• September 21, 2021

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Toronto’s long Stanley Cup drought continues after another early exit

Toronto’s long Stanley Cup drought continues after another early exit

Chicago’s Al Yellon knows the pain that Toronto Maple Leafs fans were feeling Tuesday after the team’s Stanley Cup drought was extended to 54 years and counting. He became a Cubs fan as a youngster…

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Howard’s hat trick helps Toronto hurdle past Calgary in Secret Cup

Howard’s hat trick helps Toronto hurdle past Calgary in Secret Cup

Brittany Howard produced a hat trick and Jamie Lee Rattray added a pair of goals as Team Sonnet downed Team Scotiabank 8-3 on Wednesday at the Secret Cup women’s hockey tournament in Calgary. Victoria Bach,…

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

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

Team Canada was the steamrolling, bullyboy juggernaut of the world junior hockey championship until they ran into a pugnacious U.S. team Tuesday that knocked them off 2-0 to win gold. The U.S. players poured over…

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

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

Canada will play for gold at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton after defeating Russia 5-0 in semifinal action Monday. Alex Newhook returned from injury to put Canada on the board just 59 seconds…

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Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world juniors semifinal

Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world juniors semifinal

It seems like Canada’s road to gold at the world junior men’s hockey championship often runs through Russia, given each country’s hockey pedigree. The two adversaries square off in Monday’s semifinal in Edmonton for the…

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Canada tops Slovakia to improve to 2-0 at world juniors

Canada tops Slovakia to improve to 2-0 at world juniors

Jordan Spence scored what turned out to be an important goal for Canada in his first shift of the world junior hockey championship. A day after Canada romped 16-2 over short-staffed Germany to begin the…

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Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

Unusual world juniors in Edmonton set to open as Canada defends gold

A world junior men’s hockey championship like no other opens Friday in Edmonton with zero audiences and teams walled off from the general public because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The world under-20 tournament at Rogers…

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Shortened camp puts pressure on Canadian team ahead of world juniors

Shortened camp puts pressure on Canadian team ahead of world juniors

Time is suddenly tight for the Canadian junior men’s hockey team. What seemed a luxurious amount of preparation and evaluation at the start of a planned 26-day selection camp is now whittled down to a…

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Shane Wright hoping to join hockey royalty by making Canada’s world junior team at 16

Shane Wright hoping to join hockey royalty by making Canada’s world junior team at 16

Shane Wright is well aware of the names to come before him. Wayne Gretzky, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid are among the 16 year olds to suit up for Canada at the world junior hockey…

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Carter Hart, Jakub Voracek lead Flyers over Canadiens to take 2-1 series lead

Carter Hart, Jakub Voracek lead Flyers over Canadiens to take 2-1 series lead

The Montreal Canadiens didn’t play poorly Sunday. Carter Hart just played better — and got some help from his friends. The Philadelphia goalie made 23 saves to record the first playoff shutout of his career…

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Jared Spurgeon scores twice as Wild blanks Canucks in Game 1

Jared Spurgeon scores twice as Wild blanks Canucks in Game 1

Jared Spurgeon scored twice for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks to lead their qualifying series Sunday. Spurgeon produced one of them, plus an empty-netter, and Kevin Fiala also scored…

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Hockey Canada lifts ban on sanctioned activities, let’s members decide on return

Hockey Canada lifts ban on sanctioned activities, let’s members decide on return

Hockey Canada has lifted its ban on sanctioned activities and is allowing the country’s 13 member organizations to individually determine when it’s safe to return to action. The move is a first step toward resuming…

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Canadiens’ Gallagher says Bettman ‘very motivated’ to complete NHL season

Canadiens’ Gallagher says Bettman ‘very motivated’ to complete NHL season

Montreal Canadiens winger Brendan Gallagher thinks there can be hockey this summer season. And that feeling comes from what he is aware of about one of many males in cost. Talking on a convention name…

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Canada names 23 women to hockey team that would have played in cancelled world championship

Canada names 23 women to hockey team that would have played in cancelled world championship

Hockey Canada has released its 23-player roster for the team that would have competed at the cancelled world women’s hockey championship. The tournament was scheduled to start March 31 in Halifax and Truro, N.S., before…