by Newcastle's Jussi Eloranta .  
Home ice for : Nottingham Panthers
Capacity : 2,850
Ice pad size : 185 feet x 85 feet
Nottingham Junior and Youth Development Ice Hockey Club [web site]
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Responsible for the junior hockey programme at Nottingham. The teams managed through to English Division 1 are Nottingham Pumas (U10's), Nottingham Tiger Cubs (U12's), Nottingham Tigers (U 14's), Nottingham Cougars (U16's) and Nottingham Lions ED1.
Nottingham Panthers (1939-60) 
Nottingham Panthers logo 1950s
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Founded in 1939. Played in the English National League 1946-54 and the British League Premier Division 1954-60. 
Home ice : The Ice Stadium
Team colours : white, gold & black
Head coach : Alex Archer 1946-47, Archie Stinchcombe 1948-54, Chick Zamick 1955-56, Lorne Smith 1959-60
Honours : Won the British National League 1955-56.
Won the English National League 1950-51 and 1953-54.
Won the British Autumn Cup 1955-56.
Won the Ahearne Cup in 1955.
Nottingham Panthers Programme Cover 1946 Nottingham Panthers Programme Cover 1949 Nottingham Panthers Programme Cover 1958 Nottingham Panthers Programme Cover 1996
A picture from a Sweden v Nottingham game in 1952
 
Nottingham Panthers (1980- ) [web site]
Logo © Nottingham Panthers
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Played in the Inter-City League 1980-82, the English National League 1981-82, the British League Premier Division 1982-96, the Superleague 1996-03 and the Elite Ice Hockey League 2003- .
Home ice : The Ice Stadium (1980-00) & National Ice Centre (2000- )
Team colours : white, gold & black
General manager : Tony Johnson 1986-93, Mike Blaisdell 1993-97, Gary Moran 1997-
Head coach : Les Strongman 1980-81, Alex Dampier 1985-92, Alex Dampier & Kevin Murphy 1992-93, Mike Blaisdell 1993-99, Alex Dampier 1999-00, Alex Dampier/Peter Woods 2000-01, Alex Dampier/Paul Adey 2001-02, Paul Adey 2002-05, Mike Blaisdell 2005-06, Mike Ellis 2006- , Corey Neilson
Team captain : Gavin Fraser 1983-87, Terry Kurtenbach 1987-93, Ross Lambert 1993-94, Rick Brebant 1994-95, Garth Premak 1995-98, Jamie Leach 1998-01, Joel Poirier 2001-02, John Purves 2002-03, Braine Thompson 2003-04, Calle Carlsson 2004-06 
Honours : Won the Norwich Union Autumn Cup 1986-87.
Won the Heineken Championship 1989.
Won the Benson and Hedges Cup in 1994, 1996 & 1998.
Won the Challenge Cup in 2003-04.
Won the bmibaby Elite Ice Hockey League Play-Offs in 2007.
Retired jersey numbers : 3 10 11 22 
Nottingham Panthers (E-mail Addresses) [web site]
A web site for fans of the Nottingham Panthers, who want to have a free e-mail address of "anyname@panthersfans.co.uk".
"Nottingham Panthers, The"
A book about the Nottingham Panthers team, published in Derby, England by Breedon Books in 1982.
Nottingham Panthers Statistical Guidebook 1946-2000
Nottingham Panthers Statistical Guidebook 1946-2000 Cover
This book was compiled and published, in November 2000, by Michael Chambers. In its 200 pages are the statistics for every season from both 20th century playing eras of the Nottingham Panthers - 1946-60 and 1980-00. It contains full statistics on every player to have pulled on a Panthers jersey. It is available by post from the author - for more information contact the author by email.
Nottingham Pumas
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Under 10 team of the Nottingham Junior and Youth Development Ice Hockey Club.
Home ice : The Ice Stadium
Team colours : 
Nottingham Tiger Cubs
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Under 12 team of the Nottingham Junior and Youth Development Ice Hockey Club.
Home ice : The Ice Stadium & National Ice Centre (2000- )
Team colours : white, gold & black
Nottingham Tigers
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Under 14 team of the Nottingham Junior and Youth Development Ice Hockey Club.
Home ice : The Ice Stadium & National Ice Centre (2000- )
Team colours : white, gold & black
Nottingham Trojans
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Played in British League Division Three 1982-83.
Home ice : 
Team colours :
Nottingham Vipers
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Played in Women's Premier League in Great Britain.
Home ice : National Ice Centre
Team colours : 
Honours :
Won the Women's Premier League 1999-00.
Nottingham Wolves
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Played in the Midland Intermediate League 1951-55.
Home ice :
Team colours : red & white 1951-53; black & white 1953-55
Nova Scotia Hockey Association [web site]
Nova Scotia, Canada. The Nova Scotia Hockey Association is one of thirteen Branch Associations of the Canadian Hockey Association. The association has over 16,000 players registered.
