Anyone who looks at statistics alone and sees that Travis Green played 970 NHL games has no idea how difficult the start and excruciating the end were for the centre from Castlegar. Green’s size and offensive ability in the WHL made him a 23rd-overall draft pick of the New York Islanders in 1989. He had […]
Ted Nolan found a way. Growing up one of 12 children in poverty-like conditions without a car or hot running water on the Garden River First Nation reserve near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Nolan made it in the National Hockey League both as a player and coach. Nolan won the Jack Adams award as the NHL’s […]
PENTICTON — Brendan Gaunce went to the Canadian national junior camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., in early August, the get-together which prepares the national team for the traditional world junior hockey tournament around Christmas time. Judging by the fact he had four points in two exhibition games on the big international ice surface, you would think Gaunce...
EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers beefed up their top line Tuesday as they prepared for a second round NHL series against the Anaheim Ducks, a series that centre Connor McDavid says will feature more hits, bodychecks, bruises, and ice packs.
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