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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.
Curling Alberta cancels provincial playdowns, reps for nationals yet to be named

Curling Alberta cancels provincial playdowns, reps for nationals yet to be named

EDMONTON — Curling Alberta has cancelled plans to hold its provincial championships later this month in Sylvan Lake, Alta., due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NexSource Centre was tabbed to host the Jan. 25-Feb.
Bragg Creek's Holloway earns World Juniors silver

Bragg Creek's Holloway earns World Juniors silver

The 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship did not go Canada’s way, as the tournament hosts and heavy favourites fell 2-0 in the gold-medal game to the United States on Jan. 5.
Silver lining to unforgettable World Junior experience for Krebs

Silver lining to unforgettable World Junior experience for Krebs

"I'll remember that sting, that feeling, losing the gold for the rest of my life. I never want to feel that again and I'm going to make sure that doesn't happen."
Homan's post-Scotties curling schedule uncertain with baby on way in spring

Homan's post-Scotties curling schedule uncertain with baby on way in spring

The 2020 women's world championship set for Prince George, B.C., last March was cancelled. Canada is one of 14 countries slated to participate in the 2021 competition at the KSS Sports Complex.
Former NHL coach and Stanley Cup winner John Muckler dies at 86

Former NHL coach and Stanley Cup winner John Muckler dies at 86

EDMONTON — Former NHL coach and Stanley Cup winner John Muckler has died. He was 86. The Edmonton Oilers confirmed Muckler's death Monday night. No cause of death was given.
Semifinal day at the world juniors sees Canada meet Russia while U.S. plays Finland

Semifinal day at the world juniors sees Canada meet Russia while U.S. plays Finland

Team Canada is set to meet Team Russia at the first of two semifinal games at the world junior men's hockey championship in Edmonton today.