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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.
Strasser wins World Cup slalom, ends German 3-year drought

Strasser wins World Cup slalom, ends German 3-year drought

Erik Read of Canmore, Alta., was 25th.
Curling Canada confirms Canada Cup cancellation and finalizes mixed doubles dates

Curling Canada confirms Canada Cup cancellation and finalizes mixed doubles dates

The mixed doubles playdowns will be held March 18-25 at the Markin MacPhail Centre, the federation said Wednesday in a release. 
U.S beats previously undefeated Canada 2-0, wins world junior hockey championship

U.S beats previously undefeated Canada 2-0, wins world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Team Canada was the steamrolling, bullyboy juggernaut of the world junior hockey championship until they ran into a pugnacious U.S. team Tuesday that knocked them off 2-0 to win gold. The U.S.
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.
NHL teams getting ready for season-long sprint: 'It's going to be different'

NHL teams getting ready for season-long sprint: 'It's going to be different'

The sprint to the NHL's 56-game finish line started in earnest Sunday.
Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world junior hockey championship semifinal

Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world junior hockey championship semifinal

It seems like Canada's road to gold at the world junior men's hockey championship often runs through Russia, given each country's hockey pedigree. The two rivals square off in Monday's semifinal in Edmonton for the right to play for gold Tuesday.
Canada blanks Czechs 3-0, reaches semifinals of world junior hockey championship

Canada blanks Czechs 3-0, reaches semifinals of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Quarterfinals in international hockey tournaments are tense affairs. A win means playing for a medal and a loss means not.
Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling 3-2 win over Sweden

Finland advances to world junior semifinals with thrilling 3-2 win over Sweden

EDMONTON — Roni Hirvonen scored with 25 seconds remaining and Finland edged Sweden 3-2 in quarterfinal action Saturday at the world junior hockey championship.