🏒 Here comes the turning point
The latest on the Canadian teams at the NHL playoffs
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There were a few icy missteps in last night’s playoff action, but the Canadian teams have plenty of time to get back on track as the seven-game first round series continue.
April 24, 2024
🏒 Fly like a jet stream
How Canada’s NHL playoff teams are faring after the first weekend of games
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And they’re off! With the NHL Playoffs officially underway, here’s what you need to know about Canada’s teams as things continue to heat up on the ice.
April 22, 2024
⚙️ How it works
Everything you need to know about the 2023–24 NHL Playoffs
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After grinding through 82 regular season games, it’s time to wipe the slate clean. Only 16 wins stand between 16 NHL playoff teams and the Stanley Cup, the hardest trophy to win in sports.
April 20, 2024
🏒 The thrill of the fight
Team Canada defeats Team USA 6–5 in overtime at the IIHF Women's World Hockey Championships
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After losing the IIHF World Championship (WWHC) at home to Team USA last April, Canada returned the favor last night, defeating the Americans 6–5 in overtime to win their 13th World Championship. The greatest rivalry in sports lives on.
April 15, 2024
🏒 A dish best served cold
The 2024 IIHF Women’s Worlds Championship starts today
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The 23rd IIHF Women’s Worlds Championship, aka the top women’s hockey tournament, begins today in Utica, NY, with a fierce rivalry likely taking center stage.
April 03, 2024
🏒 Naming names
The 2018 World Juniors team players facing sexual assault allegations have been revealed
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January 31, 2024
The five players at the center of an investigation into sexual assault allegations against members of Canada’s gold medal–winning 2018 World Juniors team have been revealed.
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Ep #360

PWHL playoff push & Nelly Korda’s dominance

April 23, 2024
PWHL playoff push & Nelly Korda’s dominance

Hey there!

Today’s episode of The GIST of It is for the girls with a two-parter full of women’s sport updates. First up, Steph Rotz and guest co-host Lauren Tuiskula discuss yet another historic PWHL weekend along with everything you need to know heading into the final push to the playoffs.

Then in part two, Steph and Lauren highlight world No. 1 golfer Nelly Korda and her recent dominance after the American notched her LPGA record-tying fifth consecutive tour victory over the weekend. Tee-rific.

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🏒 Sick and tired of being sick and tired
Five players from Canada’s gold medal–winning 2018 World Juniors team are reportedly facing sexual assault charges
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Five players from Canada’s gold medal–winning 2018 World Juniors team are reportedly facing sexual assault charges and have been ordered to surrender to authorities in London, Ontario.
January 26, 2024
🤑 Putting all the chips on the table
The Toronto Maple Leafs signed William Nylander to an eight-year $92M extension
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The rumors were, in fact, true. Longtime Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander scored the biggest total value payday in Leafs history on Monday, signing an eight-year, $92M contract extension — with an average annual value (AAV) of $11.5M — that will begin next season.
January 10, 2024
🏒 A new hope
The PWHL is already seeing early ROI for its inaugural season
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The PWHL dropped its first puck on New Year’s Day, and the new women’s pro hockey league is already seeing early ROI thanks to fans, sponsors, and media partners showing up for its inaugural season.
January 03, 2024
The inaugural PWHL season kicks off on New Year's Day
The inaugural PWHL season kicks off on New Year's Day
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The Professional Women’s Hockey League’s (PWHL) first season kicks off today when the puck drops at 12:30 p.m. ET in Toronto.
January 01, 2024
The Chicago Blackhawks terminated Corey Perry’s contract due to “unacceptable conduct”
The Chicago Blackhawks terminated Corey Perry’s contract due to “unacceptable conduct”
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The Chicago Blackhawks terminated longtime NHLer Corey Perry’s contract due to “unacceptable conduct” yesterday, the latest in a drama-filled story that’s gripped hockey fans from coast to coast.
November 29, 2023
The fourth edition of the Rivalry Series is back
The fourth edition of the Rivalry Series is back
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Before women’s hockey’s brightest stars take the ice for PWHL training camp on November 15th, Team Canada and Team USA’s best drop the puck on the fourth edition of the Rivalry Series, a seven-game exhibition matchup between these bitter foes.
November 08, 2023