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This column is an opinion by sports freelance writer Vicki Hall. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. The Calgary Flames are set to hit the ice tonight in Buffalo without the services of Bill Peters, who is under investigation for allegations of racism and abuse levelled by former players.  Should the allegations be
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Mitch Marner stood in his hoodie and said he had repaired his relationship with Mike Babcock, sure. He texted his former coach after he was fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Yeah, Babcock had played a weird, power-trip humiliation game with him when Marner was a rookie. But Marner wanted to put it all behind
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PITTSBURGH—Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said late Monday that the team was looking into an accusation that head coach Bill Peters directed racial slurs toward a Nigerian-born hockey player a decade ago in the minor leagues, then arranged for the player’s demotion when he complained. Akim Aliu tweeted Monday that Peters “dropped the N
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The goals are big for an all-transgender hockey team known as Team Trans. Comprised of more than a dozen players from Canada and the United States, it is believed to be the first ice hockey team made entirely of transgender men, transgender women, and gender nonconforming athletes. Honorary co-captain Harrison Browne says hitting the ice
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St. Louis Blues defenceman Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended four games without pay for cross-checking Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson during the first period of Saturday night’s game. The Predators say Arvidsson will miss four to six weeks after hurting his lower body as a result of the cross-checks. The Predators provided the update on Arvidsson’s
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The term ‘midget’ will be dropped along with other traditional age group names across Hockey Canada programs in a change that’s being applauded by members of the little people community. “Hockey was our mountain and we’ve climbed it,” Little People of Manitoba president Samantha Rayburn-Trubyk said Tuesday from Winnipeg. The governing body of hockey in
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Jacob Trouba scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as the New York Rangers overcame a four-goal deficit to stun the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 on Saturday night. Brendan Lemieux, with two, Filip Chytil, Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin also scored for the Rangers (10-9-2), who were down 4-0 early in the second period. Backup
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