Through more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in a span of just 14 years.

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The Lightning picked Kris Oldham in the sixth round Saturday, two days after the goaltender's 18th birthday.Beth Bragg
Anchorage goaltender Kris Oldham, who turns 18 next week, is one of 39 players, four of them goalies, invited to a camp in August to audition for Team USA's entry in the 2016 World Junior Championship.Alaska Dispatch News
Louis Mass, the former Alaska Aces defenseman and long-time Aces assistant coach, is joining the staff of UAA coach Matt Thomas.Doyle Woody
The arena, which opened in 1983, is getting a new ice plant, floor, all new seats, new boards, new Plexiglass and new paint, all of which should enhance the home of the Alaska Aces and UAA Seawolves hockey teams.Doyle Woody
A five- to six-month recovery period could keep Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson of Anchorage on the bench until December.Dispatch News staff and wire reports

Some fans select discarded seats to take home Wednesday afternoon, June 10, 2015, as Sullivan Arena undergoes renovations .

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Matt Carle of Anchorage competes in the 2015 Stanley Cup Final after his Tampa Bay Lightning team defeated Detroit, Montreal and the New York Rangers in the playoffs. 

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COMMENT: Five years after his first shot at the Stanley Cup ended in disappointment, Tampa Bay defenseman Matt Carle of Anchorage gets another shot at the coveted chalice.Doyle Woody
Matt Carle and Nate Thompson, 30-year-old NHLers from Anchorage, have shared much in their hockey careers, and in the next two days they will both play in a decisive Game 7 of Stanley Cup playoff series.Doyle Woody