Archive for January, 2009

Harbour Grace N L unveiled as Hockeyville finalist

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
The second finalist of CBC Sports Hockeyville 2009, a competition to crown Canadas most spirited hockey community, was revealed Saturday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/hockeyville-harbour-grace.html?ref=rss

Woeful Canucks lose their 8th in a row

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Marc-André Bergeron scored on the power play at 1:52 of overtime Saturday night, allowing the visiting Minnesota Wild to carve out a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/canucks-wild.html?ref=rss

NHL makes plans to start next season in Europe

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
The NHL is tentatively set to kick off the 2009-10 regular season in Europe, according to CBCSports.cas Scott Morrison.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/nhl-europe.html?ref=rss

Rask records 1st shutout for Bruins

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Boston Bruins fans got a taste of the promise that goaltender Tuuka Rask brings, and they liked it quite a bit.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/01/31/bruins-rangers.html?ref=rss

Persistent Leafs hold off Penguins

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Jason Blake scored midway through the third period to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-4 victory over the Penguins Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/nhl-penguins-leafs.html?ref=rss

Ovechkin sends Wings to 5th straight loss

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin broke a tie with just over seven minutes left, netting his league-leading 32nd goal, then added another in a 4-2 home win over Detroit on Saturday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/caps-detroit.html?ref=rss

Doug Gilmour honoured by Maple Leafs

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
The Toronto Maple Leafs paid tribute to one of the most beloved players in franchise history Saturday night, raising former captain Doug Gilmours No. 93 jersey to the rafters of the Air Canada Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/doug-gilmour.html?ref=rss

Woodson Smith Bills owner selected for football hall

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson and Bruce Smith, the teams dominant defensive lineman of the 1980s and 1990s, are among a class of six headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/01/31/football-hall.html?ref=rss

Koivu completes Habs comeback

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Saku Koivu was eventually given credit for the winner as the Montreal Canadiens came back late to beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/montreal-canadiens.html?ref=rss

Markov completes Habs comeback

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Andrei Markov was given credit for the winner as the Montreal Canadiens came back late to beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/01/31/montreal-canadiens.html?ref=rss