Archive for April, 2010

New role for head of Vancouver Games

Friday, April 30th, 2010
The Canadian Press has learned that John Furlong, chief executive officer of the 2010 organizing committee for the Vancouver Olympics, is expected to take over leadership of the Own the Podium program.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2010/04/30/sp-furlong-ownpodium.html?ref=rss

Gonzalez hits 2 homers in Jays win

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Alex Gonzalez hit two home runs for four RBIs and Vernon Wells hit his 200th career homer as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Oakland Athletics 10-2 to end April with a 12-12 record.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/04/30/sp-jays-athletics.html?ref=rss

Bosh tweets about his NBA future

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Toronto Raptors all-star forward Chris Bosh, eligible for unrestricted free agency July 1, caught many off guard Friday when he sent out a tweet that said: Been wanting to ask. Where should I go next season and why?

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/04/30/sp-bosh-tweet.html?ref=rss

Habs Markov Penguins Staal leave Game 1

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Montreal defenceman Andrei Markov and Pittsburghs Jordan Staal have both left Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal playoff game Friday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Er2-1/story/2010/04/30/sp-.html?ref=rss

Penguins power play ices Habs

Friday, April 30th, 2010
The Pittsburgh Penguins used four power-play goals to skate to a convincing 6-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in the opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinal Friday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Er2-1/story/2010/04/30/sp-canadiens-penguins-gm1.html?ref=rss

Pens lead Habs 4 2 after second period

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Sergei Gonchar, Jordan Staal and Kris Letang have all scored power-play goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins lead the eighth-seeded Montreal Canadiens 4-2 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal.

Source: http://stats.cbc.ca/nhl/boxscore.asp?gamecode=2010043016&home=16&vis=10?ref=rss

Pens lead Habs 2 1 in first period

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Sergei Gonchar and Jordan Staal scored first-period power-play goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins lead the eighth-seeded Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal.

Source: http://stats.cbc.ca/nhl/boxscore.asp?gamecode=2010043016&home=16&vis=10?ref=rss

Coming Up Live stream and chat at 7 p m ET

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Watch our stream and chat live with HNIC personalities as the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins battle in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/hockeynightincanada/idesk/?ref=rss

Flyers Boucher was never a Bruins fan

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Boucher said on Friday that facing the Boston Bruins has no special personal significance for him, despite growing up in New England.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Er2-2/story/2010/04/30/sp-boucher-call.html?ref=rss

Penguins Kennedy to miss Game 1

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tyler Kennedy will miss at least Game 1 of the second-round playoff series against Montreal because of a right leg injury.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Er2-1/story/2010/04/30/sp-nhl-penguins-kennedy.html?ref=rss