Skip to content

Alberta Sports

WHL commits to 24-game season; still needs approval from health authorities

WHL commits to 24-game season; still needs approval from health authorities

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League says major junior hockey will still be played this season.
Curling Alberta cancels provincial playdowns, reps for nationals yet to be named

Curling Alberta cancels provincial playdowns, reps for nationals yet to be named

EDMONTON — Curling Alberta has cancelled plans to hold its provincial championships later this month in Sylvan Lake, Alta., due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NexSource Centre was tabbed to host the Jan. 25-Feb.
Bragg Creek's Holloway earns World Juniors silver

Bragg Creek's Holloway earns World Juniors silver

The 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship did not go Canada’s way, as the tournament hosts and heavy favourites fell 2-0 in the gold-medal game to the United States on Jan. 5.
Outdoor hockey traditions under shadow of climate change

Outdoor hockey traditions under shadow of climate change

Pond hockey has been a tradition for generations in places like Kingman and Sylvan Lake, across Canada, parts of the U.S. and cold environments around the world.
Homan's post-Scotties curling schedule uncertain with baby on way in spring

Homan's post-Scotties curling schedule uncertain with baby on way in spring

The 2020 women's world championship set for Prince George, B.C., last March was cancelled. Canada is one of 14 countries slated to participate in the 2021 competition at the KSS Sports Complex.
Strasser wins World Cup slalom, ends German 3-year drought

Strasser wins World Cup slalom, ends German 3-year drought

Erik Read of Canmore, Alta., was 25th.
Curling Canada confirms Canada Cup cancellation and finalizes mixed doubles dates

Curling Canada confirms Canada Cup cancellation and finalizes mixed doubles dates

The mixed doubles playdowns will be held March 18-25 at the Markin MacPhail Centre, the federation said Wednesday in a release. 
U.S beats previously undefeated Canada 2-0, wins world junior hockey championship

U.S beats previously undefeated Canada 2-0, wins world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Team Canada was the steamrolling, bullyboy juggernaut of the world junior hockey championship until they ran into a pugnacious U.S. team Tuesday that knocked them off 2-0 to win gold. The U.S.
Former NHL coach and Stanley Cup winner John Muckler dies at 86

Former NHL coach and Stanley Cup winner John Muckler dies at 86

EDMONTON — Former NHL coach and Stanley Cup winner John Muckler has died. He was 86. The Edmonton Oilers confirmed Muckler's death Monday night. No cause of death was given.
Semifinal day at the world juniors sees Canada meet Russia while U.S. plays Finland

Semifinal day at the world juniors sees Canada meet Russia while U.S. plays Finland

Team Canada is set to meet Team Russia at the first of two semifinal games at the world junior men's hockey championship in Edmonton today.