Archive for March, 2011

Pens Lightning game could be playoff preview

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
The visiting PIttsburgh Penguins could get an inspirational lift with their star Sidney Crosby expected to take part in the morning skate prior to a potential first-round playoff preview against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/03/31/sp-pit-tb.html?ref=rss

Leafs take slim hopes to Boston

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
The Toronto Maple Leafs hope to keep their chances of an improbable playoff berth alive Thursday night when they visit a Boston Bruins team that is closing in on its second Northeast Division title in three seasons.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/03/31/sp-nhl-leafs-bruins-preview.html?ref=rss

Canucks can clinch Presidents Trophy

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
The Vancouver Canucks may be able to earn their first Presidents Trophy on Thursday night. The Los Angeles Kings have far more incentive as they go for a fifth straight win.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/03/31/sp-canucks.html?ref=rss

Pressure on Stoughton to win 2nd curling world title

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Jeff Stoughton skipped at the world championship in 1996 and 1999 - winning gold and silver medals, respectively - so he knows going into this years tournament in Regina that the expectations ramp up when Canadian curlers reach the international stage.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/curling/story/2011/03/31/sp-worlds-preview-stoughton.html?ref=rss

Rangers can tie Habs in points with win

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
The New York Islanders are guaranteed to miss the playoffs for a fourth straight season, but theyll have one more opportunity to dent the postseason chances of their biggest rivals.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/03/31/sp-nyr-nyi.html?ref=rss

12 teams usher in 2011 baseball season

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
On Thursday, 149 days since closer Brian Wilson got the final out against Texas, the San Francisco Giants will begin defence of their World Series championship on opening day 2011.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2011/03/31/sp-opening-day.html?ref=rss

Oilers seek rare win in Minnesota

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
The Edmonton Oilers hit the road Thursday hoping to halt a 15-game losing skid at Minnesota, with the hometown Wild on the verge of elimination from playoff contention in the Western Conference.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/03/31/sp-nhl-oilers-wild-preview.html?ref=rss

Giants Zito involved in auto accident in L A

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Los Angeles County Sheriff spokesman Sgt. Joseph Morien has confirmed that vehicle driven by San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito was hit broadside by another vehicle Wednesday evening.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2011/03/31/sp-mlb-giants-zito.html?ref=rss

Bonds surgeon to take stand in perjury trial

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
The Barry Bonds perjury trial is progressing faster than expected with the prosecution down to its final three witnesses, beginning with Bonds orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ting on Thursday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2011/03/31/sp-mlb-bonds-trial.html?ref=rss

No Wozniak for Canada s next Fed Cup tie

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Rebecca Marino of Vancouver and Stephanie Dubois of Laval, Que., will lead a Canadian tennis team missing injured regular Aleksandra Wozniak for a Federation Cup tie in Slovenia.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/03/30/sp-womens-tennis-federationcup.html?ref=rss