Nova Scotia Oilers
Logo © Nova Scotia Oilers/thanks to www.logoserver.com
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Played in the American Hockey League 1984-88. 
Home ice : Halifax Metro Centre
Team colours : 
Affiliations included : Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers.
General manager :
Larry Kish 1984-88 
Head coach :
Bob Boucher & Larry Kish 1984-85, Larry Kish 1985-87, Ron Low 1987-88
Nova Scotia Voyageurs
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Founded in 1971.  Played in the American Hockey League 1971-84. 
Home ice : Halifax Forum 1971-76, Halifax Coliseum 1976-78 (also used arenas in New Glasgow & Amherst during the 1976-77 season), Halifax Metro Centre 1978-84
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Affiliations included : Atlanta Flames, Montreal Canadiens.
General manager :
Al MacNeil 1971-79, Bert Templeton 1979-81, John Brophy 1981-84
Head coach :
Al MacNeil 1971-77, Frank St Marseille 1977-79, Bert Templeton 1979-81, John Brophy 1981-84
Honours : Won the Calder Cup in 1972, 1976 & 1977.
Won the American Hockey League (E) 1972-73.
Won the American Hockey League (N) 1975-76.
Won the American Hockey League 1976-77.
Novák, Eduard (1946- )
Born in Bustehrad, Czechoslovakia. Right-wing. Played 16 seasons and 560 league games in Czechoslovakia (306 goals). He was primarily a finisher. He had a very quick release of his shot. Worked well with Milan Nový.
International Career : Played for Czechoslovakia 113 times (48 goals) appearing in four World Championships between 1971 and 1977. Played in the 1972 and 1976 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Poldi SONP Kladno 1963-65, Dukla Kosice 1965-66, Dukla Pisek 1966-67, Poldi SONP Kladno 1967-80, TJ Gottwaldov 1980-81, Klagenfurter AC 1981-82, Furukawa Denko 1982-84 and Duisburger SC 1984-85. He had a few games for Poldi SONP Kladno in 1983 when he helped them avoid relegation.
Medals : Won the World Championship in 1976 and 1977.
Won the Czechoslovakian Championship winner 5 times 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1980.
Novák, Jiri (1950- )
Born in Jaromeri, Czechoslovakia. Centre. Played 14 seasons and 480 league games in his home country (255 goals). A very constructive player with great technique who delivered crisp passes on the blade. Also a very strong two-way player. He excelled on a line together with Vladimir Martinec and Bohuslav Stastny.
International Career : Represented Czechoslovakia 160 times (76 goals). Played in six World Championships 1973 and 1975-79.  Played in the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Played in the 1976 Canada Cup.  
Club Career : Played for Tesla Pardubice 1962-70, Dukla Jihlava 1970-72, Tesla Pardubice 1972-81, HC Lausanne 1981-83, Villard-de-Lans 1983-84 (France) and SG Cortina 1984-85 (Italy).
Medals : Won the World Championship in 1976 and 1977.
Won the Czechoslovakian Championship three times 1971-73.
Novi Sad
See HK Vojvodina Novi Sad
Novokuznetsk (Metallurg Novokuznetsk)
See Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Novopashin, Vitaliy (1978- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Kazakhstan in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Nový, Milan (1951- )
Born in Kladno, Czechoslovakia. Centre. Played 16 seasons and 633 league games in Czechoslovakia (474 goals). A very well conditioned athlete who was a deadly shooter. He had a very accurate shot and positioned himself very well for scoring chances (he led the Czech League in goals scored four times in 1973, 1975, 1976 and 1977). His most famous goal came during the 1976 Canada Cup when he scored the only goal of the game against Canada. He played with numerous players. On his right wing for example Eduard Novák and Vladimir Martinec. On his left wing Josef Augusta, Jaroslav Pouzar, Bohuslav Ebermann and Pavel Richter. He made a very succesfull comeback in the Czech league in 1987 after a three year retirement.
International Career : Played for Czechoslovakia 211 times (120 goals) appearing in seven World Championships between 1975 and 1982. Played in the 1976 and 1980 Olympics. Played in the 1976 and 1981 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Poldi SONP Kladno 1963-72, Dukla Jihlava 1972-74, Poldi SONP Kladno 1974-82, Washington Capitals 1982-83, Zürcher SC 1983-85, EV Wien 1985-86 and Poldi SONP Kladno 1987-89.
Medals : Won the World Championship in 1977.
Won the Czechoslovakian Championship in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1980.
Honours : Winner of the "Golden Stick" three times - 1977, 1981 and 1982.
World Championship All-Star A Team centre 1976.
Nowy Targ Ice Rink
Nowy Targ, Poland.
Home ice for : KS Podhale Nowy Targ / NKS Podhale Nowy Targ
Capacity : 7,000
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