Tagged Hockey

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,…

Cougars snap Dinos win streak

By Stephane Arnault, January 22 2015 — The Mount Royal Cougars (2–13–3) defeated the University of Calgary Dinos (11–3–4) women’s hockey team 3–2 in a clash between the league’s hottest and coldest teams on Jan. 15 at the Crowchild Classic. It was the Dinos’ second loss in three meetings this season to the basement dwelling…

Dinos win secures No. 1 in Canada West

By Stephane Arnault, January 15 2015 — The University of Calgary Dinos [10–3–4] women’s hockey team defeated the University of Saskatchewan Huskies [10–3–2] 4–1 on Jan. 9 at Father David Bauer Arena. The contest was a battle between the two hottest teams in the league, with both clubs entering the night on winning streaks. With…

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