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How to build the perfect backyard rink

How to build the perfect backyard rink

By John Sexsmith Global News Posted December 3, 2020 8:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ With people getting outside to try to safely enjoy the winter amid the COVID-19, backyard …

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Team Canada making most of quarantine during World Junior selection camp

Team Canada making most of quarantine during World Junior selection camp

In a year when many people have learned new skills either by necessity or just to pass the time, Mitch Love is fast becoming an expert in changing over hotel rooms. The Team Canada assistant coach has been quarantined along with the rest of the team since Nov. 23, …

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Saskatchewan officials excited for World Junior Hockey Championship opportunity

Saskatchewan officials excited for World Junior Hockey Championship opportunity

The World Junior Hockey Championship can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young players, but they aren’t the only ones who dream of taking part in the tournament. The annual event is also a big deal for the officials who patrol the ice. Adam Bloski is one of 26 officials …

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Coronavirus: Member of junior hockey team in Okanagan tests positive for COVID-19 – Okanagan

Coronavirus: Member of junior hockey team in Okanagan tests positive for COVID-19 - Okanagan

A member of the Penticton Vees has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Saturday. The junior-A hockey team released the information on its website. The Vees said they have reached out to the provincial health office (PHO) for direction via their safety plan, and were told a …

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As number of COVID-19 cases rises in Alberta, so does tension over world junior championship

As number of COVID-19 cases rises in Alberta, so does tension over world junior championship

Alberta’s spike in COVID-19 infections and the virus’s infiltration of Canada’s team is concerning for the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton, according to a health and law expert and an epidemiologist. The 10-country tournament, scheduled from Dec. 25 to Jan. 5 ,is modelled on the same “bubble” used …

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Fred Sasakamoose leaves lasting legacy as Indigenous hockey pioneer

Fred Sasakamoose leaves lasting legacy as Indigenous hockey pioneer

Trailblazer. Icon. Community champion. Many words have been used to describe Fred Sasakamoose, but in the wake of his death, national women’s hockey team member Brigette Lacquette simply calls him her “buddy.” “He was kind of just like a friend, I guess, just someone that’s very likeable and humble …

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Indigenous Ex-NHLer Fred Sasakamoose dead at 86

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One of the first Indigenous NHLers, Frederick “Fred” Sasakamoose, has passed away. He died on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 86 following a battle with the novel coronavirus, according to family. Read more: Indigenous former NHLer, Fred Sasakamoose, hospitalized with presumed COVID-19 As part of his many contributions …

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Halifax Mooseheads reschedule 2 games after employee tests positive for COVID-19 – Halifax

Halifax Mooseheads reschedule 2 games after employee tests positive for COVID-19 - Halifax

The Halifax Mooseheads have postponed two home games after an employee with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League hockey team tested positive for COVID-19. In a press release issued Saturday, the QMJHL team said they have postponed their game against the Charlottetown Islanders — scheduled for Saturday night — …

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COVID-19 delays Lethbridge’s Ridly Greig from entering Hockey Canada bubble

COVID-19 delays Lethbridge’s Ridly Greig from entering Hockey Canada bubble

It probably isn’t the start Ridly Greig would have drawn up for his tryout for Hockey Canada’s World Junior Championship roster, but the 18-year-old says he feels “pretty much 100 per cent” despite a positive COVID-19 test result. Read more: Health official talks about ‘promising’ start to COVID-19 protocols …

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Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League leans on the community for support

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There isn’t the same electricity in the air when the home team scores these days in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL). But fans of all 12 teams in the league say it’s better than nothing. Capped at 150 fans per game for now, SJHL teams need the help …

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