Ottawa at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games

A team of 13 Olympians will be representing Ottawa at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Read our profiles on them from page 1-15 in the February 2018 Ottawa Sportspage newspaper – pick up a copy at one of the locations listed on https://sportsottawa.com/content/ottawa-sportspage-0/ or read the online edition of the newspaper at: https://issuu.com/ottawasportspage/docs/sportspage-feb18

O’Dell dialed 6-1-3 when delivered Olympic news

By Charlie Pinkerton With players from the NHL being prohibited from participating in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, who might make up Canada’s men’s hockey team was a mystery until the team’s formal announcement on Jan. 11. A few days before, the players who made the cut were notified and told to keep it private…

Gloucester Rangers best at Bell Capital Cup

By Jake Romphf Ottawa minor hockey teams found success at home in one of North America’s largest Atom and Peewee hockey tournaments over the holiday season. The 19th annual Bell Capital Cup took over a number of Ottawa arenas, including the Canadian Tire Centre, from December 27th to the 31st. Gloucester Rangers Green took home…

Ottawa at the Olympics: Other athletes’ ties to the Capital

By Ottawa Sportspage Though for all, their connections may not be as out- right like the Gloucester speed- skaters, the Ottawa Curling Club’s quartet, or some locally-raised former NHLers, there is a cast of athletes heading to Pyeongchang with ties to the nation’s capital. Genevieve Lacasse, a goaltender on Canada’s women’s hockey team is one…

Le programme de hockey aide ses joueurs qui ciblent des bourses

Par Ottawa Sportspage, Pour les Rebelles de Louis-Riel L’entraînement peut devenir intense, mais c’est exactement ce que souhaitent Jasmine Nolan et Nadia Fournier. Les coéquipières des Lady 67’s Midget AA d’Ottawa et les membres du programme de hockey sports-études de l’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel aiment ce style de vie qui les prépare au prochain niveau de hockey.…

Ottawa Sport Council’s Fall Sport Summit to tackle grants

By Dan Plouffe The Ottawa Sport Council will bring together the local sports community for its Fall Sport Summit the evening of Nov. 29 at Ben Franklin Place, set to cover a topic that’s become a crucial tool for community sports organizations’ advancement: creating successful grant applications. “Most sport organizations seem to be able to…

University Sports wrap up

Women’s rugby: Gee-Gees stifle Ravens, Move onto RSEQ semifinal The Ottawa Gee-Gees put an end to the Carleton Ravens best-ever rugby season. A combination of their 31-0 win over Carleton and a pair of recently announced forfeited wins from earlier this season by Laval, have also launched the University of Ottawa, coached by 2016 Ottawa…

Best friends share Team Canada experience

View a video report on this story. By Dan Plouffe, originally published Aug. 25 in Ottawa This Week It’s an opportunity any player treasures, but for Ottawa Senators women’s hockey players Cydney Roesler and Morgan Richardson, competing for Team Canada this past weekend during an exhibition series in Rockland was all the more special because…

Raiders ready for battle in new Jr. season

By Dan Plouffe It reads out a bit like a Mastercard commercial.  Number of times home over six-week period before season: 3. Number of annual kilometres on the car for scouting and recruiting trips: 93,000. Is that the price of a Central Canada Hockey League title? Nepean Raiders coach and general manager Peter Goulet hopes…