Beaudry part of top-10 finish for Canada
In one of her final tune-up races before she heads to Pyeongchang, South Korea for the Olympic Games, Sarah Beaudry of Prince George teamed up with Carsen Campbell of Bedeque, P.E.I., to finish eighth out of 24 in the IBU Cup biathlon single mixed relay.
The 23-year-old Canadians finished 63.6 seconds behind the gold medalists from Norway,
Flames waive Jagr
CALGARY (CP) — The curtain appears to have dropped on one of the finest careers in National Hockey League history.
On Monday, the Calgary Flames cut ties with Jaromir Jagr, assigning the veteran forward to HC Kladno of the Czech 1 Liga in the Czech Republic.
“There were certainly some glimpses of what he could do, but we weren’t able to sustain it enough,” said Flames general manager Brad Treliving. “It’s Thelke Brun-Le and Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen, who clocked 35:39.6 on the course in Ridnaun-Val Ridanna, Italy.
France (Julia Simon/Emilien Jacquelin) took silver and the United States (Susan Dunklee/Lowell Bailey) won bronze.
Beaudry and her fellow Canadians on the senior team will follow the IBU Cup tour to Martell-Val Martell, Italy for sprint and pursuit events Friday and Saturday.
difficult. The league is quick. It’s hard if you’re 25, never mind 45.”
Jagr, who turns 46 on Feb. 15, cleared waivers Monday, a day after being waived by the Flames.
“Although I am very disappointed that things did not turn out as we had hoped due to a number of circumstances,” Jagr, a Kladno native, said in a statement. “I am deeply grateful to the Flames, the fans and the city of Calgary for having welcomed me so generously. I now look forward to continuing the season in Kladno.”