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Taya Currie becomes 1st female player drafted to Ontario Hockey League

Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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Goaltender Taya Currie made history on Saturday by becoming the first female athlete ever chosen in the Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection draft.

Mangiapane stays in spotlight at hockey worlds, leads Canada to gold-medal game

Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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Canada is heading to the final of the men's world hockey championship for the fifth time in the past six tournaments after beating the United States 4-2 in Saturday's first semifinal. The Canadians will play either Finland Germany on Sunday at 1:15 p.m. ET.

Minnesota records 3rd straight win as Dream Gap Tour rolls into St. Louis

Sunday, May 16th, 2021
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Kelly Pannek picked up a goal and two assists to propel Minnesota to a 3-1 victory over New Hampshire as the Dream Gap Tour returned to action on Sunday in St. Louis.

Senators forward Connor Brown leads inexperienced Canadian roster for worlds

Friday, May 14th, 2021
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Hockey Canada announced Friday its roster of 14 forwards, eight defencemen and three goaltenders for the world hockey championships, which starts May 21.

Sale of Connecticut Whale bolsters NWHL

Monday, May 10th, 2021
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The six-team National Women's Hockey League added a third private owner Monday by approving the sale of the Connecticut Whale. The group of investors is led by Tobin Kelly, a mergers and acquisitions specialist with strong hockey ties.

Connor Bedard leads Canada into semifinals at U18 hockey worlds with rout of Czech Republic

Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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Connor Bedard had two goals and three assists and Dylan Guenther also scored twice as Canada hammered the Czech Republic 10-3 in quarter-final action Monday at the under-18 men's hockey championship.

Women’s world hockey championship has new dates, but location unknown

Friday, April 30th, 2021
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The 2021 women's world hockey championship has been rescheduled to Aug. 20-31 at a location yet to be named.

OHL return to play would be ‘irresponsible’ right now, says Ontario’s sports minister

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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Ontario's minister of sport Lisa MacLeod spoke on Thursday and said that the province was days away from approving the OHL's plan to return to play in late March when the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic began in earnest in Ontario.

PWHPA postpones Dream Gap Tour stop in St. Louis after COVID-19 exposure to team

Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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The Professional Women's Hockey Players Association postponed its Dream Gap Tour stop in St. Louis this weekend after one of its teams was exposed to COVID-19.

Lisa Haley joins NWHL as senior vice-president of hockey operations

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
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Lisa Haley of Westville, N.S., is the NWHL's new senior vice-president of hockey operations. She is already head coach of both Ryerson University's women's hockey team, and the Hungarian team competing in May's women's world championship.