Canada Hockey

WATCH: Brian Burke Tells Canucks Coach To 'Shut Your Mouth'

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Calgary Flames interim general manager Brian Burke defended his head coach Monday and said Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella "oug...

Maple Leafs Hand Reigns To Brendan Shanahan

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - Brendan Shanahan is officially on the job in the Toronto Maple Leafs' front office.The Hockey Hall of Famer, who was introduced as Toronto's...

Behind the Scenes with Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary

Dustin Sproat | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada TV
Dustin Sproat

I took some punches from Mark Cuban on the set of Shark Tank while pitching an app, but it's turned out to be a very positive experience. Here are a few lessons learned from the whole experience.

Canucks Finally Showed Up, And It Was Agonizingly Awesome

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Kolby Solinsky

The players have checked out, and they look exhausted. It's not Tortorella's ice time that's killing them... it's the Luongo deal, the Schneider deal, and everything that's happened in the past three seasons. They're chewing old gum, pretending they're still sucking sugar.

Rogers Is Trying to Block You From Watching 'Hockey Night' Online

David Christopher | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Business
David Christopher

Rogers is gearing up to cut off millions of hockey fans from being able to watch Hockey Night in Canada online. Bell and Rogers are using their power and control over our media options to force Canadians into subscribing to what many now view as the outdated medium of TV.

5 Things Roberto Luongo Taught Us About Resilience

Shachi Kurl | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Shachi Kurl

People much smarter about hockey than me will analyze what your departure means to the game and the Vancouver Canucks. I'm sure somewhere, at some point, some law school will run a clinic for general managers and agents on how not to handle contract negotiations. But you, Bobby Lu, you showed us all how to be stronger in our lives and on the job.

Trade Deadline Day Is Just Full of Excitement! (Or Not)

Andy Juniper | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada
Andy Juniper

Tomorrow is the National Hockey League's trade deadline. Major, monstrous, mind-boggling deals are brokered, big-name players change addresses and on-ice attire, and the future fortunes of franchises are forged. Or... not.

How to Drink Vodka Like a Russian

Dustin Sproat | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada
Dustin Sproat

Take your time finding the right table at the right restaurant. You'll be there awhile -- might as well get comfortable. The bottle of vodka is to be served cold and of high quality. The person that picks up the first bottle is in charge of pouring and pacing shots for the entire night, even once you change venues...

Top Five Sexy Canadianisms from the Sochi Olympics

Carlen Costa | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada
Carlen Costa

The Olympics have always had a history of pausing wars, bringing nations together and displaying some of the best patriotism & athleticism worldwide. ...

This Is How Much Canada Loves Hockey

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada

On a regular Sunday morning in Canada, we would all be sleeping. This is not a normal Sunday morning. Canadians across the country have gathered at...

LOOK: This Is What Canada Winning Looks Like

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada

It's not a gold medal, but Canada's 1-0 win over Team USA in the Olympic men's hockey semi-final left plenty to celebrate. Now here are some happy ...

Babies, Bars And Offices Cheering For Team Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada Living

There's just something about hockey that brings Canadians together, and when we win a semi-final game against our perpetual rivals, the U.S., that 1-0...

Americans Hate Us, And We LOVE It

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada

Canada didn't have to beat Team USA in the Olympic men's hockey semi-final before triggering a rivalry that has simmered since we won in 2010. A ri...

'Pumped' Babcock Sets Final Lineup For Showdown With Team USA

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada Politics

SOCHI, Russia - Team Canada isn't making any last-minute changes for its Olympic semifinal showdown against the United States.Save for Matt Duchene re...

Sochi Diaries: Losing With the Russians, Winning With the Swiss

Dustin Sproat | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada
Dustin Sproat

2014-02-14-sochibanner.jpgOn Wednesday I decided I would try to ask some Russians what they knew about Canada. This line of questioning didn't go far, but did initiate a whirlwind experience that in and of itself has made my entire voyage to Sochi worthwhile.

Inanimate Goal Post For Prime Minister Of Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada

In the final moments of the third period one hero saved Canada from defeat at the hands of Team USA. That hero was Inanimate Goal Post. We here...

Canada Has Close Call Against Latvia

CP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada

SOCHI, Russia - Team Canada has advanced to the men's hockey semifinals at the Winter Olympics with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Latvia.Shea Weber score...

Canada Wins The Game, But Loses Out On Top Seed

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada

SOCHI, Russia -- Team Canada has secured the third seed in the medal round of the men's Olympic hockey tournament after a 2-1 overtime win over Finlan...

P.K. Subban Is Our Black Canadian Saviour

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada
Christopher Stuart Taylor

No disrespect to Lincoln Alexander, Viola Desmond, Dudley Laws and the many black Canadian pioneers that have and continue to make vital contributions to Canadian society, but Subban has the potential to be the most important and influential black in Canadian history.

Now They're Awake!

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada

SOCHI, Russia - If there were any complaints about Team Canada not winning its Olympic opener by a large margin, those were silenced a day later.Led b...

Here At Last: Some Surprises From Sochi

Dustin Sproat | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada
Dustin Sproat

2014-02-14-sochibanner.jpg Booked three weeks ago on a whim, my trip from Vancouver to Sochi included 40 hours of buses, trains, taxis, layovers, and flights. Not to mention the four hours of standing in lines and two hours of wandering looking for wifi that were required before I could make this post. That said, I'm here and I'm pumped!

Canada Wins First Game

CP | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada

SOCHI, Russia -- Team Canada has defeated Norway 3-1 in its first game of the Olympic hockey tournament. After a scoreless first period, Shea Weber...

Canada Defeats U.S. In Women's Hockey

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada

SOCHI, Russia - Meghan Agosta-Marciano scored a pair of goals in Canada's 3-2 win over the U.S. in the Olympic women's hockey tournament Wednesday.Ago...

12 Things To Do This Family Day

Rania Walker | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Rania Walker

In addition to the special events and interactive exhibits at most major tourist attractions, here is a list of virtually free things to do around the GTA, most of which will give you an opportunity to try something new or different by virtue of the favourable price tag.

I'll Watch the Olympics to See Putin Beat at His Own Game

JD Halperin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada
JD Halperin

Can Canadians watch Olympic hockey in clear conscience? There's much to be disgusted with at this Olympics, but here's why I'll still watch. Men's hockey is the most coveted, most prestigious gold medal. Every sick Canadian dangle, every tape to tape pass, every shelfer top cheese will be a dagger in Putin's black heart.