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Lacombe resident Dustin Butterfield took part in the Canada vs. USA Blind Ice Hockey Series in Fort Wayne, Indiana this past weekend where the Canadians came out on top.
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Dustin Butterfield on the winning side for the Canadian vs. USA Blind Ice Hockey Series

Lacombe resident also runs the Central Alberta Bullseye Blind Hockey team

 

Finland’s Sakari Manninen reacts to his game-winning goal during the Hockey World Championship final match between Finland and Canada, Sunday May 29, 2022, in Tampere, Finland. Finland won 4-3 in overtime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Martin Meissner

Finland defeats Canada in overtime 4-3 to win world hockey championship

Canada took Finland into overtime with 2 last-minute goals, before losing

 

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jason Spezza speaks to the media after being eliminated in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs during a press conference in Toronto on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Spezza announced his retirement Sunday after a 19-season NHL career. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Veteran forward Jason Spezza announces retirement, will join Maple Leafs front office

Spezza played with the Senators and Dallas Stars before joing the Leafs in 2019

 

Denmark's players celebrate beside Canada's Damon Severson, right, after winning the group A Hockey World Championship match between Canada and Denmark in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 23 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Martin Meissner

Canada falls 3-2 to Denmark in men’s world hockey championship

Canada falls 3-2 to Denmark in men’s world hockey championship

Denmark's players celebrate beside Canada's Damon Severson, right, after winning the group A Hockey World Championship match between Canada and Denmark in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 23 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Martin Meissner
Pierre-Luc Dubois of Canada, in front, celebrates with his team after he scored his side's third goal during the group A Hockey World Championship match between Slovakia and Canada in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Dubois strikes twice again, Canada remains perfect at worlds with win over Slovakia

Dubois strikes twice again, Canada remains perfect at worlds with win over Slovakia

Pierre-Luc Dubois of Canada, in front, celebrates with his team after he scored his side's third goal during the group A Hockey World Championship match between Slovakia and Canada in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Canada's Pierre-Luc Dubois, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group A Hockey World Championship match between Germany and Canada in Helsinki, Finland, Friday May 13, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner

Canada gives up two 5-on-3 goals in third, hangs on for 5-3 win over Germany

Canada gives up two 5-on-3 goals in third, hangs on for 5-3 win over Germany

Canada's Pierre-Luc Dubois, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group A Hockey World Championship match between Germany and Canada in Helsinki, Finland, Friday May 13, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks’ Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta. Aliu’s book titled “Akim Aliu Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey,” is due out in February and shares a journey of being a Nigerian-born child of mixed-race parents attempting to assimilate at a young age in Ukraine and Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

Aliu lands book deal on how he confronted racism in hockey

Graphic novel shares Aliu’s dealing with the difficulties of assimilating in Ukraine and Canada

FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks’ Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta. Aliu’s book titled “Akim Aliu Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey,” is due out in February and shares a journey of being a Nigerian-born child of mixed-race parents attempting to assimilate at a young age in Ukraine and Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)
Canadian women's hockey coach Melody Davidson jokes with players at the conclusion of the team's practice at the Britannia Centre on Wednesday Feb.24, 2010 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Two-time Olympic hockey gold medal coach Melody Davidson has joined the Premier Hockey Federation as director of league and hockey operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Scott Gardner

Decorated Canadian coach Melody Davidson joins Premier Hockey Federation

Decorated Canadian coach Melody Davidson joins Premier Hockey Federation

Canadian women's hockey coach Melody Davidson jokes with players at the conclusion of the team's practice at the Britannia Centre on Wednesday Feb.24, 2010 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Two-time Olympic hockey gold medal coach Melody Davidson has joined the Premier Hockey Federation as director of league and hockey operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Scott Gardner
Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) scores a goal against San Jose Sharks goaltender James Reimer (47) during overtime in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in San Jose, Calif. Edmonton won 2-1. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Oilers’ star Connor McDavid’s drive to be NHL’s best player starts off the ice

