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Germany dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests ahead of world juniors

Germany dealing with multiple positive COVID-19 tests ahead of world juniors

EDMONTON — Germany won't have nine players available for its first two games at the world junior hockey championship because of COVID-19 protocols.
Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

Canada beats Russia in pre-tournament game ahead of world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Jamie Drysdale scored the game's only goal as Canada defeated Russia 1-0 on Wednesday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship. It could be a costly win for the host side.
Lunder delivers solid performance at biathlon world cup

Lunder delivers solid performance at biathlon world cup

“Overall, Emma’s in a really good position to strike, potentially for the podium in the pursuit tomorrow, so that will be exciting to watch,” said head coach Justin Wadsworth.
Ontario's sport minister says NHL talks ongoing as league plans to announce schedule

Ontario's sport minister says NHL talks ongoing as league plans to announce schedule

TORONTO — The NHL plans to release its 2021 schedule Wednesday, but Ontario's minister of sport said that discussions are still ongoing about how the all-Canadian North division will operate.
Unusual world junior men's hockey championship set to open in Edmonton

Unusual world junior men's hockey championship set to open in Edmonton

Defending champion Canada opens the tournament Saturday against Germany.
Americans beats Finns in world junior tune-up; Canada to play Russia in exhibition

Americans beats Finns in world junior tune-up; Canada to play Russia in exhibition

Canada, last year's gold-medal winner, will face the silver medalists from Russia on Wednesday in its only pre-tournament game.
Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom set to miss entire season with injury

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom set to miss entire season with injury

The Oilers are scheduled to start training camp on Jan. 3. The season is slated to start Jan. 13.
Provinces examining NHL proposal to play games in Canada beginning in January

Provinces examining NHL proposal to play games in Canada beginning in January

Infection rates are rising at an alarming rate across North America as the continent heads into what could be a long winter of the pandemic's second wave.
Canada's preparation for world junior hockey championship continues to fluctuate

Canada's preparation for world junior hockey championship continues to fluctuate

Canada's players were confined to their hotel rooms for 14 days in the middle of selection camp in Red Deer, Alta., because two tested positive for the virus.
Pinturault beats unheralded McGrath to win GS in Alta Badia

Pinturault beats unheralded McGrath to win GS in Alta Badia

ALTA BADIA, Italy — Alexis Pinturault held off a challenge from unheralded Norwegian skier Atle Lie McGrath to win the classic men’s World Cup giant slalom on the Gran Risa course Sunday.