Archive for April, 2009

Injured Red Wing Draper remains sidelined

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Detroit Red Wings centre Kris Draper, who missed the teams first-round playoff sweep of Columbus, will sit out the first two games of the NHL Western Conference semifinal against Anaheim with an upper-body injury.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Wr2-1/story/2009/04/30/sp-draper-injury.html?ref=rss

LIVE NOW Summer hockey Do kids really need it

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Join Our Games LIVE discussion Summer hockey: Do kids really need it? from 1-2 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 30.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/ourgame/story/2009/04/24/sp-summer-hockey-2.html?ref=rss

Zajac fills out Canadian roster at hockey worlds

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
General manager Doug Armstrong found the top-six forward he was seeking as Canada enters the qualification round at the mens world hockey championship.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/04/30/zajac-canada-hockeyworlds.html?ref=rss

Olympic silver medallist accused of doping asks for 2nd test

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Italian cyclist and Olympic silver medallist Davide Rebellin has asked that his backup B sample be examined after he tested positive for doping at the Beijing Games.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2009/04/30/sp-rebellin-retest.html?ref=rss

MLS all stars to face Everton

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that English Premiership side Everton FC will serve as the opponent for this years MLS all-star game.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2009/04/29/sp-mls-all-stars.html?ref=rss

Magic s Howard suspended for Game 6

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Orlando Magic centre Dwight Howard was suspended one game by the the NBA on Wednesday for elbowing Canadian Sam Dalembert of the Philadelphia 76ers in a playoff game the previous night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/04/29/sp-howard-suspension.html?ref=rss

Hockey is hot again in Chicago

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
With a roster of exciting young players propelling the Blackhawks into the second round of the NHL playoffs, the deafening sound of springtime hockey has returned to Chicago ahead of Game 1 against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8:30 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Wr2-2/story/2009/04/30/sp-nhl-playoffs-blackhawks.html?ref=rss

Goaltending key for Canucks

Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Roberto Luongo needs to be at his best if the Vancouver Canucks are to get by the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference semifinal, which begins Thursday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 9 p.m. ET) at GM Place.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Wr2-2/story/2009/04/28/sp-blackhawks-canucks-preview.html?ref=rss

Sports broadcasting legend Ted Reynolds dies at 84

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
An iconic sports reporter passed away Tuesday, a man who made a long career of turning general assignment into an art form behind the microphone.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/04/29/sp-ted-reynolds.html?ref=rss

NHL in control of Coyotes report

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
The NHL has taken control of the financially troubled Phoenix Coyotes, according to a report Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/04/29/sp-nhl-coyotes.html?ref=rss