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I'm studying Print & Broadcast Journalism at Humber College, graduating in April 2017. Have written on hockey, politics and pop culture for nearly a decade.
All-Star Maple Leafs’ rookie Auston Matthews: Hockey’s incomparable player

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All-Star Maple Leafs’ rookie Auston Matthews: Hockey’s incomparable player

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) The first overall pick in last year’s draft will play among the stars in Los Angeles at the end of the month. Auston Matthews, the 19-year-old superstar who has emerged as the most dynamic prospect in modern Maple Leafs’ history, was selected as Toronto’s representative for the Atlantic Division in the […]

THG’s Hunter Crowther on ‘The Hockey House’

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THG’s Hunter Crowther on ‘The Hockey House’

THG’s managing editor Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) appeared on The Hockey House with Steven Ellis (@StevenEllisNHL) and Brendan Saunders. THH features a mix of comedy and hockey talk, and Crowther did his best to match the dynamic duo’s quick wit. Crowther discussed the Vegas Golden Knights, the Toronto Maple Leafs and how to increase scoring in the […]

Toronto Furies, Brampton Thunder split series; Calgary Inferno burn Boston Blades in weekend action

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Toronto Furies, Brampton Thunder split series; Calgary Inferno burn Boston Blades in weekend action

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  The two GTA-based Canadian Women’s Hockey League teams split their home-and-home series, while the reigning Clarkson Cup champions took two games in Boston during the Oct. 29-30 weekend. Furies, Thunder beat each other in road shutouts LIVE: #BRAvsTOR on #CWHLLive. 📺: link in bio A photo posted by Canadian Women’s Hockey […]

Toronto Furies take two, Brampton Thunder lose two in CWHL weekend action

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Toronto Furies take two, Brampton Thunder lose two in CWHL weekend action

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  The Toronto Furies opened their 2016-17 season with back-to-back victories over the Boston Blades, while the Brampton Thunder lost two straight in their home series against the Montreal Canadiennes. Furies find ways to win over Boston On Saturday, the Furies and Thunder were tied heading into overtime before forward Carolyne Prevost scored […]

Brampton Thunder and Toronto Furies each host two-game series this weekend

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Brampton Thunder and Toronto Furies each host two-game series this weekend

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  The Brampton Thunder and Toronto Furies will play their first home games of the 2016-17 regular season this weekend with contests both Saturday and Sunday. The Thunder play at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Powerade Centre against the Montreal Canadiennes, then the two teams meet again Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. ET. Toronto […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada defeats Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup of Hockey final

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Canada defeats Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of World Cup of Hockey final

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO — Even with a poor performance beyond the first line and in net, it was business as usual for Team Canada as they defeated Team Europe 3-1 in Game 1 of the World Cup best-of-three finals. In front of an Air Canada Centre crowd that seemed far from sold out, the undefeated Canadians […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: Marchand scores twice, Canada beats Russia 5-3, advance to World Cup final

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Marchand scores twice, Canada beats Russia 5-3, advance to World Cup final

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) TORONTO — There was a moment, ever so brief, of fear near the end of the 2nd period in the Air Canada Centre. Forward Evgeny Kuznestov had given the highly-skilled Russian squad a 2-1 lead with 3:36 to go in the period. Canada was losing for the first time in the […]

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Russia vs Team North America Live Blog

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  Live blog: Team North America vs Russia Final score: Russia 4 – Team North America 3 This was, without question, the most exciting of the six games played so far. Each team was able to generate dozens of quality scoring chances, and neither looked out of it at any point. Credit […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: “Fast, speed, skilled” Team North America dominates Finland in 4-1 victory

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: “Fast, speed, skilled” Team North America dominates Finland in 4-1 victory

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO — The conversation leading up to Team North America’s round robin opener against Finland was if they had the mental maturity to take on the top hockey nations in the world. But after a dominating performance from all four lines and a firm presence in goal, the under-23 squad cruised to a 4-1 […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: Crosby, Canada nearly flawless in 6-0 win over Czech Republic

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Crosby, Canada nearly flawless in 6-0 win over Czech Republic

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO – Sidney Crosby had just come off the bench when a loose puck in the opposing zone found his blade. He held it for a second before finding Brad Marchand in the slot for a one-timer that was wide right of Czech Republican goaltender Michael Neuvirth. Crosby, the Canadian captain who was […]

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