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by Paul on 07/30/06 at 02:34 PM ET
Mark Messier and Troy Murray have won Stanley Cups and a host of player awards in their hockey careers. But both retired NHL stars will soon lose a namesake ice rink from their resumes. The City of St. Albert, Alta., near Edmonton, is selling the naming rights to the Mark Messier and Troy Murray Arenas. In 1992, the city named the facilities to honour the players who once lived in St. Albert and played for the now defunct St. Albert Saints junior hockey team. "It just seems like if you name something, should you take it away? I know it's a money thing," said Murray's mother, Betty, who still lives in St. Albert.continued
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