Archive for the ‘News/Canada/New Brunswick’ Category

Transgender athletes thwarted in pursuit of university sports

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Alex Hahn

Transgender athletes at Canadian universities have a choice: play the sports that have become their therapy, or leave sports to become the people they want to be.

Misspelled Saint John Sea Dogs merchandise irks fans at Memorial Cup

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Saint John Sea Dogs fans arrived at the Memorial Cup in Windsor, Ont., to find something wrong with their hockey team's merchandise. The pucks and shirts available at merchandise stands in the Windsor Family Credit Union Centre were emblazoned with "St. John Sea Dogs."

New Brunswick tops Saskatchewan in U Cup hockey final

Sunday, March 19th, 2017
UNB wins U Cup

The University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds have defeated the University of Saskatchewan Huskies to win the national men's university hockey final on home ice for the second straight year.

Acadia upsets top-ranked Alberta in opener of University Cup hockey

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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The No. 1-ranked University of Alberta Golden Bears were upset by the eighth-ranked Acadia University Axemen 4-1 Thursday in the opening game of the University Cup hockey championship in Fredericton.

Star cyclist Ellen Watters dies from crash injuries

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
Ellen Watters

Ellen Watters, a Canadian neo pro cyclist critically injured in a collision with a car while on a training ride in Sussex, has died. She was 28.

Moncton Wildcats put ‘human hockey puck hovercraft’ on ice

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
James Upham human hockey puck

All it took was a couple of leaf blowers, a sheet of plywood, black paint and some very late nights for James Upham of Moncton to build the first "human hockey puck hovercraft."

4 Canadian Olympic medallists hacked by ‘Fancy Bears’

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Olympic bronze medalist Catharine Pendrel is the latest victim of a data dump by a Russian hacker group known as Fancy Bear. The group leaked confidential therapeutic information about Catharine Pendrel and 41 other athletes.

Youngest member of Canada’s Paralympic team set for Rio

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
Danielle Dorris

Danielle Dorris a 13-year-old Moncton swimmer can’t wait to compete in the Rio Summer Paralympics, which are set to start Sept. 7.

Hockey bobblehead bought for $3 nets lucky collector $10,000

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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It was just an impulse buy off a Value Village shelf, a cute bobblehead hockey player for $2.99. Turns out it was the jackpot of bobbleheads, worth $10,000.

Slap Shot Science combines prof’s love of hockey, physics

Thursday, January 7th, 2016
Alain Hache

The physics behind Canada's national winter pastime is the subject of a new popular science book by University of Moncton professor Alain Haché.