Archive for the ‘News/Canada/NL’ Category

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.

Brier 2017: Top men’s curlers to converge on St. John’s

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Curling Canada officially announced Monday that the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier will be held in Newfoundland and Labrador for the first time in over four decades.

‘I owe Newfoundland,’ hockey legend Howie Meeker tells MUN grads

Friday, May 29th, 2015
Howie Meeker receives honorary degree from Memorial University

Hockey icon Howie Meeker, whose list of career accomplishments includes four Stanley Cups and a seat in the House of Commons, has earned a new honour: the title of doctor.

‘Oh baby’ – new Bob Cole Soundboard cracks top 5 in App Store

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Bob Cole app

"Hang on to your hats folks," there's a new app featuring famous hockey calls by legendary play-by-play announcer Bob Cole.