Sports/Hockey

Canadian Women’s Hockey League to close down over financial difficulties

March 31, 2019

The collapse of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League plunges the future of the female game in Canada into disarray, at least in the short term. But the CWHL declaring it will cease operations May 1 even if a financial saviour comes over the horizon indicates the ball may be in another player’s court. “There are […]

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Quebec politician says criticism of Canadian hockey player Comtois is ‘anti-francophone racism’

January 3, 2019

A Quebec politician says Instagram insults against Canadian world junior hockey team captain Maxime Comtois are “anti-francophone racism.” Parti Québécois Interim Leader Pascal Bérubé used Twitter to share his feelings after Comtois was hit hard with criticism after missing on a penalty shot during overtime in a 2-1 loss to Finland in the world junior championship quarter-finals […]

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Canada loses tightly fought game to Russia in world juniors round-robin finale

January 1, 2019

The head coach of Canada’s junior hockey team says his squad didn’t have a “driver’s mentality” when they began a battle with the Russians Monday night. “Foot on the gas, looking through the windshield and you’re going after them, you’re going after a win. We didn’t play like that and that’s how winners play,” Tim […]

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