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How A 1917 Tragedy Improved U.S.-Canada Relations — And Helped Build A College Hockey Program10:45
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Some of the devastation in Halifax, Nova Scotia after the December 6, 1917 explosion. (Courtesy HarperCollins/Nova Scotia Archives)
Some of the devastation in Halifax, Nova Scotia after the December 6, 1917 explosion. (Courtesy HarperCollins/Nova Scotia Archives)
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The United States and Canada are close allies. But that wasn't always the case.

Martin Kessler (@MartinKessler91) from NPR's Only A Game has the story about a turning point in U.S.-Canada relations — and a college hockey program that grew out of it.

This segment aired on January 1, 2018.

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