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Tickets on sale Sunday for world championship

February
26
,
2016
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Kamloops will get an early glimpse at some of the players who will be going for gold at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship. The 23 players who will represent Canada next month will be announced on Monday, Feb. 29. With a month to go...

Klee back as Team USA's head coach

February
16
,
2016
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Ken Klee, a former NHL player, has been named head coach of USA Hockey’s national women’s team that will play in the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship. Team USA is the two-time defending champion. That tournament is scheduled...

Sens get defensive piece and Leafs get cap relief in blockbuster Phaneuf trade

February
9
,
2016
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TORONTO — For the Ottawa Senators the help comes now, for the Toronto Maple Leafs it comes later. A mammoth nine-player swap between Ontario rivals Tuesday saw Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf land in the nation's capital in a trade...

Sticking up for young LGBTQ players: Oilers use rainbow tape to show support

January
25
,
2016
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EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have shown their support for young LGBTQ players in a colourful way. Players hit the ice at Rexall Place on Sunday for a skills competition with their sticks wrapped in special...

Goalie Mackenzie Blackwood to play first game for Canada at world junior tourney

December
29
,
2015
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HELSINKI — Goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood will make his world junior hockey championship debut on Tuesday as Canada plays Switzerland in the preliminary round. Blackwood sat out Canada's first two games of the tournament as he completed...

Funeral to be held today for former Montreal Canadiens star Dickie Moore

December
28
,
2015
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MONTREAL — A funeral service will be held today for Hockey Hall of Famer Dickie Moore, who died in Montreal on Dec. 19 at the age of 84. Moore played his first 12 seasons with the Canadiens where he helped win six Stanley Cups,...

Fire Away: Canada needs to shoot more after 4-2 loss to U.S. at world juniors

December
26
,
2015
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HELSINKI — Dylan Strome and his teammates know what they need to do: Shoot the puck. Strome and Matt Barzal scored in Canada's 4-2 loss to the United States on Saturday in both teams' first preliminary round game of the world junior...

Two-time NHL scoring champion Moore was a force on star-studded Canadiens

December
19
,
2015
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MONTREAL — Dickie Moore was a gritty goal-scorer and playmaker on the Montreal Canadiens dynasty of the 1950s, even if he wasn't quite as famous as some of his legendary teammates. Moore, who died Saturday at 84, was too...

KIBIHT field includes team from Hungary

November
16
,
2015
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The latest edition of the Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournament, aka KIBIHT, is scheduled to run from Dec. 30 through Jan. 4 at the McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre, Memorial Arena and Brock Arena. The tournament will feature 12...

Quebecor makes pitch to NHL in hopes of landing franchise

September
29
,
2015
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NEW YORK — After months of preparation, the heads of media giant Quebecor Inc. said Tuesday they have done everything in their power to bring back a National Hockey League team to Quebec City. After making their pitch to...