U.S. routs Canada in women's hockey Olympic tuneup
The U.S. defeated Canada 5-1 in women's hockey Thursday night. Alex Carpenter, Brianna Decker, Hilary Knight and Meghan Duggan scored with Megan Bozek adding an empty netter for the Americans. Canadian team head coach Dan Church abruptly resigned Thursday morning. He cited a lack of confidence in him by the organization as the reason for his departure. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Shaking It Off
Players arrived a few at a time for a three-day camp in Toronto on Thursday and the focus of many was the health of Halifax Mooseheads star forward Jonathan Drouin, who suffered a concussion last week. Drouin said he is feeling better and hopes to be cleared by team doctors to skate in camp. He was to be examined Thursday night. Full Story.
The Canadian women's hockey team is looking for a new head coach just two months out from the Winter Olympics after the surprise resignation of Dan Church, who is stepping down due to personal reasons. Full Story.