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St. Paul Canadiens re-establishing unique affiliation with Montreal Canadiens

St. Paul Canadiens re-establishing unique affiliation with Montreal Canadiens

The unique relationship between the St. Paul-based junior hockey club and the NHL team has existed since the 1950s. Work is being done to reconnect the two organizations, and will include alumni hockey games coming to St. Paul, along with a list of other projects.
The view from the front seat

The view from the front seat

Barrhead native Melissa Lotholz continues her quest to earn a spot on the Olympic bobsleigh team as a driver
Alberta connection for two women competing in the national curling championship

Alberta connection for two women competing in the national curling championship

Val Sweeting and Rachel Homan have both made "valuable contributions" to the St. Paul Curling Club.
Team Homan heading into final game of round robin play with 6-1 record

Team Homan heading into final game of round robin play with 6-1 record

Although Team Homan hails from Ontario, the team's fourth - Rachel Homan - has ties to the Lakeland area.
Athabasca Olympic hopeful sets personal best

Athabasca Olympic hopeful sets personal best

Maya MacIsaac-Jones racing towards Olympic dreams after 18th place finish at World Cup in Sweden
Calgary Hitmen to play home games in abbreviated season on Tsuut’ina Nation

Calgary Hitmen to play home games in abbreviated season on Tsuut’ina Nation

While the majority of WHL clubs are still awaiting word on when their season might begin, Alberta Health and provincial officials have given approval for the WHL’s five Alberta-based squads to commence an abbreviated 24-game regular season schedule to start Feb. 26.
Alberta Summer Games cancelled for second time

Alberta Summer Games cancelled for second time

The Alberta Summer Games have been dealt another hammer blow. Originally scheduled to be held in Lethbridge in July 2020, the Alberta Summer Games were postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, on Jan.
Letestu announces retirement from NHL, enjoying more time with family

Letestu announces retirement from NHL, enjoying more time with family

Like many young minor hockey players growing up, Mark Letestu dreamed of making it to the NHL.
Calgary pivots to pursue world snowboard and freestyle ski championships

Calgary pivots to pursue world snowboard and freestyle ski championships

The world championships scheduled Feb. 18-28 in China were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHL commits to 24-game season; still needs approval from health authorities

WHL commits to 24-game season; still needs approval from health authorities

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League says major junior hockey will still be played this season.