Paul Martin

• Money raised will be used to create wells in Tanzania by Jim Boyle Editor One Week One Well, a local nonprofit created to raise funds to build wells in areas that lack good water sources, is at it again in Elk River. Organizers are teaming up with local schools. There will be a kickoff  on […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor In a National Hockey League game with a former Elk skating for each side, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Paul Martin cruised 4-1 over the Minnesota Wild and Nate Prosser on Tuesday evening at the Xcel Energy Center. The Penguins raised their NHL-best record to 8-2-1 and handed the Wild […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Paul Martin’s Olympic hockey experience was cut short by a hand injury last week, but otherwise it was an adventure for the Elk River native, along with eight relatives and a buddy who also made the trip to Sochi, Russia. “Yes, I had a blast. It was very exciting […]

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by Tracey Outlaw Special to the Star News  Paul Martin has devoted fans across the country, from  Pittsburgh, where he plays for the Penguins of the National Hockey League, to his hometown of Elk River and further west. But perhaps his biggest fan is a 7-year-old boy named Parker Shanton in Detroit, Mich. Parker has leukemia and […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Paul Martin was watching anxiously when Team USA was announced on NBC on Wednesday following the NHL’s Winter Classic outdoor game in Michigan. “After hearing ‘from Elk River, Minn.,’ I definitely got emotional,” said Martin, who spotted a kid wearing his jersey skating out on the ice. That’s how the […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s Paul Martin is back on the ice with the Pittsburgh Penguins and has helped them take a 2-1 lead over Ottawa in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The 32-year-old defenseman, who missed 14 games with a broken hand, has come back strong with a one-point-per-game […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Paul Martin, in the midst of perhaps his most memorable NHL season, is expected to miss six weeks with a broken bone, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced Saturday. The Elk River native was slated for surgery on Easter Sunday. Sporting News NHL reported that Martin “will miss six weeks with a […]

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by Bruce Strand Sports editor Normally, Paul Martin and Nate Prosser would not show up Thanksgiving morning for a hockey charity event at Elk River Arena. But this year, the two National Hockey League players from Elk River had nothing else to do, with their league shut down due to a labor impasse, so there […]

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