February 19th, 2020

Sports

Local Sports

  • Kodiaks women’s basketball get huge win over Broncos

    Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThere’s never a bad time to take a game off the number-one ranked team in the country.Still, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team couldn’t have picked a better time to pull off such a feat.The Kodiaks edged the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association top-ranked Olds Broncos 64-63 in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play [...] Read More »

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  • Kodiak women’s volleyball sweeps SAIT – men earn split

    Lethbridge HeraldIn a battle of the top teams in the South Division, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball team earned a split.The Kodiaks swept the SAIT Trojans 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-21) in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium.The win came one night after the Trojans blanked the Kodiaks 3-0 Friday [...] Read More »

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  • Midget AAA Canes start playoffs tonight

    Lethbridge HeraldThe Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes finished their Alberta Midget Hockey League regular season on a winning note.Wrapping up their fourth straight road game in February, the Canes defeated the Calgary Royals 6-4 Saturday in Calgary.With the win the Hurricanes finish the season at 17-10-5 and in fourth place in the South Division.The Canes will [...] Read More »

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  • Copperheads, Flyers going to Game 5

    Lethbridge HeraldThe Coaldale Copperheads opening round, best-of-five Heritage Junior Hockey League series with the High River Flyers will come down to one game.Needing a win to stay alive, the Flyers did just that in Game 4 Sunday night in High River with a 4-3 overtime win to force Game 5 Wednesday night at the Coaldale [...] Read More »

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  • Canes clinch playoff spot in three-game weekend

    Lethbridge HeraldThe gap in the race for first place in the Western Hockey League Central Division just widened a bit for the Lethbridge Hurricanes.On the plus side, however, the Canes are officially in the playoffs for the fifth straight year.The Canes were topped 5-3 by the Edmonton Oil Kings in WHL Family Day afternoon play [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • NHL-worst Red Wings beat Canadeins 4-3, sweep season series

    DETROIT – Andreas Athanasiou scored his second goal with 5:15 remaining in regulation to cap Detroit’s three-goal third period and the Red Wings rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Tuesday night. Detroit swept the season series against the Canadiens, earning four of its NHL-low 15 victories against them. Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier did [...] Read More »

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  • Blake Wheeler scores twice, leads Jets over Kings 6-3

    WINNIPEG – Captain Blake Wheeler scored twice and added an assist in his 700th game with the Jets franchise, and Winnipeg defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-3 on Tuesday. Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and two assists and Patrik Laine scored a goal into an empty net and added one assist. Jansen Harkins and Mason [...] Read More »

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  • Crosby’s four points leads Penguins past Maple Leafs, 5-2

    PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night. Bryan Rust had a goal and two assists, and Jason Zucker, Teddy Blueger and Anthony Angello also scored as Pittsburgh moved past Washington into first place in the Metropolitan Division. Tristan [...] Read More »

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  • Canadian moguls team member Brayden Kuroda dies at 19

    Canadian freestyle moguls team member Brayden Kuroda has died. Freestyle Canada made the announcement in a news release on Tuesday, saying Kuroda’s death happened “suddenly” on Monday night. He was 19. The cause of death was not disclosed. “Our hearts are crushed with the immeasurable loss of this effervescent, bright, talented young man,” said Freestyle [...] Read More »

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  • Chris Phillips has his No. 4 raised to rafters by Ottawa Senators

    OTTAWA – Retired defenceman Chris Phillips was honoured by the Senators on Tuesday night by having his No. 4 raised to the arena rafters ahead of Ottawa’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Phillips, who spent his 17-year career with Ottawa, is just the third Senators player to ever have his sweater number retired by the [...] Read More »

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