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Badgers coach says Canadian midfielder Victoria Pickett has the talent to go pro

Badgers coach says Canadian midfielder Victoria Pickett has the talent to go pro

Canadian Victoria Pickett, a star midfielder at the University of Wisconsin, looks to take the next step in her soccer career Wednesday evening at the NWSL draft.
Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Hamonic to one-year, US$1.25-million deal

Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Hamonic to one-year, US$1.25-million deal

VANCOUVER — Playing for the Calgary Flames, defenceman Travis Hamonic got a close-up view of the Vancouver Canucks' skilled, young talent. Going up against the likes of Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes and Bo Horvat wasn't easy, he said.

Canadian soccer player tests positive for COVID-19 on arrival at Florida camp

A Canadian player has tested positive for COVID-19 at the national team camp in Bradenton, Fla. Canada Soccer did not identify the player but said the positive test came during camp arrival screening.
New-look Canadiens primed to make waves: 'We can play pretty much any way you want'

New-look Canadiens primed to make waves: 'We can play pretty much any way you want'

Marc Bergevin joked after the start to a busy, unusual off-season back in October he was going to take a vacation. The general manager of the Montreal Canadiens certainly earned it.

NHL reports 27 positive COVID-19 tests during camps, including 17 from Dallas

The NHL says 27 players returned positive COVID-19 tests during training camps as the league prepares to open its season.
With plenty of new faces, Senators looking to raise the bar as rebuild continues

With plenty of new faces, Senators looking to raise the bar as rebuild continues

D.J. Smith appreciated the fight his team showed last season. The next step for the head coach of the Ottawa Senators is seeing that effort morph into tangible results.
'We're just not young anymore': Winnipeg Jets shift gears to performance mode

'We're just not young anymore': Winnipeg Jets shift gears to performance mode

The Winnipeg Jets aren't kids this year, says coach Paul Maurice. For years, Maurice has walked into rinks feeling as though his group was stacked with young talent. But heading into his eighth season behind the Jets bench, times have changed.
Tkachuk says high time Calgary Flames get beyond first round of NHL playoffs

Tkachuk says high time Calgary Flames get beyond first round of NHL playoffs

CALGARY — Can the arrival of a marquee goalie and a redistribution of the goalscoring load finally produce an extended playoff run for the Calgary Flames? The Flames have exited the first round of playoffs in mortifying fashion three of the last four
Edmonton Oilers want playoff push in addition to regular-season success

Edmonton Oilers want playoff push in addition to regular-season success

Leon Draisaitl is convinced the Edmonton Oilers can battle for their division's top rung again and last longer in the playoffs.
'We've got to back that up': Playoff run raises the bar for Vancouver Canucks

'We've got to back that up': Playoff run raises the bar for Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat knows his team has a lot to prove this season. After finishing third in the Pacific Division with a 36-27-6 record last year, few onlookers believed the squad would make a deep post-season run.