Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

PWHPA postpones Dream Gap Tour stop in St. Louis after COVID-19 exposure to team

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

The Professional Women's Hockey Players Association postponed its Dream Gap Tour stop in St. Louis this weekend after one of its teams was exposed to COVID-19.

Lisa Haley joins NWHL as senior vice-president of hockey operations

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Lisa Haley of Westville, N.S., is the NWHL's new senior vice-president of hockey operations. She is already head coach of both Ryerson University's women's hockey team, and the Hungarian team competing in May's women's world championship.

Toronto Six fall to Boston Pride in delayed NWHL Isobel Cup semifinal

Friday, March 26th, 2021

The Boston Pride advanced to the NWHL's Isobel Cup final with a 6-2 semifinal win Friday over the expansion Toronto Six.

Montreal reportedly joining Toronto in NWHL as 7th franchise next season

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

According to reports, the National Women's Hockey League will be adding a seventh team by expanding to Montreal for next season. The league would have two Canadian squads after the expansion Toronto Six began play in January.

Russian hockey player dies after being hit by puck

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

A 19-year-old Russian hockey player has died after being hit in the head by the puck during a game, his club and the league said Tuesday. Defenceman Timur Faizutdinov was playing for Dynamo St. Petersburg's junior team in a playoff game against Loko Yaroslavl on Friday when he was struck by a puck hit from the neutral zone.

Late notice no problem for Brooke Boquist, Six in victory over Beauts

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Megan Quinn scored the go-ahead goal at 19:07 of the second period, and the Toronto Six downed the Buffalo Beauts 4-2 on short notice Wednesday in National Women's Hockey League action.

QMJHL teams in N.S., P.E.I. set to return, teams in N.B. remain sidelined

Monday, January 25th, 2021

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's teams in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are set to return to action this week, while the league's three teams in New Brunswick will continue to sit out.

Lithuania offers to replace Belarus as hockey worlds co-host

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Lithuania offered to replace ousted Belarus as co-host of this year's hockey world championships on Thursday.

NWHL looks to etch its own history on hallowed Lake Placid ice in condensed season

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

With a condensed NWHL season being played on ice steeped in hockey lore and kicking things off with a match-up lingering with unfinished business, the scene is set for a spellbinding 2021 Isobel Cup.

Skinny shinny season: City-run rinks ban outdoor hockey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Lacing up skates for a game of shinny on an outdoor rink is a cold-weather ritual for many Canadians. The treasured pastime has largely disappeared this winter, however, as many city-run ice surfaces across the country prohibit outdoor hockey in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.