Posts tagged with: Canada

Out Of The Thaw Soccer Thoughts

The snow is finally leaving, the birds are chirping and footy in North America is in full swing. So I bring you my dear readers, my first edition of “Thoughts” in 2017 on some topics in soccer. The Octavio Zambrano […]

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The Week Of The Lord Earl of Grey’s Football Extravaganza Has Begun

Grey Cup Week. It’s here. Hope you’re ready. The Calgary Stampeders and the Ottawa RedBlacks are the final two teams standing after a long regular season and with the game on Sunday, the last bit of prep is finally underway […]

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Edmonton and Toronto In Playoff Land

By Avry Lewis-McDougall 1976 and 1981. Two important years in Canadian soccer history. They mark the last time a team from Toronto and a team from Edmonton won a top flight soccer league title in North America. In 1976, Toronto […]

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A Canadian Win or European Extension on Thursday Night?

By Avry Lewis-McDougall If only an early powerplay for Europe went a little differently we may have had a totally different game….. Instead of a story of Europe shocking the world in Game 1 and bringing the final countdown on […]

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The World Cup of Media Day

  By Avry Lewis-McDougall Remember when you’d try to sleep on Christmas Eve and it was the hardest thing to do? That was me on the day before Media Day for the World Cup of Hockey! On Thursday players from […]

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The Camp Of Biosteel

By Avry Lewis-McDougall McDavid. Hall. Simmonds. Upshall. And a whole cast of others. What does this mean? #CAMP is back. On Monday morning the sixth annual Biosteel Pro Hockey Camp got underway in Toronto with nearly 20 NHLers  getting ready […]

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Off To Brazil

By Avry Lewis-McDougall 65 athletes. At first glance you may wonder what’s so special about the mark but if you’re savvy to Canadian track and field it’s the largest athletics team ever going to a Summer Olympics for the red […]

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Olympic Dreams At Foote

  By Avry Lewis-McDougall Rio. The Summer Olympics. Something that every track athlete wants to reach and yesterday many punched their tickets to the Games. On Saturday, Day 3 of the Canadian Olympic track and field qualifying trials went down […]

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They Aint Finished Yet

(image courtesy: Christian Bonin/TSGphoto.com) By Avry Lewis-McDougall The most dangerous lead in hockey is 3-0. Sure that’s meant for a single game but in the case of the Hershey Bears and the Toronto Marlies, that means a series lead. Things […]

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Women’s Hockey Thoughts

By Avry Lewis-McDougall It’s been a little bit since I’ve done a story under the “Thoughts” banner which in the summer been prominent for the past while on Avrysports.com but it’s time for another one. Usually these types of articles […]

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