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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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‘Dozens’ infected with COVID-19 after B.C. oldtimers’ hockey team travels to Alberta

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A recent trip by a B.C. oldtimers’ hockey team to Alberta was responsible for dozens of cases of COVID-19, according to the province’s top doctor. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonny Henry used the case as an example, while again urging British Columbians to forego all non-essential travel as coronavirus …

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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: 18 members of MRU men’s hockey team test positive for COVID-19 – Calgary

Coronavirus: 18 members of MRU men’s hockey team test positive for COVID-19 - Calgary

A total of 18 players and coaches from the men’s Mount Royal University (MRU) Cougars hockey team have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. In a statement Monday afternoon, a university spokesperson said the institution was sharing this information “because this is the first instance of a COVID-19 spread …

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Coronavirus: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League calls off games until January

Coronavirus: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League calls off games until January

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League says it will not hold any games until early January because of COVID-19 issues. The major junior league announced Monday it will suspend all activities from Tuesday through Jan. 3. The 18-team league league has been forced to postpone games regularly in Quebec …

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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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Eight Barrie AAA hockey players test positive for COVID-19: association chairman – Barrie

Eight Barrie AAA hockey players test positive for COVID-19: association chairman - Barrie

Eight Barrie AAA hockey players have tested positive for COVID-19, leaving one team in self-isolation, Barrie AAA Zone Hockey’s chairman confirmed to Global News Thursday. The players who’ve tested positive are part of the minor midget team and are in the 15-year-old age group, Hugh Campbell said. Read more: …

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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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