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NHL Roundup: Brickley leads Panthers past Predators

Wednesday  15:08,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

Connor Brickley had two goals and an assist, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in a preseason split-squad game on Tuesday night .Henrik Haapala, Michael Matheson and Denis Malgin also scored for Florida. Starting[...]

Leiweke: Seattle arena ‘will look an awful lot like Air Canada Centre’

Wednesday  15:08,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

If all goes as planned, a revamped KeyArena in Seattle will be operational by 2020. Whether it will be ready to host an NHL team by then or in the years to follow is yet to be determined.Oak View Group is in charge of the renovations, but that[...]

Francis: Valimaki, Jankowski are both shiny gems for Flames

Wednesday  15:07,   20 september 2017
Calgary Herald

One has been a Calgary Flames prospect for five years. The other has been in town for five days of camp. They’re two of the shiniest new objects in Calgary this fall, drawing plenty of scrutiny every time they hit the ice with the big club. Both[...]

Jonathan Drouin makes donation to CHUM

Wednesday  15:07,   20 september 2017
MSN

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Hockey world sends support to Brian Boyle after cancer diagnosis

Wednesday  15:07,   20 september 2017
Sportsnet

The hockey world reached out in support of New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle after the Devils announced the 32-year-old had been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) September 19, 2017Stay strong @BriBrows22[...]

Will Edmonton Oilers find new NHL face-off rules a boon?

Wednesday  15:07,   20 september 2017
Edmonton Journal

Connor McDavid is interested in the NHL's more stringent face-off violation rule, where players have to be firmly set with their skates and their sticks on the ice, not waving about. Linesmen have waived out centres after one infraction of that[...]

Sun is setting on Jose Bautista's tenure with Blue Jays: Griffin

Wednesday  12:36,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

This six-game homestand that begins against the Royals and concludes Sunday against the Yankees likely will be the last time Blue Jays fans will have a chance to show appreciation for outfielder Jose Bautista in a home uniform. That’s because[...]

Canadian yoga studio claims Big Baller Brand stole company's logo

Wednesday  10:00,   20 september 2017
theScore

Big Baller Brand may soon have a lawsuit on its hands. "Modern Body," a yoga studio in Ottawa, Ontario, is accusing Big Baller Brand of stealing its logo for LaMelo Ball's new signature shoe, the Melo Ball 1's,"Modern Body," a yoga [...]

Marleau wastes no time in making some noise with Leafs: Arthur

Wednesday  07:27,   20 september 2017
Toronto Star

Marleau wastes no time in making some noise with Leafs: ArthurWatching any Toronto Maple Leafs game without Auston Matthews and William Nylander is, frankly, a lesser experience. You could argue that any pre-season game is by definition such a[...]

Oilers: Yamamoto shines in his first NHL game

Wednesday  07:20,   20 september 2017
Edmonton Journal

Oilers: Yamamoto shines in his first NHL gameThere will very likely come a time in Kailer Yamamoto’s career when scoring a goal in a pre-season split squad game will barely warrant a shoulder shrug, much less a[...]

Just how big is Canucks goalie Anders Nilsson?

Wednesday  07:05,   20 september 2017
The Province

Just how big is Canucks goalie Anders Nilsson?Next to him is third-stringer-for-the-week Zehao Sun, who’s played for the Chinese national[...]

Oilers: Connor McDavid may benefit greatly from increase in NHL slashing calls

Wednesday  07:00,   20 september 2017
Edmonton Journal

Oilers: Connor McDavid may benefit greatly from increase in NHL slashing callsHow many slashing penalties could Connor McDavid draw this year if National Hockey League referees keep their standard of stick-to-hands equals a trip to the[...]

Blue Jays part ways with Canadians championship manager Rich Miller

Wednesday  06:55,   20 september 2017
The Province

Blue Jays part ways with Canadians championship manager Rich MillerThe Vancouver Canadians will have a new[...]

MLB breaks single-season HR record with 5,694th blast

Wednesday  06:35,   20 september 2017
theScore

MLB breaks single-season HR record with 5,694th blastMajor League Baseball's 5,694th homer of the season was hit by Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon Tuesday night at Toronto's Rogers Centre, eclipsing the previous mark set in the year[...]

Barney powers Jays to 5-2 win over Royals

Wednesday  05:56,   20 september 2017
MSN

Darwin Barney hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman turned in a strong seven-inning performance as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Tuesday night. Ryan Goins led off the sixth inning with a single before Barney turned on [...]