Archive for March, 2009

Ducks strike back at Oilers

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Scott Niedermayer had a goal and two assists as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-3 on Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/03/31/sp-ducks-oilers.html?ref=rss

Senators fall prey to Panthers

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Michael Frolik had one goal and two assists as the Florida Panthers beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/03/31/sp-senators-panthers.html?ref=rss

Canadiens put away Blackhawks

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Led by goatlender Carey Price and winger Alex Kovalev, the Montreal Canadiens scored an impressive 4-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/03/31/sp-blackhawks-canadiens.html?ref=rss

Sedins propel Canucks atop Northwest Division

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Henrik Sedin scored at the four-minute mark of overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 2-1 victory over the hometown Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/03/31/sp-canucks-wild.html?ref=rss

Province fuels NASCAR event for Saskatoon

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
The provincial government on Tuesday announced it was pumping $75,000 into a stock car oval north of Saskatoon to help the speedway host a NASCAR event in July.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/03/31/nascar-track.html?ref=rss

Braves lock up Chipper Jones for 42M

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Defending National League batting champion Chipper Jones agreed Tuesday with the Atlanta Braves on a three-year, $42 million US contract extension through 2012 with an option for 2013.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/03/31/sp-braves-jones.html?ref=rss

YOUR VIEW What s your favourite NHL turtle moment

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
Who does the best duck-and-cover in the NHL? Who do you think could have been a turtle in a past life? Vote in the poll, post your comment and have your say.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/03/31/sp-poll-hockey-turtle.html?ref=rss

Roughriders violate CFL salary cap again

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
The Saskatchewan Roughriders exceeded the CFLs salary cap by $87,147 in the 2008 season, the league said Tuesday, incurring a fine for the second year in a row.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/03/31/sp-roughriders-cap.html?ref=rss

Provincial tournaments It takes a whole army to pull this off

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
The preparations for many of the year-end minor hockey tourneys happening across the country started before the puck dropped on the season in September.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/ourgame/story/2009/03/31/sp-ourgame-provincialtourneys.html?ref=rss

Celtics elect to rest Garnett ahead of playoffs

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
The Boston Celtics will shut down injured star Kevin Garnett for most of the remainder of the regular season, coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/03/31/sp-celtics-garnett.html?ref=rss