Hockey

Blazers name Moores to lead front office

June
30
,
2016
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Kamlooops Blazers have appointed a familiar face to their front office. Co-owner Tom Gaglardi announced Friday that the ownership group selected Don Moores as president, CEO and alternate governor. “We’re thrilled to introduce...

Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, dies at age 88

June
10
,
2016
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Mr. Hockey, the great Gordie Howe, died Friday, June 10 at age 88. Howe suffered a series of strokes two years ago and wasn’t expected to live at one point. True to spirit, he fought his way back to a partial recovery, though his health was...

U.S. edges out Canada in world final

April
4
,
2016
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By Jason La Rose Emerance Maschmeyer (Bruderheim, Alta./Harvard University, ECAC) was absolutely spectacular, making 33 saves, but Canada’s National Women’s Team dropped a 1-0 overtime thriller to the U.S. in the gold medal game...

Hat trick sends Team Canada to finals

April
3
,
2016
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By Jason La Rose Natalie Spooner (Scarborough, Ont./Toronto, CWHL) had a hat trick and finished with four points, leading Canada’s National Women’s Team into the gold medal game at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship with a...

Canada defeats Finland 6-1

April
1
,
2016
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By Jason La Rose Jennifer Wakefield (Pickering, Ont./Linköping HC, SWE) had two goals and two assists, propelling Canada’s National Women’s Team past Finland 6-1 on Thursday night and into the semifinals at the 2016 IIHF...

Canada 8, Russia 1 - Now that's more like it

March
30
,
2016
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Meaghan Mikkelson (St. Albert, Alta./Calgary, CWHL) and Halli Krzyzaniak (Neepawa, Man./University of North Dakota, WCHA) finished with two goals apiece, all in a six-goal second period, sparking Canada’s National Women’s Team to an 8-1...

Canada drops 3-1 opener to U.S. rivals

March
29
,
2016
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By JASON LA ROSE For Hockey Canada Emerance Maschmeyer (Bruderheim, Alta./Harvard University, ECAC) was absolutely spectacular, finishing with 35 saves, but Canada’s National Women’s Team fell 3-1 to the United States in the...

Team Canada meets Team U.S. as series opens

March
28
,
2016
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Forward Marie-Philip Poulin, will captain Team Canada to open the IIHF Women’s World Championship against the U.S. tonight, March 28, at Sandman Centre. The 25-year-old from Beauceville, Que., captained Canada at the 2015 4 Nations Cup in...

Hat trick marks 100 games for Johnston

March
27
,
2016
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By Jason La Rose Rebecca Johnston (Sudbury, Ont./Calgary, CWHL) scored a hat trick in her 100th international game with Canada’s National Women’s Team, leading the Canadians to a 9-0 win over Sweden in their final pre-tournament game...

School cheers on Team Canada in gold quest

February
29
,
2016
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A month ahead of the IIHF Women’s World Championship ticket sales are going strong with a handful of Team Canada players in town Monday to pique interest. A Hockey Canada event before an excited audience of kids at Pacific Way elementary...