The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

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Major hockey event predicted to draw in over $80 million to province

The World Junior Hockey Championship is expected to bring all things hockey to the province when they kick off. What isn't generally expected, however, is all the money coming with it.

First rounder ready to represent Switzerland at World Juniors

thumb svenCalgary Flames fans will likely be keeping a closer on Team Switzerland than usual at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Alberta this year.

There is an easy explanation — Sven Bartschi.

700 Calgarians to help at the world juniors

thumb lushington_WJvolunteerWhen the world junior hockey championships hit Calgary on Boxing Day, there will be more than just the fans and players filling the rink.

Lack of indoor courts makes it hard for Calgary players to practice in winter

thumb _MG_4576For accomplished tennis player Harrison Scott, finding time and an open indoor court to practice at in Calgary is a difficult balancing act.