Archive for November, 2008

Leafs begin Brian Burke era with a win

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
With their new boss watching over them, the Toronto Maple Leafs skated to a hard-fought 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday night to usher in the Brian Burke era.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/11/29/leafs-flyers-report.html?ref=rss

Hamelin s gold sets standard for short track skating team

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Charles Hamelin led a three-medal night for Canada at a World Cup speedskating event in Beijing on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2008/11/29/speedskating-canada.html?ref=rss

Giants Burress accidentally shot self reports

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was released from hospital on Saturday afternoon after being accidentally shot in the leg at a nightclub.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/11/29/burress-newyorkgiantsshot.html?ref=rss

French teen Worley wins Aspen giant slalom

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Tessa Worley of France had a brilliant second run to vault to the top spot of the World Cup giant slalom in Aspen on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/alpineskiing/story/2008/11/29/aspen-gs.html?ref=rss

New boss will have free rein with Leafs says Peddie

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Brian Burke will have full control over hockey personnel decisions in his new job as president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment boss Richard Peddie.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/11/29/burke-mlse.html?ref=rss

Top line leads Oilers to comeback win over Blues

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Dustin Penner and Shawn Horcoff scored in the opening three minutes of the final period to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-2 victory over the host St. Louis Blues on Saturday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/11/29/edmonton-stlouis.html?ref=rss

New boss will have free reign with Leafs says Peddie

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Brian Burke will have full control over hockey personnel decisions in his new job as president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment boss Richard Peddie.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/11/29/burke-mlse.html?ref=rss

Burke unveiled as new Leafs president GM

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Brian Burke was officially introduced as the new president and general manager of the Maple Leafs at a news conference Saturday afternoon in Toronto.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/11/29/leafs-burke.html?ref=rss

Upperton Ciochetti win world bobsleigh opener

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
Canadas Helen Upperton and Jen Ciochetti won the season-opening World Cup womens bobsleigh event in Winterberg, Germany, on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2008/11/29/bobsleigh-upperton.html?ref=rss

Streaky Sabres roll into Montreal

Saturday, November 29th, 2008
The resurgent Buffalo Sabres will try for their third straight win against an elite NHL team when they visit the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/11/29/nhl-buf-mtl.html?ref=rss