Editor’s note: This story was originally published in the Star on Sept. 27, 1972, following Canada’s 4-3 win in Moscow the day before, and is part of Summit Series At 50 — celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic eight-game hockey series between the Soviet Union and Canada. MOSCOW—The great refereeing dispute has broken out
The Vancouver Canucks opened training camp in Whistler on Thursday split into three groups balanced with veterans, rookies and prospects. After head coach Bruce Boudreau teased the fact that he would be unveiling line combinations that he could use on opening night, that’s exactly what fans saw when the players took to the ice at
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Matt Dumba talks the possiblity of being traded by the Minnesota Wild. Meanwhile, Alex DeBrincat says he’s not ready to sign a long-term deal in Ottawa. There is an update on where things are at between the Vancouver Canucks and Bo Horvat, while fans and media in Calgary are trying
Welcome to our daily rumours article brought to you by Betway Sports James Reimer is happy he wasn’t traded this offseason Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now: It is believed that San Jose Sharks goaltender James Reimer was available this offseason but the asking price was high. The Sharks instead moved Adin Hill. Reimer
7:00 AM ET MATT BOLDY LOVES playing hockey in Minnesota. The way the community supports the sport at all levels. The thousands of fans who watch the Minnesota Wild in warm-ups. And, if he’s being honest, the level of celebrity an NHL player can attain after just 47 games in the show. “It’s crazy. Everyone’s
There are always burning questions in Toronto. The goaltending. The unsigned restricted free-agent defenceman. The injuries expected to keep Timothy Liljegren and Pierre Engvall from being full participants in training camp. The whole getting past the first round of the playoffs thing. This is part of life in hockey’s white-hot market, where every season arrives
A year after a heinous injury scuttled his hockey season, Brady Keeper is back with the Vancouver Canucks — and looking to cement his spot on the team. The 26-year-old defenceman lay on the ice, screaming in pain after breaking both the tibia and fibula in his left leg at the end of training camp
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the San Jose Sharks have extended an invite to Joe Thornton. Meanwhile, it appears Nils Hoglander could be in tough to make the Vancouver Canucks roster out of camp. Ryan O’Reilly talks about his contract status with the St. Louis Blues and Patrick Kane addresses the rumors of a possible
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I’ll take a look at three of the newcomers to the Maple Leafs’ roster. The initial play of Ilya Samsonov, Callie Jarnkrok, and Adam Gaudette had to have been impressive for even some of the most jaded Maple Leafs’ fans. Small sample size aside, it
📝 by Patrick Williams It is one of the most important roles in any National Hockey League organization. The American Hockey League head coach. The figure who will execute the organization’s development strategy, guide top prospects through growing pains while also nurturing and nudging players who have perhaps hit a rut in their development path.
BRANDON, Man. – Josh Medernach’s second goal of the game, scored at 18:26 of the third period, allowed the Winnipeg ICE to force overtime in Western Hockey League action on Saturday night at Westoba Place. And Zach Benson’s goal with 6.7 seconds left in overtime gave the ICE a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Brandon
Fans gathered at the Bell MTS Iceplex on Saturday to join the Winnipeg Jets as they officially kicked off hockey season with the return of the Winnipeg Jets Fan Fest. Returning for the first time since 2019, after a hiatus due to the pandemic, Fan Fest offered hockey lovers a sneak peek at top players
There have been some unique moments in NHL history that have occurred on this date. In California, two heated rivals closed out an old barn with a crazy preseason game while another franchise made its league debut. Plus, an all-time great was born in Quebec and three long-time NHLers hung up their skates. Feisty Finale
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Edmonton Oilers must have been close on a number of players at last year’s trade deadline as the team was selling jerseys they made for them at their locker room sale this weekend. Meanwhile, will Sean Monahan be ready for the start of the season with the Montreal Canadiens?
Welcome to our daily rumours article brought to you by Betway Sports Donnie & Dhali: Thomas Drance on the Bo Horvat, Vancouver Canucks contract situation. Rick Dhaliwal isn’t sure if the sides are going to talk once the season starts. “Players of Horvat’s caliber often don’t want to be bogged down in contract talks in-season.
QUEBEC – The Quebec Remparts have only scored four goals in two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League games, but they’ve got two wins to show for it. The Remparts, who blanked the Chicoutimi Sagueneens 1-0 on Friday in their regular-season opener, beat the Victoriaville Tigres 3-1 on Saturday at Centre Videotron. Lucas Canning, Frantisek Ridzon
Sheldon Keefe confessed it felt like he should be getting ready to drive home. The Maple Leafs head coach was speaking with reporters following Saturday afternoon’s 4-1 victory over the Senators to open the NHL’s exhibition schedule. The only problem? Toronto and Ottawa had another 60 minutes of hockey to go as part of a
After the Edmonton Oilers signed Ryan McLeod, they couldn’t be much closer to the cap. He was given $798,000 for one season for a reason, and that’s because there are very few options. The Oilers will have to run a 21-man roster instead of 23 to fit under the cap as well as choose between