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  • Mooseheads one for three in weekend road trip

    Jennifer Grudic 1

    The Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Voltigeurs on Sunday night in Drummondville with a final score of 5-2. Forward Timo Meier contributed two goals in the Mooseheads’ first win of their three-game Quebec road trip. Danny Moynihan had a goal and two assists. Halifax lost 6-1 to the Quebec Remparts on Friday night, and 7-4 to

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby participates in hockey practice with teamates on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 in Pittsburgh. Crosby has not been restricted in drills at practices for weeks and reports are predicting he will return to playing in games soon. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Late Crosby withdrawal raises old suspicions

    Mark Spector - Sportsnet 0

    COLUMBUS – An all-star game without Sidney Crosby? Well, it wouldn’t be the first time. The Pittsburgh Penguins star has pulled out of this weekend’s All-Star festivities Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford revealed on Thursday evening, the result of a lower body injury that has been nagging at him for some time. As a result,

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby smiles from the bench in Pittsburgh in this March 25, 2012 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Gene J. Puskar

    Penguins’ Sidney Crosby out of NHL all-star game with lower-body injury

    The Canadian Press 0

    PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby will miss the NHL all-star game because of a lower-body injury, the Penguins announced Thursday night. Crosby was playing with the injury and will need about a week to heal, the team said in a statement released on the eve of all-star weekend. The reigning Hart Trophy winner will have to

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  • Mooseheads defeated by Screaming Eagles at Centre 200

    Meghan Groff 0

    The Halifax Mooseheads were defeated by the Screaming Eagles in overtime Sunday night in Cape Breton with a final score of 5-4. Halifax forward Timo Meier scored three goals, with the final one coming at 19:47 in the third period to force overtime. Defenceman Cavan Fitzgerald had an assist on all four Moosehead goals. Loïk

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  • Mooseheads defeat the Voltigeurs at Scotiabank Centre

    Jennifer Grudic 0

    The Halifax Mooseheads defeated the Drummondville Voltigeurs in a shootout Thursday night at Scotiabank Centre with a final score of 3-2. The Mooseheads are now 22-18-2-1. Forward Nikolaj Ehlers scored two goals in regulation to keep the Mooseheads in the game. After three periods and an additional overtime period, the game was decided in a

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    Dalhousie men’s rugby suspended for rest of year

    The Canadian Press 1

    HALIFAX – Members of Dalhousie University’s rugby club have been found in violation of the school’s hazing policy after a formal complaint was made by an employee last September. Details of the complaint have never been made public. The school in Halifax says it is imposing sanctions against the Dalhousie Tigers Men’s Rugby Club that

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  • Toronto Maple Leafs' head coach Randy Carlyle speaks to players during a practice session at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Saturday, March 3, 2012. Carlyle isn't letting the Toronto Maple Leafs quietly play out the string. With the regular season winding down and the playoffs having faded from view, the new coach continues to put his team through gruelling practices complete with plenty of time at the whiteboard. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

    Toronto Maple Leafs fire coach Randy Carlyle

    Sportsnet 0

    The Toronto Maple Leafs relieved head coach Randy Carlyle of his duties on Tuesday morning. Assistant coaches Peter Horachek and Steve Spott will share coaching duties on Wednesday when the Maple Leafs host the Washington Capitals, according to a team release. “I want to thank Randy for all of his hard work and dedication,” said

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  • Canadian players celebrate Canada's 5-4 win over Russia during the gold medal game hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

    Canada hangs on to beat Russia, end world junior gold-medal drought

    Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press 1

    Canada’s gold-medal drought at the world junior championship is over, but the final step wasn’t easy. After building a four-goal lead, Canada held on through a thrilling and nerve-wracking third period to beat Russia 5-4 on Monday night at Air Canada Centre and capture the nation’s first gold in this tournament since 2009. Canada scored

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  • Zachary Fucale, from Rosemere, Que., has a 13-9-2 with a 3.20 GAA and .890 save percentage with Halifax of the QMJHL this season. (Canadian Press)

    Fucale to start against former teammate Ehlers as Canada takes on Denmark

    The Canadian Press 0

    TORONTO — Zach Fucale will return to the Canadian net on Friday against Denmark after splitting the preliminary round games with teammate Eric Comrie at the world junior hockey championship. Comrie made 25 saves in Canada’s 5-3 victory over the United States on Wednesday at Montreal’s Bell Centre. Both goaltenders have won two games apiece

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  • The Canadian and American flags

    10 things to know about Canada-U.S. WJC matchup

    GARE JOYCE - Sportsnet 0

    What we know going into the New Year’s Eve showdown between Canada and the U.S. at the World Junior Hockey Championship: One: These look like the two strongest teams in the tournament. Two: Zach Fucale deserves the start in goal against the U.S. He had a great view and no action against Slovakia in the

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