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What Happens At A Vancouver Canucks Game Day Skate
NHL game day skates happen the morning of a game day. The home team goes in first, around 10am, an hour or so later. It’s a practice, but not a practice.
How Canadians Helped Shape the World of Sports
Some of the world’s most popular sports were invented and shaped by Canadians. Here’s a look:
WATCH THE 2015 Calgary Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss BREAK A WORLD RECORD
The 2015 Calgary Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss set a new world record with 28,815 stuffed bears tossed on to the ice at the game. Watch this incredible GoPro footage of the bears flying.
Calgary Hitmen 2014 Teddy Bear Toss Hockey Game [VIDEO]
The Calgary Hitmen’s 2014 Teddy Bear Toss game was another huge success. Watch the video as more than 25,000 bears hit the ice for the 20th anniversary game.
Maybe It Was Something I Ate #38: Steamer’s Hot Dogs At Rogers Arena
Steamer’s hot dogs are one of the many new food offerings at Rogers Arena. Named after Stan Smyl, these grilled Nathan’s Famous dogs are creative and perfect.
[Video] 26,000 Bears Fly At 2013 Calgary Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss
The Calgary Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss is second only to a zamboni when it comes to best reasons to go to a hockey game for my kids. For the second year in a row we went to the game, tossed a teddy bear and watched in awe as they just kept going and going and going on the ice.
Seen In Calgary #24: Team Canada’s Dressing Room At Winsport
To sit in the Team Canada dressing room at winsport is a treat. This is the home of hockey in Canada. All of our greatest players sit on these benches before going for gold. For a moment I was Toews. I was Wickenheiser. I was Crosby.
It’s Official: Miikka Kiprusoff Retires
What has long been suspected became official today via a Calgary Flames press release. The best goalie the Calgary Flames have ever seen, has retired.
Watch 25 000 Teddy Bears Fly At The 2012 Calgary Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss
25 000 teddy bears tossed on the ice in a matter of minutes. Watch the fur fly …
Kids In Calgary: Heritage Park Winter CARnival
[twitter]Heritage Park Winter CARnival at Gasoline Alley Museum 1900 Heritage Drive SW [map] Admission: $9.75 [Adults] $4.75 [Kids 3-17] It’s a catch-22 this holiday season in Calgary. The snow is melting in these +9 temps,…
Calgary Flames’ Press Level Seating At The Saddledome
What’s in a name? The Calgary Flames hope a lot. The NHL club plays out of one of the more unique buildings in the NHL. The roof of The Scotiabank Saddledome slopes and swoops with…
Why? Because They Let Them
Why did Vancouver riot after the Stanley Cup loss? Same reason they smoke pot on the streets, and ride bikes without helmets – the police let them.
This Is What We Live For
I had an opportunity to be in Vancouver for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final this weekend. I had season tickets for the Canucks when I lived in the city and when I moved…
Where Were You On February 28, 2010?
[twitter]On February 24. 2002 I was in my brother’s Vancouver living room watching Canada manhandle the USA to their first gold medal hockey win in decades. As the team gathered for a photo on the…
Why Are They Called The Calgary Flames?
Why are they called the Calgary Flames? It was the team’s name when they moved from Atlanta, but is there an argument to make while the nickname represents Calgary too? Here’s one idea