Mark Messier

'Thank You, Edmonton. Thank You'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Peter Pocklington, the man who launched the Edmonton Oilers dynasty, then loathed for decades for trading Wayne Gretzky, welled up with tea...

An Open Letter To The Vancouver Canucks

Chris Taylor | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Taylor

I'm 42 now, with two kids. One of them is almost taller than me. Time is running out here. So, Canucks? Just one Cup victory in my lifetime would be great.

Harper's Message To Bettman

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is urging NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to let the league's stars play in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.Harper says h...

Harper Honours Hockey Greats

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier couldn't stop the tears, or the lump from forming in his throat, as he and two other hockey greats were honour...

Fans Make Oilers The NHL's Hottest Draw | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Travel

Story by Karen Evenden Writer EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- If you happen to visit Edmonton this week, one of the first things you will notice is the...

Reviled Ex-Canuck Got How Much?

Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver Canucks’ fans are seething over Mark Messier’s arbitration victory that awarded him a $6-million settlement from the team. The Vancou...

Canucks Give Canada Hope for Cup's Return

Brad Kurtzberg | Posted 07.26.2011 | Canada
Brad Kurtzberg

Some people in Vancouver have raised questions as to whether or not the rest of Canada would support the Canucks the way they united to root on the Sens, Flames and Oilers.