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

Shannon Szabados shuts the door in Canada’s OT win over U.S.

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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It was a jam-packed weekend of high-performance sport around the world, including three Canadian snowboarders claiming gold at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo.

Canada continues recent success over U.S. in Olympic tuneup

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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Ann-Renee Desbiens made 25 saves as the Canadian women's national team downed the United States 3-1 on Friday in pre-Olympic exhibition action.

Wolski nets winner as Canada beats South Korea at Channel One Cup

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Wojtek Wolski scored the winning goal as Canada beat South Korea 4-2 Wednesday at the Channel One Cup pre-Olympic hockey tournament in Moscow. The tournament is being used to assess players as they form Canada's roster for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

KHL still undecided on allowing players in Olympics

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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The president of the Kontinental Hockey League says he is waiting to find out how many Russians will be banned from the Winter Olympics before deciding if he will allow his players to compete in South Korea.

QMJHL open to releasing junior players for Olympic team

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Quebec Major Junior Hockey League commissioner Gilles Courteau says he has talked with Hockey Canada about using junior players at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics.

Genevieve Lacasse shuts doors as Canada beats U.S. in women’s hockey

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Jillian Saulnier scored with 3:10 left in the third period and Laura Fortino added an empty-net goal to give Canada's women's hockey team a 2-0 victory over the United States in pre-Olympic exhibition play on Tuesday.

Canadian women edge U.S. in OT at Olympic tuneup

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Brianne Jenner scored 37 seconds into overtime to give the Canadian women's hockey team a 2-1 victory over the United States 2-1 on Sunday in a pre-Olympic exhibition game.

GM Burke shakes up Canada roster as Olympic tryouts continue

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Canada's Olympic men’s hockey team will give 10 new players a look at the Channel One Cup in Moscow in two weeks from the team that competed in the Karjala Cup in Helsinki earlier this month.

All in the family: Sarah Nurse forging her own path

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Sarah Nurse has been compared to more famous cousins her entire life. But while she's proud of her family and all their accomplishments, Nurse hopes to create her own identity with the Canadian women's hockey team, and making the Olympic squad is the first step towards that.

U.S. hockey women hope recent labour peace leads to Olympic gold

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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The Americans believe their chemistry couldn't be stronger and could help them achieve their ultimate goal: ending a 20-year drought by winning Olympic gold in February at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.