Archive for December, 2008

Iginla scores winner as Calgary beats Oilers

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Jarome Iginla scored twice, including the winner, and Mike Cammalleri added a pair of his own on top of three assists as the Calgary Flames celebrated the new year by beating the rival Edmonton Oilers 6-4 on Wednesday night at the Saddledome.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/01/edmontonoilers-calgary.html?ref=rss

Tavares trio leaves teammates impressed

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
John Tavares scored three times, including into an empty net, to lead Canada in a wild 7-4 comeback over the United States at the world junior hockey championships in Ottawa on New Years Eve.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/12/31/canada-unitedstates.html?ref=rss

Tavares hat trick leads Canada back to win over U S

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
John Tavares scored three times, including into an empty net, to lead Canada in a wild 7-4 comeback over the United States at the world junior hockey championships in Ottawa on New Years Eve.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/12/31/canada-unitedstates.html?ref=rss

Nuggets pound Raptors inside

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Nene scored 21 points and seven Denver Nuggets players finished in double figures as the visitors beat the Toronto Raptors 114-107 on New Years Eve at the Air Canada Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2008/12/31/torontoraptors-denvernuggets.html?ref=rss

Hall of Fame selection would net O Ree hat trick of honours

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Willie ORee has New Brunswicks highest honour, he has been selected to receive Canadas highest honour and now the man who broke hockeys colour barrier 50 years ago has his eye on the sports highest honour.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/12/31/nb-oree-hall.html?ref=rss

Dolphins quarterback Pennington honoured

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington was named the Associated Press comeback player of the year after helping guide the teams dramatic turnaround just a few months after being out of work.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/12/31/chad-pennington.html?ref=rss

Sweden dominates Russia on to semis

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Ottawa Senators draft pick Andre Petersson scored twice as Sweden crushed Russia 5-0 Wednesday and advanced to the semifinals at the world junior hockey tournament in Ottawa.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/12/31/sweden-russia-rdp.html?ref=rss

Angels sign Fuentes to fill reliever spot

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
The Los Angeles Angels announced on Wednesday the signing of free agent closer Brian Fuentes to a two-year deal.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/12/31/angels-fuentes.html?ref=rss

Indians acquire Mark DeRosa from Cubs

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
The Cleveland Indians acquired infielder Mark DeRosa on Wednesday in a trade with the Chicago Cubs.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/12/31/cubs-indians-trade.html?ref=rss

Hockey s most under reported injury players doctors to open up

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Hockeys most under-reported injury will be the focus of an open and frank discussion featuring Eric Lindros, Jeff Beukeboom and other former pro hockey players whose careers were plagued by concussions.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/ourgame/story/2008/12/31/concussion-seminar.html?ref=rss