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Provincials paired with world championship

September
16
,
2015
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Kamloops has chalked up a brace, scoring another female hockey championship while receiving the schedule for 2016 Women’s World Championship, including a tournament opener in which Canada and the U.S. face off. B.C. Hockey CEO Barry...

Mike Richards charged by RCMP in Manitoba with possession of controlled substance

August
27
,
2015
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EMERSON, Man. — Police in Manitoba have charged NHL player Mike Richards with possession of a controlled substance. The RCMP say he is due to appear in provincial court in Emerson, Man., on Sept. 10. Police say a...

PQ leader Peladeau says public funds not needed for Quebecor's NHL bid

August
27
,
2015
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RIMOUSKI, Que. — It is not necessary to spend taxpayer money on bringing an NHL team back to Quebec City, Parti Quebecois Leader and controlling shareholder of Quebecor Inc., Pierre Karl Peladeau, said Wednesday. ...

Autographed pucks, pictures up for bids on government auction site

August
27
,
2015
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OTTAWA — Looking for a copy of Wayne Gretzky's professional hockey draft questionnaire? The federal government has one for sale. A crop of hockey memorabilia is up for bids on the government's surplus website, a space where millions...

NHL's Calgary Flames expected to release details on plans for new arena

August
18
,
2015
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CALGARY — The president of the Calgary Flames is expected to detail plans for a new arena for the NHL team later today. Talk of a replacement for the aging Saddledome has been circulating for years, and Ken...

Ontario college students aiming to make an audible puck for visually impaired players

August
2
,
2015
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TORONTO — A pair of Ontario college students is facing a tough crowd as they try to design an audible hockey puck that can be used by visually impaired players. And the international judges vetting the product at a global engineering contest this weekend won't even be the harshest critics.   ...