Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

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.

Canadian women’s team named for upcoming world championship

Thursday, August 5th, 2021
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Canada's national women's hockey team is out for redemption at the upcoming world championship being held later this month in Calgary.

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.