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Price passes Roy on Canadiens' all-time goalie games played list

Wednesday  05:05,   21 february 2018

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price moved into second place on the franchise's all-time games played list by a goaltender, surpassing the legendary Patrick Roy with his 552nd appearance Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, per NHL[...]

Donaldson contract negotiations a balancing act for Blue Jays

Wednesday  04:56,   21 february 2018

At surface level, the comments made by Josh Donaldson and Ross Atkins are incongruous. On Thursday Donaldson said he expects to hit free agency after the 2018 season. On Friday, Atkins said “We feel good about the potential of him being here[...]

Woods, Stricker to be vice captains at Ryder Cup

Wednesday  02:35,   21 february 2018

U.S. captain Jim Furyk appointed Woods and Steve Stricker as vice captains on Tuesday.Still to be determined is whether he gets to[...]

Canucks ink defenceman Erik Gudbranson to 3-year extension

Wednesday  02:20,   21 february 2018

The Vancouver Canucks signed defenceman Erik Gudbranson to a three-year contract extension Tuesday. The Canucks announced the deal will carry an average annual value of US$4 million."Erik is an important part of our team and provides a physical[...]

NHL 2018 Trade Deadline Team Needs: Toronto Maple Leafs

Wednesday  02:20,   21 february 2018

Should the Toronto Maple Leafs be aggressive at the deadline, or play it slow? Luke Fox looks at all the factors surrounding the Leafs leading up to the trade deadline and explores what they might do.How you believe the Toronto Maple Leafs should[...]

Is baseball fixing something that's not broken?

Wednesday  00:16,   21 february 2018
Toronto Star

There are a lot of reasons not to like the bastardized version of new pace of play rules the Overlords of major league baseball unilaterally imposed yesterday but here’s the one at the top of my list:We who watch the Blue Jays may be limited in the[...]

NHL trade tracker: Rumors, reported deals before the 2018 deadline

Tuesday  19:08,   20 february 2018
Sporting News

Sporting News has complete coverage tracking and analyzing the latest NHL trade news and rumors ahead of the 2018 trade deadline. This post will be updated regularly through Feb. 26.Watch NHL live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial) NHL[...]

Marlins' Mattingly fires back at Harper: Mind your own business

Tuesday  19:07,   20 february 2018

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't much care for Bryce Harper's take on his club's offseason teardown."It's not really his place to comment on us," Mattingly told Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. "He doesn't really know what[...]

Can Edmonton Oilers' GM Peter Chiarelli survive his season from hell?

Tuesday  16:38,   20 february 2018
Edmonton Journal

Remember the spring of 2015 when things were finally going to turn around for the Edmonton Oilers? After nine years of darkness, the arrows seemed to be pointing up, up, up. The Old Boys Club blamed by many for the Oilers’ ongoing misfortunes were[...]

Comparing the remaining schedules of the Raptors, Celtics, Cavaliers

Tuesday  16:38,   20 february 2018

The Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers own the Eastern Conference’s top three seeds, but which team’s schedule gives it the best shot at landing pole position?The NBA All-Star Game has come and gone, which means it’s time for[...]

Ex-NFL player Rae Carruth apologizes for plotting girlfriend's murder, seeks custody of son

Tuesday  11:15,   20 february 2018

Nearing release after serving 17 years behind bars, ex-Carolina Panther Rae Carruth wants to establish relationship with son of murdered girlfriend.In a letter addressed to the mother of victim Cherica Adams and sent to a Charlotte television[...]

Blackhawks ban 4 from home games due to racist taunt

Tuesday  08:55,   20 february 2018

CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks have banned four fans from their home games for directing racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. The Blackhawks also apologized to Smith-Pelly and the Capitals. "Racist comments[...]

Viktor Arvidsson scores twice as Predators beat Senators

Tuesday  08:55,   20 february 2018

Viktor Arvidsson scored twice to reach 20 goals this season, and the Nashville Predators beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Monday night. Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis and Craig Smith also scored for Nashville, which ended a two-game skid and tied Winnipeg[...]

Canada, USA set to renew one of the greatest rivalries in sports

Tuesday  08:22,   20 february 2018

Team Canada and Team USA will renew one of the greatest rivalries in sports when they square off for gold Thursday.GANGNEUNG, South Korea — There was one minute and 27 seconds left in this semifinal and Canada was up 5-0 when Shannon Szabados, the[...]

Flames Thoughts: Hamonic’s night to remember despite loss

Tuesday  08:22,   20 february 2018

Brad Marchand scored on a breakaway 3:36 into overtime to push the Boston Bruins past the Calgary Flames 2-1 in overtime in Monday’s matinee matchup at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. Here are some takeaways from the game. RITTICH REBOUNDSAfter[...]