January 18th, 2021

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Cozens posts assist in NHL debut

By Herald on January 15th, 2021

BUFFALO – ASSOCIATED PRESS T.J. Oshie had a goal and two assists in Peter Laviolette’s debut as Washington’s coach and the Capitals opened the season with a 6-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Making his NHL debut, former Lethbridge Hurricanes captain Dylan Cozens posted an assist on Buffalo’s second goal for his first ... Read More »

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Hurricanes reflect on shortened 2020

By Herald on January 14th, 2021

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Lethbridge Hurricanes, the year that was. Or was it the year that wasn’t? Whatever it was, it featured double gold medals at the World Junior Championship, the return of a familiar face at the trade deadline and a Canes defenceman putting up league-leading ... Read More »

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History served by Kodiaks; men’s volleyball success highlights college’s sports year

By Herald on January 11th, 2021

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com So how strong was the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball team last year? Put it this way, not even a pandemic could stop them. In 2020, program history was made as a result as the Kodiaks Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference silver medal – earned on home court at the Val ... Read More »

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Horns reflect on COVID-affected 2020

By Herald on January 8th, 2021

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In a COVID-19-shortened 2020, it was just as much about what the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns did on the court as much as they did off of it. As the calendar turned to March and with some sports still going, the pandemic sent Horns athletics to the locker room a ... Read More »

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Doty heading south

By DALE WOODARD on January 6th, 2021

Andrew Doty is taking his career to Vegas. The Lethbridge Hurricanes announced Monday that Doty, one of the team’s assistant coaches, is on the move south of the border, hired as the Video Coach for the Henderson Silver Knights, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Las Vegas Golden Knights, in their inaugural season. And ... Read More »

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Lethbridge’s Ridly Greig signs with Ottawa Senators

By Herald on December 31st, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The pen has been put to the paper and Ridly Greig’s National Hockey League journey is officially underway. After being selected by the Ottawa Senators in the first round and 28th overall in the 2020 NHL draft Oct. 6, the Lethbridge product and forward for the Brandon Wheat Kings of ... Read More »

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Canada West cancels championships

By LETHBRIDGE HERALD on December 18th, 2020

The Canada West swimming and track and field championships are the latest COVID-19 casualties, while a decision on curling is pending. Canada West announced Thursday the cancellation of its 2020-21 swimming and track and field championship and deferred a decision on the 2020-21 curling championships to a later date. Calgary was slated to host the ... Read More »

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Nik Ledgerwood returning to Cavalry FC

By LETHBRIDGE HERALD on December 18th, 2020

Nik Ledgerwood is headed back to the Cavalry FC. The FC announced Thursday the Lethbridge product and team captain signed a one-year extension for the 2021 Canadian Premier League season. “2020 has definitely been a hard year and it just magnified how much I miss sharing a home stadium with our fans,” said Ledgerwood in ... Read More »

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Canes back playing the waiting game

By Dale Woodard on December 17th, 2020

The waiting game – not the hockey game – continues for the Lethbridge Hurricanes and it won’t end on Jan. 8 as hoped. For the third time since the COVID-19 pandemic iced the last month of the 2019-20 WHL season as well as the playoffs, the Western Hockey League announced Tuesday afternoon it will delay ... Read More »

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WHL delays start of season

By Herald on December 15th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Western Hockey League has announced it will delay the start of the 2020-21 WHL Regular Season, with the the board of governors planning to meet in January to consider potential start dates following further consultation with regional health authorities. With public health restrictions in place across western Canada and the northwest United ... Read More »

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Hurricanes swing deal for conditional draft pick

By LETHBRIDGE HERALD on December 15th, 2020

The Lethbridge Hurricanes acquired a conditional draft pick in a deal Monday. The Canes announced they acquired a conditional 2023 draft pick from the Vancouver Giants in exchange for 2001-born defenseman Zach Ashton. Hailing from Calgary, the 19-year-old Ashton was originally acquired by the Hurricanes in October from the Seattle Thunderbirds. In 2019-20, Ashton played ... Read More »

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