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Editorial: Inspiration is Hayley's true legacy

Trailblazer, game-changer, or even difference maker — the mangled term that TV sports announcers love.

Hayley Wickenheiser is all of those, and more. The Canadian phenom who turned women’s hockey on its ear has hung up her skates after 22 years of thrilling fans and racking up medals and accomplishments. 395 more words

Editorials

Wayne Gretzky compares Hayley Wickenheiser to NHL legend

The greatest male hockey player of all time paid the greatest female player of all time quite the compliment at her retirement ceremony Saturday.

“You played with heart, desire, finesse, speed, skill,” … 257 more words

Olympics

Hayley Wickenheiser was a game changer

There was no stage too big or load too heavy to shoulder for Hayley Wickenheiser.

“I think that’s probably the thing I think about her as a teammate,” said Cassie Campbell-Pascall. 811 more words

Calgary Flames

Terry Jones: Special sendoff for Hayley Wickenheiser

When Hayley Wickenheiser was a little girl having to go through a great deal of grief to be able to play hockey with the little boys in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, she could never have made this moment a part of her dreams. 781 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Have I Gotten on Your Nerves Yet?

Once Christmas is over (and other seasonal holidays that occur at the end of the calendar year) I start to prep people for the arrival of my birthday. 546 more words

Kruhlak brothers make winning Wayne Gretzky award a family tradition

Nikolai Kruhlak was able to follow in his older brother’s footsteps.

Winning the Wayne Gretzky Award has become a tradition for the Kruhlak family, and the 15-year-old defenceman for the SEERA Sasquatch was the fourth sibling to earn the prestigious award. 515 more words

Hockey

David Staples: Answers to the 10 Great Mysteries of minor hockey

Edmonton’s vast faction of hockey zealots is revving up for the 2017 Quikcard Edmonton Minor Hockey Week, that multi-rink extravaganza of 3,200 volunteers; 8,500 players; and many thousands of parents, grandparents and little rink-rat brothers and sisters, all allied to 568 local minor hockey teams. 754 more words

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