Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

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.

Wheeler’s OT goal helps Canada win women’s U18 world championship

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Women hockey

Maddi Wheeler scored in overtime as Canada defeated the United States 3-2 on Sunday to win its fifth under-18 women's world hockey championship. Wheeler, from Erinsville, Ont., drove hard to the net and jammed home her own rebound just 1:34 into overtime, giving Canada its first world title since 2014.

Canada tops Russia in OT at U18 women’s hockey world championship semi

Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Danielle Serdachny scored 44 seconds into overtime on Saturday to lift Canada to a 4-3 win over Russia and into the gold medal final at the IIHF women's under-18 world championship. Canada will play the United States in the championship match on Sunday.

Another female hockey referee feels stonewalled in bid for AJHL

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Erica Holmes feels she's hit the glass ceiling as a hockey official in Alberta, echoing concerns by a female counterpart that she can't advance to higher levels in the men's game.

Female hockey official says gender cost her opportunity to referee AJHL games

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Cassandra Gregory photo

Cassandra Gregory's talent as a hockey linesman was recognized when she was assigned to work the men's final at a prestigious annual midget triple-A tournament in Calgary on Jan. 1. The 23-year-old from Edmonton also was nominated by her region's referees committee to work lines in the Alberta Junior Hockey League this season.

Finland scores late to beat U.S. in world juniors final

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

Finland is taking home gold from this year's world junior hockey championship after beating the United States 3-2 in a dramatic final on Saturday.

Max Comtois played world juniors with separated shoulder

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

Captain Maxime Comtois played for Canada with a separated shoulder at this year's world junior hockey championship, the Anaheim Ducks announced on Saturday.

U.S. will play for gold after edging Russia in semifinal

Friday, January 4th, 2019

The U.S. will play for gold after beating Russia 2-1 at the world junior hockey championship on Friday.

Finnish hockey stick company gets cheeky with twig offer to Canada’s Noah Dobson

Friday, January 4th, 2019

It's kind of like the opposite of adding insult to injury. That's sort of what a Finnish hockey stick manufacturer did when it tweeted out a photo of one of its hockey sticks with a note to Team Canada world juniors player Noah Dobson.

Sidney Crosby ‘sticks’ it to Rangers fan for all-star chirps

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

A loud voice and some creative material was enough for Sidney Crosby to take notice of a chirping New York Rangers fan on Wednesday night and reward him with an autographed stick.