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Hockey Canada head Tom Renney has several plans in place -- with or without NHL players -- for Canada's coaches and roster at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Uneasy wait for Olympics decision

Tom Renney has Plan A and Plan B and maybe even a Plan C in his Hockey Canada office and admits he has no clue whether NHL players will be participating in the Olympic Games next year in Korea.

The Carman Beavers won their contest against the Winkler Royals 6-1 last week, before losing to the Morden Redskins on Saturday. (EMILY DISTEFANO/VALLEY LEADER)

Beavers win one, lose one

The defending SEMHL champions are off to a pretty good start after three games played, according to Carman Beavers GM Dean Owen.

Wayne Gretzky sits down with Mike Zeisberger in Toronto on Monday October 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Postmedia Network)

Gretzky: Hockey expenses 'a crisis'

In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles

Former NHL player Wojtek Wolski, seen here with the Colorado Avalanche, broke his neck and suffered a concussion during a game in the KHL on Thursday. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Former NHLer breaks neck in KHL

Former NHLer Wojtek Wolski is in intensive care with a broken neck after crashing awkwardly into the boards during a KHL game Thursday in Magnitogorsk, Russia.

Wayne Gretzky was joined in Wednesday's announcement by Oilers owner Darryl Katz. OEG vice-chairman Bob Nicholson and Hockey Hall of Fame board chairman Lanny McDonald. (Codie McLachlan)

Gretzky, Oilers reunite

Wayne Gretzky never really left Edmonton because his bronze statue was always welcoming Oilers’ fans to the House That 99 built at Rexall Place, but now The Great One is back in the flesh.