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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

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

Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League

Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League

When it comes to the traditional major leagues in North America, Canada often finds itself underrepresented. With the exception of the National Hockey League, Canada has just a combined five teams in the MLB, NBA, MLS and NFL, with Toronto making up three of those teams and no Canadian team in the NFL. While we … Continue reading Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League

Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

Becoming a fan favourite with a junior hockey club is one thing, and it's another to do it in your first season, but after meeting Ottawa 67's forward Vinzenz Rohrer, it's not hard to see why the Austrian import has left a lasting mark on Ottawa, despite playing just one season so far. Rohrer was … Continue reading Humble and Cultured, Vinzenz Rohrer Ready to be Drafted

67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

On Friday morning, the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League made a splash in the CHL Import Draft, selecting Austrian centre, Marco Kasper of Rögle BK of the SHL in Sweden. When the sun rose over the nation's capital on Thursday morning, the 67's had both of their import player spots filled by Vinzez … Continue reading 67’s Go Bold With 2022 CHL Import Draft

Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final

Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final

The greatest season in Hamilton OHL history came to an empathic conclusion Wednesday night, as they dropped a 6-3 decision to the St. John Sea Dogs. After beating the WHL Champion Edmonton Oil Kings and the QMJHL champion Shawinigan Cataractes in the thrilling semifinal, the battle-tested Bulldogs came into the Final with momentum. But when … Continue reading Bulldogs Fall Short In Memorial Cup Final