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Hockey players eliminated because of a piece of paper

Coaches are angry at leaders for cruelly killing children Parents of young hockey players in the Laurentians are furious that their organization has ended the team’s season because of a banal mistake. “It is absurd to charge children for an oversight,” rage Simon Archambault, assistant coach of Bastions 2 Blainville, a recreational team of Novice C category, composed of 7 and 8 year olds.   The Bastions played Saturday their quarter-final playoff game.   Trailing 3-0, the young skaters managed against all odds to win 5 to 3. A win that the…

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Canadian: Yes, Carey Price needs help

15 goals out of 37 were impossible to stop The recent avalanche of goals against Carey Price has sparkled red lights in the rinks of the National League, but also in many cottages in Quebec. Is it going to last eight years like that, wonder some? Faith towards 31 is shaking and the debate is emotional. Although Price is excluded from our top 30 this week, we still need to put things in perspective and our analysis of his performance as well as the quality of his 37 goals so far tend…

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Kotkaniemi well in the saddle

The rookie seems destined to spend the whole season with the big club Jesperi Kotkaniemi is likely to spend the whole year in Montreal. It’s practically written in the sky. Kotkaniemi will take another step at the end of the week. With three games on the schedule against the Montreal Flames, Buffalo Sabers and Boston Bruins, the Finn will reach the 10-game NHL. Provided you do not suffer an injury. On a strategic level, the mark of the 10 meetings represents a rather important stake. The CH will burn the first year of his rookie contract…

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Sidney Crosby, Brad Marchand and Nathan MacKinnon at work

A trio of Nova Scotian impact players have begun preparing for the upcoming season. Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins and Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche have been training on ice in Bedford, a suburb of Halifax, since last week. Along with other players from the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League, they engage in one-on-one, three-on-three and breakaway games. A native of Halifax, MacKinnon was a finalist for the Hart Trophy last season, with a total of 39 goals and 58…

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Rogers Cup: Will the magic work again?

TORONTO | It will be interesting to see if Denis Shapovalov will be able to recreate the same kind of magic this year in Toronto, he who raised a real wind of madness, last year, in Montreal, triumphing big names such as Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal on the courts of Jarry Park. Toronto tennis fans, who will be visiting the Aviva Center in the distant, far-flung suburbs as early as Monday, would be eager to see another episode of “Shapomania”. Expectations are much higher this year against the…

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Enough silly, set Pacioretty’s contract!

It’s very simple as chronicle subject. Since Marc Bergevin is incapable of greatness and judgment when he has angered some of his players, it is up to Geoff Molson to settle the Max Pacioretty case. It’s very simple, if Pacioretty does not sign a contract in the next few weeks, he will be able to get out of camp in 11 months, pocket tens of millions of dollars in another organization and the Canadian, as the fans are now too accustomed, will end up coalesced to CH. That’s the conclusion that…

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Finished season for Tim Tebow?

Tim Tebow may have to cut his season at New York Mets affiliates because of a fracture in his hand. The former NFL quarterback allegedly fractured the hamatum bone in his right hand this weekend and could go under the knife on Tuesday, according to the ESPN network reported Monday. The 30-year-old plays for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies this season at the AA level. He maintained a batting average of .273, hitting six homers in 84 games. The outfielder produced 36 points and scored 32 points. After being ignored by NFL clubs,…

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Swimming legend Ryan Lochte suspended 14 months by US anti-doping agency

American Ryan Lochte, six-time Olympic champion and 16-time world swimming champion, has been suspended for 14 months, until July 2019, for violating the rules related to doping, announced Monday the US anti-doping agency, USADA. It was the 33-year-old swimmer himself who caught the agency’s attention by posting a photo of him on May 24 on social networks … in full infusion. “The USADA investigation, to which Lochte fully cooperated, revealed that Lochte received an intravenous infusion of authorized substances,” the agency explained, adding that the method used was contrary to…

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Manziel is coming to Montreal

With just one win in their first five games, the Alouettes tried to shock their season late in the day on Sunday with the purchase of star quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In addition to Manziel, the Alouettes have captured offensive linemen Tony Washington (international) and Landon Rice (national). For their part, the Tiger-Cats received defensive lineman Jamaal Westerman, catcher Chris Williams and two first-round picks in 2020 and 2022. This is a transaction that meets two glaring needs among the Alouettes since the beginning of the campaign: have…

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Pascal Terrasse Bossé in the eighth round

Jean Pascal delivered a performance worthy of a former world champion last night at Place Bell in Laval. Stephan Larouche’s protégé was in control from the beginning to the end of the clash against Steve Bossé. He finished the job with a thundering left in the eighth round in front of a crowd estimated at 3300 people. Bossé collapsed to the carpet. He has managed to recover from pain and misery. However, referee Michael Griffin decided to end hostilities as the UFC veteran was unable to continue. Pascal said he wanted to continue…

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