Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

Powerhouse New Brunswick wins U Sports men’s hockey championship

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

, while the Guelph Gryphons earned the school's first women's title in school history with a 1-0 win over the McGill Martlets.

Guelph tops defending champs to advance to U Sports women’s hockey semis

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Rookie Nicole MacKinnon scored the game-winning goal as the No. 3 Guelph Gryphons defeated the defending champion Manitoba Bisons 3-2 in the quarter-finals of the 2019 U Sports women's hockey championship.

Tavares, McDavid … Wright? 15-year-old granted CHL exceptional player status

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Shane Wright has become the sixth player to be admitted early entry into a Canadian Hockey League draft under the exceptional-player rule.

New Broncos coach, GM Scott Barney integral to Humboldt’s resiliency

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Scott Barney was thrust into a delicate situation when he took over as coach and general manager of the Humboldt Broncos this past summer. But it’s his own turbulent journey that’s allowed him to help a grieving community still shaken by a devastating bus crash that left 16 people dead and 13 others injured last April.

‘It hurts to think about’: Canada’s men’s hockey team reflects on Olympic bronze

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Sean Burke still can't bring himself to watch the game. The general manager of Canada's men's hockey team at the Pyeongchang Olympics has no interest in reliving the country's stunning 4-3 loss to Germany in the semifinals — a defeat that cost the group of non-NHLers a chance to play for gold.

IIHF hustles Canada’s Wickenheiser into its Hall of Fame

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

The all-time leading scorer on Canada's women's hockey team will enter the hall with players Mike Modano of the United States, Jorgen Jonsson of Sweden and Zigmund Palffy and Miroslav Satan of Slovakia, the IIHF announced Wednesday.

‘Kids are hurting. Adults are hurting’: Brock McGillis fights homophobia in hockey

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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It's easy to tell male teenage hockey players not to use homophobic slurs. It's a lot more difficult to convince them to change the vocabulary they use in the private confines of their dressing room. But when the voice they hear is one of their own, the message becomes that much more powerful.

Hefford, Hitchcock, Kingston named to Order of Hockey in Canada

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Women's hockey star Jayna Hefford and head coaches Ken Hitchcock and George Kingston have been named to the Order of Hockey in Canada. Hefford helped Canada to four Olympic gold medals and seven world titles over her international career.

Merger, equality on players’ minds at CWHL all-star game

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Natalie Spooner and Hilary Knight were among the 34 players on the ice for the Canadian Women's Hockey League all-star game Saturday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena, but the bigger issues facing the sport — especially at club level — weren't far from their minds.

POV podcast: Caroline Ouellette on building a better Team Canada

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former captain Caroline Ouellette discusses ways that Canada can ensure future hockey glory.