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Leafs Fall In The Spring

David Martin | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada
David Martin

It's perhaps understandable that folks in Toronto have seasonal confusion. After all, while the rest of us welcome spring, Torontonians think it must ...

Ex-NHL Player Charged With Setting Dad's House On Fire

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Stephen Peat turned himself into the B.C. RCMP.

NHL Ratings Are Plummeting, And Look Who Rogers Is Blaming

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

TV ratings for NHL games are in free fall this season, and part of the reason appears to be viewers cutting their cable cords and switching to digital...

The World Cup Is Out To Ruin Hockey's Underdogs

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

But the fact is, if I'm a Swiss hockey player, I don't really care if I'm not going to win a gold medal. Same if I'm Latvian or Slovenian, or anything else. I'm proud to play for my country -- I'm proud to lose with my country.

WATCH: Montreal Canadiens Pay Heartwarming Tribute To Paris Victims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Impact

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens honoured the victims of this week's terrorist shootings in Paris by playing the French national anthem prior to thei...

Toronto Maple Leafs Coach Fired

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - No single loss, no matter how embarrassing, tipped the scales. Some of the worst hockey actually came in victories, and the ugly trend was i...

Leafs Fire Coach

CP | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - Randy Carlyle has been fired as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The move by the NHL team came on the heels of a brutal road trip during...

Ex-NHLer Sheldon Kennedy Joins Order Of Canada

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - Sheldon Kennedy says being the recipient of one of the country's top honours can serve as a beacon to lead countless other children out of th...

Oilers Fire Coach

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish sacked head coach Dallas Eakins on Monday, saying while Eakins is taking the fall for mounting losse...

WATCH: Leafs Pay Touching Tribute To Pat Quinn

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs honoured former player, head coach and general manager Pat Quinn prior to their game against the Washington Capitals...

Hockey Legend Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada

MONTREAL - Former Montreal forward Gilles Tremblay, who won four Stanley Cups with the Canadiens in the 1960s, has died at age 75.The Canadiens report...

Why The Maple Leafs Need To Embrace Their Fans' Hate

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

In Toronto, it's better bad. It's better like this, with the Leafs believing in only themselves -- believing in nobody but whoever's in that locker room. That means not trusting the always-mocked, never-defined, too-general MEDIA -- going to the mattresses, so to speak. Burying themselves in their bunker until they're one with Lord Stanley's handiwork.

Senators, Leafs Pay Tribute To Slain Soldiers

CBC | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada

The Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs gathered at the National War Memorial on Sunday to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, including Cpl. N...

Ads On NHL Jerseys 'Coming,' League Exec Says

CBC | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada Business

Ads could soon appear on NHL teams' jerseys. NHL chief operating officer John Collins said in an interview posted Thursday by Sports Business ...

LOOK: Leafs' Flag Hangs Upside Down During Anthem

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada

The Toronto Maple Leafs aren't having the greatest season. Some might say their upside-down flag at Saturday night's game was a sad form of symbolism....

NHL Postpones Leafs-Sens Game Over 'Situation In Ottawa'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs following the shootings on Parliament Hill a...

First Goal, Dad Goes Nuts

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada

On Monday, Montreal Canadiens forward Jiri Sekac was robbed of his first NHL goal after Tampa Bay defenceman Anton Stralman slid across the crease to...

The Best Things From Opening Night

CBC | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada

Hockey is officially back. The NHL’s opening night featured four games highlighted by the storied rivalry between the Canadiens and Toronto Maple ...

Celebrate The New NHL Season With The 15 Greatest Hockey Songs

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Music

The Tragically Hip may be helping kickoff this year's NHL hockey season with a free concert at Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square before the Leafs vs Habs ...

A New Captain In Ottawa

CP | Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators are once again turning to a young Swede to lead the organization.The Senators named star defenceman Erik Karlsson as the ...

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.

Return Of NHL Just What Canada's Economy Needs: Moody's

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada Business

NHL training camps open across North America this week, but no matter who makes that last round of cuts, the Canadian economy is poised to be a winner...

It'll Get Better, Canucks Fans. You Too, Toronto

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

It hurts to see four NHL teams in ESPN's Top 10, and it hurts that those four teams are the Anaheim Ducks (2nd overall), the Los Angeles Kings (5th), the Tampa Bay Lightning (6th), and the Chicago Blackhawks (10th). So, our biggest rival, and a bunch of rollerblading sunny American parking lots? Just great.

There's More to Being a Sports Fan Than You Think

David Martin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
David Martin

I know a lot of folks think they're football fans without considering what has to be done to prepare for the upcoming season. For some reason, they think they can just wile away the summer and start their TV football viewing with no preparation. Serious fans, however, know that the key to successful sports viewing is preparation, lots of preparation.

Ex-NHL Player Charged With Assault, Drunk Driving

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A former NHL tough guy is facing assault and driving charges after an alleged incident in Kamloops, B.C.Rudy Poeschek has been charge...