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Recruiting at DC, UOIT seeks to find more than good athletes

Each year during their sport’s season, coaches at both DC and UOIT work hard to lead practices, play games, and maybe get to the playoffs. But they are always looking at the next season. Coaches double as recruiters for their respective teams, searching for more than the best athletes.

Life in skates: Mary behind the scary

The metal blades cut through the freshly cleaned ice as Mary Giacalone steps on to start her lesson. She stands before six young...

McCool is back home with Gens

Many young hockey players around Oshawa grow up with dreams of one day playing for the Oshawa Generals, but very few get to live...

Smilin’ with Stanley

The Stanley Cup is usually reserved for the winners of 16 playoff games, but students at Durham College won the opportunity to pose with...

Former Gens return for NHL preseason game

  Some current NHLers are getting another chance to lace up their skates at the Tribute Communities Centre – the name of their home arena...

Generals hold a special place in Oshawa

The city of Oshawa has always been a sports city, but there’s been one team over the years that has been able to capture...

The consequences of concussions

Concussions used to simply be part of the game of hockey. Players knew what they were getting into when they dropped the gloves,...

Defrosting the history of black hockey players

While hockey is seen by many as Canada’s sport, it still lacks diversity. There are currently 30 black hockey players in the NHL, only five...

Homophobia in hockey: Putting discrimination in the penalty box

Brock McGillis, former OHL player and professional goalie, lived the typical ‘hockey bro’ lifestyle for years. It was a lie. “I was the cocky hockey...

Ridgebacks in penalty box too much

With three losses in their last four games, the Ridgebacks men hockey team is looking very different from the team we saw go 5-0...