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NHL playoff preview: Eastern Conference

NHL playoff preview: Eastern Conference

The NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday night, and here's our take on the teams that will be fighting for Lord Stanley's Cup over the next couple of months. Tomorrow we'll bring you our thoughts on the Western Conference.
Tennis club to get major revamp

Tennis club to get major revamp

The Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre is getting a much-needed $765,000 facelift, but only after city council came through with an additional $239,500 from the city’s $1-million TBaytTel dividend reserve fund.
Back to the green

Back to the green

Tiger Woods may be the only golfer in the world who can take six months off, step up to the tee block and threaten to win at Augusta National. Most weekend duffers would be in tough to scratch out a round of bogey golf at their local pitch-and-putt.
Staal has five-point night as Canes thrash Habs

Staal has five-point night as Canes thrash Habs

RALEIGH, N.C. - Eric Staal had three goals and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat Montreal 5-2 on Thursday night to prevent the Canadiens from clinching a playoff berth.

LU engineers confident they have a faster car this year

After taking home rookie of the year honours at the 2009 university racecar competition, LU's engineering students have their sights set even higher for this year's race at the Michigan International Speedway.
Stars capture SIJHL title with 8-1 defeat over Ice Dogs

Stars capture SIJHL title with 8-1 defeat over Ice Dogs

Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. The Fort William North Stars know all about that.

LU honours top athletes at awards ceremony

The names on the plaques may read Scott Dobben and Tasia McKenna, but all they see are the names of their teammates.

Stars take series lead

A three-point night by Ryan Magill has the Fort William North Stars back on top in the Superior International Junior Hockey League final.
Pyatt goal helps Habs in win over Sabres

Pyatt goal helps Habs in win over Sabres

Tom Pyatt scored his second career NHL goal on Saturday night and the Montreal Canadiens moved two points closer to clinching a playoff berth with a 3-0 blanking of the Buffalo Sabres. Pyatt’s wrist shot beat Ryan Miller at 2:41 of the second.

Former Cats making their mark

At least a couple of former Thunder Bay Border Cats players got a taste of life in the big leagues during spring training.