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  • Spits newcomer Povorozniouk scores winner

    December 9, 2013 11:43 AM 26

    It was the other trade that paid big dividends for the Windsor Spitfires Saturday. Many fans are still talking about the trade that sent Kerby Rychel and Nick Ebert to Guelph for Brody Milne and as many as nine draft picks. Two days later, Verbeek was dealt to Kingston for Sam Povorozniouk and a fourth-round pick in 2016. In his first home game with the Spitfires

  • Winter storm moves up U.S. East Coast, dumping snow and delaying flights

    December 9, 2013 4:25 AM 28

    PHILADELPHIA -- A powerful storm that crept across the U.S. dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands, dumping a foot of snow in Delaware and threatening a messy Monday commute in the northeast corridor. The storm forced the cancellation

  • Toronto FC looking at bringing Dwayne De Rosario back to club

    December 9, 2013 4:06 AM 22

    Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko told QMI Agency ahead of Saturday’s MLS Cup final that bringing Canadian international Dwayne De Rosario back to BMO Field “could be a possibility.” Hesitant to disclose exactly how interested the TFC is in the club’s career leading goal-scorer, Bezbatchenko said they’d need to have a discussion with D.C. United

  • Iginla says time was right for trade from Calgary Flames

    December 9, 2013 2:33 AM 27

    Ask almost anyone in Calgary or around the NHL and they’ll tell you the Calgary Flames waited at least a year too long before trading Jarome Iginla. “I don’t think I waited too long at all,” Iginla told the Calgary Sun days ahead of his emotional return to the Dome Tuesday. “I look back and I honestly try not to live and wonder ‘what if I did this or that?’ I don’t

  • 67’s player John Urbanic (R) tries to control the puck with Colts player Liam Maaskant closing in during the 1st period as the Ottawa 67’s face the Barrie Colts in OHL action at the Canadian Tire Centre on December 8, 2013.

    December 9, 2013 2:14 AM 30

    Photograph by: Wayne Cuddington, Ottawa Citizen Troy Henley had gone 19 games into his rookie season without scoring, so the celebration of his first Ontario Hockey League goal was always going to be a big deal. It was. Henley showed a flair for the dramatic and great timing on Sunday, scoring the Ottawa 67’s first goal in the annual Teddy Bear Toss game, prompting

  • Hitmen slam WHL heavyweight Portland in impressive 4-1 victory

    December 9, 2013 1:49 AM 24

    Winterhawks hadn’t lose in regulation in their previous eight games, but Calgary put the boots to them in this one A pair of late goals in the second period and an early one in the third propelled the Calgary Hitmen to a 4-1 win over the high-powered Portland Winterhawks on Sunday. Greg Chase and Kenton Helgesen both converted feeds from Brady Brassart

  • Sources: Raptors reach agreement to send Rudy Gay to Kings

    December 9, 2013 12:14 AM 25

    The Kings will send Greivis Vasquez, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson and Chuck Hayes to the Raptors. In addition to Gay, the Raptors will send Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray to the Kings, sources said. The Raptors and Gay had become increasingly unhappy with each other, league sources said, and Gay's contract was an obstacle to the franchise's desire to begin

  • B/R Experts' Twitter Debate: Should P.K. Subban Be on Team Canada?

    December 8, 2013 11:47 PM 24

    Shouldn't the reigning Norris Trophy-winning defenseman be granted a ticket to Sochi to play for Canada in the Winter Olympics? Not necessarily, at least to Bleacher Report's own Dave Lozo, who debates this question with fellow scribe Jonathan Willis. I'm your moderator, Adrian Dater, although my name probably should be Ron McLean, as I am going to try and make sense

  • Wintry weather plagues several NFL games

    December 8, 2013 11:38 PM 29

    The NFL often promotes football as a bad weather sport. It got its share early Sunday in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Pittsburgh. You got to go out there and play no matter what kind of conditions outside - sleet, snow, you got to go," Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles said. Blowing snow made traction and visibility difficult for Lions at Eagles

  • Calgary QB likely headed for capital

    December 8, 2013 11:02 PM 33

    The roster of the Ottawa Redblacks will receive its biggest boost yet when the Canadian Football League franchise participates in an expansion draft on Dec. 16. Here’s a primer on how the draft will work and educated guesses on some of the 24 players who could land with the Redblacks, who are to start their first CFL season next June. Categories: Players