Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Calgary’ Category

Esports league launches in Calgary with inaugural tournament at Telus Spark

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

If you play video games, you've probably heard of massive esports tournaments. But Calgary gamers say the city has yet to establish a firm esports community capable of hosting these large scale events — and they're working to change that.

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano named 1st star for NHL last week

Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Calgary Flames defenceman Mark Giordano, St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington and Pittsburgh Penguins winger Jake Guentzel have been named the NHL's three stars for last week.

Calgary family whose Golden Knights season tickets were revoked will get discounted prices

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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The NHL team revoked the Calgary family's membership last week saying they were reselling too many of the tickets.

Little people advocates push to change ‘midget’ hockey name

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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An organization representing people with dwarfism is pushing for Alberta hockey teams to remove the word "midget" from age categorizations and league names.

Sheldon Kennedy steps down from child-advocacy centre named after him

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy has announced that he is taking his name off the advocacy centre he created.

Former Flames radio voice Peter Maher recalls lifetime of hockey memories in new memoir

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Legendary voice of the Flames Peter Maher talks about his life spent covering the Flames, how he got his break and where his tag line 'yeah baby' came from.

Crown wraps up case against suspect in Calgary Stampeder shooting

Monday, December 10th, 2018
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The prosecution has wrapped up its case against the man accused of fatally shooting a member of the Calgary Stampeders two years ago.

‘My nightmare began again’: Close call as bus carrying Humboldt crash survivor rear-ended

Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki was one his way home from physiotherapy when the bus he was riding in was rear-ended by a truck.

‘I don’t think he’s going to make it’: Witness testifies accused killer knew he’d shot Stampeder

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Darwin Concepcion testified against Nelson Lugela on Thursday in Lugela's second-degree murder trial.

Grey Cup champion Stampeders re-sign 5 Canadians

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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The Grey Cup champion Calgary Stampeders have re-signed five of their Canadians.