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The Golden Girls reasserted their vise grip on "The Amazing Race Canada" right on time, running a dominant leg in the Maritimes to skate smoothly into this weekend's finale. Olympic hockey gold medallists Natalie Spooner and Meaghan Mikkelson finished first for a stunning seventh leg on Tuesday, narrowly besting cheerfully frustrated best-friend duo Mickey Henry and Pete Schmalz.
With four to five regulars out of the lineup, the Laurentian Voyageurs women's hockey team struggled to muster much in the way of offence in their pre-season opener, dropping a 2-0 decision to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks Sept. 12 at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex.
The downtown SAP Center was named Tuesday as the next venue for a major "e-sports" tournament, a growing global phenomenon in which thousands of fans crowd into sports arenas to watch their favorite teams battle in the virtual worlds of popular video games. Organizers say they're hopeful the Intel Extreme Masters tournament will bring sell-out crowds on Dec. 6 and 7 to cheer from the stands as teams play "League of Legends" and "StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm," in an 18,000-seat arena that's usually home to rock concerts and Sharks hockey games.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and Philadelphia Flyers president Paul Holmgren were named recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy on Tuesday. The award recognizes outstanding service to hockey in the United States.
Known as "Johnny Hockey" in an homage to Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and the "Johnny Football" brand, the slick Calgary Flames prospect is turning heads because of his moves, and his moniker. " is kind of cool, unless you've got tweeting from my Twitter that 'I am Johnny Hockey' and no one knows it's them tweeting it," said Gaudreau.
Paul Swindlehurst has the chance to become the first Brit ever to play at the highest level of American ice hockey PAUL Swindlehurst has seized the chance to test himself against the best young ice hockey players in America as he bids to become the first Brit to play in the National Hockey League. The former Rivington and Blackrod pupil flew out to the USA last week with the promise of a contract with Indy Fuel waiting for him.
Mark those dollar dog nights on your calendar. [ Flyers ] *Meltzer on why the Flyers power play units need to be more flexible than they've been in the past.
Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night. Indianapolis has lost consecutive regular-season games for the first time since Andrew Luck and Chuck Pagano arrived in 2012.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup came and went quietly, and hoop-heads' big dreams for an epic gold-medal showdown proved to be nothing but wishful thinking. Host Spain went out in the quarterfinals, which thwarted the final match-up against America everyone anticipated.
In this four part series, we're looking at NHL cities' sister cities and ranking which ones are the most awesome at ice hockey. First up: the Altantic.
Community Games at The Point 4. from left, Ashley Penton, Laura Walne & Jodie Gorle enjoying a game of hockey. 1437_9001 Community Games at The Point 4. Support Worker Sadie Debenham & Jodie Gorle celebrate a goal during a game of hockey.
James Sutcliffe helped one of the three England sides - Englnd White - to victory in the international event in Manchester last weekend. The 17-year-old former Westhoughton High School pupil scored a goal in each of the group games as his side beat Wales 6-0 and Ulster 2-1.
Thirteen-year-old Ryan Clarke of North Kentville, right, along with Kyle Garde from Bridgetown, were the only Valley players selected for the Atlantic Hockey Group's Nova Scotia Peewee Young Guns team this summer. They won a gold medal at a tournament in Maine.
Once a powerhouse in men's hockey at the world level, India steadily lost its stature over the years and even at the Asian Games gold medals were few and far between, but former inside forward Mervyn Like many keen followers of the men's hockey team's progress, Mervyn, too, is waiting with bated breath for the country's name to be recast in gold again at Asian Games starting on September 19. "I am keeping my fingers crossed, but this team is capable of doing it. The crunch is deliverance.
Senior Rachael Bona will be one of two captains for the Gopher Women in 2014-15 - Gopher Women's Hockey Twitter The Minnesota Women's Hockey team announced their captains for the 2014-15 season last week. Though they lost senior Amanda Kessel for the season due to lingering concussion issues, they team will still have both senior leadership and Olympic experience.
The 19-year-old left-winger was selected by the Vancouver Canucks 24th overall at the 2013 draft when Mike Gillis was the team's general manager and John Tortorella was its head coach. Shinkaruk was among the final cuts at training camp last season before being returned to the WHL's Medicine Hat Tigers, where he suffered a hip injury that eventually ended his year.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:58 am
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