First-time visitors to Canada, Julia and Jarno Hyvarinen of Helsinki supported different teams, despite the fact they are married. Photo: Denis Gibbons
Maple syrup is sweet and poutine (French fries with melted cheese and gravy) is to die for. (Some, in fact, do, as a result of clogged arteries after eating it.)
Both are well-known Canadian culinary treats.
So it was more than curious that when promoters were planning a...
One of the greatest rivalries
Tarasenko, Russians look to advance to World Cup final[more]
Artemi Panarin (left) and Vladimir Tarasenko (right) are among the Russian players who spectacularly won World Junior gold in the final against Canada in Buffalo in 2011. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
Vladimir Tarasenko understands the pressure on Team Canada heading into Saturday’s semi-final at the World Cup of Hockey. At the 2014 Olympics, it was him and the Russians on home...