London celebrates local connections as St. Louis Blues win Stanley Cup

The London area had plenty to celebrate as the St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history on Wednesday night in Boston. Geographically, London’s location in southwestern Ontario has led to many local hockey fans having allegiances…

St. Louis Blues win first Stanley Cup with 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins

The St. Louis Blues have won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. Jordan Binnington made 32 saves and Alex Pietrangelo and Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and an assist apiece as the Blues downed the Boston Bruins 4-1 in…

Family of Hammonds Plains native Brad Marchand gearing up for Game 7 of Stanley Cup final

Hammonds Plains, N.S., is more than a thousand kilometres away from the Boston Bruins’ home arena. But for NHL all-star Brad Marchand, the quaint Nova Scotia community is where his career began and his family still cheers him on. “Here…

Die-hard fans cheer on the Boston Bruins from Kahnawake — the reason why is rooted in history

Montrealers are notorious Boston Bruins haters; it’s a heated, emotional rivalry that has spanned decades and generations — except in one community on the south shore. With the Bruins getting ready to face off against the St. Louis Blues in…

NBA, NFL adding extra cash into Winnipeg businesses’ pockets

Sports events happening outside of Winnipeg are putting some extra money in local pockets – and right now basketball is drawing more people to bars than hockey. Tony Siwicki of Silver Heights Restaurant and Lounge said the bar is packed…