Vanier College Health Sciences graduate, Jacqueline Simoneau was the 2020 Vanier College Valedictorian. Given that Vanier College is not holding a live ceremony due to COVID- 19, Simoneau got to address her fellow classmates as part of a special video that was prepared to celebrate the Class… Read more

Following a 12-1 victory over the visiting Montreal Orioles on Monday night at Parc Lausanne the Laval Chevrolet 440 Pirates find themselves atop the La Cage Brasserie Sportive division of the Quebec Junior Elite Baseball League (QJEBL) with a 3-1record. The only blemish on the slate was a 1… Read more

The Premier Ligue de Soccer du Québec (PLSQ), was not immune to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic causing the league to scramble to hold seasons for the men’s and women’s divisions this summer. Through teamwork, the PLSQ and Soccer Quebec were able to come up with the formula to allow play… Read more

The LaSalle Cardinals needed a walk-off passed ball to take the win on Saturday night in their home opener against a determined ABC U16 squad at Denis Boucher Stadium. The Cards were looking for their first victory of the Quebec Junior Elite Baseball League (QJEBL) after opening with a pair … Read more

It was a spirited battle between the U15 F AA Laurentien Mistral and Laval Delta last Sunday evening on the Montmorency pitch during week one of the Ligue de Soccer Élite du Quebec (LSEQ). The season opener for the two squads ended in a 2-2 draw as the visiting Mistral rallied in the second … Read more

Nathanael Halbert, who had a taste with the Laval Rocket last season for a five game stint, has signed a one-year two-way contract with Laval. Born in Nottingham, Great Britain and raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Halbert played his amateur hockey with the U16 and U18 Markham Waxers, then w… Read more

It took a late game goal to produce the final 1-0 outcome for the MRO Griffons over the Pierrefonds Cobras last Friday night on the turf of Grier Park in Pierrefonds as the Lac St. Louis Regional Soccer Association launched week one of the 2020 campaign. For all in attendance, it wasn’t abou… Read more

This week sees the start of the Quebec Junior Elite Baseball League (QJEBL) for the 2020 campaign, something that was left up in the air like a high fly to centerfield when the COVID-19 situation threw a huge curveball to the world. “Since the start of this crisis, we had hoped that a season… Read more

The Laval Rocket has agreed to terms on a pair of one-year, one-way AHL contract (2020-21) with the forward Samuel Vigneault and defenseman Corey Schueneman. Vigneault, 24, joins Laval following a four year stint with the Cleveland Monsters. Last season the Baie Comeau native recorded 11 goa… Read more

Cote St. Luc’s Alison Levine along with Montreal’s Iulian Ciobanu, BC4 athletes, has qualified for the boccia competition at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2021 competing in the pairs event. That duo is joined by Marco Dispaltro from St. Jérôme and BC2 athlete Danik Allard of Bois-des-Filion … Read more

It will be a bittersweet accomplishment for a trio of local hockey players as they are among the 113 athletes from across the country who were invited to Hockey Canada’s virtual national under-17 development set to take place from July 19 to July 25. The camp would have produced the roster o… Read more

During a virtual presentation where 43 student-athletes were recognized for their dedication in class and in their respective sports, $147,500 was dispersed. This was made possible by numerous community minded partners and the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (QFAE). There were thre… Read more

Players will hit the ice for a full 40-game campaign of the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League (QMAAAHL) starting in September. The decision was taken by league officials and the team governors last week to allow the 15 franchises to start preparations for the 2020-2021 season following the gov… Read more

Thanks to numerous partners with a strong commitment to student-athletes, the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (QFAE) was able to award $ 147,500 in scholarships to 43 recipients from across Quebec who have distinguished themselves over the past year. Among those honoured was a trio… Read more

When COVID-19 raised its ugly head, an annual ritual the Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors Foundation Sports Celebrity Breakfast became a victim as it was cancelled. That event would have been the 16th edition to benefit the centre’s important Seniors in Crisis program, which over the first… Read more

