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Kent Zurek

Will the real Montreal Canadiens please stand up?

Will the real Montreal Canadiens please stand up?

Pure embarrassment. That’s all I can say about the Montreal Canadiens at this very moment. Before preseason started, Montreal was considered one of the front runners in the race for the Stanley Cup. They are currently sitting in 29th place in the NHL. Alexander Ovechkin currently sits at the top of the scoring race with nine

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Pronghorns stride To vengeance

The Lethbridge University’s women’s hockey season is now underway as the team is two weeks into its season. With the start of a fresh season comes excitement, and there is no shortage of things to be excited about says Head coach Michelle Janus. “I’m very excited for the kids to go out there and have

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Goodbye heat, hello hockey

Summer. The one thing that goes hand and hand with summer is the heat. I can say I’m not a fan. When it’s anything over 20 degrees, I start to melt. I find it upsetting that the only thing you can do to cool down (without AC) is strip down to your birthday suit. It’s


Steady Freddy and the Maple Leafs

My goodness, who would have thought the Toronto Maple Leafs would be in a playoff spot at this point of the year? I’ve been a Leafs fan my entire life and I would have bet against them making it. The team finished in last place just one season ago, which got them the number one


Hockey concussions down in Pee Wee

  A recent study has revealed that a rule change is beneficial to peewee hockey players. Since the removal of hitting in the peewee league in 2013, concussions have dropped 64 per cent according to a University of Calgary study. Though the numbers are down, those involved in minor hockey are still not 100 per

The Coaldale Copperheads are currently in a battle with the Cochrane Generals to advance to the League Championship.

Copperheads all tied up in division final

The Coaldale Copperheads are in the midst of the Division Final of the Heritage Junior Hockey League. After reverse sweeping the Okotoks Bisons in the semi-finals, the team is hoping to continue the trend of upsetting teams ahead of them in the standings as they continue to battle the Cochrane Generals. The Generals finished first


Hurricanes hometown heroes return

The Lethbridge Hurricanes celebrated one of its most successful teams in franchise history. Last week the team celebrated the 1996/97 squad on being the only team to win the Western Hockey League (WHL) championship. It had been 20 years since the squad has gathered to celebrate their historical run all the way to the Memorial


Copperheads playoff push

Copperheads players salute the home fans at the Snake Pit in Coaldale.   The Coaldale Copperheads are heading into playoffs on a four game winning streak. The final regular season weekend of the Heritage Junior Hockey League left the Copperheads in a home and home series with the Strathmore Wheatland Kings and the Copperheads came