Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

Montreal native Justin Senior signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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There's another Canadian offensive lineman with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs. Montreal native Justin Senior has signed with the team as a free agent. He joins Laurent Duvernay-Tardif of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que., and Ryan Hunter of North Bay, Ont., on Kansas City's roster.

Boxer Adonis Stevenson takes first steps after hospitalization

Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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The Montreal boxer was put into a medically induced coma after his knockout loss in December.

QMJHL commissioner says paying junior hockey players would be mistake

Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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As the league celebrates its anniversary by looking back on what it has accomplished, its commissioner is also facing fresh challenges.

Montreal would welcome back baseball with open arms, report finds

Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Montreal has everything needed to support a major league baseball over the longterm, says a new report commissioned by business leaders who want to bring back a team.

Doctors to give update on condition of Montreal boxer Adonis Stevenson

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Doctors are expected to provide an update today on the condition of Adonis Stevenson, a Montreal boxer who was put into an induced coma after suffering a knockout loss on Saturday.

Knockout that left Adonis Stevenson in coma prompts questions in medical community

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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One of the doctors who worked the boxing match Saturday night in Quebec City that left Adonis Stevenson hospitalized in an induced coma said he and his colleagues are at a loss to medically justify the sport.

Montreal boxer Adonis Stevenson in critical condition after Quebec City fight

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Stevenson, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round of an intense bout, losing his WBC light heavyweight title to Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk.

Skier Marie-Michèle Gagnon feels ‘reborn’ in her sport after devastating crash

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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The Canadian skier is competing at Lake Louise this weekend and conquering the hill where her 2018 Olympic dreams were dashed.

Tomas Plekanec: A loyal teammate until the end

Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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On Friday, Habs general manager Marc Bergevin decided it was time to cut ties with Tomas Plekanec.

Farewell, Pleky: Montreal Canadiens and Tomas Plekanec agree to part ways

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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After 1,001 regular season games in the NHL, including 984 games with the Montreal Canadiens, the team announced that Tomas Plekanec will be placed on unconditional waivers on Saturday.