Archive for the ‘News/Canada/NL’ Category

Maple Leafs fan living with muscular dystrophy fulfills lifelong dream

Monday, October 8th, 2018
Mick Roberts with Auston Matthews and Morgan Rielly

With help from strangers, and his hometown of Bishop's Falls, N.L., Mick Roberts got to see the Maple Leafs in action, and meet Auston Matthews.

Team Gushue lands new sponsor for 2022 Winter Olympics quest

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Brad Gushue and Ken Johnston

Courier company Purolator signs on to deliver Team Gushue to Beijing.

St. John’s Edge fans accuse London Lightning star Royce White of making homophobic slurs

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

The NBL Canada brass says it looked into allegations that Royce White hurled homophobic slurs at St. John's fans and found nothing. But some fans say otherwise.

Brett Connolly’s viral video, a happy Washington Capitals fan and one proud mom

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Keelan Moxley

From the first round of the NHL playoffs, a viral video emerged that wasn't a spectacular save, glorious goal or a concussion-causing hit.

New England Patriots mail letter to family of superfan Victoria Best after suicide

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
Victoria Best New England Patriots

Famous sports team acknowledges the death of Newfoundland fan, by sending her family a letter of condolences and some memorabilia.

Hometown arena jam-packed for Kaetlyn Osmond performance

Sunday, April 15th, 2018
Kaetlyn Osmond

More than 1,100 people jammed into the Kaetlyn Osmond arena Saturday to celebrate the Ice Crystal skating club and to watch an Olympian perform.

Kaetlyn Osmond’s Marystown homecoming in April now a world champion’s welcome

Saturday, March 24th, 2018
APTOPIX Italy Figure Skating Worlds

On April 14, the shipbuilding town of about 5,000 on Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula will come together and rally around the best figure skater in the world — who is one of their own.

Tributes pour in for Greg (Bird Dog) Smyth after Baby Leafs legend loses fight with cancer

Saturday, February 17th, 2018
Greg Smyth

There are plenty of messages of love and laughter following the death of a longtime hockey enforcer, who was "more of a Newfoundlander" than most.

Putting on the Maple Leaf: Team Gushue preparing for world championship

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Team Gushue

Brad Gushue and Team Canada will don the red Maple Leaf at the world championships Saturday.

Team Gushue celebrates Brier win at Confederation Building

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Team Gushue wins the Brier CUR BRIER 20170312

Team Gushue is at Confederation Building in St. John's to celebrate its 2017 Brier title victory.