Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Highs and lows at midway point of NHL season

The Hockey Night In Canada podcast is a weekly CBC Sports production. In each episode, host Rob Pizzo is joined by colourful characters within hockey to discuss great moments and great players and talk about today's stars. The Hockey Night podcast brings you beyond the boxscore with insight you won't find anywhere else. With the halfway point of the NHL season upon us, it's time to take a look […]

Quebec politician says criticism of Canadian hockey player Comtois is 'anti-francophone racism'

A Quebec politician says Instagram insults against Canadian world junior hockey team captain Maxime Comtois are "anti-francophone racism." Parti Québécois Interim Leader Pascal Bérubé used Twitter to share his feelings after Comtois was hit hard with criticism after missing on a penalty shot during overtime in a 2-1 loss to Finland in the world junior championship quarter-finals […]

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Hockey books for the holidays

The Hockey Night In Canada podcast is a weekly CBC Sports production. In each episode, host Rob Pizzo is joined by colourful characters within hockey to discuss great moments and great players and talk about today's stars. The Hockey Night podcast brings you beyond the boxscore with insight you won't find anywhere else.  The focus of this week's Hockey Night In Canada podcast is hockey […]

Holiday tradition: B.C. ready for world junior hockey championship

Officially, it's the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, but in Canada it's known simply as the world juniors. The annual holiday tournament of the top teenaged male hockey players has grown from a niche event hosted in boutique European towns, to a cult classic of a sporting spectacle that in Canada at least, rivals major […]

‘He broke my fingers with a hockey stick’: South Korean Olympic champion details assault by coach

South Korean short-track champion Shim Suk-hee has revealed that she was subjected to systematic physical abuse for more than 10 years in a court testimony given against her coach Cho Jae-beon. The 21-year-old skater detailed horrific scenes from her training process, adding that the coach’s brutality resulted in numerous injuries, including broken bones and concussion. […]

Greenland’s melting snow makes new a hockey stick (graph)

Enlarge / Staring down the barrel of an ice core drill. (credit: Sarah Das / WHOI) The Greenland Ice Sheet’s unhealthy and rapid weight loss—and contribution to sea level rise—occurs by a handful of mechanisms. In short, ice at the edge of the glacier can melt or break off into icebergs, and surface snow farther […]

Hockey Canada announces World Junior selection camp roster

Canada will have just two players returning to defend its gold medal from the 2018 world junior hockey championship. Forwards Alex Formenton and Maxime Comtois, both 19, are among the 34 players chosen by Hockey Canada that will attend selection camp ahead of the 2019 world junior championship that begins on Boxing Day. The majority […]