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Hockey community rallies behind Eagles coach after AJHL suspension, fine

Hockey community rallies behind Eagles coach after AJHL suspension, fine

The Bow Valley has rallied around Canmore Eagles coach and general manager Andrew Milne, with a GoFundMe that has already successfully raised enough funds to cover a $1,000 fine from the AJHL. The local hockey coach was handed a 15-game suspension and fine for speaking to the media about an outbreak of COVID-19 that affected his team, staff and the community.
NHL believes it can play games in all seven Canadian markets

NHL believes it can play games in all seven Canadian markets

The NHL believes all seven of its Canadian teams can start the season playing out of their home arenas.
Canadian captain Kirby Dach out with injury for entire world junior championship

Canadian captain Kirby Dach out with injury for entire world junior championship

EDMONTON — Canadian captain Kirby Dach will miss the world junior hockey championship after suffering a wrist injury in a pre-tournament game against Russia on Wednesday night.
Germany dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests ahead of world juniors

Germany dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests ahead of world juniors

EDMONTON — Germany won't have nine players available for its first two games at the world junior hockey championship because of COVID-19 protocols.
Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Jamie Drysdale scored the game's only goal as Canada defeated Russia 1-0 on Wednesday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship. It could be a costly win for the host side.
Lunder delivers solid performance at biathlon world cup

Lunder delivers solid performance at biathlon world cup

“Overall, Emma’s in a really good position to strike, potentially for the podium in the pursuit tomorrow, so that will be exciting to watch,” said head coach Justin Wadsworth.
Ontario's sport minister says NHL talks ongoing as league plans to announce schedule

Ontario's sport minister says NHL talks ongoing as league plans to announce schedule

TORONTO — The NHL plans to release its 2021 schedule Wednesday, but Ontario's minister of sport said that discussions are still ongoing about how the all-Canadian North division will operate.
Unusual world junior men's hockey championship set to open in Edmonton

Unusual world junior men's hockey championship set to open in Edmonton

Defending champion Canada opens the tournament Saturday against Germany.
Americans beats Finns in world junior tune-up; Canada to play Russia in exhibition

Americans beats Finns in world junior tune-up; Canada to play Russia in exhibition

Canada, last year's gold-medal winner, will face the silver medalists from Russia on Wednesday in its only pre-tournament game.
Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom set to miss entire season with injury

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom set to miss entire season with injury

The Oilers are scheduled to start training camp on Jan. 3. The season is slated to start Jan. 13.