Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

NHL, Leafs and Flames help settle debt of defunct CWHL

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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The NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames are among contributors helping the defunct Canadian Women's Hockey League settle its debts.

NWHL cancels expansion plans to Canada, open to talk of new league

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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The National Women's Hockey League is cancelling plans to add a pair of Canadian teams for the 2019-20 season for now and making it clear it is open to doing what's best for women's hockey.

Women’s professional hockey faces hurdles WNBA avoided

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Amid calls for the NHL to take an ownership stake in women's hockey, a former WNBA commissioner says the women's basketball league wouldn't have survived without the NBA.

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat Halifax Mooseheads to win Memorial Cup

Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies have won the Memorial Cup. The Huskies scored four unanswered goals to rally for a 4-2 win over the host Halifax Mooseheads in the tournament's final.

5 storylines for Huskies-Mooseheads final on Sunday

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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The Canadian Hockey League has gone from 60 teams to the final two, with the host Halifax Mooseheads facing the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League champion Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in Sunday's Memorial Cup final at 7 p.m. ET.

Rouyn-Noranda defeats Guelph to earn spot in championship final

Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Felix Bibeau scored two third-period goals as Rouyn-Noranda beat the Guelph Storm 6-4 on Friday in the Memorial Cup semifinal.

Halifax gets bye to final despite last-minute loss to Rouyn-Noranda

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Jakub Lauko scored the winner with 54 seconds to go in regulation as the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the Halifax Mooseheads 4-3 on Wednesday in the final round-robin game of the Memorial Cup.

Newly formed women’s hockey union deserves NHL’s attention

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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It has been about a month since 200 of the best female hockey players in the world decided they no longer wanted to play. Liz Knox knew there was risk of walking away after the Canadian Women’s Hockey League folded, but says the fight to create an economically viable professional league is a worthy one.

Guelph eliminates Prince Albert to prolong WHL drought

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Nick Suzuki had two goals and an assist as the Guelph Storm beat the WHL champion Raiders 5-2 on Tuesday, eliminating Prince Albert from the Memorial Cup.

Rouyn-Noranda scores 3 late goals to put Prince Albert on ropes

Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Tyler Hinam scored twice, including the winner, as the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies beat the Prince Albert Raiders 6-3 on Monday at the Memorial Cup.