Posts Tagged ‘Canada Games’

Jordan Subban, Max Domi go home medal-less

Arfa Ayub, Staff Contributor It was a comeback win for Alberta against Ontario in Friday night’s bronze medal match up as they won 5 – 3 at the Metro Centre. “To come back down 3 – 2 in the third period really meant a lot us,” said Alberta starting goalie Eric Comrie. “It was the…

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British Columbia win

By Arfa Ayub, Staff Contributor   Nic Petan’s game winning goal at 14:56 on the third period won British Columbia a gold in the 2011 Canada Winter Game’s men’s hockey tournament, by a score of 7 – 4 over Quebec. The game was a re-match of the opener, when Quebec won 4 – 3 in…

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Nasty bronze medal match overshadows Ontario’s men’s squash win

Sarah Kraus, Staff Contributor   Today’s bronze medal squash match between Alberta and Quebec broke with the spirit of the Canada Games, as tensions boiled over and friendly competition was replaced with outright frustration. While Quebec eventually won the bronze medal, Team Alberta was unsportsmanlike right from the outset of the encounter. Alberta’s Jason Field…

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Nova Scotia’s Jared Goad wins gold

By Paula Sanderson, Staff Contributor   Nova Scotia’s first gold medal “couldn’t have gone to a nicer kid.” Jared Goad of Bible Hill, Nova Scotia is the first medal recipient of the Canada Games and it was a golden moment. “I never thought I would make the Canada Games, let alone win a gold medal,”…

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Nova Scotia hockey redemption

By Ryan Lum, Staff Contributor   The Dartmouth Sportsplex hosted placement games Friday, the first between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, traditional rivals in Canada Games competition. Although the enthusiasm wasn’t the same as that of elimination play, speed and grit made for an entertaining 60 minutes. Things got started with teams trading goals five…

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Quebec win yet another shoot-out

By Ryan Lum, Staff Contributor   A couple of botched leads, several close calls and a game misconduct later, Quebec will be heading to tomorrow’s gold medal final.  Despite being out-shot 33 – 24, Quebec managed to stave off enough Alberta onslaughts to take the game to a shootout, where Quebec has yet to lose.…

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Shocking safety oversight

By Dylan Matthias, Sports Editor Day five of the Canada Winter Games saw Quebec, Alberta and Ontario increase their medal counts considerably. It also saw some hopes of Nova Scotian medals in week one evaporate. In the middle of all of this, a safety oversight at the long-track oval seriously jeopardized the safety of an…

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Nova Scotia out in men’s hockey

By Arfa Ayub, Staff Contributor   Nova Scotia’s men’s hockey run is over, at least as far as medals are concerned. It was a hard fought game for Nova Scotia, but they lost 5 – 3 against Ontario in a quarter-final match on Wednesday night at the Metro Centre. “It was a tough loss,” said Nova…

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