Edmonton father-son duo referee game together for first time

Edmonton’s Minor Hockey Week features a rare duo this year — a pair of father and son referees. Shawn Innes and his son, Brandon, had the chance to call a game together on Monday night. “My dad got special permission…

3 points for Leon Draisaitl as Edmonton Oilers top Nashville Predators

Leon Draisaitl scored twice as the Edmonton Oilers knocked off the Nashville Predators 4-2 Tuesday night at Rogers Place. The Oilers are 5-1-1 in their last seven games. Related News READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers Zack Kassian says suspension gives him…

Down Under to deep freeze: Indigenous hockey team from Australia arrives in Edmonton

A group of young hockey players from Down Under are getting a crash course on Canadian weather. The Kaurna Boomerangs arrived in Edmonton on Friday afternoon from Australia, where temperatures are scorching and firefighters have been battling wildfires. Edmonton, on…

Ryan takes over after Pearn out as head coach of Canadian women’s hockey team

Perry Pearn is out and Troy Ryan is in as head coach of the Canadian women’s hockey team in a mid-season change. Less than three months out from the women’s world hockey championship in Nova Scotia, Hockey Canada’s director of…

Kailer Yamamoto already comfortable with Edmonton Oilers’ Draisaitl, Nugent-Hopkins

The way Kailer Yamamoto laughs and jokes around with his teammates in the Edmonton Oilers locker room, you’d think he was a seasoned NHL veteran. But the truth is the 21-year-old Yamamoto has only played in a few games for…

Former Calgary Inferno players push for new professional women’s hockey league

A rally was held in Calgary on Saturday in the hopes of getting a new professional women’s hockey league started. In March 2019, the Calgary Inferno won the Clarkson Cup. A week after the victory, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League…