Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Hockey Canada’s strategy of deflecting serves no one but its disgraced leadership

Witnesses Scott Smith, Hockey Canada President and Chief Operating Officer, left, and Hockey Canada Chief Financial Officer Brian Cairo, appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Awhile back, I had a job in a movie theatre. The theater at the foot of an atrium … Read more

Defining Hockey Canada’s problem in plain English continues to be a problem

Defining Hockey Canada’s problem in plain English continues to be a problem

Witnesses Scott Smith and Brian Cairo appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on July 27.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press When Hockey Canada officials last showed up to take questions from MPs, they came off like typical sports bureaucrats. Sure of themselves, shaky on the facts and totally oblivious to the fact that … Read more

Yager among top 2023 draft picks to play for Canada at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Yager among top 2023 draft picks to play for Canada at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

CALGARY — Brayden Yager, a potential first-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft, was among the 23 players selected to represent Canada at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. The tournament, which features some of the top under-18 players, will be played July 31-Aug. 6 in Red Deer, AB. “It’s like a springboard,” Yager said. “It’s … Read more