Category: Hockey

Pavel Mintyukov Is Redefining Defence In The Modern Era  Of The OHL

Pavel Mintyukov Is Redefining Defence In The Modern Era Of The OHL

Pavel Mintyukov's combination of deceptive skating and four-way mobility signals a new age for defencemen by how he chooses to activate in offensive situations. So far this season, he has 16 goals and 57 points in 43 games between the Saginaw Spirit and the Ottawa 67's. He was the tenth overall selection by the Anaheim … Continue reading Pavel Mintyukov Is Redefining Defence In The Modern Era Of The OHL

A Spengler Cup to Forget for Canada

A Spengler Cup to Forget for Canada

The return of the Spengler Cup was cause for celebration, with the tournament returning to Davos, Switzerland, for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Before then, Canada's success is well-documented, winning four of the past five tournaments, and reaching at least the semi-finals every year since 2011. This time around, however, … Continue reading A Spengler Cup to Forget for Canada

Three Takeaways From Barrie’s 6-5 Win Over Mississauga

Three Takeaways From Barrie’s 6-5 Win Over Mississauga

In this edition of the CHL Game of the Week, the Mississauga Steelheads travelled north of the 401 to Sadlon Arena for a Saturday night matchup against the Barrie Colts.  It started as an explosive first period offensively from the Steelheads, where they scored four goals. However, Barrie found their rhythm as the game progressed, … Continue reading Three Takeaways From Barrie’s 6-5 Win Over Mississauga

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Montreal Vs Quebec City

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Montreal Vs Quebec City

It’s January 2022, and the provincial government of Quebec will be meeting with the National Hockey League to discuss the possibility of bringing a professional hockey team back to the city of Quebec for the first time since 1995. In a time whern just seven percent of NHL players are from Quebec, part of the … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Montreal Vs Quebec City

OHL In A Week: Clarke, Wright Crack NHL Rosters

OHL In A Week: Clarke, Wright Crack NHL Rosters

OHL In A Week is a weekly column by Jordan Jacklin focusing on events surrounding the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). If you’re ever feeling lost when it comes to following the league, you have come to the right place. This week's edition includes spotlighting OHL players that made their NHL team's rosters after successful training … Continue reading OHL In A Week: Clarke, Wright Crack NHL Rosters

Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002

Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002

In sports, the story of the comeback often goes hand in hand with the collapse. To choke away a lead, or failing to show up when it really matters is always a dramatic/shocking experience for fans to go through, and Canada isn’t short of big collapses in the last twenty years. From hockey and soccer, … Continue reading Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002

CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

Fans of the Canadian Hockey League won't have to wait long for their first explosive matchup of the season. The very first game of the season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is a big one, with the defending champion Shawinigan Cataractes, taking on the up-and-coming Gatineau Olympiques, who figure to have a great … Continue reading CHL Game of the Week Preview – Shawinigan Cataractes Vs. Gatineau Olympiques

Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Canada is a sports nation, and as such loves its rivalries with as much passion and excitement as anywhere in the world! With many sports are prominent in Canada such as Hockey, Soccer and Football, and numerous factors that go into making each rivalry in Canada special. It was difficult to pick just ten rivalries, … Continue reading Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadian Football has changed a lot since 1903. The game is unrecognizable from the early twentieth century, and many teams have come and gone. Nowhere is this fact better known than in the nation's capital, a place that has been the home of three CFL franchises in under thirty years. But one thing that has … Continue reading The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL

Once the surefire fist-overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, Shane Wright fell to the Seattle Kraken with the fourth-overall pick. The Kingston Frontenacs captain came into the 2021-22 Ontario Hockey League season with lofty expectations, but fell short of those thanks to a handful of hindrances. As the Frontenacs bowed out of the … Continue reading Kraken Shouldn’t Close the Door on Returning Wright to the OHL