1. NHL's 10 Worst Top 5 Draft Picks

    10. Brian Lawton: First Overall by Minnesota North Stars—1983 NHL Entry Draft With a rich crop of young talent including Steve Yzerman, Pat Lafontaine, Sylvain Turgeon, and Tom Barrasso, ...

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  2. CFL Rewind: Week 1

    Week one is done and the scoring is up. The CFL season began in Hamilton, where the Montreal Alouettes defeated the Tiger-Cats 33-10. Montreal QB, Anthony Calvillo, went 25-37 for 293 yards and 2 TDs...

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  3. NHL: A Tale Of Good & Bad Drafts

    Drafts can equal the best or they can equal busts. Some teams hit a gold mine in certain years while they go nowhere the other. Here are some of the best and worst draft years for teams...

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  4. What a Rising Salary Cap Means for the NHL

    Remember the 2004-2005 season? Not likely because the NHL was all but a dream that season. Why? Because of inflated player salaries that were causing a rotting of the game from the inside out...

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  5. Vincent Lecavalier to Enter Elite Group in Tampa Bay

    "The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 489 reads 6 comments

  6. Mats Sundin Soap Opera and the Montreal Canadiens

    Can I be blunt for a moment? This Mats Sundin business can only go on for so long before it gives people a headache. Or maybe I'm just not patient enough for this time of the year in the NHL...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 1,446 reads 6 comments

  7. CFL This Week: Week 1 Edition

    If you haven't yet bought your plasma HDTV, you might want to do it before tomorrow night. Why, you ask? That's when the 2008 CFL season kicks off with the Montreal Alouettes marching ...

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  8. Pittsburgh Penguins Marian Hossa To Test Free Agency

    After prolonged talks with the latest addition to the Penguins lineup, Pittsburgh GM Ray Shero has reported that talks between the team and Marian Hossa have broken down. This leaves Hossa open to test the free agency market come July 1st...

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  9. Montreal Canadiens Acquire Alex Tanguay

    During the draft, Montreal has shipped their 25th overall pick in the 2008 Draft and a second round pick in 2009 in return for forward Alex Tanguay. Tanguay had a disappointing season with 18 goals and 40 assists in 81 points...

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  10. CFL This Week: Preseason Edition

    Get your season tickets, grab your beers, and hold on to your hats crazy Riders fans because the 2008 CFL Season is about to get interesting...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 517 reads 4 comments

  11. Ryan Malone Heading for Free Agency

    Pieces of the Pittsburgh Penguin team that made a Cinderella run to the Stanley Cup Finals last season are beginning to fall off. Ryan Malone has reportedly chosen to test the free agency market come July 1...

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  12. Maurice Richard and How He Became "The Rocket"

    Little did he know that one day his nickname for the legendary Maurice Richard would become so popular. Ray Getliffe, a left winger who broke into the NHL with the Boston Bruins in the late ...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 2,421 reads 4 comments

  13. Troy Westwood Released by Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    Dauphin, Manitoba native Troy Westwood has been released by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. After spending 17 years in Winnipeg and becoming one of the most prolific scorers from the kicker position in CFL history, the Blue Bombers have let Westwood go...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 477 reads 2 comments

  14. NHL: Rumours Tremors

    Let the speculation begin. The new salary cap era of the NHL seems to be leaving many teams with little to do but let some of their younger talents go the way of the free agent market come July 1st...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 691 reads 7 comments

  15. CFL: "This Is Our League"

    The following was taken from a column that appeared in the National Post on Saturday, June 14, 2008. by Mark Cohon, CFL Commissioner It was Grey Cup 2007, and 53,000 Canadians were on their feet, belting out “O Canada...

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  16. Montreal Canadiens: No Hardware For Carbo

    Despite coaching the Montreal Canadiens to the top of the Eastern Conference, head coach Guy Carbonneau fell short on winning the 2008 Jack Adams Trophy for coach of the year...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 187 reads 1 comments

  17. CFL Preseason: Hamilton 12, Winnipeg 10

    With starting QB Kevin Glenn resting at home in Winnipeg, Ryan Dinwiddie got his second career CFL start for the Bombers. In the start, Dinwiddie connected with Aaron Fairooz for the only major for the Bombers on the day...

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  18. Trevor Linden: NHL's All-Time Great Leaders, Part VII

    Great leaders may retire, yet remain immortal because of their legacy. For Vancouver great Trevor Linden, the limelight was never what he wanted, yet it is where he performed the best...

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  19. CFL: Expansion a Risky Business

    Expansion. Sounds like a word that can bring joy, anger, hostility, and a whole host of other emotions to fans in any sports league. To some, expansion throws tradition and history out the door...

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 1,511 reads 2 comments

  20. Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Training Camp Notes

    After starting the biggest game of his career in the 2007 Grey Cup against Saskatchewan, QB Ryan Dinwiddie is giving Kevin Glenn a run for his money for the starting role...

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  21. Montreal Canadiens: Corey Locke To Switzerland

    The Montreal Canadiens' 113th overall pick from the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Corey Locke, is reportedly being courted by Swiss Elite Team, the Kloten Flyers. Locke has spent the last four seasons playing with Montreal's AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs.

    Matt Eichel Written by Matt Eichel about over 6 years ago 509 reads 1 comments

  22. CTV Saves Hockey Night in Canada Theme Song

    No longer will Hockey Night In Canada's intro garner the traditional 'Hockey Theme Song' as it has for the last 40 years. CTV Incorporated, along with Copyright Music & Visuals, announced that CTV Inc...

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  23. Maxim Lapierre Signs Two-Year Deal with Montreal Canadiens

    Montreal Canadiens General Manager Bob Gainey started locking up vital pieces of his squad for the upcoming 2008-09 season today signing gritty centreman Maxim Lapierre to a two-year deal...

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  24. Raymond Bourque: NHL All-Time Great Leaders, Part VI

    Even some of the greatest leaders wait a long time to capture glory. Some never, ever, attain that level of excellence. Others may decide to never capture glory and stay true to one team, one city, and the legacy of them in that city...

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  25. Scott Stevens: NHL's All-Time Great Leaders, Part V

    Fearless. That's a leader everyone loves to have. A player who lays it all on the line for the ultimate prize. He is the ultimate sacrifice. And he lets his teammates know that he expects the same dedication for them...

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