News: Sports

A title is a title and it doesn't matter in what league

Friday  19:12,   08 december 2017
Toronto Star

A title is a title and it doesn't matter in what league“Yeah, but it’s only[...]

NHL slumps: Six stars who have lost scoring touch

Friday  19:12,   08 december 2017
USA TODAY

NHL slumps: Six stars who have lost scoring touchDetroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has gone 21 games without a goal and probably hasn’t gone 24 hours without someone saying something complimentary about[...]

MLB could investigate signing process after Ohtani's decision

Friday  19:11,   08 december 2017
theScore

MLB could investigate signing process after Ohtani's decisionMLB officials told ESPN's Buster Olney there could be an immediate investigation into the recruitment and signing[...]

MAILBAG: What would an NHL-based Canadian Olympic team look like?

Friday  19:11,   08 december 2017
Toronto Star

MAILBAG: What would an NHL-based Canadian Olympic team look like?Makes you wonder — as readers have below — about what might have been had the NHL been going to the[...]

Did Sean Payton aim a ‘choking’ sign at Devonta Freeman?

Friday  16:31,   08 december 2017
For The Win

A look at a controversy that emerged from Thursday night's crazy game.Early in the fourth quarter, NBC cameras caught Saints head coach Sean Payton making the "choke" signal with his hand while yelling the word[...]

3 things we learned: Jets continue stumble from top of standings

Friday  16:31,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

3 things we learned: Jets continue stumble from top of standingsHere are three things we learned in the NHL last[...]

Is Vegas for real, and where do the Golden Knights go from here?

Friday  16:31,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

Is Vegas for real, and where do the Golden Knights go from here?Just 27 games into their National Hockey League existence the club sits second in the Pacific. It’s a perch which both affords a clear path to the postseason and gives them an[...]

The Bittersweet Life of an Interim Head Coach

Friday  16:30,   08 december 2017
Sports Illustrated

The Bittersweet Life of an Interim Head CoachThe Rockets offered Bickerstaff the same temporary role when Houston fired Kevin McHale just 11 games into the 2015-16 season. Word came minutes before Houston’s morning shootaround, with a game looming[...]

Report: Shazier out for season, will need ‘months of recovery’

Friday  15:22,   08 december 2017
Larry Brown Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers released a statement on Thursday revealing that Ryan Shazier underwent surgery to stabilize his spine, and it almost goes without saying that the linebacker will miss the remainder of the 2017 season. While the[...]

Blues season-ticket holder dresses as emergency goalie

Friday  15:22,   08 december 2017
theScore

Tyler Stewart had a night to remember. The St. Louis Blues season-ticket holder - who's a vending machine worker by day, according to The Associated Press - briefly served as the club's backup goaltender ThursdayThe St. Louis Blues[...]

Canucks, without Bo Horvat, may be coming back down to earth

Friday  13:21,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

After losing Bo Horvat to injury, if the Canucks really have been playing above themselves this season and are due to crack open at some point, this would probably be the time.If the Canucks really have been playing above themselves this season and[...]

Canucks trade Jordan Subban to L.A. Kings for Nic Dowd

Friday  11:06,   08 december 2017
The Province

If defensive prospect Jordan Subban is eventually going to crack a National Hockey League roster, it won’t be with the Vancouver Canucks. Late Thursday, Canucks GM Jim Benning announced the team has traded Subban — younger brother of Nashville[...]

In the Habs' Room: Claude Julien criticizes Alex Galchenyuk's effort

Friday  09:37,   08 december 2017
The Gazette

"He wasn't very good tonight along the boards so that's the decision I took," the coach said about benching Galchenyuk, who played only 9:18.The Canadiens had to settle for a single point from their 3-2 overtime loss to the Calgary [...]

Haley breaks tie in 3rd period to lift Panthers over Jets

Friday  09:37,   08 december 2017
Sportsnet

Micheal Haley scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period to lead the Florida Panthers over the Winnipeg Jets 6-4 on Thursday night. Vincent Trocheck had two goals, and Denis Malgin, Mark Pysyk and Aaron Ekblad also scored for the[...]

Monahan OT goal lifts Flames over Habs 3-2

Friday  09:36,   08 december 2017
MSN

Sean Monahan's second goal of the game 1:14 into overtime gave the Calgary Flames a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. Monahan finished a 2-on-1 break by taking a feed from Johnny Gaudreau and beating Carey Price [...]