Nenshi Not Fazed By Pressure For New Calgary Arena

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

"That's not how we operate here."

Alex Ovechkin Just Hit A Major Career Milestone

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada

He got an extended standing ovation.

What's Better Than Your Team Winning A Championship?

Sulemaan Ahmed | Posted 12.11.2016 | Canada Impact
Sulemaan Ahmed

This post is based on recent experience where I saw the power of good when a community of incredible people supported a special kid named Alex who has the heart of a lion and is a champion in my books.

Major League Sports - The Best Way To Get To Know A City

Rebecca Field Jager | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Field Jager

If you're like many travellers visiting a city, beyond taking in the usual tourist attractions, you probably enjoy wandering off the beaten path to get a better sense of the town. Although exploring different districts and hoods can be fun, what's an even bigger blast -- and a sure way of finding out what makes the locals tick -- is to attend a major league sporting event.

Oilers Make A BIG Decision About Their Captaincy

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

Sorry Ference, no more "C" for your chest.

10 Ways to Make Marketing Go Viral

Mary Charleson | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada Business
Mary Charleson

This week, Tim Hortons uploaded a series of commercials to YouTube featuring Nova Scotia hometown boys Sidney Crosby and Nate MacKinnon serving up coffee. It elicited numerous tweets, Instagram posts and Facebook statuses at the time, and even garnered TV coverage. This campaign subscribes to many of the 10 top reasons things go viral, methods you too can use to spread your business' message.

Former Oilers' Goalie's Mask And Jersey Stolen From Arena

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Alberta

RCMP is asking for the public's help finding Fuhr's mask and jersey.

How Many Deaths Will it Take Before We Redefine Masculinity?

Toula Drimonis | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Living
Toula Drimonis

News that former NHL enforcer Todd Ewen's recent death was ruled a suicide saddened me. There is no doubt in my mind that competitive sports exact a physical and mental toll on professional athletes -- deaths are not just the consequences of a violent game and the long-term nefarious effects of injuries incurred on these athlete's bodies and brains, but a reflection of a society that does not allow for its men to be weak.

Blackhawks Star Headed To Training Camp Despite Legal Issues

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada

Police have started an investigation over an incident that occurred at Patrick Kane's house.

No Ads On NHL Jerseys For Now, Gary Bettman Says

CBC | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Business

The NHL has no immediate plans to allow advertising on team jerseys, commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday. Bettman spoke during a conference call...

Public Funds Not Needed For Quebec's NHL Bid: Peladeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada Business

Las Vegas and Quebec City were the only expansion applicants to have their bids accepted by the NHL earlier this year.

Calgary Flames Are Getting A New $900-Million New Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada

The plan calls for a 20,000-seat arena that would replace the Scotiabank Saddledome where the NHL Flames currently play.

Quebecor Submits Bid To Bring Nordiques Back

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Business

QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Quebecor Inc. has officially entered the running for an NHL expansion team.The media company says on its Twitter account that it h...

Bye Bye, Bieksa

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada British Columbia


Harper To NHL: Look How Great Quebec City Is

CP | Alexandre Robillard, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister also took a swipe at the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Nordiques Resurrection?

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Business

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Quebecor plans to apply for an NHL expansion franchise with the intent of bringing back the Nordiques to Quebec City. The compa...

NHL OK's Expansion Process

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Business

LAS VEGAS - The NHL's board of governors has given the green light to opening a formal expansion process. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the d...

Chicago Blackhawks Take The Cup!

CP | Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada

The Blackhawks lifted the Cup at United Center for the first time.

Is Peladeau's Sovereignty Talk Hurting Quebec City's NHL Chances?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2016 | Canada Politics

Parti Quebecois Leader Pierre Karl Peladeau's sovereigntist fervour is upsetting National Hockey League owners and hurting Quebec City's chances of getting a team back, a prominent politician said Thursday.

An Open Letter to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Avrum Rosensweig | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada
Avrum Rosensweig

Toronto Maple Leafs, how did your confidence dissipate so thoroughly? Is it possible the challenge to the Toronto Maple Leafs does not only start and stop in the dressing room, during practices and throughout a game? Might it be the real trouble emanates from the psyche of the town in which you play and where I live. 

Social Media Can Help Rebuild the Dwindling #LeafsNation

Jeff Quipp | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

Season after season begins with hope and promise, but ends with disappointment. The hopelessness of being a Leaf fan may continue to affect the franchise's followers, and therefore the bottom line, unless they look at alternative ways to mend that relationship. Building trust through social media is the best way to reach the most powerful fan demographic to date.

Oilers Win NHL Draft Lottery, Chance To Pick McDavid

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

Franchise-changing talent is on the horizon.

Vancouver Island District Is This Year's Hockeyville

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

North Saanich's recreation centre will receive $100,000 in arena upgrades as part of the prize

Ex-Hockey Player Accused Of Biting Cop

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada

BUFFALO, N.Y. - An Arizona Coyotes broadcaster has been charged with becoming belligerent at a Buffalo casino and biting the hand of an officer trying...

Leafs Fall In The Spring

David Martin | Posted 05.24.2015 | 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 ...