Archive for the ‘News/Canada/British Columbia’ Category

Tributes pour in for sports writing legend Jim Taylor

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Jim Taylor

Arguably one of Canada's funniest sports columnists, Taylor died at his Shawnigan Lake, B.C., home on Monday.

B.C. Lions employee suspended for violating team and CFL social media policies

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Torey Hunter

The B.C. Lions have suspended the team's director of player personnel and development for 90 days for allegedly criticizing the Edmonton Eskimos online.

Persistent Pogge: B.C. goalie’s journey from world juniors star to Swedish stopper

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
Pogge Rogle

Justin Pogge was the star of Canada's world juniors team at Vancouver in 2006. After his NHL shot didn't pan out, he's battled back from the depths of the minors to find his game and a new life playing goal abroad.

Brothers Quinn and Jack Hughes aiming to lead U.S.A. to world juniors gold

Friday, December 28th, 2018
Hughes Brothers

The siblings, two of the most prized American prospects in generations, are set to lead a strong Team U.S.A. deep into the tournament.

Unheralded Kazakhstan ready to battle for world juniors survival

Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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It's taken a decade, but Kazakhstan is back at the world juniors.

Where’s the West Coast? No B.C.-born talent but plenty of Canucks content at world juniors

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
HKO Canada Juniors Showcase 20180730

No West Coast-born players, but plenty of Canucks connections at the this year's world juniors.

Holiday tradition: B.C. ready for world junior hockey championship

Monday, December 24th, 2018
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The world junior hockey championship, which begins Wednesday, has grown from a niche event hosted in boutique European towns, to a cult classic of a sporting spectacle that in Canada, at least, rivals major pro sports in audience and attention.

Let the chirping begin: Canucks and politicians look to build rivalry with Seattle NHL team

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
NHL Seattle Hockey

Seattle is still three years away from launching its team, but cross border barbs are already flying.

Hockey fans pumped about prospect of Seattle NHL team

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
John Barr, organizer of NHL to Seattle

On Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to confirm that the league will be expanding to Seattle, a city that already has major followings for its football and baseball teams on both sides of the border.

Watch Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard receive her Olympics medals

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Girard

Watch live today at 11 a.m. ET as Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard officially receives her 2012 Olympic gold medal and 2008 Olympic bronze medal in Ottawa.