When Aleksandra Wozniak stepped away from competitive tennis in December of 2018, the former 21st ranked player in the world knew she wanted to remain in the game and give back. “So many people helped me along the way,” Aleksandra Wozniak said. “I knew that I wanted to give back and decided … Read more

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cycling Canada and our provincial and territorial cycling associations have been committed to making decisions in the interest of ensuring a safe sporting environment for our members and participants at all levels and in all parts of the country.… Read more

Two sport mascot star Youppi! was inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame this past Sunday in a virtual ceremony. The present Montreal Canadiens’ mascot and the former Expos’ mascot becomes the first two-sport mascot and the first Canadian mascot to be enshrined in the Mascot Hall of Fame base… Read more

Next Monday, June 22, Soccer Lac St. Louis will see a return to the pitches throughout the region stretching from Westmount to Hudson as training activities are a go. With the announcement of Phase Two by Minister Isabelle Charest during the daily press conference on June 4, Soccer Lac St. L… Read more

MILWAUKEE – Friday morning June 12, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled four limited edition bobbleheads featuring Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse. Each special edition bobblehead is unique in capturing a memorable moment for the popular coach, who led the Raptors … Read more

When all was said and done following 14 rounds where 256 players were selected in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) draft, the Hockey-Montreal organization enjoy a great draft session for their players with a dozen drafted from midget AAA and midget espoir. The midget AAA Roussea… Read more

Last week Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, for Hockey Canada issued a statement on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. “On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country,” th… Read more

When former Olympian Isabelle Charest, the minister responsible for sports for Quebec, had a broad smile on her face last week as she announced the launch of Phase two where the team sports of soccer and baseball can hit the fields to train as of Monday, June 8. “We are aware there will be a… Read more

Former Olympian Isabelle Charest, the minister responsible for sports for Quebec, had a broad smile on her face today as she announced the launch of Phase two where the team sports of soccer and baseball can hit the fields to train starting on Monday, June 8. “We are aware there will be a lo… Read more

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League entry draft will take place this Saturday and Sunday, setting the stage for players to make the move to the next level of play in their hockey careers. Central Scouting’s final rankings have pegged seven members of the Midget AAA Laval-Montreal Rousseau-… Read more

Rafaël Harvey-Pinard’s time with the QMJHL’s Chicoutimi Saguenéens has come to a conclusion as the talented forward has signed a one year, one-way contract with the Laval Rocket for the coming season. A seventh round (201st overall) selection by the Canadiens in the 2019 NHL Draft, Harvey-Pi… Read more

TORONTO (May 28, 2020) – On Friday, May 29, Team Canada Champion Chats will hold its second live chat featuring three-time Olympic Champion Tessa Virtue and nine-time Paralympic Champion Benoît Huot as hosts. Eight Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes will speak live to kids, parents and… Read more

Cayden Primeau’s decision to turn pro with the Laval Rocket following two seasons at Northwestern University proved to be the right one. The top goaltenders in U.S. college hockey in 2019 as he won the Mike Richter Award, Primeau’s skills between the pipes have established him as a top netmi… Read more

The COVID-19 Pandemic isolation mode could not sideline the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence (QFAE) Aquam bursary presentation as the cheques for 2020 are in the mail and the recipients were congratulated in a virtual ceremony on ZOOM. Quebec founded company Aquam that supplies aqua… Read more

Kitchener Rangers’ Liam Hawel has signed a one-year, one-way deal with the Laval Rocket for the coming season. Hawel, a centreman brings size at 6-foot-4 and 195-pounds and a balanced offensive touch having recorded 233 points (87 goals, 146 assists) in 313 games in the Ontario Hockey Associ… Read more

A summer staple for more than six decades has been the Association of Lakeshore Pools (ALPS) weekly competitions that would culminate with the championships in swimming, diving, water polo and synchronized swimming come August. The outdoor season has been the launching pad for many high perf… 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