Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

New jerseys bedevil NHL fans’ fashion sense

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Adidas has released its line of all 31 NHL jerseys for the 2017-18 season and the hockey world can't stop talking about them.

China’s Kunlun Red Star officially joins CWHL

Monday, June 5th, 2017

In The Great Hall at the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night, The CWHL and the Chinese Hockey Association made it official — China will have a team in the CWHL.

College hockey player attacks referee, ending game early

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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An Erie Community College hockey player left the penalty box and attacked a referee Sunday, ending the school's 7-4 loss to Dakota College of Bottineau in the final National Junior College Athletic Association championship game.

Caroline Ouellette on verge of CWHL history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Caroline Ouellette's teammates are ready. They want her to have a memento of the women's hockey history she's about to make.

Ontario hockey exec sorry for slur directed at female Trump protesters

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Windsor Minor Hockey Association president Dean Lapierre says he screwed up when he posted the comment on Facebook last week. He says he has deleted the post, which called the Canadian protesters "dumb bitches."

Sakic, Koivu, Selanne named to IIHF Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The IIHF aso announced Tuesday that German defenceman Uwe Krupp and U.S. women's star Angela Ruggiero would enter the hall along with builder Dieter Kalt of Austria. The induction ceremony is to be held May 21 in Cologne, Germany, Krupp's home town.

Hayley Wickenheiser calls end to gold-plated career

Friday, January 13th, 2017
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When Hayley Wickenheiser sees girls dragging hockey bags into arenas, she feels a sense of accomplishment. The normalcy of girls playing hockey is what she sweated for, fought for, and shed tears for.

Hawks’ Toews on the wrong side of NHL all-star selection drama

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

The only one more shocked than the internet about his selection on the 2017 NHL all-star roster is Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews.

Downpour turns AHL Outdoor Classic into puddle party

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Heavy rain created unfavourable ice conditions at the AHL's 2017 Winter Classic in Bakersfield, Calif., on Saturday, but the show must go on, as the Bakersfield Condors played to a 3-2 overtime win against the Ontario Reign.

Referee assists Czech Republic goal against Canada

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

The referee gets the assist in the Canada vs. Czech Republic matchup — his first of the tournament.