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Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Jayna Hefford speaks in Toronto on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Three Canadian teams to play in women’s hockey Dream Gap Tour in Calgary

Three Canadian teams to play in women’s hockey Dream Gap Tour in Calgary

 

Bedard, Wright lead Canadians into gold-medal game at U18 championship

Bedard, Wright lead Canadians into gold-medal game at U18 championship

 

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, stares at the flying puck during the second period of the women’s gold medal hockey game against the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Tyler Tumminia is leaving the door open should members of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association ever want to reach out to the National Women’s Hockey League in a bid to thaw what’s been a chilly relationship. PWHPA member and former Canadian national team goalie Shannon Szabados was skeptical. “Until I see a league in North America that I would want my daughter to play in, my stance with the PWHPA remains united to create a better opportunity for future generations,” Szabados wrote in a text. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

NWHL holds door open in bid to thaw relationship with PWHPA

PWHPA members sought fresh start

  • Apr 29, 2021
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, stares at the flying puck during the second period of the women’s gold medal hockey game against the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Tyler Tumminia is leaving the door open should members of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association ever want to reach out to the National Women’s Hockey League in a bid to thaw what’s been a chilly relationship. PWHPA member and former Canadian national team goalie Shannon Szabados was skeptical. “Until I see a league in North America that I would want my daughter to play in, my stance with the PWHPA remains united to create a better opportunity for future generations,” Szabados wrote in a text. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1979 file photo, Montreal Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden reaches to cover the puck in front of the Montreal net as teammate Doug Jarvis (21) holds Pittsburgh Penguins Gregg Sheppard during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Patrick Marleau passing Gordie Howe for the most games played in NHL history could soon be followed by another record of hockey longevity falling. Florida's Keith Yandle, Marleau and Arizona's Phil Kessel are all less than a full season away from Doug Jarvis' NHL ironman record of 964 consecutive games played. (AP Photo/R.C. Greenawalt, File)

Jarvis’ ironman streak could be next major NHL record broken

Jarvis’ ironman streak could be next major NHL record broken

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1979 file photo, Montreal Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden reaches to cover the puck in front of the Montreal net as teammate Doug Jarvis (21) holds Pittsburgh Penguins Gregg Sheppard during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Patrick Marleau passing Gordie Howe for the most games played in NHL history could soon be followed by another record of hockey longevity falling. Florida's Keith Yandle, Marleau and Arizona's Phil Kessel are all less than a full season away from Doug Jarvis' NHL ironman record of 964 consecutive games played. (AP Photo/R.C. Greenawalt, File)

Gallant named Canada’s head coach for upcoming world championship in Latvia

Gallant named Canada’s head coach for upcoming world championship in Latvia

FILE - Boston Pride players cheer as coach Paul Mara hoists the NWHL Isobel Cup trophy after the team's win over the Minnesota Whitecaps in the championship hockey game in Boston, in this Saturday, March 27, 2021, file photo. The National Women’s Hockey League made a potentially game-changing decision for the sport in approving to double its salary cap to $300,000 for each of its six teams on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, based on projections it is making strides in achieving financial stability entering its seventh season. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)

NWHLdelays Montreal expansion, doubles salary cap to $300K

NWHLdelays Montreal expansion, doubles salary cap to $300K

FILE - Boston Pride players cheer as coach Paul Mara hoists the NWHL Isobel Cup trophy after the team's win over the Minnesota Whitecaps in the championship hockey game in Boston, in this Saturday, March 27, 2021, file photo. The National Women’s Hockey League made a potentially game-changing decision for the sport in approving to double its salary cap to $300,000 for each of its six teams on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, based on projections it is making strides in achieving financial stability entering its seventh season. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1979 file photo, Montreal Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden reaches to cover the puck in front of the Montreal net as teammate Doug Jarvis (21) holds Pittsburgh Penguins Gregg Sheppard during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Patrick Marleau passing Gordie Howe for the most games played in NHL history could soon be followed by another record of hockey longevity falling. Florida’s Keith Yandle, Marleau and Arizona’s Phil Kessel are all less than a full season away from Doug Jarvis’ NHL ironman record of 964 consecutive games played. (AP Photo/R.C. Greenawalt, File)

Jarvis’ ironman streak could be next major NHL record broken

Keith Yandle is the front-runner

  • Apr 28, 2021
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1979 file photo, Montreal Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden reaches to cover the puck in front of the Montreal net as teammate Doug Jarvis (21) holds Pittsburgh Penguins Gregg Sheppard during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Patrick Marleau passing Gordie Howe for the most games played in NHL history could soon be followed by another record of hockey longevity falling. Florida’s Keith Yandle, Marleau and Arizona’s Phil Kessel are all less than a full season away from Doug Jarvis’ NHL ironman record of 964 consecutive games played. (AP Photo/R.C. Greenawalt, File)
FILE - Kendall Coyne Schofield, left, of the United States and Nelli Laitinen of Finland vie for the puck during the IIHF Women's Ice Hockey World Championships final match between the United States and Finland in Espoo, Finland, in this Sunday, April 14, 2019, file photo. The International Ice Hockey Federation is scrambling to reschedule the women’s world hockey championships after health officials in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, scrapped holding the tournament next month due to COVID-19 concerns. IIHF chief Rene Fasel told The Associated Press by phone he was blind-sided by the decision, which was made at essentially the last minute. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP, File)

