News: Sports

Maple Leafs run out of gas in full-speed race against Penguins

Sunday  08:22,   18 february 2018
Sportsnet

Maple Leafs run out of gas in full-speed race against PenguinsPITTSBURGH – You could throw all the pre-game quotes coming from the Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins dressing rooms into a hat, pull one out at random and it would apply to[...]

Teams asking Canucks about Chris Tanev ahead of NHL Trade Deadline

Sunday  08:22,   18 february 2018
Sportsnet

Teams asking Canucks about Chris Tanev ahead of NHL Trade DeadlineWhile the big defensive fish being dangled ahead of the NHL’s 2018 trade deadline are offensive dynamos like Erik Karlsson and Mike Green, the Vancouver Canucks have seen interest[...]

Smith leads Golden Knights to 6-3 win over Canadiens

Sunday  08:21,   18 february 2018
MSN

Smith leads Golden Knights to 6-3 win over CanadiensBrad Hunt, Tomas Nosek, Ryan Carpenter, Nate Schmidt also scored for Vegas, while Jonathan Marchessault had three assists. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 30 shots, including a highlight-reel glove save[...]

Canada’s Steve Nash among finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

Sunday  07:51,   18 february 2018
Toronto Star

Canada’s Steve Nash among finalists for Basketball Hall of FameOr, as Steve Nash put it on Saturday, proof that “passion and belief are[...]

Oilers’ Cam Talbot on goalie interference: ‘I’m (bleep)ing sick of it’

Sunday  07:51,   18 february 2018
Sportsnet

Not much has gone right for the Edmonton Oilers this season and the team often finds itself at the centre of controversial goalie interference calls.Not much has gone right for the Edmonton Oilers this season and the team often finds itself at the[...]

LeBron James has a response to Laura Ingraham: ‘We will not shut up and dribble.’ And Jaylen Brown has his back.

Sunday  05:51,   18 february 2018
The Boston Globe

LeBron James has a response to Laura Ingraham: ‘We will not shut up and dribble.’ And Jaylen Brown has his back.“We will not shut up and dribble,” he[...]

Antti Raanta posts shutout as Coyotes down Oilers

Sunday  05:35,   18 february 2018
cbc.ca

Antti Raanta posts shutout as Coyotes down Oilers Raanta had his ninth career shutout, helping the Coyotes earn points for the fifth time in six[...]

Oilers recall Brossoit on emergency basis

Saturday  22:41,   17 february 2018
theScore

Oilers recall Brossoit on emergency basisBackup netminder Al Montoya was hurt in Friday's practice after taking a high shot, according to Rob Tychkowski of the Edmonton[...]

Spring training notebook: At long last, Axford joins Blue Jays’ staff

Saturday  22:40,   17 february 2018
Sportsnet

Spring training notebook: At long last, Axford joins Blue Jays’ staffDUNEDIN, Fla. – The same logo that once covered John Axford’s pyjama pants now surrounds him in the Toronto Blue Jays’[...]

Melnyk replaces Anselmi as Senators CEO

Saturday  21:51,   17 february 2018
theScore

Melnyk replaces Anselmi as Senators CEOMelnyk announced February 9 that former CEO Tom Anselmi vacated his position after just over one year on the[...]

Canada’s Samuel Girard wins gold in 1,000m short track

Saturday  21:50,   17 february 2018
Sportsnet

Canada’s Samuel Girard has won the gold medal in the men’s 1,000-metre short track speed skating race.PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — The torch has been[...]

Canada’s loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities

Saturday  17:35,   17 february 2018
Sportsnet

Canada’s loss to the Czech Republic in a shootout took away an easy route to the quarter-finals and could leave them playing an extra playoff game.GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Three-on-three overtime on the international-sized ice is flat-out bonkers,[...]

3 possible landing spots for Evander Kane

Saturday  16:00,   17 february 2018
theScore

As the trade deadline approaches, there's a high-scoring 26-year-old winger in Buffalo who's likely to command plenty of attention. That would be Evander Kane, who has recorded 18 goals in 58 contests this season, and who's averaging 26[...]

Damien Cox: It’s clean-up time for Canadiens, Oilers, Canucks and Senators

Saturday  14:52,   17 february 2018
Toronto Star

Two Canadian teams, Toronto and Winnipeg, are in, unofficially at least. The Jets need to keep playing well to fend off their pursuers, mind you, but there should be Stanley Cup playoff games in Manitoba two months from now.The Leafs are in a much[...]

Kevin Durant on Laura Ingraham’s commentary: 'To me, it was racist'

Saturday  12:40,   17 february 2018
USA TODAY

Durant addressed the comments made by the Fox News host who said he and LeBron James should just "shut up and dribble."While social media was still buzzing Friday about Laura Ingraham’s segment on Fox News, where the host told LeBron James [...]