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Flames' Gaudreau, Monahan, Bouma apologize after benching - ‎8 hours ago‎
The NHL Players' Association appealed his 20-game suspension for cross-checking and knocking down a referee Jan. 27. Wideman has served four games of his suspension.

Charley Lightfoot's 1900s stick goes to Hockey Hall of Fame

The Beacon Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Museum general manager John Kastner points out that when Lightfoot played for the city's Ontario Hockey Association championship junior team in 1900, it was 47 years before Jackie Robinson faced intense racism as the first black player in Major League ...
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NHL suspends defenseman 20 games for hitting official; players' association files appeal - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Nashville Predators' players look over the bench at linesman Don Henderson after he was hit by Calgary Flames' Dennis Wideman during second period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press ...

EDITORIAL: NHL hits back with suspension

Williams Lake Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
27. Wideman will forfeit just under $600,000 U.S. in salary if the decision is not overturned in an appeal filed by the NHL Players' Association Wednesday. Hockey fans taking in the game between the Nashville Predators and Calgary Flames were shocked ...
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Dennis Wideman suspension appeal for hitting linesman set for Wednesday - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Calgary Flames defenceman Dennis Wideman will appeal a 20-game suspension handed down to him by NHL, after he hit linesman Don Henderson from behind during a game on Jan. 27.
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'Great Expansion' of 1967 showed NHL was for real - ‎8 hours ago‎
7-9 meeting in New York they unanimously approved what President Clarence Campbell later referred to as the "great expansion.

Memorable day for young hockey players

Journal Pioneer - ‎14 hours ago‎
Summerside D. Alex MacDonald Ford Western Capitals' mascot Cappy visited the teams in Saturday's Source for Sports skills jamboree, hosted by the Summerside Area Minor Hockey Association. Cappy presented all the players with tickets to the Caps' MHL ...

Q&A with Donald Fehr, executive director of NHL players' union

Chicago Tribune - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Fehr's job before being named head of the NHL players' association in 2010 was executive director of the Major League Baseball players' association from 1985 to 2009.
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Flames' Wideman suspended 20 games by NHL - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The National Hockey League Players' Association said it has filed an appeal. "We strongly disagree with the League's decision to suspend Dennis Wideman," the NHLPA said in a statement.
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West Coast Bias: What the officials say about the Wideman hit - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Wideman will have ample representation from the NHL Players' Association, while the NHLOA's long-time Chief Legal Counsel Harry Radomski is expected to be joined by NHLOA President Dan O'Halloran and Henderson.

ECHL announces fine, suspension - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
13) and vs. Florida (Feb. 17, Feb. 19 and Feb. 20). Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players' Association, player fines collected by the ECHL are given to the PHPA for its ECHL Player's ...

NAIT Ooks badminton and Red Deer College men's volleyball at or near top of national polls

Edmonton Sun - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Apparently, it's no big deal that regular participants in Canadian Colleges Athletic Association polls believe the Red Deer Kings are the best male volleyball team in the nation.

Insider Knowledge: The lowdown on mouthguards - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Adjustments have been made for enhanced comfort and easier breathing, says Goldberg, but essentially what you see is what you get: 90 percent of NHL players wear them (they are not mandated) and each NHL team is responsible for their manufacture ...

Leafs' captains often had nasty departures

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
But the Leafs got some young players. And now that I'm ... Ballard set the compensation price for a trade so high that Keon couldn't get deal with another team in the NHL, so he jumped in 1975 to the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the World Hockey ...

New West set to welcome thousands to Hometown Hockey Tour

The Record (New Westminster) - ‎2 hours ago‎
The New Westminster Minor Hockey Association kicks off the weekend with a hockey pep rally at Queen's Park Arena featuring a performance by The Hockey Circus Show on Friday, Feb. 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. That will be followed by activities including ...
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Weekend Takeaways: Oilers among many teams hard to peg - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
1 ranked North American prospect for this June's NHL draft, but as Sunday's hat trick for the London Knights in a comeback win over Sarnia demonstrated, he may still have room to rise.
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Sam Bennett finds his footing in his first full season with Flames - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
CALGARY - Like any rookie, Sam Bennett's first NHL season has been a series of firsts: first scoring slump, first hat trick, first four-goal game and now the first time facing the team he once idolized.

Heading home? Concussions may have Addison Bazian walking away from hockey before his time

Kamloops This Week - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Greater Toronto Hockey League, the world's largest minor hockey association, voted last year to phase in a ban on body checking for all athletes under 18 playing A-level hockey. But, while new rules might help the next generation of hockey players ...
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Why it's time to reevaluate Gary Bettman's legacy - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The sense here is that even though there are suggestions that Mathieu Schneider is being positioned to replace Fehr atop the NHL Players' Association, having a strong union partner has in fact brought out the best in Bettman. He was stared down in the ...

Amateur sport

Hamilton Spectator - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Hockey players 55 years and over needed for shinny on Monday and Friday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m. at Lawfield Arena. Cost is $5 for two ... West Mountain Baseball Association is now accepting applications for boys and girls baseball. Ages from T-ball ...