Tagged Hockey

Head-to-head NHL 2015–16 season preview

Jason Herring & David Song, September 29 2015 —  The 2015–16 NHL season is only days away and both of Alberta’s clubs are looking poised to take a big step forward this year. The Gauntlet’s Jason Herring and David Song give their two cents on how the season will pan out. Where do you see the…

Hockey Canada women’s national camp roster highlighted by Calgary presence

Sonny Sachdeva, September 17, 2015 — Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Team Fall Festival is in full swing. The organization is putting their top on-ice talent through the paces to determine who will suit up for the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship tournament. The camp, which runs from Sept. 13–20 at Calgary’s Markin MacPhail Centre, includes…

Calgary Hitmen move on without top scorers

By Sonny Sachdeva, September 10 2015 — The Calgary Hitmen will enter the 2015–16 season as a team in flux. After recently finishing atop their division for the first time in half a decade, the Hitmen will begin their new season without their top two offensive threats from 2014–15. Centreman Adam Tambellini — whose 86…

NHL star Pavel Bure founds hockey legends league

Sonny Sachdeva, September 3 2015 — The main allure of professional hockey is grounded in the awe-inspiring performance of the game’s premier talents. While the majority of the NHL’s participants continue at a standard level, there are always a handful of stars who establish themselves in a class of their own. But even these historic…

National Women’s Hockey League breaking new ground

By Sonny Sachdeva, August 6, 2015 — Every four years, women’s hockey taps into the mainstream of North American sports culture when hundreds of thousands tune in to watch the sport’s top talents suit up at the Winter Olympics. For the three years in between, however, support for the sport vanishes, leaving female hockey players with…

The Gauntlet Radio Show, August 2015

This month, Chris Adams discusses his feature on the way climate change is taught in university, Jason Herring reviews some of the last month’s best albums, and Sonny Sachdeva and Eric Licis discuss the Canadian junior men’s hockey team.

2015 NHL postseason predictions

By Jason Herring, May 21 2015 — The 2014–15 NHL postseason has wound down to the final four. Two clubs from each conference will battle it out to earn a shot at the Stanley Cup. Right now, all four teams left — the Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning —…

Flames’ award nominations show club’s balance

By Sonny Sachdeva, May 14 2015 — The Calgary Flames’ playoff run may have ended in a disappointing overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks, but the season as a whole remains a definite success. While most predicted the Flames would fail to qualify for a playoff berth, the young group forged a never-say-die identity that took them to…

Calgary Flames 2015 midseason report

By David Song, January 29 2015 — The Calgary Flames went into the National Hockey League’s all-star weekend with 25 wins, 19 losses and three overtime losses. They sit fourth in the Pacific Division and eighth in the Western Conference. If the season had ended after the all-star break, the Flames would have made the…

Dinos blanked in Crowchild Classic

By Sonny Sachdeva, January 22 2015 — The University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal Cougars men’s hockey teams faced off for the fourth annual Crowchild Classic on Jan. 15, battling it out in front of a record-setting 8,882 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome. After losing all three previous contests against the Cougars this season,…

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