Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

Host Pats edge Bulldogs to reach Memorial Cup final

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Sam Steel scored the winner in the third period and Max Paddock made 44 saves as the host Regina Pats beat the Hamilton Bulldogs 4-2 on Friday night in the Memorial Cup semifinal.

Parents told to get with the program in cross-ice hockey controversy

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Organizations across the country, including Toronto, have been mandated by Hockey Canada to implement half or cross-ice hockey for children playing in younger age groups. But the mandate is going over well with angered parents.

Canadian women’s hockey league champions to meet Justin Trudeau in historic visit

Friday, May 25th, 2018
HKO Clarkson Cup 2018025

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited the Markham Thunder women’s hockey team to Parliament Hill to celebrate its Canadian championship this year. It marks the first time the Clarkson Cup champions have been invited to visit a Canadian prime minister after winning the league title.

Host Pats meet Bulldogs with Memorial Cup final berth on the line

Friday, May 25th, 2018

After a tightly contested round-robin that featured five one-goal games, as well as the elimination of Western Hockey League champion Swift Current Broncos, the semifinal of the 100th Memorial Cup gets underway on Friday night (10 p.m. ET) between the Hamilton Bulldogs and host Regina Pats.

Nick Henry’s hat trick helps Pats eliminate Broncos from Memorial Cup

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Nick Henry scored a hat trick as the Regina Pats eliminated Western Hockey League rival the Swift Current Broncos from the Memorial Cup with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.

Hosting fee causing high Memorial Cup ticket prices, low attendance

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
Memorial Cup attendance

The organizing committee chair for the 100th Memorial Cup says that a high fee to host the tournament has caused increased ticket prices and impacted attendance.

Bulldogs top Titan for back-to-back wins at Memorial Cup

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Robert Thomas scored the winner on the power play as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3-2 on Tuesday in the Memorial Cup round-robin finale for both teams.

Late winner gives Hamilton Bulldogs breathing room at Memorial Cup

Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Marian Studenic scored the winner as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 on Monday night to win their first game at the Memorial Cup despite a standout performance from Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner.

Acadie-Bathurst beats Regina to earn berth in Memorial Cup semifinal

Sunday, May 20th, 2018
Acadie-Bathurst Titan Regina Pats Memorial Cup

Noah Dobson had two goals and two assists while Jeffrey Truchon-Viel had two goals and an assist as the Acadie-Bathurst Titan held off the host Regina Pats 8-6 on Sunday and earned a berth in Friday's semifinal at the Memorial Cup.

Lightning keep Capitals at bay to close in on East title

Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Tampa Bay Game 5 Win Washington Capitals

The Tampa Bay Lightning survived a furious late-game comeback from the Washington Capitals in Game 5 to win 3-2 and take a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference final.