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Another NHL coach leaves under a cloud

Things are not getting any better for the National Hockey League. A day after Commissioner Gary Bettman delivered a stiff warning about abusive behaviour, the coach of the Dallas Stars, Jim Montgomery, was fired Tuesday for what the team called» 


Bettman vows to get tough on abusive personal conduct

Facing what could become a wider public relations nightmare, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league plans to take action to do a better job of dealing with personal conduct issues. Speaking in Pebble Beach California while attending» 

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Peters is out as Calgary coach

Bill Peters is no longer the coach of the Calgary Flames. The team’s general manager, Brad Treliving, told a press conference today he had accepted a letter of resignation from Peters. “Effectively immediately, Bill Peters is no longer a member» 


Aliu not happy with Peters’ apology as fallout continues

Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters still has a job–for now. How long it lasts remains to be seen. On Wednesday, Peters released the contents of a letter he sent to his general manager, Brad Treliving, apologizing for his actions 10» 


Calgary Flames coach facing allegations of racism

For the second time in less than a month, hockey is back in the headlines for–what staunch supporters will tell you–are all the wrong reasons. In what seems like a heartbeat ago, everybody was venting–pro or con–about the firing of» 

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NHL says no new rules coming when Canada legalizes cannabis

The National Hockey League does not plan to change its rule on marijuana use when Canada legalizes the drug on Oct. 17. In an interview with The Associated Press news agency on Thursday, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said Canada’s» 

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Alberta gets an early glimpse of the near future: it’s white and it’s cold

My heart sank this morning when I saw the news. Much of southern Alberta was hit Monday with a winter storm, dropping up to 20 centimetres in some areas with winds gusting to 100 km/hour. For the uninitiated, that’s called» 

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs: Not a Canadian team to be seen

Following a generally lacklustre regular season, the National Hockey League playoffs begin this week. Chicago defeated the Tampa Bay to win the 2015 Stanley Cup. At least the man hoisting the Cup is Canadian–Jonathan Toews of Winnipeg. © AP Photo/Nam Y.» 

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The National Hockey League is up and running

Attention, Canadians! It’s safe to come back inside. After a summer in withdrawal, Canadians can once again get their hockey fix, every night if they so desire. Things are back to normal. The National Hockey League season is underway. Started» 


Former NHL hockey player, coach and executive Pat Quinn dead at age 71

Pat Quinn, a former player in the National Hockey League (NHL), head coach and general manager, has died at the age of 71. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pat Quinn”, said Jim Gregory, vice-chairman of the Hockey»