Month: November 2019

This column is an opinion by sports freelance writer Vicki Hall. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. In 2018, the Calgary Flames hired old-school head coach Bill Peters, in part, to demand accountability from the team’s star players. On Friday, the Flames announced Peters had resigned in the aftermath of allegations of racism and physical abuse.
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2:50 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — The Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. Detroit sent minor league defenseman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday’s deal. The 24-year-old Comrie was 2-3 with a 4.21 goals-against average in five games over the previous three seasons with the Winnipeg
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It’s about hockey, sure. But not just about hockey. The more we make the discussion about abusive practices in coaching just about hockey, the less potential for comprehensive change in sport we’re unleashing. Hockey, after all, has more impact than any other sport in this country. Last weekend, Canadian tennis players competed for the prestigious
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8:49 PM ET ESPN News Services Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith left Friday’s 5-2 loss to Colorado with a groin injury midway through the second period after logging 9:30 of ice time. Chicago coach Jeremy Colliton said Keith wouldn’t travel to Denver for Saturday’s rematch with the Avalanche, but Colliton didn’t know the severity of the
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It’s one of hockey’s unwritten codes, and anyone who has played can tell you it’s ingrained young: What happens in the dressing room stays in the dressing room. As fundamentals go, it’s well taught and quickly learned. For too long it’s a concept that’s been allowing coaches and players, from peewee to the pros, to
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