Archive for the ‘Sports/Hockey’ Category

QMJHL teams in N.S., P.E.I. set to return, teams in N.B. remain sidelined

Monday, January 25th, 2021

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's teams in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are set to return to action this week, while the league's three teams in New Brunswick will continue to sit out.

Lithuania offers to replace Belarus as hockey worlds co-host

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Lithuania offered to replace ousted Belarus as co-host of this year's hockey world championships on Thursday.

NWHL looks to etch its own history on hallowed Lake Placid ice in condensed season

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

With a condensed NWHL season being played on ice steeped in hockey lore and kicking things off with a match-up lingering with unfinished business, the scene is set for a spellbinding 2021 Isobel Cup.

Skinny shinny season: City-run rinks ban outdoor hockey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Lacing up skates for a game of shinny on an outdoor rink is a cold-weather ritual for many Canadians. The treasured pastime has largely disappeared this winter, however, as many city-run ice surfaces across the country prohibit outdoor hockey in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Canada forced to settle for silver as stifling U.S. team wins world juniors

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Canada was held without a goal as the U.S. won the world junior championship gold-medal game 2-0 on Tuesday night in Edmonton.

Late winner lifts U.S. over Finland, sets up showdown with Canada for world junior gold

Monday, January 4th, 2021
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The United States will play for gold at the world junior hockey championship after beating Finland 4-3 on Monday in the tournament semifinals.

Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Canada will play for gold at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton after beating Russia 5-0 in semifinal action Monday.

Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling comeback over Sweden

Saturday, January 2nd, 2021
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Roni Hirvonen scored with 25 seconds remaining and Finland edged Sweden 3-2 in quarter-final action Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.

Canada preps for quarter-final showdown with Czech Republic at world juniors

Friday, January 1st, 2021
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Canada did the work to top its pool at the world junior men's hockey championship and earn an advantageous quarterfinal matchup with the Czech Republic.

Canada beats Finland to finish 1st in pool at world juniors

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Canada clinched first place in its pool and a quarter-final matchup against the Czech Republic with a 4-1 win over Finland at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton on Thursday.