Category: Canadian Sports

It's time to cancel the Stro Show, no?

I’m going to preface this with this: I am not now, nor have I ever been, a big fan of Marcus Stroman. He’s always been too much about “hey, look at me!”  for my tastes, this “I’m little and have to fight the system every step of the way with this giant chip on my…

Pair from Nino Niederreiter leads Carolina past Edmonton

RALEIGH, N.C.—Nino Niederreiter kept scoring goals for his new team. Curtis McElhinney kept up his mastery of the Edmonton Oilers. They pushed the Carolina Hurricanes closer to playoff position. Carolina Hurricanes’ Nino Niederreiter (21) makes a move on Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) with Connor McDavid (97) giving chase during the third period of…

Canadian Strolls help steer F1 team in right direction

Most 20-year-olds would be beaming with excitement if they were lucky enough to get behind the wheel of a new car. Canadian Formula One driver Lance Stroll was no different Wednesday. Team leader Otmar Szafnauer and Montreal driver Lance Stroll were on hand for Wednesday’s launch of the Racing Point Formula One car at the…

Travel tales and roster moves cover the weekend

Little things that should be bigger things but they’re not. So sue me. – Saturday was a tad hectic, up just about 4:30 a.m. to catch an early flight, cab to shootaround, Marc Gasol can’t talk because the deal’s not done. Find hotel, work on the Sunday mail, walk to the Garden, do the Gasol…

Norwegians continue run of gold at frosty World Cup biathlon in Alberta

CANMORE, ALTA.—Norway continued to dominate the biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Alta., winning the men’s relay in frigid conditions Friday for a third gold medal. Johannes Thingnes Boe, Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen and Lars Helge Birkeland, who finished first, second and fourth respectively in the previous day’s 15-kilometre race, joined Erlend Bjoentegaard to claim victory in…