The Calgary Journal
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TightTurnNew accessible boards at Canada Olympic Park one feature helping teams play

Sixteen-year-old Harrison Orpe said he has always wanted to play hockey.

But the teen has been wheelchair bound since birth, and he was on the sidelines watching his twin brother, Mitchell, play.

"I found sledge hockey when I was about seven years old — and I fell in love with it," Harrison said.

Tournament to introduce junior derby in Calgary

derbyRoller derby is still a fresh sport in Alberta, but the derby fever is spreading across the province and more leagues are forming each year.

IMG 6200Calgary Combative Sports Commission to regulate professional fighting giant July 21

When Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White announced the first-ever UFC event in Calgary in front of a legion of fans at Flames Central on March 21, his smile could light up the room.

UFC 149 will take place July 21 at the Scotiabank Saddledome and is part of the UFC's plan to hold three annual events in Canada through to 2014.

podcastthumb copyThis week on the show the guys discuss the NHL playoffs with Drew Henn and Trevor Presiloski

The NHL playoffs are up for discussion this week. Who will win the first round match-ups? Listen in!