Hockey Canada supports campaign to get kids playing different sports

When you think of Marie-Philip Poulin, you likely think of her dominance on the ice. She’s been a member of Canada’s national women’s hockey team for more than a decade and played a starring role in a pair of Olympic gold-medal victories. But in a new public-service campaign titled “Change It Up,” Poulin is seen swinging a baseball… Read More »

Trouba holdout ancient history, agent says as deadline to sign new contract looms

It is likely right at the very top of general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff’s enormous off-season to-do list; after all, how the Jacob Trouba situation gets resolved will likely impact several other big decisions that will have to be made this summer. And while Trouba recently stated his goal is to sign a long-term contract and remain a part… Read More »

Longtime Vancouver Canucks PA announcer John Ashbridge dead at 71

The Vancouver Canucks say longtime public address announcer John Ashbridge has died at the age of 71. Ashbridge began working with the Canucks in 1987 and continued to work with the team and the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League until recently. During his time with the Canucks, Ashbridge worked during two Stanley Cup final appearances, travelled… Read More »

Marlies edge Stars to reclaim Calder Cup final lead

Calle Rosen scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the second period as the Toronto Marlies edged the Texas Stars 2-1 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the Calder Cup final. Get <a href=”https://twitter.com/CalleRosen?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@CalleRosen</a> a whistle and some white gloves because he’s out here directing traffic.<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/MarliesLive?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#MarliesLive</a> <a href=”https://t.co/wl25cqTRiw”>pic.twitter.com/wl25cqTRiw</a> &mdash;@TorontoMarlies Chris Mueller also scored for the Marlies,… Read More »

Don Cherry expected to return to Hockey Night in Canada next season

Ask Sportsnet president Scott Moore about hockey commentator Don Cherry and one memorable road trip immediately comes to mind. They flew in to Winnipeg last year before driving together to Kenora, Ont., for a Hockey Day in Canada event. “It was maybe the most entertaining two-hour drive I’ve ever had,” Moore recalled Tuesday. “We did everything from talking… Read More »

Antti Suomela (F) from HIFK to San Jose Sharks

Career transactions– 2015-04-29 • Signed to a two-year + option year contract with Blues Career assingments– 2015-2016 • Assigned to Blues U20 Other memorable dates– 2015-12-05 • Scored first Liiga goal (vs.KalPa)– 2015-10-17 • Scored first Liiga points(0+2)(vs.KooKoo)– 2015-09-30 • Made Liiga debut (vs.HPK) +/-: 0 S: 0 TOI: 6:41

Trouba holdout ancient history, agent says as deadline for new deal looms

It is likely right at the very top of general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff’s enormous off-season to-do list; after all, how the Jacob Trouba situation gets resolved will likely impact several other big decisions that will have to be made this summer. And while Trouba recently stated his goal is to sign a long-term contract and remain a part… Read More »

Smith-Pelly, Kempny perfect pieces of Capitals’ Cup puzzle

A salary-cap squeeze threatened to slam the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup window shut. Instead, it busted it wide open. When the dollars didn’t add up to be able to keep a handful of key contributors to back-to-back Presidents’ Trophy-winning teams, the Capitals went bargain hunting to sign bought-out winger Devante Smith-Pelly, who general manager Brian MacLellan termed a… Read More »

Islanders clean house, fire coach Doug Weight, GM Garth Snow

Lou Lamoriello moved quickly to shake up the New York Islanders by firing general manager Garth Snow and coach Doug Weight and naming himself the team’s new GM just two weeks after taking over as president of hockey operations. Lamoriello announced the moves Tuesday that begin to reshape the organization in his image, two weeks to the day… Read More »