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3 teams that can make legitimate offers for Erik Karlsson

Thursday  20:07,   22 february 2018

The price to land Erik Karlsson would undoubtedly be a steep one, but several teams are well equipped and well positioned to make reasonable pitches to the Ottawa Senators. Karlsson is once again in the spotlight with Monday's trade deadline[...]

Dave Feschuk: Canada not taking Germany lightly heading into Olympic men’s hockey semifinals

Thursday  19:36,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—As the men’s Olympic hockey tournament headed into the semifinal round, it was a stat that stood out: In 15 meetings over 86 years, Canada has never lost an Olympic match to its impending opponent, the national team of[...]

NHL 2018 Trade Deadline Team Needs: Calgary Flames

Thursday  18:41,   22 february 2018

Without any top draft picks this year, the Calgary Flames may have already made their big move to impact the 2018 season. But if GM Brad Treliving wants to give his bubble playoff team a push, he still has trade options. Eric Francis drills into the [...]

Tiger Woods' driving issues may be curbed this week for a simple reason

Thursday  18:41,   22 february 2018
Golf Digest

Tiger Woods' driving issues may be curbed this week for a simple reasonConversely, driving accuracy has never been Tiger's forte. An issue that's been amplified in appearances at Torrey Pines and Riviera, as the 14-time major winner has hit just [...]

Leafs’ Auston Matthews shows he can put foot down in defensive end

Thursday  15:25,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

Coaches love it when players block shots. They love it even more when star players make that sacrifice with the game on the line, believing it will inspire more selflessness among the team.But when Auston Matthews blocked a slapshot with his left[...]

Richard Griffin: Blue Jays’ Randal Grichuk working to add baserunning to his power game

Thursday  15:25,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

DUNEDIN, FLA.—Standing atop the hill on Field 3 at the Mattick Training Centre, Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna razzled a little hesitation wrinkle at the top of his windup, much like the Stro Show, then fired his fastball. Newcomer Randal Grichuk[...]

Jakub Jerabek traded to Washington Capitals

Thursday  15:25,   22 february 2018

***ImagePlaceholder*** Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images The defenceman is an unrestricted[...]

Miller stops 41 shots, Ducks beat Stars 2-0

Thursday  14:41,   22 february 2018

Miller stops 41 shots, Ducks beat Stars 2-0Ryan Getzlaf scored short-handed and Hampus Lindholm had a power-play goal for the Ducks, who are on their longest unbeaten stretch of the season and took sole possession of third place in the Pacific[...]

Nowitzki, Carlisle speak out on Mavericks turmoil

Thursday  14:05,   22 february 2018

Nowitzki, Carlisle speak out on Mavericks turmoilDallas Mavericks mainstays Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki addressed the scandal surrounding their team Wednesday, describing the recent reports involving the team's front office as[...]

3 things Canada must do to reach final, win gold

Thursday  08:08,   22 february 2018

Canada escaped with a narrow 1-0 victory over Finland in the men's hockey quarterfinal on Wednsday, looking unimpressive once again for large stretches of the contest. The good news is that Canada will face Germany in the semifinal,[...]

Eugenie Bouchard testifies against USTA over locker room fall at U.S. Open

Thursday  08:07,   22 february 2018

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has taken the witness stand at a New York City trial to accuse the United States Tennis Association of negligence that led to her slipping on a locker room floor and hurting her head. Bouchard testified Wednesday a wet[...]

NBA fines Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600K

Thursday  08:06,   22 february 2018

The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the[...]

Over the Boards: Top-tier talent no bargain at NHL trade deadline

Thursday  07:50,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

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Coyotes trade Rieder, Wedgewood to Kings for Kuemper

Thursday  04:35,   22 february 2018

The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Tobias Rieder and goaltender Scott Wedgewood to the Los Angeles Kings, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.Rieder, 25, has spent all four of his NHL seasons with the Coyotes, tallying 51 goals and 111[...]

Dave Feschuk: Canadian curling still rock solid despite Homan’s Olympic disaster

Thursday  01:36,   22 february 2018
Toronto Star

Dave Feschuk: Canadian curling still rock solid despite Homan’s Olympic disasterWhy, exactly, will Homan go down as the first Canadian skip to leave the Games without a medal since the sport became an Olympic staple 20 years ago? Maybe the pressure[...]