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World junior hockey championship pre-tournament games reduced because of COVID-19

World junior hockey championship pre-tournament games reduced because of COVID-19

EDMONTON — Canada won't play Sweden in a pre-tournament game before the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton because of Sweden's extended quarantine.
Dach named captain of Canada's world junior team; Byram, Cozens alternates

Dach named captain of Canada's world junior team; Byram, Cozens alternates

This year's edition of the world juniors is set to open Dec. 25, with Canada scheduled to open on Boxing Day against Germany.
IIHF says 8 Germans, 2 Swedes test positive for COVID-19 inside world junior bubble

IIHF says 8 Germans, 2 Swedes test positive for COVID-19 inside world junior bubble

The tournament is scheduled to begin Christmas Day — including that meeting between the Germans and Finns — at Rogers Place.
Calgary's speedskating oval, home of Canadian team, without ice until at least May,

Calgary's speedskating oval, home of Canadian team, without ice until at least May,

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing are just over a year away.
Short on ice time, Hockey Canada announces men's junior team roster

Short on ice time, Hockey Canada announces men's junior team roster

Hockey Canada chose 25 players Friday to represent the host country at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton. Three goalies, eight defencemen and 14 forwards were picked from a selection-camp roster of 46 for the tournament Dec. 25 to Jan.
Canadian junior men's hockey team releases seven players

Canadian junior men's hockey team releases seven players

Games will be played without spectators and teams will be walled off from the general public because of the pandemic.
Canada's junior hockey team cuts players, while opponents deal with COVID-19 virus

Canada's junior hockey team cuts players, while opponents deal with COVID-19 virus

Canada's 25-player roster will be announced following intrasquad games Wednesday and Thursday.
Calgary featherweight Hakeem Dawodu to fight on UFC 257 card featuring Conor McGregor

Calgary featherweight Hakeem Dawodu to fight on UFC 257 card featuring Conor McGregor

TORONTO — Calgary featherweight (Mean) Hakeem Dawodu will face Shane (Hurricane) Burgos at UFC 257 on Jan. 23. It's a high-profile card given it marks the return of Conor McGregor, the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion.
Two Grand Slam events added to curling bubble at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary

Two Grand Slam events added to curling bubble at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary

Hockey bubbles were successful in Edmonton and Toronto and the basketball hub worked near Orlando. 
Canadian curlers prepare for prospect of a Calgary "bubble"

Canadian curlers prepare for prospect of a Calgary "bubble"

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced both domestic and international sport to establish competition "bubbles", many without fans, to both operate and prevent the spread of the virus.