Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Hockey’ Category

Captain Marie-Philip Poulin reinjures knee in Canada’s win at hockey worlds

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin limped to the dressing room with a knee injury late in the first period of Monday's 5-1 victory over Russia at the women's world hockey championship in Espoo, Finland.

Puck clean-up tradition unites Canadian women’s hockey team

Sunday, April 7th, 2019
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Almost three decades after the first women's world hockey championship in Ottawa, the tradition of picking up the pucks at the end of every pre-game warmup has become ingrained in the Canadian team.

Pankowski scores winner as U.S. edges Canada at women’s worlds

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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Annie Pankowski scored the winning goal for the United States in a 3-2 win over Canada at the women's world hockey championship Saturday.

Marie-Philip Poulin maintaining bench presence until she can play at worlds

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Even if she can't play, Marie-Philip Poulin feels she's a better leader on the bench than in the stands. While Canada's captain waits for her knee to get cleared for her to play in the women's world hockey championship, Poulin opts to be on the bench alongside her teammates dressed in her gear.

Canada shuts out Switzerland in opener at women’s hockey worlds

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Emily Clark scored a pair of goals for Canada in a 6-0 win over Switzerland to open the women's world hockey championship Thursday.

Sarah Nurse, 5 others to make women’s worlds debut for Canada

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Six players will make their women's world hockey championship debut for Canada next month.

After Senators clean house, who’s left to lead — and who will stay?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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First Matt Duchene was out the door. Then it was Ryan Dzingel. Finally, Mark Stone left the building. Before that, it was Erik Karlsson, Mike Hoffman and Kyle Turris. Now that head coach Guy Boucher has been shown the door, Tim Wharnsby writes that it's up to team management to keep their young talent from also moving on.

In leaving no Stone unturned, rival Knights again get better of Jets

Monday, February 25th, 2019

The Vegas Golden Knights, who upended Winnipeg in the conference final in five games last May, appeared to improve the most on paper after they landed right wing Mark Stone from the Ottawa Senators.

Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team, 1 year later: Where are they now?

Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the Canadian Olympic hockey team collectively rebounding after its painful loss to Germany in the semis to defeat the Czech Republic 6-4 in the bronze-medal game. Tim Wharnsby checks in on where those players and the executives that built the team are today.

Canada holds off HC Davos to open Spengler Cup with win

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Matt D'Agostini's goal early in the second period stood as the winner as Canada held off HC Davos 2-1 on Wednesday in both teams' opening game at the Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland.