Young Stars Classic, featuring NHL rookies and hopefuls, returning to South Okanagan

After a one-year hiatus, the Young Stars Classic is returning to the Okanagan. On Tuesday, the Vancouver Canucks announced it will again be hosting the tournament in Penticton. The four-team event will run Sept. 11-15, and will also feature prospects…

‘Welcome to Canada’: Donations pour in for Syrian boy to play hockey in St. John’s, N.L.

A 10-year-old Syrian boy is getting a true taste of what it means to be Canadian, after many generous donors responded to a viral tweet by sending him hockey equipment so he can play Canada’s national sport. Yaman Bai, 10,…

Outdoor skating rink used as parking lot as West Broadway centre fights over insurance issue

Like bread and butter, cats and dogs, winter and outdoor skating is a common paring in Winnipeg. But residents in West Broadway are packing up their sticks and skates in search of a new place to skate. The community centre’s…

Elgin-Middlesex minor hockey team earns opportunity to practise with Mike Babcock

It has been an emotional year for the Major Midget Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs. The 16- and 17-year-olds are wrapping up their minor hockey playing days with their sights set on junior hockey and beyond. But tragedy struck the team in October…