Charlie Conacher was just 28 when he announced his retirement from hockey in January of 1938. Most in the media agreed with The Ottawa Journal’s assessment: the Leaf captain was “the game’s hardest shooter” and had been, for years, “one of its most compelling figures.” Injuries to knees and kidneys, wrists and back had worn […]
University of Ontario Institute of Technology is offering undergraduate research award for the students in different fields. Scholarships are available for the Canadian and international citizens. Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University. The University of Ontario […]
As hockey fans, we spend a lot of time at games. And when we’re not at games, we’re watching games. And when we’re not at games or watching games, we’re probably thinking about hockey. So what kind of holiday gift can you get for your friend or loved one who loves hockey but has everything? […]
The Calgary Inferno had an excellent weekend on the road and won Saturday’s game against the home-team Markham Thunder 3-1 and Sunday’s contest 7-2. These two wins bump the Inferno up to the top of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, seven points ahead of the second-place squad, Montreal’s Les Canadiennes, and nine points ahead of […]
The Owen Sound Attack were back in action on Saturday night when division rivals the London Knights made the trip to the Bayshore. The Attack were looking to continue their winning streak after beating Barrie at home last weekend. London entered the game as one of the hottest teams in the league on a 15-game […]
This is actual a continuation of my last blog post, but it was a bit off topic and making the post much, much too long. It also got much more personal and upsetting for to keep in that section. So, although I find the use of ‘trigger warnings’ to be condescending and belittling, on the […]
He was called the father of Russian hockey, and later – the wise uncle of American hockey. Throughout his life he tried to develop the hockey, to take the best from Canadians and Europeans. He actively promoted matches between Soviet and North American athletes, more than once he traveled with the USSR national team during […]
The Charles Gorman Memorial Championships were held in Saint John, N.B., over the weekend.
Continued from Day 10696… Day 10697 Monday, 3 December 2018 Waschsalon Montag! It was still dark outside when I came back after finishing my laundry. -shakes head- You think my language has too many syllables? Have you listened to Malayalam yet? The tongue just slips off for me too if I attempt to speak it. Listen […]
A far more useful discussion lies in what can be done to prevent injuries like those suffered by Adonis Stevenson.
The Trail Smoke Eaters look to close their weekend out on a high note as they take on the Chilliwack Chiefs for a Sunday matinee at Prospera Centre. LISTEN WATCH Smoke Eaters vs. Chiefs 2018/19 Regular Season Schedule: Friday, October 20th @ Trail Memorial Centre (5-2 Chiefs) (BOXSCORE) Sunday, December 9th @ Prospera Centre (2:00 […]
I spent 2 weeks exploring Quebec in late October 2018, visiting a good friend in Ottawa. I was lucky to have a local tour guide and get to explore great cities like Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City, as well as the great outdoors. Here are my thoughts from my diary. Trip Highlights Hiking up Mont […]
Winning yesterday was fun. Preferable to not winning, in fact. What if we win … again? Today’s game begins at 3:00 p.m. ET and can be: Seen on TV locally via NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus (or via stream on the MyTeams App) Seen on TV in Canada via TVA Sports and TSN3 Heard on radio […]
Germany beat Malaysia 5-3 to maintain their all-win record and seal a direct quarterfinal spot, while Pakistan suffered a 1-5 defeat against the Netherlands. (Source: PTI) Germany beat Malaysia 5-3 to maintain their all-win record and seal a direct quarterfinal spot, while Pakistan suffered a 1-5 defeat against the Netherlands but still sneaked into the […]