Tagged Hockey

The tasks facing the newest members of city council

By Jason Herring. Illustrations by Samantha Lucy Throughout Calgary’s 2017 municipal election, the pervading narrative was one of change. Early polls suggested that Bill Smith, not incumbent Naheed Nenshi, led the pack in the mayoral race, while many candidates vying to unseat an established councillor focused more on their opponent’s weaknesses and the city’s desire for…

U of C to bulldoze MacHall to make way for new Flames arena

By Devin Aggarwal, September 27 2017 — After months of failed negotiations with the City of Calgary, the Calgary Flames are finally getting a new arena. The arena comes with a $500-million price tag and is slated to be built on the University of Calgary campus where MacHall currently stands. “We had such limited success with…

Dinos field hockey team optimistic about upcoming season

By Christie Melhorn, September 7 2017 — Whether or not you’re a hockey fan, living in Calgary exposes you to the sport’s culture — the enjoyable chill of the rink and the boisterous fans dominating the city’s bars. But compared to ice hockey, field hockey is less well-known in the city. The University of Calgary’s women’s…

Nashville gives Canadian fans something to cheer for

By David Song, June 2, 2017 –  Though no Canadian team is currently vying for the Stanley Cup, this year’s NHL Final gives fans north of the border something to cheer for. For the first time, the Nashville Predators are representing the Western Conference in the Final. They are confronting the Eastern Conference giant and…

Scoutr Sports gives hockey players more autonomy

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, April 6 2017 — A new app developed by a former Canadian hockey player is giving athletes more autonomy in the trade process. Scoutr Sports is designed to help players review prospective or past hockey teams. It was created by Stormer Santana, a former Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) goalie from Sault Ste….

Reduced ice surface makes kids’ hockey more inclusive

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, March 28 2017 — If you’ve ever watched a Timbits hockey game, you’ll know that it mostly consists of young kids chasing after a puck across a vast expanse of ice. But that will soon change with Hockey Canada’s new regulation making it mandatory that kids get their first introduction to the…

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