Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is an passionate sports fan and has written extensively about stories breaking in Canada. Whether the sport in hockey or American football he will always give you the best highlights summarised.

  • Germany Defeats Spain at World Cup to Earn Second Win

    Germany Defeats Spain at World Cup to Earn Second Win

    June 13, 2019
    The German women’s team manage to hang on to a slim margin win over Spain yesterday as the two met in Valenciennes, France at the Women’s World Cup. There was a feeling of tension in the air, and that was not lost on Coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg. Voss-Tecklenburg also felt the feeling of relief after the ...
  • St. Louis Blues Win Game 7 and First Stanley Cup Championship

    St. Louis Blues Win Game 7 and First Stanley Cup Championship

    June 12, 2019
    The St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins went into Game 7 knowing one would go home Champions, and one would go home wondering what they could have done better. After all was said and done, it was a celebration 49 years in the making as the St. Louis Blues handing the Boston Bruins a devastating ...
  • Boston Bruins Win Game 6 to Tie Series 3-3

    Boston Bruins Win Game 6 to Tie Series 3-3

    June 9, 2019
    The Bruins went into Game 6 in a do or die situation, either win or go home, and that is exactly what they did. They returned to form and found the right mix for what was needed to dominate the St. Louis Blues and force Game 7. Maybe they had something to prove, maybe it ...
  • Jake Knapp Wins Canada Life Open after overcoming five-stroke deficit

    Jake Knapp Wins Canada Life Open after overcoming five-stroke deficit

    May 27, 2019
    James Allenby started the final round at the Canada Life Open with a two stroke lead, but it was Jake Knapp, who was two shots behind that came away with the win after overcoming a five stroke deficit at the Point Grey Golf & Country Club to claim his first ever Mackenzie Tour title. At ...
  • James Allenby Takes Lead at Canada Life Open after Second Round

    James Allenby Takes Lead at Canada Life Open after Second Round

    May 25, 2019
    Canada’s James Allenby, who hails from Langley, British Columbia, ended round two of the Canada Life Open in the lead after shooting a career low of 9-under par 63 at the Point Grey Golf & Country Club on Friday. This will see James Allenby starting round three with a lead over Jake Knapp by two ...
  • Carolina Hurricanes Take 2-0 Series Lead over the New York Islanders

    Carolina Hurricanes Take 2-0 Series Lead over the New York Islanders

    April 30, 2019
    The Carolina Hurricanes are making the best of round two in the playoffs against the New York Islanders after their surprise upset over the Washington Capitals in round one. Game 2 may not have started in Carolina’s favour with the New York Islanders outplaying the Hurricanes, but at the end of the third period, things ...
  • Maple Leafs Drop the Ball Again for Third Year in a Row

    Maple Leafs Drop the Ball Again for Third Year in a Row

    April 24, 2019
    The end has once again come for the Toronto Maple Leafs after failing in their bid to advance to the second round in the playoffs after losing Game 7 to the Boston Bruins. After a solid start to the regular season, the Leafs have stayed true to their past and dropped the ball once again ...
  • Toronto Maple Leafs Heading to Game 7 after Boston ties Series

    Toronto Maple Leafs Heading to Game 7 after Boston ties Series

    April 22, 2019
    The Maple Leafs started strong in Game 6, but somewhere towards the end, seemed to lose their way and are now heading back to Boston for a Game 7 showdown against the Bruins. Toronto had the chance to eliminate the Boston Bruins on Sunday but failed to do so and instead, gave up an early ...
  • Colorado Avalanche eliminate Calgary Flames from Playoffs

    Colorado Avalanche eliminate Calgary Flames from Playoffs

    April 21, 2019
    It is a sad day for Calgary fans after seeing the Flames defeated on Sunday by the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche beat the Flames 5-1 to win the first round of the playoff games and brought an end to Calgary not advancing, a first since 2008. The Calgary Flames, who were one of the leading ...
  • Jaden Schwartz Scores Late Goal to Take Series Lead over the Jets

    Jaden Schwartz Scores Late Goal to Take Series Lead over the Jets

    April 20, 2019
    The Winnipeg Jets and St. Louis Blues met for Game 5 at the Bell MTS Arena on a mission to take the lead going into Game 6, only a lucky shot by Jaden Schwartz put an end to that goal. The game tied 2-2 and with 15 seconds left on the clock, Schwartz scored to ...