With the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in full swing in Calgary, Team St-Georges out of the Laval sur le Lac and Glenmore Curling Clubs are rocking the rings as Team Quebec. The team of skip Laurie St. Georges, second Emily Riley, third Hailey Armstrong, and lead Cynthia St. Georges along wi… Read more

The Laval Rocket closed out their four game set against the Belleville Senators with a 5-2 victory last Friday night at the Bell Centre, giving the Rocket a 3-1 record in that season-opening series. Rafael Harvey-Pinard paced the win with a pair of goals while Ryan Poehling, Laurent Dauphin … Read more

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Linebacker Alex Chevrier was among five Quebec born players recently signed by the Alouettes in one day during the free agency period. The decision by the Saint Lazare native to sign with his hometown team was an easy one and had family driven reasons. “For sure it was about my family,” Alex… Read more

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Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team pulled off a late 1:0 win over Argentina on the second match day at the 2021 SheBelieves Cup in Orlando, FL, USA. Sarah Stratigakis scored the 92nd-minute winner, Stephanie Labbé posted the clean sheet, and Head Coach Bev Priestman earned her first victo… Read more

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Laval had five student-athletes honoured during the recent Saputo bursary awards, a quartet of soccer players, Abdul Walid Binate, Matthew Catavolo, Audrey Chelsie François and William Vezina. The fifth Laval recipient was artistic gymnast Félix Dolci, who has his eyes focused on the Tokyo O… Read more

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Montreal Alouettes’ General Manager Danny Maciocia went on the defensive last week with a flurry of signings aimed at strengthening the Als’ defensive unit for the 2021 season. As the free-agency period launched, Maciocia added six defensive players to Montreal’s mix for the new campaign. “S… Read more

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In these difficult financial times, especially for students, Saputo has continued their student-athlete support through annual bursary program through the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence. Saputo gave out $130,000 in scholarships to 47 recipients and local athletes figured prominent… Read more

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After cruising to a two set lead in just under an hour, Felix Auger-Aliassime dropped the next three to lose in the fourth round of this year’s Australian Open. A comeback by Russian Aslan Karatsev, who qualified to take part in the main draw, won 6-3, 6-1, 3-6, 3-6, 4-6 over the 20th seeded… Read more

The Laval Rocket rocketed to a 5-1 win over the Belleville Senators in their season-opening American Hockey League game Friday night at the Bell Centre. A pair of second priod goals by Joseph Blandisi gave Laval a lead they would not relinquish. Rocket captain Xavier Ouellet opened the scori… Read more

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Antony Auclair became the second Quebec born player to earn Super Bowl honours for a second consecutive year as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed the title last Sunday with a 31-9 victory over the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs. Auclair out of the Laval Rouge et Or program joins the Ch… Read more

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Never bet against Tom Brady as the G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time) led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to victory with a 31-9 score in Super Bowl LV against the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs. The win at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium marked the first time the host team played and won at thei… Read more

CALGARY, Alta. – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the decision has been made to cancel all spring 2021 national championships, including the Esso Cup, TELUS Cup, Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons, and Allan Cup. The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Ren… Read more

As the Rocket get deeper into training camp, it became clear that this year Laval will feel the Heat, that’s California’s Stockton Heat, as Stockton will join the Canadian Division for the 2021 campaign. The Stockton Heat, the Calgary Flames’ AHL farm team requested a provisional relocation … Read more

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Kevin Figsby, the commissioner of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League and the league’s committee are optimistic as to how the league is faring under the current COVID situation. Figsby and the board are confident that the 13 team league will get to play some form of a season when barriers ar… Read more

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The boys are back in town as the Laval Rocket are in the midst of training camp for the upcoming American Hockey League season and head coach Joël Bouchard and his staff are putting the candidates through their paces at the Bell Centre. Camp got underway last Friday with 32 players invited, … Read more

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The Foundation for Athletic Excellence and the Georges St. Pierre Foundation honored the efforts of seven student-athletes, who each received a $ 2000 scholarship during a virtual ceremony on Zoom last week. The athletes selected all come from disciplines that GSP has utilized in his career … Read more

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It was a day that Nicolas Meloche had dreamed of since his youth playing hockey for the Ile Perrot Minor Hockey Association. The 23 year-old defenceman made his National Hockey League debut with the San Jose Sharks on January 14 in a 4-3 shootout victory over the Arizona Coyotes. In his firs… Read more

The Laval Chevrolet 440 Pirates have hired Sébastien Rivest as head coach of the junior elite team, replacing the outgoing Mathieu Granger who has signed on with the Repentigny Royals as their head coach. Following Granger’s departure, the managing director of the Pirates, Sébastien Groulx, … Read more

Dollard’s Devon Levi came in as a little known commodity but left the World Junior Championships as a silver medal winning member of Team Canada following an inspired performance that had his name all over the hockey world and media reports. Levi was named as the top goalie by the IIHF direc… Read more

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Get the rally cries and nominations ready because Kraft Heinz Canada, in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), has opened nominations for Kraft Hockeyville 2021. Read more

It has been a five year pursuit for Laval’s Perry Giannias, better known as Perry G, on the road to $1,000,000 for the Kat D-DIPG Fund of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Kat D-DIPG Fund is a cause he has championed in memory of his niece Catherine “Kat” Demes who passed away… Read more

Montreal’s Leylah Annie Fernandez received a trio of Tennis Canada honours last week as the 18 year-old lefty was noted as the Female Player of the Year, Singles Player of the Year and Most Improved player on the women’s side. She was joined by Milos Raonic as the Male Player of the Year and… Read more

The Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup has kicked off its fifth season and this year will be a quite a bit different as ideas will be the measure of victory. For the 2020-21 season, minor hockey teams are being encouraged to “pitch” an idea for a good deed that would make a positive impact on their lo… Read more

The Quebec Junior Elite Baseball League recently honoured the 2020 campaign, albeit through a virtual gala, but the efforts of the players, teams and organizations were recognized. For the Chevrolet 44o Laval Pirates that meant a trio of accolades came their way. Jacob Carroll was recognized… Read more

While there hasn’t been much of an opportunity to play this season as a forward for the West Island Shamrocks of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League, the fact that Caron is playing at this high level is a testament to his tenacity. Caron has battled back to play hockey as in 2018, he was dia… Read more

The 29th edition of the National Bank Bursary Program took on an especially important role this year owing to the unprecedented global health situation. As part of a live event on its Facebook page, the FAEQ awarded individual scholarships of $2,000 and $4,000 to student-athletes, aged betwe… Read more

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Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif’s selflessness has earned the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive lineman accolades for his stepping away from the NFL season to help comfort those afflicted with COVID-19. In the space of two days, Duvernay-Tardif was selected as one of five of Sports Illustrated’s Spo… Read more

Is there a clearer indication of how engrained hockey is in our culture than the outpouring of emotion in the aftermath of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy? Hockey without Borders along with the Canadian Friends of Israel Hockey would like to build on this emotion to help support hockey communit… Read more

September 29, 2017 – The National Ringette League (NRL) 2017-2018 season will get underway this weekend, with Calgary RATH and Edmonton WAM! playing two games on Saturday. The first game will take place at Great Plains Arena in Calgary (11:45am MDT) and the second game will be at the Banff R… Read more