Women’s hockey feels sting from latest virus cancellation

Women’s hockey feels sting from latest virus cancellation

FILE - Kendall Coyne Schofield, left, of the United States and Nelli Laitinen of Finland vie for the puck during the IIHF Women's Ice Hockey World Championships final match between the United States and Finland in Espoo, Finland, in this Sunday, April 14, 2019, file photo. The International Ice Hockey Federation is scrambling to reschedule the women’s world hockey championships after health officials in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, scrapped holding the tournament next month due to COVID-19 concerns. IIHF chief Rene Fasel told The Associated Press by phone he was blind-sided by the decision, which was made at essentially the last minute. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP, File)
Team Canada's Jocelyne Larocque celebrates her goal past the U.S.A. with goaltender Embrace Maschmeyer during first period of Women's Rivalry Series hockey action in Vancouver, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Stunned Canadian players head home after women’s world hockey cancellation

Stunned Canadian players head home after women’s world hockey cancellation

Team Canada's Jocelyne Larocque celebrates her goal past the U.S.A. with goaltender Embrace Maschmeyer during first period of Women's Rivalry Series hockey action in Vancouver, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canada's Brianne Jenner (19) and Russia's Anna Shibanova (70) battle for position in front of Russia goaltender Alexandrova Nadezhda (31) during third period IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship preliminary round action in Plymouth, Mich., on Monday, April 3, 2017. The women's world hockey championship in Nova Scotia has been cancelled a second time because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Kryk

Women’s world hockey championship in Nova Scotia cancelled again

Women’s world hockey championship in Nova Scotia cancelled again

Canada's Brianne Jenner (19) and Russia's Anna Shibanova (70) battle for position in front of Russia goaltender Alexandrova Nadezhda (31) during third period IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship preliminary round action in Plymouth, Mich., on Monday, April 3, 2017. The women's world hockey championship in Nova Scotia has been cancelled a second time because of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Kryk
FILE - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during the “Topping Off” ceremony of the New York Islanders new home, the UBS Arena at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer

Islanders close to selling out inaugural season at UBS Arena

Arena capacity of about 17,000 for hockey

  • Apr 15, 2021
FILE - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during the “Topping Off” ceremony of the New York Islanders new home, the UBS Arena at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mary Altaffer
Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, provides an update on health system preparations in Nova Scotia for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, in Halifax on Friday, March 6, 2020. Strang says plans are in place to stage the women’s world hockey championship in the province next month with limited spectators.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Nova Scotia plans to allow limited crowds at women’s world hockey championship

All 10 teams in Halifax and Truro must participate in a 14-day quarantine

Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, provides an update on health system preparations in Nova Scotia for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, in Halifax on Friday, March 6, 2020. Strang says plans are in place to stage the women’s world hockey championship in the province next month with limited spectators.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
FILE-Team Canada’s Meaghan Mikkelson fights for control of the puck with U.S.A.’s Hayley Scamurra during third period of Women’s Rivalry Series hockey action in Vancouver, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Gina Kingsbury, Hockey Canada’s director of women’s national teams, hopes a Rivalry Series against the United States can happen this winter.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Michael Dwyer

Canadian women’s hockey team to open selection camp in Nova Scotia

Six goaltenders, 15 defenders and 26 forwards will vie for spots on Canada’s 23-player roster

FILE-Team Canada’s Meaghan Mikkelson fights for control of the puck with U.S.A.’s Hayley Scamurra during third period of Women’s Rivalry Series hockey action in Vancouver, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Gina Kingsbury, Hockey Canada’s director of women’s national teams, hopes a Rivalry Series against the United States can happen this winter.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Michael Dwyer
(File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Mark Messier book on leadership, teamwork coming in October

Messier among the all-time leaders in regular season points

  • Mar 31, 2021
(File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Winnipeg Jets’ Andrew Copp (9) is checked by Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers (57) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Winnipeg Jets’ Andrew Copp (9) is checked by Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers (57) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Assistant coach Andre Tourigny follows the action during practice at the national junior hockey team development camp in St. John’s, N.L. on Friday, August 6, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS /Andrew Vaughan

Andre Tourigny gets full-time Hockey Canada gig; will return to Ottawa 67’s in 2022

Andre Tourigny gets full-time Hockey Canada gig; will return to Ottawa 67’s in 2022

Assistant coach Andre Tourigny follows the action during practice at the national junior hockey team development camp in St. John’s, N.L. on Friday, August 6, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS /Andrew Vaughan
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko (35) looks on as Montreal Canadiens centre Nick Suzuki (14) fights for control of the puck with Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alexander Edler (23) during first-period NHL action in Vancouver, Monday, March 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Bo Horvat, Vancouver Canucks edge out 2-1 shootout win over Montreal Canadiens

Second game in a row where the Canucks have rallied from a deficit to claw out a win

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko (35) looks on as Montreal Canadiens centre Nick Suzuki (14) fights for control of the puck with Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alexander Edler (23) during first-period NHL action in Vancouver, Monday, March 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Toronto Six get another crack at Isobel Cup women’s hockey championship

Toronto Six get another crack at Isobel Cup women’s hockey championship

Walter Gretzky talks to people while at the funeral of Celtic music legend John Allan Cameron at St. Isaac Jogues Church in Pickering, Ont., Monday, Nov. 27, 2006. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

‘A legend in his own right’: Hockey world pays tribute to the late Walter Gretzky

‘A legend in his own right’: Hockey world pays tribute to the late Walter Gretzky

Walter Gretzky talks to people while at the funeral of Celtic music legend John Allan Cameron at St. Isaac Jogues Church in Pickering, Ont., Monday, Nov. 27, 2006. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette