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Deo brand gives $1 million to North American women hockey players

In order to keep women’s hockey going during the tough times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the deodorant brand Secret has committed $1 million to the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA). The funding is the largest corporate commitment ever »

Arts & Entertainment, Sports

Black Canadian sets record milestone in NHL professional hockey

In a time when discrimination is a major concern, a young black Canadian hockey player through his talent has broken a record of sorts in the National Hockey League. Quinton Byfield from Newmarket in southern Ontario, was first draught pick »

Society

Edmonton bubble will host 2021 World Junior Championship

The 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship will be played using a bubble format at Rogers Place in Edmonton. According to an announcement on Thursday from the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the IIHF Council approved a proposal from Hockey Canada »

Economy

Ontario Hockey League 2020-2021 season to start in December

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) is planning to start its 2020-2021 season on Dec. 1 to ensure that its players, staff, fans and community are able to play and attend games safely. “We are looking forward to getting back to »

Society, Sports

Minnesota Wild’s Matt Dumba speaks out against racism during NHL restart

Minnesota Wild’s Matt Dumba became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to kneel for the American national anthem on Saturday, during the first day of the league’s restart. Dumba, who was born in Regina and half-Filipino, is one of »

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National Women’s Hockey League season set to start in January 2021

The National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) announced on Wednesday that the start of their regular season has been delayed from mid-November to January 2021. According to the press release, all six of the NWHL’s teams will each play a full »

Society

NHL announced no positive COVID-19 tests during last week of Phase 3

Ahead of the National Hockey League’s restart, the league announced on Monday that they had no positive test results for COVID-19 during the final week of Phase 3 of its return to play plan on Saturday.  Phase 3 of the »

Economy

NHL gives closer look at hub cities before play resumes

The National Hockey League detailed what the hub cities, Toronto and Edmonton, will look like under their return to play plan in a video presentation on Thursday. The NHL’s bubble in Edmonton will consist of four hotels and amenities for »

Society, Sports

CCM Hockey endorse Akim Aliu, commits to promote diversity in hockey

CCM Hockey, a designer and manufacturer of hockey equipment announced on Tuesday an endorsement agreement with the former National Hockey League player, founder of the Time to Dream Foundation and co-chair of the Hockey Diversity Alliance, Akim Aliu.  The Canadian »

Sports

NHL and NHLPA reach tentative agreement for a return to play

The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) have reached a tentative agreement on a return to play plan, according to a press release from the league on Monday.  The return to play plan will »