News: Sports

Sens stave off elimination, force Game 7

Wednesday  08:25,   24 may 2017
MSN

Sens stave off elimination, force Game 7Mike Hoffman scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period of Game 6 as the Sens brushed off elimination with a 2-1 win on Tuesday and sent the Eastern Conference final to a decisive Game 7 in[...]

Frustrated Aaron Sanchez prioritizing patience as finger issues persist

Wednesday  07:39,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

Frustrated Aaron Sanchez prioritizing patience as finger issues persistAt the same time, he had to acknowledge that his blister and nail problems weren’t going away. So, in an attempt to ensure that his finger heals for good, he has determined to[...]

Maple Leafs grant Avalanche permission to speak with Kyle Dubas

Wednesday  07:20,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

Maple Leafs grant Avalanche permission to speak with Kyle DubasFriedman broke the news Tuesday during the second intermission of the Penguins-Senators[...]

Ron and Don: Austin Watson ‘a force’ on unheralded Predators

Wednesday  07:11,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

Ron and Don: Austin Watson ‘a force’ on unheralded PredatorsOne of those players has been fourth-liner Austin Watson. If you’ve watched any Coach’s Corner this post-season you’ve undoubtedly heard Don Cherry boast about the former Peterborough Petes [...]

Morales homers, Blue Jays bullpen holds off Brewers 4-3

Wednesday  06:41,   24 may 2017
MSN

Morales homers, Blue Jays bullpen holds off Brewers 4-3Six of the first eight Blue Jays batters reached based against Milwaukee starter Jimmy Nelson (2-3). Toronto pushed across two runs in the second, but the Brewers cut down a runner at the plate[...]

Watch: Bobby Ryan snaps Senators' 0-for-29 power-play drought

Wednesday  06:31,   24 may 2017
theScore

Watch: Bobby Ryan snaps Senators' 0-for-29 power-play droughtPrior to this Bobby Ryan one-timer, the Ottawa Senators had gone 0-for-29 with the man advantage. Their last power-play goal came in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against[...]

Subban: Nashville 'is an 'A' market for hockey'

Wednesday  06:26,   24 may 2017
theScore

Maybe P.K. Subban was right all along. Traded by the Montreal Canadiens to the Nashville Predators in an offseason blockbuster, Subban was headed to a market still relatively new to hockey, but one where he felt he could[...]

4 teams that have never played in the Stanley Cup Final

Wednesday  05:56,   24 may 2017
theScore

The Nashville Predators are making their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final. Prior to Monday, the Predators were one of just five NHL teams to have never punched their ticket to the final. Now just four teams remain in the hunt for their first shot [...]

NHL playoffs: Sens owner disturbed crucial Game 6 may not sell out

Wednesday  03:42,   24 may 2017
Sporting News

Eugene Melnyk is a bit concerned his team won't get the full support it needs. The Senators owner finds it surprising that the Canadian Tire Centre, as of mid-day Tuesday, had yet to sell out that night's crucial Game 6 matchup against the[...]

Farrell acknowledges need for more wins as hot seat warms

Wednesday  02:10,   24 may 2017
theScore

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is fully aware that his club has not met expectations almost two months into the season. The Red Sox have dropped three of their last four games and open a three-game set with the red-hot Texas Rangers on [...]

Injured Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from Nuremberg Cup

Wednesday  02:10,   24 may 2017
MSN

Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the Nuremberg Cup tennis tournament with a right ankle injury. The 2014 champion informed tournament director Sandra Reichel of her decision late Monday, when an MRT scan showed she had torn a ligament in [...]

Jose Bautista to start at third base for Blue Jays vs. Brewers

Wednesday  02:10,   24 may 2017
Sportsnet

Jose Bautista will start at third base for the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers. MILWAUKEE – Jose Bautista will start at third base for the first time this season when the Toronto Blue Jays open a two-game series against[...]

How the Preds reached their first Cup final

Wednesday  02:10,   24 may 2017
MSN

<p>This spring, with the worst record of the 16 playoff teams, the Preds have advanced to the first Stanley Cup final in team history.</p>This spring, with the worst record of the 16 playoff teams, the Preds have advanced to the first Stanley[...]

Nashville is showing Calgary how to support hockey and revitalize a city: Build a new arena

Tuesday  23:41,   23 may 2017
National Post

Eric Francis: How insulting to have a southern, non-traditional hockey market provide a better experience for its fans than a self-proclaimed hockey mecca .Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena generates far more money and civic pride than the Saddledome.[...]

Dream come true for Smashville as Predators advance to Stanley Cup Final

Tuesday  23:41,   23 may 2017
Sportsnet

The Preds are fixin’ to win it all, two-stepping all the way to their first Stanley Cup in 20 years with a 6-3, series-clinching win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. “It’s a dream come true,” the big Finnish goalie Pekka Rinne, who came here[...]