I knew the colours of hockey before I knew the game. That’s to say, what drew me in as a youngster was the flash and vibrancy of the uniforms, the gonzo flamboyance and energy of the mascots, and the overwhelming pageantry of the presentation.
Before I knew Gretzky, Lemieux or
Former NL Premier Danny Williams has been recognized for outstanding contributions to many things, but his dedication to the sport of hockey is perhaps one of his crowning achievements
Danny Williams still plays hockey regularly when he’s in town. While many know Williams as a powerhouse of a former premier,
Brian Rogers: Quite a Ride
Legendary broadcaster Brian Rogers shares his thoughts on 30 years of pro hockey in St. John’s
Legendary broadcaster Brian Rogers has been providing colour hockey commentary for 30-plus years. His analysis and – at least his voice – is no stranger to fans of pro
Through adversity and tragedy, the Newfoundland Growlers roar into the Kelly Cup playoffs with fire, determination, and above all, grit.
Grit. What separates the haves from the have nots in the world of sports. Sandpaper readies for the rigours of playoff hockey far more than feather pillows, and the Newfoundland
Cheering on the home team!
MVP – Zach O’Brien
Top Forward – Zach O’Brien
Top Scorer – Zach O’Brien
Top Goaltender – Keith Petruzzelli
Top Defenceman – Ben Finkelstein
Top Rookie – Orrin Centazzo
Community Player of the Year – Todd Skirving
Fans Choice Award – Todd Skirving
Affectionately called ‘Obie,” the Growlers winger is this year’s MVP and the team’s top scorer (78 points with three regular season games remaining as of press time). The affable St. John’s raised hometown hockey hero opened by offering that this has been “one unique season.”
“We’ve been through a
James Melindy is a mountain of a man and stands an imposing figure on a pair of skates. The Goulds native, however, is all charm as he talks about the support he and the team have received from local fans.
“It’s obviously super special to come home and
The youngest ever player at the Tim Hortons Brier just happens to be a Newfoundlander. Meet 15 year-old Nicholas Codner of Torbay
The fact that the guys are known as the ‘Young’ team from St. John’s is quite fitting considering their ages. Only one member of the Newfoundland team
It’s the second Olympic medal for two Newfoundland and Labrador lads, Brad Gushue and Mark Nichols. In this special feature, the home team talk golden moments on the ice and with family
There’s a Newfoundland and Labrador saying that’s usually tossed around when it’s a brilliantly glorious day filled with
Newfoundland and Labrador’s own Brad Gushue is proof that teamwork makes the dream work both on and off the ice
*First published January 30th, 2022
From small towns to curling’s biggest games, the power of teamwork, family, community and hard-work is undefeated, teases the set up for the YouTube