Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

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

Sunday, May 16th, 2021
Kelly-Pannek-060321

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
brown-connor-051421

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
NWHL Versus PWHPA Hockey

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
Beddard-u18

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
Hockey-women-worlds

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
1079289566

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
1180-dream-gap-2021

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
haley-lisa-nwhl-1180

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.

Toronto Six fall to Boston Pride in delayed NWHL Isobel Cup semifinal

Friday, March 26th, 2021
1309334979

The Boston Pride advanced to the NWHL's Isobel Cup final with a 6-2 semifinal win Friday over the expansion Toronto Six.

Montreal reportedly joining Toronto in NWHL as 7th franchise next season

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
NWHL-010221

According to reports, the National Women's Hockey League will be adding a seventh team by expanding to Montreal for next season. The league would have two Canadian squads after the expansion Toronto Six began play in January.