Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

Toronto minor hockey gets reprieve, but half-ice debate not going away

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

There has been a temporary truce in a looming war of hockey cultures. Toronto has been given a one-year reprieve in implementing Hockey Canada's mandate of smaller ice surfaces for its youngest players.

Courtney Turner selected 1st overall in CWHL draft

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Courtney Turner was selected first overall by the Boston Blades on Sunday in the 2017 CWHL draft. The five-foot-three forward from Union College is a native of Milton, Mass.

Olympian among 3 KHL players suspended for doping

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Danis Zaripov, who played for Russia at the 2010 Olympics, is among three Kontinental Hockey League players banned for doping.

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.