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NHL Central Scouting – 20 BC Players listed

      April 16, 2019 BC Born / Raised NHL Draft Prospects Here’s a brief look at the Top 10 BC players on the NHL Central Scouting final pre-draft prospects list. Scroll down for the full list of 20 BC born / raised players listed.     Cranbrook’s Bowen Byram of the Vancouver Giants, Read More »

Canada Women down USA in first Rivalry Series

  February 19, 2019 DETROIT — The inaugural Rivalry Series was created to give Canada and the United States another opportunity to put the world’s best female hockey teams on the ice together. It went so well, there likely will be a sequel. Brianne Jenner and Blayre Turnbull scored, Shannon Szabados made 38 saves, and Read More »

Hockey Canada launches Pat Quinn Scholarship Fund

  January 3, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Hockey Canada Foundation (HCF) has launched the Pat Quinn Scholarship Fund to honour the long-time coach and Team Canada legend. The fund will provide assistance to student-athletes in pursuit of a post-graduate professional designation. Applications are open to Canadian citizens from March 17 to June 30 of Read More »

Bieska captains Spengler Cup Team, Fabbro, Zucale add youth

  December 21, 2018 By Rob Williams, Daily Hive Hockey Canada released its Spengler Cup roster on Thursday and there are a number of familiar names to be seen. Kevin Bieksa headlines the group, as the former Vancouver Canucks and Anaheim Ducks defenceman plays what will likely be his final games of competitive hockey. Other Read More »

BC Hockey 100th Anniversary – Moments

November 9, 2018 BC Hockey is celebrating its 100th Year Anniversary. The organization was created on February 9, 1919 in Vancouver, BC and there has been an incredible amount of history and tradition of hockey in Pacific Canada. On June 9, 2018, BC Hockey announced the list of 100 Great Moments in BC Hockey history. Read More »

137 WHL grads on NHL rosters – 35 from BC

  October 4, 2018 As the new NHL season got underway last night, 137 WHL alums had cracked opening-night lineups across the league, including 35 BC-born or raised players. All 31 NHL teams have rostered at least one WHL Alum, with the Edmonton Oilers on top with eight players listed. The Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens, New Read More »

Jersey Day – April 12, 2018

  April 12, 2018 CBC News, with files from Canadian Press From celebrities to premiers to hockey moms in B.C., Canadians wore hockey jerseys on Thursday in a show of solidarity with the victims and survivors of a Saskatchewan bus crash that killed 16 people. Jersey Day, as it has been dubbed, was organized by Read More »

Not the first tragedy at this intersection

  Crash reminiscent of tragedy over twenty years prior – same intersection White crosses mark the spot where six people were killed in a crash in 1997. That crash killed Rod Fiddler, 33; his wife, Terri Lynne Fiddler, 30; and their children Jocelyn, 4; Jasmine, 3; and Kassandre, one month. The girls’ aunt, 26-year-old Wendy Lou Fiddler, also Read More »

Cherry’s Tribute

  April 12, 2018 The Canadian Press Don Cherry paid further tribute to the Humboldt Broncos on Coach’s Corner on Wednesday night. Cherry spoke during the first intermission of Game 1 of the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, adding further detail to his thoughts on the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash Read More »

What was left behind

  CBC News · Posted: Apr 11, 2018 3:20 PM CT  A broken Slap Shot DVD left at the scene of the Humboldt Broncos crash site. (Olivia Stefanovich/CBC) The site of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 and left 14 others injured remained littered with reminders of what happened, even well after the victims Read More »

Dayna Brons – passes away – 16th fatality

  April 12, 2018 SASKATOON — The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos became the 16th person to die following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan last week. Relatives of Dayna Brons of the 25-year-old say they will remember her for “joyful smile.” They say Brons died Wednesday afternoon in a Saskatoon hospital from injuries Read More »

Canada downs Czechs for Men’s Bronze

February 25, 2017 Reigning Olympic Champions Canada bounced back from their surprise 4-3 loss in the semis to Germany, with a sizzling display of attacking hockey that overpowered the Czech Republic, for the Bronze medal. Their defeat to the Germans meant that they had missed out on the final for the first time since 2006, Read More »

Russians spoil German Miracle on Ice

    February 25, 2018     The OAR team have won Russia’s first gold medal in ice hockey since 1992 in Albertville after beating Germany 4-3 in sudden-death overtime. This means Germany have won their first-ever silver medal in Olympic ice hockey. This was a Olympic gold-medal ice hockey match that won’t be soon Read More »

