Sunday, August 1, 2021

Canada Mens Hockey

BACK AND FORTH AFFAIR FINISHES KNOTTED 4-4 AND ENDS CANADA’S OLYMPIC TOURNAMENT With both teams eliminated from contention, national pride and an Olympic victory was on the line Friday afternoon at Oi Hockey Stadium. When the final buzzer sounded to indicate the 4-4 match complete, it was a bittersweet mix...
SECOND-HALF STRUGGLES LEAD TO ELIMINATION FROM MEDAL CONTENTION It was a tale of two halves. The first half saw a daring Canadian attack generate several circle entries, a few grade-A chances, and a beautiful backhand rocket from Mark Pearson. The second half saw an experienced Belgium take control and fill the Canadian net,...
CANADA PUSHES EUROPEAN CHAMPS TO THE BRINK IN ROUND THREE THRILLER It was a nightmare start for the Canadians, as goals off the sticks of Billy Bakker and Thierry Brinkman made the score 2-0 in the first five minutes of the game. Canada, coming off a momentum building, albeit heartbreaking, loss...
THIRD QUARTER STRUGGLE COSTS CANADA CRUCIAL POOL PLAY GAME Dominant possession and two all-important goals in the third quarter vaulted Great Britain to a 3-1 victory over Canada this morning at Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo. After a rout at the hands of Germany, Canada knew they had to come out...
CANADA LOOKS TO BUILD ON BRIGHT SPOTS HEADING INTO NEXT MATCH Canada began their Olympic campaign with a 7-1 defeat at the hands of world-number-5 and reigning Olympic bronze medalists, Germany. It was déjà vu — from the 2016 Rio Games — for the Canadian men’s team as they drop their...
A DECADE-LONG CAREER DEFINED BY COMMITMENT TO TEAM CULTURE AND CLUTCH PERFORMANCES Two times, Adam Froese had the fate of Team Canada on his stick; two times he delivered. But Froese was very clear when he said he didn’t want his career defined by two moments. “Those are just 8-second moments....
Field Hockey Canada's ace Goalkeeper David Carter has welcomed the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021. The IOC on Tuesday confirmed that it would push the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to next year due to the unfolding coronavirus...
Canadian men’s hockey ace goalkeeper David Carter has been nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Year award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 38-year-old David, a veteran of 194 international caps, led the Canadian team to a Tokyo Olympics berth this year, after a tense shootout victory over Ireland. Carter has cemented his place as arguably the greatest goalkeeper. In the last seven shoot-outs, the world class shooter has a record of never losing a single match. Carter will face competition from Tyler Lovell (AUS), Vincent Vanasch (BEL), Quico Cortes (ESP), and Victor Aly (GER) National associations, players, fans and journalists across the world can vote for the award. The voting process is open until January 17, 2020. The names of the winners will be announced in February 2020. The Dragflick is voting for David Carter, you can too. The Link to vote for him is here. Fans and players can cast their vote here Media can cast their vote here
Canadian men’s hockey ace goalkeeper David Carter has been nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Year award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The 38-year-old David, a veteran of 194 international caps, led the Canadian team to a Tokyo Olympics berth this year, after a tense shootout victory over Ireland. Carter will...
The Canadian men's hockey team beat Ireland 5-4 in a shootout to qualify for the 2020 Olympics after the teams were tied 3-3 on aggregate in regulation time. Ireland, has won the first game 5-3, had a two goal advantage going into the decider. They extended it with a goal...
Gordie Johnston at the Pan American Games 2019
It was heartbreak for Canada men in hockey as they lost the finals to Argentina at the Pan American Games 2019 in Lima, Peru. The loss will hurt the Canadians badly as a gold here would have guaranteed a direct qualification in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. https://twitter.com/thedragflick/status/1160400977977073665 Canada had dominated the group...
James Wallace
Field Hockey Canada's James Wallace has always been destined for greatness since his teenage days. Having made his debut in 2016 at the Junior Pan American Championship, international recognition wasn’t too far behind for this youngster. This Vancouver born's backstory is Hollywood stuff and significant for the Canada Men's Field Hockey...
Scott Tupper Field Hockey Canada
Vancouver's Scott Tupper will be Canada's flag bearer at the opening ceremonies of the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru on Friday. The 32-year-old athlete, one of the best field hockey players in the world, will lead a delegation of 477 athletes and 119 coaches on the Estadio Nacional del...
Canada Men’s National Team Head Coach Paul Bundy and coaching staff have named the 18 member squad that will travel to Lima, Peru for the 2019 Pan American Games (PAG) taking place July 26 to August 11. Full Squad List Here: 1. Brenden Bissett 2. David Carter 3. Tyler Curran 4. Adam Froese 5. Gordon...
At the end of the first of three men's FIH Series Finals, Canada (World Ranking:10) finished their campaign in style with a 3-2 win over host nation Malaysia (WR:13). Earlier in the day, the lowest-ranked team, Italy (WR:32), continued to astonish and delight in equal measure as they beat Austria...
Iain Smythe
Canada are into the semi-final stage of the FIH Hockey Series Finals 2019, and will play against Italy today at the Bukit Jalil National Hockey Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ace forward Iain Smythe has reaffirmed his side's readiness to lock horns with Italy - a team which has caused...

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