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Tkachuk says high time Calgary Flames get beyond first round of NHL playoffs

Tkachuk says high time Calgary Flames get beyond first round of NHL playoffs

CALGARY — Can the arrival of a marquee goalie and a redistribution of the goalscoring load finally produce an extended playoff run for the Calgary Flames? The Flames have exited the first round of playoffs in mortifying fashion three of the last four
Edmonton Oilers want playoff push in addition to regular-season success

Edmonton Oilers want playoff push in addition to regular-season success

Leon Draisaitl is convinced the Edmonton Oilers can battle for their division's top rung again and last longer in the playoffs.
'We've got to back that up': Playoff run raises the bar for Vancouver Canucks

'We've got to back that up': Playoff run raises the bar for Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat knows his team has a lot to prove this season. After finishing third in the Pacific Division with a 36-27-6 record last year, few onlookers believed the squad would make a deep post-season run.
Curling bubble plans provide hope for some teams, while others left disappointed

Curling bubble plans provide hope for some teams, while others left disappointed

The fields are slowly filling up for the national curling championships, events that have provided a beacon of light in what has been a dreary competitive season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colliton agrees to 2-year extension as Blackhawks coach

Colliton agrees to 2-year extension as Blackhawks coach

CHICAGO — Jeremy Colliton replaced a beloved figure with the Chicago Blackhawks. Then his first full season with the team was interrupted by a pandemic.
MLS commissioner feels for Canadian teams given pandemic-related border issues

MLS commissioner feels for Canadian teams given pandemic-related border issues

MLS commissioner Don Garber says he feels for the league's three Canadian teams given the border issues caused by the pandemic.
Leafs looking to break old habits in 2021: 'An opportunity to change the narrative'

Leafs looking to break old habits in 2021: 'An opportunity to change the narrative'

The Toronto Maple Leafs feel like the problem has been identified. And they spent much of the off-season reshaping their roster, and looking inwards, in hopes of correcting the issue.

Calgary's National Sport School that produces Olympic champions avoids axe

CALGARY — The National Sport School in Calgary that has produced Olympic and Paralympic champions is switching school divisions in order to survive.

A skinny shinny season: city-run rinks ban outdoor hockey amid COVID-19 pandemic

Lacing up skates for a game of shinny on an outdoor rink is a cold-weather ritual for many Canadians.

Jets lose Sbisa, Comrie to waiver wire; Senators lose Balcers

The Winnipeg Jets lost defenceman Luca Sbisa and goaltender Eric Comrie to the waiver wire on Tuesday, while the San Jose Sharks reclaimed winger Rudolfs Balcers from the Ottawa Senators.