Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes class of 2018

The Hockey Hall of Fame has welcomed its class of 2018. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, all-time goalie wins and shutout leader Martin Brodeur, diminutive underdog Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star Jayna Hefford, league trailblazer Willie O'Ree and Russian great Alexander Yakushev were inducted at Monday's ceremony. Bettman and O’Ree — the NHL’s first black […]

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Connor McDavid's legend is growing

The first month of the 2018-19 NHL season has already provided us with plenty to talk about and analyze — including some surprises thanks to a few of the Canadian clubs, and the unmatched skills of Connor McDavid. It's still early enough that nothing is written in stone, but it's also a big enough sample size that we […]

Kenyan hockey team surprised by Crosby, MacKinnon in 1st game

The story of Kenya's only men's hockey team has hit the internet right in the feels. With only enough players to create one team, the Kenya Ice Lions had never played a game against an opponent — until now. In a three-minute video sponsored by Tim Hortons' called "The Away Game", the Ice Lions make their way to Canada […]

Hockey Night in Canada: Flames vs. Avalanche

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Hockey Night in Canada: Free live streams on desktop & app

Want to watch a free live stream of Hockey Night in Canada'? CBC will live stream Hockey Night in Canada on all digital platforms, meaning more Canadians will be able to access the games. Here's your guide on how to watch on Saturday. The CBC Sports app will continue to provide free live streams of Hockey Night in Canada games, which you can […]

The Forgotten Black Hockey Heroes

Goalie and team captain Henry “Braces” Franklyn of the Dartmouth Jubilees was putting on quite an exhibition in the league championship game against cross-harbor hockey rivals the Halifax Eurekas. In one sequence he flopped to the ice — forbidden by the rules in 1898 — and used every inch of his 3′6″ frame to block […]

How to outsmart your friends and win your fantasy hockey league

Hockey is back and hope springs eternal. Maybe Connor McDavid can carry the Oilers back to relevance. Perhaps Calgary's Carolina influx propels the Flames back to the playoffs. Dare I say the Leafs could contend for the Stanley Cup? And, oh yeah, this is definitely the year you're winning your fantasy hockey league. Give it […]