CALGARY – Team Canada named its final 23 man roster today, releasing the last eight players that will not join the team across the pond to Ufa, Russia for the […]
In the hockey world, there are few accomplished 19-year-olds with a lot to prove at the junior level. This is what makes Ryan Murphy such a rarity. After watching the World Junior Championships from home the last two seasons, Murphy’s talent—at least relative to his fellow teenage countrymen—has been called into question on many occasions, despite the fact that he was a recent first round draft pick in the NHL. But finally, after three long years of waiting, Murphy has been given the chance to show just how good he is on the international stage.
Tonight, Team Canada trimmed their roster down to the 23 players needed for the Ufa, Russia tournament to be held later this month. Amongst the final cuts was goaltender Laurent […]
Thirty-six players entered camp on Wednesday morning with bright hopes. Thirty-one headed to bed on Wednesday evening glad they were still in contention for a roster spot. The big event […]
CALGARY – From the onset of Team Canada’s selection camp, the atmosphere at the stunning Markin MacPhail Centre has been electric. 31 players remain at camp vying for the 23 roster […]
Belligerence. Pugnacity. Truculence. They’re what Brian Burke seeks in a hockey player. In Tyler Biggs, a first-round selection of the Leafs in 2011, all three can be found.
The Adirondack Phantoms suffered a big blow this weekend, losing their captain, Ben Holmstom to a knee injury. The Flyers announced that their 25 year old forward prospect is out […]
Last year the feel good story for Canada at the World Junior Championships, and in junior hockey for that matter, was Tanner Pearson. The Barrie Colts forward who had been passed over […]
Thirty-six of the nation’s best teenage hockey players descended upon Calgary’s WinSport complex at Canada Olympic Park on Tuesday to kick off World Junior selection camp. By the end of […]
Many players are selected through the NHL entry draft at a very young age. Most players go to a junior league and quickly become club property as early as age […]
While the National Hockey League continues its latest labour impasse, every other hockey league in the world continues to play games in earnest. So, while the lockout keeps the Calgary […]
As winter continues to roll in and the nights grow colder even for Floridians such as myself, the lack of hockey is beginning to take its toll. Browsing hockey blogs, […]