Toronto and Montreal to host 2015 and 2017 world juniors
Hockey Canada is holding news conferences in Montreal and Toronto on Thursday where they're expected to announce that both cities will co-host the 2015 and 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship. You can watch both news conferences live and exclusively on TSN.ca with the first one from the Bell Centre in Montreal at 10am et and the second news conference at Toronto's Air Canada Centre at 1:30pm et. Full Story.(Photo: Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images)
The game of hockey will soon change for peewee-level players across the country after a vote by Hockey Canada on Saturday that banned bodychecking. Hockey Canada's board of directors overwhelmingly voted to eliminate bodychecking for peewee players at its annual general meeting in Charlottetown on Saturday, with only the Saskatchewan Hockey Association voting against. Full Story.
Hockey Canada is making changes to reclaim its spot atop the international game, as the national governing body has parted ways with head scout Kevin Prendergast and goaltending consultant Ron Tugnutt. Prendergast was responsible for all player evaluation and recruitment for Canada's National Junior and Under-18 development and selection camps, as well as for evaluations with the Under-17 program. Full Story.