German Miracle on Ice continues – first Swedes, now Canada

    February 23, 2018 by Rob Longley, National Post GANGNEUNG — The worst possible outcome for an Olympic team without NHL players landed like a spear to the gut in an embarrassing night for Canadian hockey Friday at the Gangneung Hockey Arena. Never mind the comeback, a dismal effort early on doomed Team Canada Read More »

USA Women break Canada’s Gold Medal streak

  February 22, 2018 by Jamie Tozer Canada’s women’s ice hockey team is leaving PyeongChang 2018 with a silver medal, following a 3-2 shootout loss in the final to the United States. The loss snaps the Canadian women’s Olympic win streak at 24 games. They had won four straight Olympic gold medals following the last Read More »

Patrik Laine Loves Winnipeg – (and CoD)

  February 6, 2018 by Patrik Laine Other than destroying Nik Ehlers in Call of Duty, I think the best thing to happen to me last year was falling in love with Winnipeg. I mean, I heard some guys talking bad about the city and that Winnipeg was not a good place. What do they Read More »

PK: What the (Blank)?: NHL All-Star Edition

  January 24, 2018 by PK Subban Courtesy, The Players Tribune Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better. In this All-Star Edition of What the (Blank)?, we put P.K. Subban to the test.   Off the Read More »

CHL supports Juniors in Olympics play

    January 5, 2018 by Ken Campbell, The Hockey News CHL president David Branch said Hockey Canada will get the full support from the major junior circuit, and that could mean a few World Junior Championship standouts find themselves on the Olympic roster in Pyeongchang.   BUFFALO – Although no official announcement has been Read More »

Blake and Chelios – Two ex NCAA grads inducted into IIHF Hall of Fame

  December 4, 2017 Rob Blake, Chris Chelios, Daniel Alfredsson and Jere Lehtinen are among eight people voted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame for 2018. The induction ceremony will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, during the final weekend of the 2018 IIHF World Championship, which is scheduled for May 4-20. Blake, Read More »

Ferguson signs deal with Golden Knights

September 29, 2017 The expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights franchise  added another Western Hockey League player to their ranks Thursday, signing Kamloops Blazers goaltender Dylan Ferguson to a three-year entry-level contract. Ferguson, a seventh-round selection of the Dallas Stars in the 2017 NHL Draft last June, was dealt to the Golden Knights along with a Read More »

Undrafted Fiddler retiring after 877 NHL games

  September 13, 2017 By Vernon Fiddler I’m retiring today. I know, I know. I really thought I was going to play longer than Jagr, too. But here we are. I’m going to get to how an undrafted kid from Alberta played almost 900 games in the NHL — and also how Joffrey Lupul is Read More »

Canadian Born, Texas Taught

September 13, 2017 VERNON FIDDLER RETIRED / NHL I’m retiring today. I know, I know. I really thought I was going to play longer than Jagr, too. But here we are. I’m going to get to how an undrafted kid from Alberta played almost 900 games in the NHL — and also how Joffrey Lupul Read More »

Dear Vancouver, from the Sedans

  September 7, 2017 Dear Vancouver, Before this season begins, we wanted to write a letter to the city, and to everyone who has supported us for the past 17 years. Aside from being brothers, we have always been best friends, and we have played together on the same line since we were 12 years Read More »

U18 Team Canada downed in World QFs

  April 20, 2017 By Jason La Rose – SPISSKA NOVA VES, Slovakia – Ian Scott (Calgary, Alta./Prince Albert, WHL) made 27 saves, but Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team had its run at the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship come to an end with a 7-3 quarter-final loss to Sweden on Thursday. Matthew Strome (Mississauga, Read More »

Team Canada names first 18 on World Roster

  Duchene, O’Reilly in position to three-peat as world champions   April 18, 2017 Calgary – The first 18 players announced to the Team Canada roster for the 2017 IIHF World Championship have collectively amassed international hardware from some of the game’s marquee events, including the IIHF World Junior Championship, IIHF World Championship, and Olympic Winter Read More »

NHL Releases Final Rankings For 2017 Draft

  Brandon’s Nolan Patrick is the top prospect, Halifax’s Nico Hischier follows at No. 2 by National Hockey League / NHL.com  April 11th, 2017  Share Forward Nolan Patrick (Winnipeg, Man.), who skates for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League, has been named the top draft-eligible skater for the 2017 NHL Draft as the NHL Read More »