Hockey Canada Board of Directors Step Down Amid Controversy

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The entirety of Hockey Canada’s board of directors has stepped down effective immediately, amid the controversy involving the organization. It was also announced that Scott Smith, the Chief Executive Officer of Hockey Canada, has also stepped down. Hockey Canada Board Of Directors Step Down Amid Controversy NEWS | Hockey Canada has made significant changes to […] READ MORE


The Hockey Canada Scandal Nightmare Keeps Getting Worse

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It came to light earlier this summer that eight members of the 2018 Hockey Canada Juniors team were accused of sexual assault. Many members of that team have since denied involvement. NHL stars such as Jordan Kyrou, Carter Hart, Robert Thomas, and Maxime Comtois have made statements about the investigation. Other players have remained silent. […] READ MORE


Hockey Canada Announces Coaching Staff for Beijing 2022 Olympics

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Today marks the first day since the closing ceremonies of the somewhat controversial 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Due to Covid-19 concerns, the games occurred this summer, in 2021, rather than in 2020 as its title suggests. Now, the Olympic chats transition quicker than usual to focus on the upcoming Winter Games. With only six […] READ MORE


Doug Armstrong to Serve as GM for Team Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympics

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Doug Armstrong of the St. Louis Blues organization has been announced as the general manager for Hockey Canada for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Armstrong has successfully built the Blues into a consistent winner, so there is little doubt he will keep Canada near the top of the international standings. The organization announced the personnel decision […] READ MORE


2021 World Junior Championship Predictions: Canada vs Czech Republic

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Welcome to the 2021 World Junior Championship predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey will take a look at each game and give our predictions of the results. Saturday, January 2nd is when the quarter-finals take place. The second last game of the day sees Canada take on the Czech Republic.  2021 World Junior Predictions […] READ MORE


Hockey Canada Cancels Scrimmage in Light of Two Covid-19 Positives

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Earlier today Hockey Canada has confirmed that two players have tested positive for COVID-19. The players of Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek have been placed in quarantine in Red Deer, Alberta. The players will self isolate in their hotel. No player names have been announced who have tested positive from the organization. Today’s Team […] READ MORE


2020 IIHF World Hockey Championship Cancelled

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In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the IIHF Council announced today that they have cancelled the 2020 IIHF World Hockey Championships in Zurich and Lausanne. The 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed today by the IIHF Council. Story: https://t.co/N3rr4RucLT pic.twitter.com/uBQ9Uf8PVL — IIHF […] READ MORE


Hockey Canada Names Andre Tourigny New Head Coach

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Hockey Canada announced today that Andre Tourigny is now the head coach for Canada’s National Junior Team. Tourigny is currently the head coach of the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League. Andre Tourigny Named Head Coach By Hockey Canada Last year, Andre Tourigny served as an assistant coach this year with the gold medal-winning […] READ MORE


Dylan Holloway Looking to Excel with Wisconsin after World Junior Camp

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OAKVILLE, Ont.– When Tony Granato first saw Dylan Holloway at the Chicago Steel camp two years ago, he was unequivocally astonished.  “Holy cow,” said Granato, describing the first time he laid eyes on Holloway. “You watch him one shift and he’s special.”  Granato is currently the head coach of the University of Wisconsin Badgers hockey […] READ MORE


Dale Hunter Instills Winning Culture for Team Canada

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OAKVILLE– Dale Hunter really does not like losing. So much so that during the 2006 OHL Playoffs, the London Knights head coach was fined $5,000 for arguing with on-ice officials. Even though his team got swept, Hunter still stuck up for his players. It is that fervent focus on winning and distaste for losing that […] READ MORE