Archive for February, 2009

Caps Semin stuns Bruins in OT

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Washingtons Alexander Semin stunned the Boston crowd 20 seconds into OT. He fired a seeing-eye slap shot past Bruins goalie Tim Thomas to give the Capitals a 4-3 victory in a battle between the two best teams in the Eastern Conference on Saturday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/02/28/hockey-bos-was-recap.html?ref=rss

Cubs sign Koskie to minor league deal

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Corey Koskie of Anola, Man., signed a minor-league contract with the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/02/28/baseball-cubs-koskie.html?ref=rss

Leafs and Senators look to trade deadline and each other

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Brian Burke must be experiencing some wildly fluctuating emotions as his club readies to meet the host Ottawa Senators on Saturday night (CBC Sports, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/02/28/torontoleafs-ottawasenators.html?ref=rss

Streaking Habs host NHL s best

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
A three-game winning streak, due to a resurgent Alexei Kovalev and a red-hot power play, has turned down the hometown heat for the Montreal Canadiens (33-22-7). Now they get to confront the leagues best when they host the San Jose Sharks (42-9-9) on Saturday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/02/28/hockey-habs-sharks-prev.html?ref=rss

Ligety wins Slovenia giant slalom

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Ted Ligety has become the first American this season to win a giant slalom race.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/alpineskiing/story/2009/02/28/worldcup-giantslalom.html?ref=rss

Avery may be heading to the Rangers

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
The Dallas Stars are preparing to place Sean Avery on re-entry waivers by Monday, according to media reports. That could open the door for the New York Rangers to pick up the forward.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/02/28/seanavery-rangers.html?ref=rss

Vonn clinches second consecutive downhill title

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Lindsey Vonn can add another World Cup downhill championship to her resumé.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/alpineskiing/story/2009/02/28/downhillski-womens.html?ref=rss

Oilers have holes to fill on defence

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
This will be Steve Tambellinis first trade deadline as head honcho of the Edmonton Oilers, so it will be interesting to see if he feels the pressure to do something significant, especially since holes remain on defence.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/02/27/oilers-trade-talk.html?ref=rss

Rink maker The Iceman is Our Game s Star

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Torontos Wayne Wasyluk, who earned the nickname The Iceman for tending to his neighbourhoods two outdoor rinks, is this weeks Our Game Star.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/ourgame/story/2009/02/27/og-iceman-star.html?ref=rss

Canucks clip lifeless Lightning

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Steve Berniers goal midway through the third period snapped a tie game and sent the Vancouver Canucks to a 2-1 home win over the hapless Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/02/28/sp-nhl-tb-van.html?ref=rss