McDavid is on pace to be the league’s top scorer for the fourth time

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid (97) scores a goal against San Jose Sharks goaltender James Reimer (47) during overtime in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in San Jose, Calif. Edmonton won 2-1. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
A fan pays his respects at a statue honouring Guy Lafleur in front of the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Friday, April 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Quebec government talking to Lafleur family about possible national funeral

Montrealers pay tribute to Habs great as the reflect on his impact

A fan pays his respects at a statue honouring Guy Lafleur in front of the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Friday, April 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Montreal Canadien Guy Lafleur (left) and Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers are seen here during a break in their light skate at the first day of training camp for Team Canada in Montreal, Aug. 10, 1981. (CP PHOTO/Ian MacAlpine)

Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur, a dominant force in his generation, dead at 70

Hall-of-famer led the Montreal Canadiens 1970s Stanley Cup dynasty, inspired legions of fans

Montreal Canadien Guy Lafleur (left) and Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers are seen here during a break in their light skate at the first day of training camp for Team Canada in Montreal, Aug. 10, 1981. (CP PHOTO/Ian MacAlpine)
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RODE: Former RDC Kings standout Tanner Butler fulfilling his goals in hockey

Tanner Butler was on top of his game during his final season…

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The Lacombe Senior AA Generals won the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships over the weekend in Fort Sasktachewan. (Photo courtesy of NCHL)

Lacombe Senior AA Generals win provincial championship

The Lacome Senior AA Generals were out for redemption at the 2022…

The Lacombe Senior AA Generals won the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships over the weekend in Fort Sasktachewan. (Photo courtesy of NCHL)
Legendary broadcaster Bob Cole poses prior to calling his last NHL hockey game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Bob Cole is looking forward to sitting back and watching both the Masters and the world men's curling championship over the next few days. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Oh baby, Bob Cole’s getting a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Academy

Oh baby, Bob Cole’s getting a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Academy

Legendary broadcaster Bob Cole poses prior to calling his last NHL hockey game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Bob Cole is looking forward to sitting back and watching both the Masters and the world men's curling championship over the next few days. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury reacts after Winnipeg Jets left wing Nikolaj Ehlers scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Fleury heads to Wild, but most big trades completed long before NHL deadline day

Biggest trades across the league came over the weekend – much to the chagrin of TV talking heads

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury reacts after Winnipeg Jets left wing Nikolaj Ehlers scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux acknowledges the crowd after playing in his 1,000th NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matt Slocum

NHL trade deadline: Most big names already off the board ahead of Monday cutoff

A look at what still might happen as teams try to load up for the playoff push

Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux acknowledges the crowd after playing in his 1,000th NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matt Slocum
Vancouver Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau, back right, talks to Elias Pettersson, from left to right, Brock Boeser, Bo Horvat and J.T. Miller during a timeout in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Vancouver, on Dec. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

NHL Notebook: A look at how some NHL coaches navigate the looming trade deadline

The league’s trade deadline is set for Monday at 3 p.m. ET

Vancouver Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau, back right, talks to Elias Pettersson, from left to right, Brock Boeser, Bo Horvat and J.T. Miller during a timeout in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Vancouver, on Dec. 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hall of Famers Lafleur, McDonald and St-Pierre named to Order of Hockey in Canada

Hall of Famers Lafleur, McDonald and St-Pierre named to Order of Hockey in Canada

Canada's Tyler McGregor in red collides with United States' Josh Pauls during the Ice Hockey gold medal match for the 2018 Winter Paralympics at the Gangneung Hockey Center in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, March 18, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Ng Han Guan

McGregor named captain of Canada’s Para hockey team for upcoming Paralympics

McGregor named captain of Canada’s Para hockey team for upcoming Paralympics

Canada's Tyler McGregor in red collides with United States' Josh Pauls during the Ice Hockey gold medal match for the 2018 Winter Paralympics at the Gangneung Hockey Center in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, March 18, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Ng Han Guan
The Red Deer Sutter Fund U18 AA Chiefs. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta team to host U18AA female hockey provincials in Ponoka

Players are from Red Deer, Ponoka, Rimbey and other central Alberta communities

  • Feb 19, 2022
The Red Deer Sutter Fund U18 AA Chiefs. (Photo submitted)