Archive for December, 2014

NHL: 3 stories from Wednesday night

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
LEAFS

The Maple Leafs earned a gritty victory in Boston, the Jets were outdone at home by the Islanders, and the Flames and Oilers squared off in another edition of the battle of Alberta.

Hansen fined for illegal hit on Sharks Wingels

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Jannik

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen has been fined $5,000 for an illegal check to the head of San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/hansen-fined-for-illegal-hit-on-sharks-wingels-1.2887706?cmp=rss

Flames defeat Oilers in OT

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
FLAMES

Josh Jooris scored at 1:08 of overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a wild 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.

Nazem Kadri s SO goal helps Leafs down Bruins

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Maple

Nazem Kadri and Mike Santorelli each scored in the shootout, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/hockey/nhl/game/1443926/recap/?cmp=rss

Ravens-Steelers Preview (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
The fierce rivalry between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens has taken to the postseason on three previous occasions.

Marrone leaves Bills without coach (AFP)

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Doug Marrone, who coached the Buffalo Bills to their first winning NFL season in a decade, has opted out of his contract, club owner Terry Pegula announced. The Bills went 15-17 in two campaigns under Marrone, a former assistant coach for the New Orleans Saints and New York Jets. Marrone, 50, departs with five NFL clubs in search of a coach and could be a candidate for some of those vacancies.

Blue Jackets Nick Foligno agree to 6 year extension

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
FOLIGNO

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed left wing Nick Foligno to a six-year contract extension worth a reported $33 million US through the 2020-21 season.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/blue-jackets-nick-foligno-agree-to-6-year-extension-1.2887844?cmp=rss

Nazem Kadri’s SO goal helps Leafs down Bruins

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Maple Leafs

Nazem Kadri and Mike Santorelli each scored in the shootout, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

James sits again denies plans to leave Cavs

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
LEBRON

LeBron James ended the year with a night off for his sore left knee and an assurance that he has no plans to run away from the Cavaliers.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/nba/lebron-james-sits-again-denies-plans-to-leave-cavs-1.2887863?cmp=rss

Bengals-Colts Preview (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
The last time the Cincinnati Bengals won a playoff game, Boomer Esiason was under center and handing the ball off to Ickey Woods.