Tag Archives: Sports/Hockey/NHL

Scheifele’s late goal lifts Jets over Panthers

By | November 14, 2019

Mark Scheifele scored late in the third period to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Thursday night. Adam Lowry, Nikolaj Ehlers and Josh Morrissey also scored for the Jets. Patrik Laine had three assists, including his 200th career point. Laurent Brossoit stopped 33 shots. The Jets are 5-1-1 in their past seven games following a… Read More »

Don Cherry fired for ‘divisive remarks,’ Sportsnet says

By | November 11, 2019

Sportsnet has cut ties with Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Don Cherry. “It has been decided it is the right time for him to immediately step down,” Sportsnet said in a statement Monday. Statement from Sportsnet: <a href=”https://t.co/ah3twdx9po”>pic.twitter.com/ah3twdx9po</a> &mdash;@Sportsnet The sports network apologized on Sunday for Cherry’s comments on “Coach’s Corner” the previous day, about his belief that new immigrants… Read More »

Sportsnet cuts ties with Don Cherry over ‘divisive remarks’

By | November 11, 2019

Brash, outspoken, opinionated — longtime hockey broadcaster Don Cherry was never afraid to ruffle feathers during his “Coach’s Corner” segment on “Hockey Night in Canada.” His latest outburst cost him his job. In a two-paragraph statement Monday afternoon, Sportsnet confirmed that it was cutting ties with Cherry. “Sports brings people together — it unites us, not divides us.… Read More »

Rolling Stone: Winnipeg’s Mark Stone finds home with Vegas Golden Knights

By | November 8, 2019

Nate Schmidt remembers the warning from teammates — watch out for No. 61. Then a young defenceman still learning the nuances of the NHL with the Washington Capitals, Schmidt knew to be careful around noted puck thieves like Detroit Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk. He didn’t expect veteran blue-liners Mike Green, John Carlson and Karl Alzner to offer… Read More »