Archive for April, 2010

Pens hope to have answer for Habs penalty kill

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Facing a Montreal Canadiens team that held the leagues top power play to just one goal, Pittsburgh coach Dan Bylsma was forthright on how to counter that penalty killing unit. What wasnt normal was that Bylsma actually answered.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/blog/2010/04/canadiens-go-for-new-playoff-traditions.html?ref=rss

Capitals Boudreau gets vote of confidence

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau received the support of GM George McPhee on Friday, two days after a stunning elimination in the first round of the NHL playoffs.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/04/30/sp-nhl-capitals-boudreau.html?ref=rss

CIS steroid testing results delayed

Friday, April 30th, 2010
People waiting to see if steroid abuse is widespread among Canadian university football players are going to have to wait a little longer, as CIS officials say the results of unprecedented drug testing wont be announced this weekend.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2010/04/30/sp-steroids-cis-football.html?ref=rss

LeBron repeats as MVP reports

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has won the NBAs most valuable player award for the second straight year, according to multiple reports Friday.

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

Playing Canadiens can carry special meaning

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Many Pittsburgh Penguins, in particular those from Quebec, grew up rooting for the Montreal Canadiens. Now they get to experience the excitement of playoff hockey in Montreal as players.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/blog/2010/04/playing-canadiens-is-special-for-some.html?ref=rss

Upstart Habs won t sneak up on Penguins

Friday, April 30th, 2010
The Montreal Canadiens will clearly have the attention of the Stanley Cup champions when the two teams square off in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series Friday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET) in Pittsburgh.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Er2-1/story/2010/04/29/sp-canadiens-pens-preview.html?ref=rss

Morrison Penguins the class of the East

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Not to take anything away from the other three teams still standing in the Eastern Conference, but shouldnt the Pittsburgh Penguins feel much better about their chances of getting back to the Stanley Cup final than they did a fortnight ago?

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/blogs/scottmorrison/2010/04/penguins-class-of-the-eastern-conference.html?ref=rss

Eagles give Kolb 12 26M extension

Friday, April 30th, 2010
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb agreed Thursday to a one-year, $12.26-million US contract extension.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2010/04/29/sp-nfl-eagles-kolb.html?ref=rss

Bulldogs can t handle Heat in Game 1

Friday, April 30th, 2010
The Abbotsford Heat outhustled the Hamilton Bulldogs to earn a 3-2 win Thursday in Game 1 of the American Hockey League North Division finals.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/04/29/sp-heat-bulldogs-ahl.html?ref=rss

Can lacrosse heal hurting hockey fans

Friday, April 30th, 2010
As Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto miss the NHL playoffs, the professional lacrosse teams in those cities will take a run at lacrosse supremacy in playoff games that kick off on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/04/29/lacrosse-feature.html?ref=rss