In the end, a set of crutches — not hockey sticks — might provide the most telling symbol of whether the Nashville Predators win the Stanley Cup.
Mike Zeisberger, Toronto Sun
Zize joined the Sun in October, 1988, and covered auto-racing, the CFL, NFL and baseball, before moving to the Leafs/NHL beat in 1999. Very sociable, Mike's on a first-name basis with Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and many other NHL stars. Covers the NFL in the off-season. Lives in Scarborough.
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NASHVILLE PREDATORS VS. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
It’s a team leader who has won pretty much everything there is to win, often courtesy of the magic that rests in his own stick blade.
No Battle of Alberta.
The official Hockey Day in Canada was held on Feb. 18. It apparently took another two weeks for this country’s NHL franchises to truly celebrate the occasion.
When Adam Hadwin's tee shot towards history was yanked on his final hole of the day Saturday, television microphones picked up a voice groaning "Oh bleep!"
It’s the same holiday message we deliver every year at this time.
Even with International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel claiming his organization is accruing enough money to cover insurance and travel costs for National Hockey League players to go to the 2018 Winter Olympics, there are some key questions that remain.
In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles
TORONTO — In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s Centennial Season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey.
For the Great One, it was a snapshot of future greatness. Times two.
TORONTO — You are going to want to jeer him Saturday night.
For much of the month of September, we consistently heard the World Cup bashers continuously highlight the alleged warts of the tournament, none moreso than allegations that it was an event that was completely contrived.
TORONTO — The moment called for a hero. Enter The Little Ball of Hate.
TORONTO — Showing a little extra spring in his step, Mike Babcock strides past the media room snack table to the podium at the Air Canada Centre and immediately seeks answers.
After his two-goal performance against Russia Saturday night, Brad Marchand was asked about potentially joining Team Canada linemate Sidney Crosby in Pittsburgh once his contract with the Boston Bruins expired at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season.
Canada Post announced the other day that Sidney Crosby’s image is going to be on a stamp.
Saturday night. Hockey Night in Canada. Canada-Russia. On home soil. In front of a raucous red-and-white clad capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre and a national television audience watching at home from coast to coast.
TORONTO — Alex Ovechkin spoke so softly, even the gaggle of microphones shoved in his face were having a hard time picking up his words.
In the early days of training camp in Ottawa two weeks ago, after the majority of reporters had fled the Team Canada dressing room, Sidney Crosby took a moment to reflect on what it meant to wear that red-and-white maple leaf on his chest while playing on home soil.