The Journal Pioneer
Stu Cowan: Only thing predictable about Canadiens is unpredictability
HUB CITY NOTES: Scheifele loved his time in the bubble in Edmonton, hurt or not
KOSHAN: Answering questions on his off-season to-do list now the process for Dubas
GARRIOCH: The New York Rangers will likely listen to offers on their No. 1 pick in the NHL draft
Jets’ Scheifele says Tkachuk was ‘a little out of control’ but not aiming to injure
Knock on wood: Flames able to stay healthy vs. Jets
GILBERTSON: Flames score favourable first-round matchup, but we’ve said that before
EDMONTON — This is the best matchup that the Calgary Flames could have hoped for. They just can’t be thinking that way. After surviving the qualification round, the Flames will officially open the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs with Tuesday’s Game ...
Former Canadien 'Uncle Nate' has a new family now with Flyers
“Uncle Nate” has a new family. Nate Thompson, who was one of the most popular players in the Canadiens’ locker room and took rookie Nick Suzuki under his wing earlier this season, is now a Philadelphia Flyer and will be playing against his old ...
MATHESON: No lottery win, no play-in win, lost August for Oilers
So, the NHL draft lottery wasn’t another guilty pleasure for the Edmonton Oilers. They didn’t win for the fifth time in the last 11 years, starting with Taylor Hall in 2010 when they had a run of four in six years (Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, ...
In belated celebration of its 151st birthday, Royal Montreal to host 2024 Presidents Cup
Three years ago, when the idea was first put in motion for Royal Montreal Golf Club to host the Presidents Cup in 2023 on its 150th anniversary, the bid committee heard it was “too late to the party.” “We were fortunate, based on the way the it ...
Hotel swap in Edmonton gives Flames change of scenery
EDMONTON — You know when you’ve been quarantined too long in the National Hockey League bubble when a hotel swap is a newsworthy event. But here we are, just over two weeks into the ‘Return to Play,’ and a highlight of the Calgary Flames’ day ...
Canadiens adjust to life in bubble with long break between games
You have to think there are parts of NHL bubble life that the Canadiens are enjoying. It probably brings back fond memories of youth tournaments they played in where the players would stay together at a hotel, playing mini-sticks hockey in the ...
Stu Cowan: Canadiens and Flyers prepare to meet in Foxhole Series
It was in January 2016 that Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin described his coach, Michel Therrien, as a “foxhole guy” that you want at your side during a fight. The Canadiens were 4-16-1 in their last 21 games, but the GM gave Therrien a strong vote ...
Tortorella has something to get off his chest and he'll be darned if he doesn't get to say it
Spare us the crap, John Tortorella. The coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, who often deliberately chooses to not be insightful during his media availability, took a few shots over the bow at media in Toronto on Monday. Tortorella didn’t like ...
KOSHAN: Leafs have become all too familiar in post-season, fail to learn from previous losses
Sheldon Keefe didn’t know everything there was to know about the Columbus Blue Jackets, having never coached against them prior to the qualifying round. The Maple Leafs coach was asked late Sunday night what it was about the Blue Jackets that ...
CLASS DISMISSED: Leafs 2019-20 report cards
Their stern old teacher was replaced early in the term by a younger man, but new lessons and months of home schooling did little for the Leafs at exam time. While some individuals excelled, the collaborative class playoff project was mostly ...