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

Canada holds off HC Davos to open Spengler Cup with win

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Matt D'Agostini's goal early in the second period stood as the winner as Canada held off HC Davos 2-1 on Wednesday in both teams' opening game at the Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland.

Canada to renew women’s hockey rivalry with U.S. in February

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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The United States and Canada are renewing the top rivalry in women's hockey with a three-game series in February.

Poulin, Szabados lead Canadian women’s hockey into Four Nations Cup

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Marie Philip-Poulin and veteran goaltender Shannon Szabados headline Canada's roster for the Four Nations Cup women's hockey tournament.

Interim CWHL commissioner believes NHL can help unite women’s hockey

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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The interim commissioner of the Canadian Women's Hockey League says finding a way to unite the CWHL and the U.S.-based National Women's Hockey League into one premier North American women's hockey league is a priority for her.

Gina Kingsbury takes over Hockey Canada women’s team

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Gina Kingsbury twice won Olympic hockey gold for Canada. She's now in charge of getting the country back atop the women's hockey podium.

Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team — where are they now?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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More than a month has gone by since Canada's men's hockey team bounced back to win bronze against the Czech Republic after a disappointing semifinal loss to Germany, but the 25 members of the men's Olympic team remain close as they follow each other in their respective playoff runs.

Hayley Wickenheiser doesn’t want peace between Koreans to ‘die’ at Olympics

Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Hayley Wickenheiser was conflicted about the unified Korean women's hockey team at last month's Winter Olympics. But witnessing what that team meant to Koreans — and a chance meeting with the players on a beach —changed her mind and put her on a plane to North Korea.

U.S. Olympic hockey goalie Maddie Rooney challenges Justin Bieber

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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U.S. Olympic goalie Maddie Rooney is challenging hockey-playing Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to take his best shot, but is awaiting a tweet from him after appearing on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday.

Olympic doping case dropped for North Korean hockey player

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
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A North Korean hockey player tested positive for a banned drug ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics in a case that was later dropped.

No NHL, no problem for Pyeongchang — but what about Beijing?

Sunday, February 25th, 2018
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While nothing can replace best-on-best in any sport, in many ways, the men's tournament in Pyeongchang was a refreshing change and full to brim with good stories without the NHL's participation.