Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports’ Category

Pair of Canucks will lace up for South Korea’s women’s hockey team in Pyeongchang

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

When Caroline Park received a Facebook message in 2013 asking her if she would be interested in playing women's hockey for South Korea at the Olympics, she thought it was fake. Four years later, the forward is months away from trading her stethoscope for hockey skates at the 2018 Winter Games.

Canadian women seek ‘warrior mindset’ in pursuit of 5th straight Olympic hockey gold

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

The majority of the 28 players invited to try out for the Olympic women's hockey team will play upwards of 50 games to determine who makes the team.

Canadian men’s hockey team earns shutout win at pre-Olympic tourney

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Jesse Blacker scored 1:36 into overtime to lift Canada's men's hockey team to a 1-0 win over HC Sochi on Sunday in its first game at the Sochi Hockey Open.

Connor McDavid disappointed in NHL decision to skip Olympics

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid says he's disappointed that the NHL won't be sending players to the Winter Olympic in South Korea next year.

Hockey Canada announces pre-Olympics tournament rosters

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Forwards Max Talbot, Mason Raymond and Derek Roy highlight Team Canada's pre-Olympics tournament rosters, Hockey Canada has announced, with the team playing a pair of tournaments in Russia in August.

Canadian men’s Olympic hockey management team offers no surprises

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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With less than 200 days before the 2018 Winter Games begin, Hockey Canada announced its men’s Olympic management and coaching staff on Tuesday. But if you were still holding out hope NHL players will take part, this was another indicator the game’s best will not be in Pyeongchang.

Hockey Canada to name Sean Burke Olympic GM, Willie Desjardins head coach

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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CBC Sports has confirmed Sean Burke will be the new men's Olympic hockey team's general manager, while Willie Desjardins will be the head coach. Watch the live stream now as Hockey Canada announces the rest of its management team.

Calgary gets more time to consider 2026 Olympic bid

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

A spokesman for the committee exploring Calgary's potential bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic games says a move by the International Olympic Committee to shift timelines will have little bearing on the process that is underway in this city.

Pyeongchang officials trying to sway NHL to play at Olympics

Monday, May 15th, 2017

?The president of the Pyeongchang Olympic organizing committee is holding out hope the NHL has a change of heart about its decision to not allow its players to compete next February.

Canada sends 28 invites to Olympic women’s hockey hopefuls

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Golden-goal scorer Marie-Philip Poulin and three-time Olympian Meghan Agosta were among the 28 players invited by Hockey Canada Thursday to try out for the Canadian Olympic women's hockey team.