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Flames add two to World Cup rosters

Two additional members of the Calgary Flames will be representing their countries at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Friday’s wave of roster announcements saw Jyrki Jokipakka named to the Finnish team while Jakub Nakladal joined Flames forward Michael Frolik on the Czech Republic squad. 305 more words

Calgary Flames

Oldcastle native and former Spitfire Eric Wellwood joins Firebirds as associate coach

After two seasons as an assistant coach with the Oshawa Generals, Oldcastle native and former Windsor Spitfires forward Eric Wellwood joined the Flint Firebirds on Friday as the club’s associate coach. 618 more words

Hockey

Wings hire Salajko to coach goalies

Familiarity played a significant role in the Detroit Red Wings’ decision to name Jeff Salajko as their new goaltending coach.

Detroit coach Jeff Blashill knows Salajko, having worked with him in the AHL with the Grand Rapids Griffins, where Salajko also tutored current Wings goalie Petr Mrazek. 326 more words

Hockey

Jack Todd: Habs heroes making a mark at worlds

For those of you who feel the Canadiens season ended about five months ago, there has been some consolation of late.

You could get up early, turn on TSN and watch your bleu-blanc-rouge heroes in a variety of other uniforms at the World Hockey Championship. 992 more words

Sports

Big Rigs: Trucker's holiday

VANCOUVER — I really don’t care if it is a sign of age. We are all getting older, and there is nothing any of us can do about it. 613 more words

News

Penguins, Lightning off to chippy start in conference finals

PITTSBURGH — So much for niceties and the promise of fluid, free-flowing hockey. In the span of three testy periods Friday night, the Eastern Conference finals flipped from benign to occasionally belligerent. 738 more words

Local News

Where do the Vancouver Giants go from here? Owner Ron Toigo hopes to have staff in place by end of month

The Vancouver Giants wanted to hire Marc Crawford. The Ottawa Senators beat them to it.

The Giants, who are looking for both a GM and a coach, coveted Mike Johnston for the combo job. 491 more words

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