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  • Maple Leafs penthouse-doghouse: Kessel’s snipes, Gardiner’s giveaway

    January 22, 2014 7:05 AM 30

    Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk and James Reimer make the penthouse, Jake Gardiner is in the doghouse. Thanks to a 5-2 win Tuesday night over Colorado, the Maple Leafs have six wins in a row. They’ve won back-to-back on the road. They have a winning record against the (supposedly) tougher Western Conference. And they’re beating up Olympic goalies in the process

  • Virtanen a wrecking ball against Regina, scoring and fighting in 5-1 Hitmen win

    January 22, 2014 4:51 AM 18

    Power forward reaches 30-goal mark on the WHL season after potting two second-period markers After spending the majority of the first period in the penalty box, Jake Virtanen made the most of his ice time in the middle frame on Tuesday against the Regina Pats. Virtanen scored twice in the second to hit the 30-goal mark as the Calgary Hitmen trounced

  • Toronto Raptors mid-season report card

    January 22, 2014 1:10 AM 9

    Wednesday game against Dallas brings the Raptors to the mid-way point of what has really been a tale of two seasons so far. There was the misery of a 6-12 start, punctuated by selfish play and improved, but far from stellar defensive work, followed by the trade of Rudy Gay, which changed things significantly. Needing no time to adapt to all of the new faces

  • 19 athletes named to Canada's snowboard team

    January 21, 2014 11:11 PM 25

    QUEBEC -- Defending Olympic gold medallist Jasey-Jay Anderson and 2010 Olympians Dominique Maltais and Caroline Calve are among 19 athletes added to Canada's Olympic snowboard team. Anderson, from Mont-Tremblant, Que., claimed gold in the men's parallel giant slalom at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and is a four-time world champion. Maltais, from Petite-Riviere-St-Francois

  • The 10-man rotation, starring Toronto Raptors fans and Vince Carter, all these years later

    January 21, 2014 11:01 PM 24

    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Raptors Republic. With the Dallas Mavericks about to head north of the border to visit the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday and Sportsnet pushing

  • McCall Lake Golf Course given one more year

    January 21, 2014 6:52 PM 15

    Calgary’s McCall Lake Golf Course, which was slated to be closed at the end of this year’s golf season, has been allowed to stay open for one more year. The extra year is so developers can have more time to figure out what to do with the land and make the necessary public engagements to ensure that everything goes right. “To accommodate the additional

  • Alex Ovechkin game-time decision vs. Senators

    January 21, 2014 5:15 PM 26

    Alex Ovechkin did not take part in the morning skate Tuesday in Arlington because of a lower-body injury and is a game-time decision for tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. “He got a little banged up against the Rangers,” Coach Adam Oates said. “He knows his body, he’s been hurt before. He knows whether he can go. We’ll decide tonight, he’s been getting

  • Canucks-Oilers: Edmonton goalie Ben Scrivens makes hometown debut

    January 21, 2014 4:09 PM 9

    Ben Scrivens, the latest goaltending hopeful for the Edmonton Oilers, gets his first start in his hometown tonight. “Any time you get to play in front of your family, I don’t care how old you are, it’s a special thing because they don’t get to see you that much,” said Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins. “I’m sure his wallet is going to be a little lighter

  • Flames prospect looks forward to "home" game with invading Regina Pats

    January 21, 2014 1:13 PM 14

    REGINA — Morgan Klimchuk wants the Saddledome to be his home down the road. For the time being, the Regina Pats left winger — whom the Calgary Flames picked in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NHL draft — will embrace the role of a visiting player. Klimchuk and his Pats teammates are preparing for Tuesday’s WHL game against the Calgary Hitmen

  • Flames react to Hartley’s $25K fine for sparking Saturday’s melee in Vancouver

    January 21, 2014 7:26 AM 11

    Burke ‘perplexed’ by discipline for his head coach That putting Brian McGrattan, Kevin Westgarth and Blair Jones out for the first shift Saturday in Vancouver was nothing more than a back-pat. The gesture, however well-meaning the Calgary Flames coach claimed it to be, ended up being quite expensive. Monday, the National Hockey League fined Hartley $25,000 for his lineup