It certainly was an exciting start to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Game 7 showdowns between Toronto and Boston, Washington and New York, and Detroit and Anaheim. The Canucks were first out, swept by San Jose. Look for big changes to happen in Vancouver over the off-season.
Montreal just... Read More
It's that time of year again, Stanley Cup playoff predictions.
Starting with the East, Sidney Crosby will come back strong and make the Penguins even more powerful. They should take down the over-matched, but hard-working, Islanders in five.
The all-Canadian battle in the opening... Read More
Obviously a 48-game lockout shortened NHL schedule wasn't what anyone wanted.
But the reduced schedule, which has meant games just within the conference, has certainly created a lot of interest and excitement, and that bodes well for the upcoming playoffs.
It looks as though Canadian... Read More
For a sports fan, this is one of the best times of the year.
Spring is here, and it means the start of another baseball season. The long 162-game Major League begins and each team gets a fresh start.
Fans of the Blue Jays are excited by the off-season acquisitions as they compete in the... Read More
There can be no doubt Scott Morrison has done a very good job since being hired as the coach of the Lakehead University men's basketball team.
He’s successfully recruited a string of good players, with some travelling a long way to play in Thunder Bay. One of those is Joe Hart, who... Read More
It's far too early to tell even in this shortened season, but the way the Chicago Blackhawks have roared out of the gate raises the possibility of another Stanley Cup visit to Thunder Bay.
Patrick Sharp and company are steamrolling over the opposition, and as I write this, haven't sustained... Read More
It's the time of year when minor hockey tournaments, swimming competitions, cross-country skiing races, downhill races, curling bonspiels, and other athletic events are on our sports calendar.
None of these things in our community, which make our winters much more enjoyable, could possibly... Read More
At last, the New Year starts off with the return of the National Hockey League.
The deal is done, and a 48-game sprint-type schedule is on.
I think this reduced season is still going to give fans what they want, and that is the best hockey players in the world in the best professional... Read More
Even though it's winter, many are already thinking with great anticipation about the next baseball season.
As I mentioned here before, it's because the Blue Jays have made significant changes in the off-season, and the expectations for a return to the post-season are high.
Just... Read More
I read something recently that really twigged with me.
It was about recalling your fondest memories of sports when you were between 10 and 12 years old.
For me, that meant the Montreal Canadiens back-to-back Stanley Cup sweeps over the St. Louis Blues. Yvan Cournoyer being one of the... Read More