Category: Columns

What’s Wrong With The NHL? (And Why Hasn’t A Canadian Team Won The Cup Since 1993?)

What’s Wrong With The NHL? (And Why Hasn’t A Canadian Team Won The Cup Since 1993?)

CKSN Staff- January 21, 2021

I love hockey. I love watching hockey. I cheer for my favourite Canadian team. I cheer for all Canadian teams in the NHL. And that ... Read More

Chatham-Kent’s Megan Pepper, Making CK Proud

Chatham-Kent’s Megan Pepper, Making CK Proud

CKSN Submissions- January 15, 2021

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More

The Bubble Burst Before It Was Built For Women’s Hockey

The Bubble Burst Before It Was Built For Women’s Hockey

CKSN Staff- January 13, 2021

The Men's World Junior Hockey Championships was a smashing success for hockey fans through late December and January. Especially considering lockdown conditions across parts of ... Read More

Chatham-Kent’s Brett Fischer, Making CK Proud

Chatham-Kent’s Brett Fischer, Making CK Proud

CKSN Submissions- January 7, 2021

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #1 The Season That Wasn’t

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #1 The Season That Wasn’t

CKSN Staff- December 31, 2020

COVID-19 was the top story globally in 2020, and in the sports world, it was no different. In Chatham-Kent, COVID's early impact was cancelling hockey ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #2 Brett Brochu Steals The Show

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #2 Brett Brochu Steals The Show

CKSN Staff- December 30, 2020

Brett Brochu stole the show, literally, in 2019 and 2020. He also stole the crease. Brochu started the year being named CKSN's 2019 Athlete of ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #3 Bridget Carleton Is Our Constant

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #3 Bridget Carleton Is Our Constant

CKSN Staff- December 30, 2020

What hasn't Bridget Carleton accomplished recently? And when has she not been an incredible ambassador for Chatham-Kent? When 2020 began, Carleton was playing professionally in ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #4 TJ Brodie Finds A New Home

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #4 TJ Brodie Finds A New Home

CKSN Staff- December 29, 2020

TJ Brodie made news for a number of reasons in 2020. As 2019 closed he was returning from a collapse on the ice during a ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #5 Finding The Positives In COVID-19

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #5 Finding The Positives In COVID-19

CKSN Staff- December 28, 2020

Jana Kucera and Logan Kucera shoot on Charles Peet's home court There were positives? Well, it's hard to imagine, but a lot of wonderful stories ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #6 Oh Canada…CK’s National Athletes

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #6 Oh Canada…CK’s National Athletes

CKSN Staff- December 28, 2020

Chatham-Kent is a small corner of Canada, but we have an unusually large representation on the National stage. Jessie McPherson helped Canada win a U18 ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #7 Emma Negri Is A Broken Record

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #7 Emma Negri Is A Broken Record

CKSN Staff- December 27, 2020

Over and over again Emma Negri broke Athletics Ontario records. The young thrower was one of the most followed and most read about athletes in ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #8 Indigenous Athletes Shine

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #8 Indigenous Athletes Shine

CKSN Staff- December 27, 2020

In 2020, we made a point to increase our coverage of local Indigenous athletes from Walpole Island and Moraviantown. But our local athletes made it ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #9 Equity Takes The Stage

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #9 Equity Takes The Stage

CKSN Staff- December 26, 2020

Organizers of the Chatham-Kent Supports Black Lives Matter event 2020 was a year filled with so many major events taking place across the globe, not ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #10 – Local Athletes Scooped Up In OHL Draft

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #10 – Local Athletes Scooped Up In OHL Draft

CKSN Staff- December 26, 2020

Gagner, Stonehouse, and Veccia - CKSN.ca Photos The OHL Draft is annually an opportunity for the top young prospects in the province to see their ... Read More