Human nature and the spirit of rough play in hockey are two reasons I don’t think any tightening of safe-play rules in hockey will help reduce the number of injuries. What would hinder injury is a mandatory visor rule for all hockey players – aged five to 95 – which is supported by helmet manufacturers.
Ottawa Senators fans feel they might have lost something very special in goalie Ron Tugnutt, something much more than a good goalie.
Women’s soccer in Ottawa just got a kick-start. A new team from the city has been added to the top division of the Women’s Soccer League, North America’s premier women’s circuit.
The face of junior hockey’s most successful coach is worn and wrinkled, his hair graying. His eyes are tired, he is feeling ill.