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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.

Brandon Wheat Kings player Meyer Nell (middle) tries to score on Calgary Hitmen goalie Kyle Dumba during WHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on Jan. 29, 2017. (Leah Hennel/Postmedia Network)

Judge orders CHL to open books

Canadian Hockey League teams are offside in withholding detailed financial records that are being sought be players seeking a minimum wage from them, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Vancouver Canucks’ head coach Willie Desjardins, top, stands on the bench behind players Sven Baertschi, from left to right, Markus Granlund, Bo Horvat and Brandon Sutter in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday November 15, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Time is right for Canucks

John Tortorella and the mighty Columbus Blue Jackets came through town Sunday, took two points and left with their bench boss having wrapped up coaching win No. 500.