May 6th, 2021

Sports

Local Sports

  • Canes captain Kambeitz closes his junior career on familiar territory

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com For Dino Kambeitz – and every graduating 20-year-old across the Western Hockey League – it probably wasn’t quite the end to his major junior career that he envisioned. Playing in a COVID-19-ravaged 2021 WHL season, the product of Parker, Colorado’s final season consisted of 24 fanless games against exclusively Central Division opponents with [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • It’s been a weird one…

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s been an odd season, to say the least. Peculiar, quirky, bizarre, whack-a-doodle É just plain goofy. So as the Lethbridge Hurricanes wrapped up their 24-game Western Hockey League regular season – shortened due to a certain pandemic – with a 3-2 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oil Kings Tuesday night in Edmonton, [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Hurricanes topped in overtime in season-closer

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com It was the Lethbridge Hurricanes final game of the season, so they played a little longer. Granted, it was only 21 seconds longer and ultimately the Edmonton Oil Kings emerged with the win, but the Canes still took a point off the Central Division champions following a 3-2 overtime loss in Western Hockey [...] Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Cats got claws: Tigers top Canes Sunday

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com It came down Game 3 of the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Medicine Hat Tigers weekend series, but the Tigers clawed out the decision. Tigers forward Ryan Chyzowski scored the hat trick as Medicine Hat got past the Hurricanes 6-2 in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre. Chyzowski scored once in [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Tigers take weekend series over Canes

    LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com It came down Game 3 of the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Medicine Hat Tigers weekend series, but the Tigers clawed out the decision. Tigers forward Ryan Chyzowski scored the hat trick as the Tigers got past the Hurricanes 6-2 in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre. Chyzowski scored once in [...] Read More »

    3 days ago

National Sports

  • Surging Manitoba Moose knock off Toronto Marlies in American Hockey League matinee

    TORONTO – The Manitoba Moose extended their point streak to nine games with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Marlies in American Hockey League action on Thursday. Ty Pelton-Byce, Nelson Nogier, Jeff Malott, Dylan Samberg and Cole Maier scored for the Moose (16-11-2-1). Manitoba’s point streak includes eight wins and a shootout loss. Rourke Chartier, [...] Read More »

    35 mins ago
  • Canadian athletes, coaches applaud news of vaccine doses ahead of Tokyo

    Canadian athletes and officials applauded Thursday’s news that Pfizer and BioNTech are donating COVID-19 doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Games. The Olympics and Paralympics are happening, they said. They’ll be far safer for everyone if participants are vaccinated. “Before the vaccine roll-out, I was quite worried from a global standpoint, [...] Read More »

    40 mins ago
  • Venezuelan winger Yeferson Soteldo unfazed by high expectations at Toronto FC

    While Yeferson Soteldo has just one training session with Toronto FC under his belt, the expectations for the 23-year-old Venezuelan international winger are already sky-high. “We think he’s the guy that’s going to help us win a championship,” team president Bill Manning told reporters Thursday from Orlando. “And that’s, at the end of the day, [...] Read More »

    1 hour ago
  • Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot wins Laureus World Sports Award for comeback

    SEVILLE, Spain – Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot has won the Comeback of the Year honour at the Laureus World Sports Awards. Parrot beat out former Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith, American soccer player Alex Morgan, Colorado Rockies pitcher Daniel Bard, American skier Mikaela Shiffren and Japanese badminton player Kento Momota for the award. After [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Former Ranger, Capital Nick Kypreos not surprised by brawl between teams

    Former NHL player and longtime broadcaster Nick Kypreos doesn’t believe stiffer discipline against Washington’s Tom Wilson would’ve prevented what ensued in the Capitals-New York Rangers game Wednesday night. There were six fights in the first five minutes of the contest, which Washington won 4-2. That included three separate incidents right off the opening faceoff. Prior [...] Read More »

    3 hours ago