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

‘Classy’ move from opposing goalie warms hearts on ice in St. Stephen

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
St. Stephen goalie

The hockey world seems bereft of feel-good stories of late, but a bit of sportsmanship in St. Stephen over the weekend is helping fill the void.

Danny Grant, Stanley Cup champ with 1968 Canadiens, dead at 73

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Danny Grant 2018

Former National Hockey League star and Stanley Cup champion Danny Grant has died.

New Brunswick cancels plan to host 2021 Francophonie Games

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
Blaine Higgs

After weeks of sorting through ballooning costs anticipated for the 2021 Francophonie Games, New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative government has decided to cancel the sports event altogether.

Fans of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan rally for their team

Monday, May 21st, 2018

While the Acadie-Bathurst Titan are battling it out for the Memorial Cup, fans at home are cheering them on and preparing for what could be the homecoming of a lifetime.

UNB Varsity Reds set to host top hockey teams at University Cup

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
Aitken Centre

The UNB Varsity Reds and seven other top university hockey teams are getting ready for the championship tournament in Fredericton, meanwhile organizers have been preparing since the last championship ended.

Friends and fans push Willie O’Ree for Hockey Hall of Fame

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

A group of Fredericton residents is working hard to have Willie O'Ree inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame 60 years after he broke the colour barrier in the National Hockey League.

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
Sea Dogs misspelled 1

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

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.