Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

Canada’s women’s hockey team drops 3rd straight tune-up game to men’s junior A opponent

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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The Drumheller Dragons held Canada's women's hockey team off the scoresheet Monday, blanking the national squad 8-0 in a tune-up game.

Canadian women’s hockey team loses 2nd straight exhibition to junior-A opponent

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
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Jessie Eldridge scored with 15 seconds left to play but Canada's women's national hockey team still lost to the Cranbrook Bucks 8-3 on Tuesday.

2 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League players charged with sexual assault

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
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Victoriaville Tigres players Nicolas Daigle and Massimo Siciliano, both 19, have been formally charged with sexual assault stemming from an alleged incident that occurred after the team won the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League title earlier this year.

Prince Albert Raiders’ offensive alternate jersey to be ‘discontinued effective immediately’

Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
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An alternate jersey released by the Western Hockey League's Prince Albert Raiders has been discontinued due to its offensive logo a day after being unveiled online.

Black hockey player who was the target of racist taunt calls for suspension

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
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Jalen Smereck, an American defenceman for HC Donbass in the Ukrainian Hockey League, says he is taking a leave of absence until HC Kremenchuk player Andrey Denyskin is "suspended and removed from the league."

U. of Sask. launches app, website to broadcast full season of women’s hockey for 1st time in Canada

Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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The University of Saskatchewan has launched a new app and website that marks a historic first for women's hockey in Canada.

Canada dominates Switzerland en route to women’s hockey worlds final berth

Monday, August 30th, 2021
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Canada has advanced to the women's world hockey championship final with a 4-0 win over Switzerland on Monday in Calgary.

Canadian women’s hockey forward Blayre Turnbull turns the page on disappointment

Friday, August 27th, 2021
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Blayre Turnbull had to make peace with not playing a women's world hockey championship in her home province of Nova Scotia. The forward from Stellarton was going to represent Canada at the world championship in Halifax and Truro in 2020.

Canada rallies to down Finland in opener of women’s world championships

Friday, August 20th, 2021
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Sarah Fillier scored the game-winner for Canada in a 5-3 win over Finland to open the women's world hockey championship Friday in Calgary.

Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender Tony Esposito dies at 78

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
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Tony Esposito, a Hall of Fame goaltender who rose to fame with Chicago, has died at 78. The team announced on Twitter that Esposito died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.