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

Emily Clark’s hockey dreams are coming true

Monday, October 16th, 2017

When she was still just a hockey-obsessed young girl growing up in Saskatchewan, Emily Clark wrote down a promise — one day, she'd play for Canada. Now she's living the dream.

Canadian women’s hockey team to host U.S. in Edmonton

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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The Canadian women's hockey team will host its archrival, the United States, in a pre-Olympic matchup Dec. 17 in Edmonton. It's the finale of a six-game series the Canadians and Americans will play prior to February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Ex-NHLer Brian Gionta to prep for U.S. Olympic spot with AHL club

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

?Brian Gionta is turning to hockey's minor-league Rochester Americans in his bid to land a spot on the U.S. men's Olympic team, with the 16-year NHL veteran accepting an invitation to practise with the American Hockey League squad starting Tuesday.

Canada’s potential Olympic starting goalie is half a world away

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

As the NHL opened its season, Canada's potential Olympic starting goaltender Ben Scrivens was half a world away. With the NHL skipping the PyeongChang Olympics in February, he could star for Canada.

Coach’s challenge could be coming to Olympic hockey

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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NHL players may not be at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, but pro-style coach's challenges could be a part of the upcoming Games according to the International Ice Hockey Federation.