News: Sports

Oilers interested in Jets goaltender Michael Hutchinson

Sunday  07:37,   10 december 2017
Sportsnet

Oilers interested in Jets goaltender Michael HutchinsonEdmonton closed out last season having allowed the eighth-fewest goals in the NHL (2.52 per game) but rank tied for second-last in the cage this time around, allowing 3.39 goals per game through [...]

Point scores in OT, Lightning beat Jets 4-3

Sunday  07:37,   10 december 2017
MSN

Point scores in OT, Lightning beat Jets 4-3Point scored 36 seconds into overtime and the Lightning completed a perfect four-game homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday[...]

Homan and McEwen win semis at Olympic Trials

Sunday  07:37,   10 december 2017
MSN

Homan and McEwen win semis at Olympic TrialsThe victory also appeared to give Homan and her Ottawa teammates peace of[...]

Down Goes Brown Saturday Storylines: Will Anderson return to form?

Sunday  05:07,   10 december 2017
Sportsnet

The Ottawa Senators are struggling at the quarter-mark of the season, and Craig Anderson’s play is partly to blame. Can the 36-year-old return to form in[...]

Time for Canadiens to reconsider how they deal with Alex Galchenyuk

Saturday  22:06,   09 december 2017
Sportsnet

If the plan is to keep Alex Galchenyuk with the Montreal Canadiens, the team’s management and the coaching staff had better start coming up with a different way to get the best out of him. © image image The 23-year-old, who’s in his sixth NHL[...]

Prospect Zeuch keeps impressing Blue Jays: ‘the best we’ve seen him’

Saturday  22:06,   09 december 2017
Sportsnet

Blue Jays right-hander T.J. Zeuch learned some valuable lessons in the Arizona Fall League and the results were encouraging. “That’s probably the best we’ve seen him,” said Gil Kim.T.J. Zeuch, arguably the Toronto Blue Jays’ top pitching prospect,[...]

What does Stanton trade mean for Blue Jays?

Saturday  22:06,   09 december 2017
Sportsnet

The Miami Marlins dropped a [Bronx] bomb on the sports world Saturday by reportedly agreeing to trade National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton to the New York Yankees. George Rusic, Gare Joyce, and Josh Goldberg took to the Sportsnet Hot Stove to[...]

Edmonton imposes ban on combative sport events

Saturday  21:06,   09 december 2017
MSN

Edmonton councillors have voted to impose a one-year moratorium on any new combative sports events in the city following the June death of a boxer. The bylaw change is to remain in place until Dec. 31, 2018.The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission[...]

Blue Jays have pieces to deal, if the return is right

Saturday  21:05,   09 december 2017
Toronto Star

Starting Sunday, 30 major-league general managers will gather at Disney’s posh Swan and Dolphin Hotels near Orlando, Fla., for five days of face-to-face meetings, hoping to stare each other down and emerge as winners in shaping future 40-man rosters [...]

Twitter Reaction: Stanton deal sends MLB fans into hiding

Saturday  21:05,   09 december 2017
Sportsnet

Here are some of the best Twitter reactions to the reported Giancarlo Stanton deal before everyone, except Marcus Stroman, goes into hiding.The Miami Marlins and New York Yankees have reportedly agreed to a deal that will send Giancarlo Stanton to[...]

Pacquiao says he's approached McGregor's team regarding potential bout

Saturday  11:10,   09 december 2017
theScore

Pacquiao says he's approached McGregor's team regarding potential boutSpeaking with AFP on Friday, the decorated boxer claimed he'd reached out to UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor's camp regarding a potential matchup in April, once he's[...]

British woman struck and killed by lightning on golf course in Turkey

Saturday  11:10,   09 december 2017
Golf

British woman struck and killed by lightning on golf course in TurkeyA British woman was struck by lightning on a golf course while vacationing in Turkey. She died 12 days later after suffering cardiac arrest, Metro UK reports. Sarah Oldham's story[...]

NHL hoping to implement player-tracking technology by 2019

Saturday  09:05,   09 december 2017
Sportsnet

NHL hoping to implement player-tracking technology by 2019Commissioner Gary Bettman laid out that timeline to NHL.com’s Dan Rosen on Friday while in Florida for the Board of Governors meetings, suggesting this tracking technology might even be in[...]

Jones, Homan trending in different directions entering semifinals

Saturday  08:26,   09 december 2017
Sportsnet

Jones, Homan trending in different directions entering semifinals“Playoffs,” the veteran Winnipeg-born skip said, grinning. “That’s what it’s all[...]

Until the Edmonton Oilers get better goaltending, forget about it

Saturday  08:25,   09 december 2017
Edmonton Journal

Until the Edmonton Oilers get better goaltending, forget about itIf those things don’t change this weekend in Montreal and Toronto, nothing will change for the[...]