THE CBA: VERGE OF A DONE DEAL?

Robin Brownlee
January 05 2013 04:57PM

It's completely understandable that a great many of NHL fans have taken a "Whatever, just tell me when it's done" stance toward updates about ongoing CBA negotiations (now that there actually are some) as days have turned into weeks and weeks have turned into months. Fair enough.

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OILERS AT THE WJ'S: REPORT CARD

Lowetide
January 05 2013 08:24AM

When you're the consensus 'best player in the tournament' and coming home without a medal, it can be difficult to find a silver lining. For Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the scoring title (pending, but likely) will be of little consolation; what do we make of his performance? Yakupov's?

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Canada’s medal streak ends as Nail Yakupov and the Russians win bronze

Jonathan Willis
January 05 2013 05:29AM

For the first time since 1998, Canada leaves the World Junior championships without a medal. Nail Yakupov scored two goals as the Russians won by a score of 6-5 in a sloppy, back and forth affair.

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LOTTERY TO LAND ARENA?

Jason Gregor
January 04 2013 01:05PM

For the past 18 months everyone involved in the Downtown arena recognized there was a massive shortfall of $100 million, however, neither the city nor the Katz Group has come up with any viable options on how to fill that void.

Yesterday the leader of the Wildrose Party Danielle Smith,proposed that the province use KENO lottery to fund the missing $100 million. Smith joined me in studio yesterday to discuss her proposal.

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Keep your head up, son!

Jason Strudwick
January 04 2013 11:51AM

I get asked all the time what is the most important skill for a young hockey player to master. I have spoken to many experts in this area and they confirmed my own opinion. Skating is the answer. I have always believed if a player can skate, get around the ice quickly and efficiently they have a chance to contribute to the game.

I am starting to think that there is another skill that is not above skating but right below it in terms of importance. On-ice awareness.

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