Canada’s Rachel Homan won gold at the world women’s curling championship thanks to an 8-3 victory in the final over Russia on Sunday in Beijing.
Rachel Homan and Team Canada know their opponent in Sunday’s final at the women’s world curling championships: Anna Sidorova’s Russian squad, who defeated Sweden 9-3 in eight ends on Saturday in Beijing.
Canada’s Rachel Homan has booked her ticket to the final at the women’s world curling championship. The Ottawa skip led her rink to a 7-3 win over Russia in today’s Page playoff game between the top two round-robin teams in Beijing.
Sidney Crosby was caught slashing Marc Methot on Thursday night. The slash looked harmless until Methot took off his glove and realized his fingertip was bloodied and mangled.
Gary Bettman continues to talk out of both sides of his mouth on the topic of whether the NHL will participate in the 2018 Olympics, but there are reasons to believe the world’s best hockey players will be in Pyeongchang.
With the NHL’s regular season winding down, the jockeying for Stanley Cup playoff positions becomes more intense. Here’s how the matchups would look if the post-season began today.
Rachel Homan and her Ottawa team clinched a spot in the 1-2 Page playoff game with a 6-4 win over Sweden on Wednesday at the World Women’s Curling Championship in Beijing.
Anthony Mantha scored at 4:10 of overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Sidney Crosby goes end-to-end to open the scoring against the Buffalo Sabres, scoring on a one-handed backhand in candidate for NHL’s goal of the year.
DeMar DeRozan poured in 42 points as the Toronto Raptors rallied on a night marred by fisticuffs to beat Chicago 122-120 in overtime on Tuesday.
Kyle Turris scored twice and Craig Anderson made 33 saves as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak.
Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals defeated the surging Calgary Flames 4-2 on Tuesday night.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said on Tuesday that with negotiations on Olympic participation at a standstill people should assume the league will not be sending its players to the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.
It may hinge on an improbable Leafs playoff push that seems destined to go down to the wire, but this could be the year that Mike Babcock wins a long-overdue Jack Adams Award.
After starring for Canada at the World Cup of Hockey, Brad Marchand is contending for an improbable NHL scoring title and proving he belongs on the 2018 Olympic team.