Archive for the ‘News/Canada/NL’ Category

Tributes pour in for Greg (Bird Dog) Smyth after Baby Leafs legend loses fight with cancer

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Greg Smyth

There are plenty of messages of love and laughter following the death of a longtime hockey enforcer, who was "more of a Newfoundlander" than most.

Putting on the Maple Leaf: Team Gushue preparing for world championship

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Team Gushue

Brad Gushue and Team Canada will don the red Maple Leaf at the world championships Saturday.

Team Gushue celebrates Brier win at Confederation Building

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Team Gushue wins the Brier CUR BRIER 20170312

Team Gushue is at Confederation Building in St. John's to celebrate its 2017 Brier title victory.

St. John’s fans share in joy of Brad Gushue’s Brier championship

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Tears in the stands and celebrations in the Brier patch, after St. John's crowd watches their team take the title.

‘Nice to be back,’ says Brad Gushue after Canadian Open curling win

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

St. John's curler Brad Gushue says it was nice to get back on the ice this weekend — especially to throw a perfect 100 per cent in the men's final at the Canadian Open.

John Scott talks fatherhood, life after hockey during return to St. John’s

Sunday, October 30th, 2016
John Scott Darren Langdon

John Scott took a breather from life as a full-time father on Saturday night, returning to Newfoundland to lace up alongside former Montreal Canadiens players in an alumni game.

‘He gets a 10 for bravery’: Vince Carter gives top marks to fan who ate 17-year-old cereal

Monday, May 23rd, 2016
Andy Pyne Raptors fan eats 17-year-old frosted flakes

A Raptors fan who ate 17-year-old cereal on a bet got a shout-out from the man on the box: Vince Carter.

Got ’em, need ’em, want ’em: John Scott hockey card coming

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
St. John's IceCaps Hockey Cards

The St. John's IceCaps will be launching a 12-player hockey card set that includes fan favourite John Scott.

John Scott’s all-star saga means ‘pretty crazy’ buzz for St. John’s AHL team

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

John Scott's cross-continent journey has turned into an unexpected boon for the St. John's IceCaps.

John Scott unsure of NHL all-star game status

Monday, January 18th, 2016
John Scott St. John's IceCaps

John Scott, the NHLer turned latest player on the St. John's IceCaps, says he doesn't know what his status is in the upcoming NHL all-star game.