NASHVILLE — Back when he was coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs, Randy Carlyle had “Burn The Boats” painted on the inside of the team’s dressing room.
Guy Boucher wouldn't tip his hand but he may have to make one change Sunday afternoon at the PPG Paints Arena.
OTTAWA — Never a dull moment.
Voices are howling in the annual critique and analysis regarding the relative merits and flaws of the NHL and NBA playoffs.
Because it’s the Cup.
So the ping-pong balls fell out of the water cooler again Saturday, and like a certain young Russian defenceman, they bounced away from the Vancouver Canucks.
And then there were two.
The Maple Leafs kids were more than all right during the 2016-17 season.
It was a bloody fashion crime that even Don Cherry is pleading guilty to.
Less than a week into the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs and already several storylines have emerged: some surprising, some not.
The NHL playoffs are here.
After six long months, the NHL’s regular season has finally come to a close, and sport’s greatest postseason is about to begin.
No Battle of Alberta.
On Monday, hockey fans got the news that we’ve all been dreading for months: The NHL won’t allow their players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea. Shame on the NHL, whose leadership needs to understand that there is more to hockey than money. And shame on the IOC.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS at BUFFALO SABRES
Natalie Spooner had just gotten off the ice on Tuesday night when she heard the news.
As an IndyCar star, James Hinchcliffe literally lives life in the fast lane.
Australia this week offered to more than double the pay of its national women’s cricket team, which was news to this corner on a lot of levels, including the fact that women play international cricket.
Senators defenceman Marc Methot suffered a gruesome injury to a finger on his left hand in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Ottawa on Thursday.