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Appeal court increases sentence for Maple Leaf Gardens abuser to 10 years

Wednesday  01:30,   19 june 2019
msn

TORONTO — The man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens sexual abuse scandal will now face close to a decade in prison after Ontario's highest court found his original sentence was inadequate given the "staggering" magnitude of his crimes. Gordon... >>>

Best bets to become next Lakers starting point guard

Tuesday  22:05,   18 june 2019
thescore

All it takes is one trade or free-agent signing to cause a ripple effect in the betting markets. Following the Los Angeles Lakers' trade for Anthony Davis over the weekend, the attention turns to how the franchise will round out the rest of the... >>>

Report: Multiple teams fear that salary cap will be less than $82M

Tuesday  22:05,   18 june 2019
thescore

The salary cap for the 2019-20 NHL season could come in below the $83-million upper limit that was initially estimated. The NHL and NHLPA are meeting Tuesday, and many teams reportedly told TSN's Bob McKenzie that they're concerned about the current >>>

Deputy involved in altercation with Ujiri may sue

Tuesday  22:05,   18 june 2019
thescore

The sheriff's deputy who was involved in an altercation with Masai Ujiri after the Toronto Raptors' title-clinching win has hired a high-profile civil rights attorney and may file a lawsuit against the Raptors president of basketball operations, the >>>

Brewers pull plug on Brett Lawrie experiment without return to action

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
jsonline

The Brewers hoped former major-leaguer Brett Lawrie would make enough progress during a long rehab program to return to action but it did not... >>>

Sharks trade Braun to Flyers for 2 picks

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
thescore

The San Jose Sharks traded defenseman Justin Braun to the Philadelphia Flyers for a second-round selection in this year's draft and a third-rounder in 2020, the clubs announced Tuesday. San Jose clears $3.8 million off its books with the move after... >>>

Senators GM Pierre Dorion poised to make a splash at NHL draft

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
sportsnet.ca

All in all, the Senators are a team that could make a splash on the West Coast, before, during and after the draft. The post Report: Kawhi’s decision likely down to Raptors, Clippers, not Lakers appeared first on... >>>

Jets reportedly offered Nikolaj Ehlers to Hurricanes

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
prohockeyrumors

Just a few days ago there was a report that the Winnipeg Jets were now listening on offers for speedy forward Nikolaj Ehlers, and Tuesday more news came out about his potential future. Frank Seravalli of TSN writes that “the belief is” Ehlers has... >>>

Trouba: 'I can see myself being in New York for a long time'

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
thescore

It appears restricted free agent Jacob Trouba is ready to call the Big Apple his new home. The New York Rangers acquired the rights to the defenseman from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for blue-liner Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick at the 2019... >>>

Trade chatter should dominate Maple Leafs’ draft weekend

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
sportsnet.ca

The Toronto Maple Leafs don’t have a first-round pick this season, but have the pieces to trade up into the round if they want. But with trade rumours around Nikita Zaitsev and Patrick Marleau and Mitch Marner’s contract talks creating a stir,... >>>

Can the Raptors pull off a miracle on draft night with the 59th pick?

Tuesday  20:41,   18 june 2019
sportsnet.ca

With the NBA Finals wrapped last Friday and the world champion Toronto Raptors fresh off their eventful title parade on Monday, there’s no rest for the team’s front office. The post Karlsson signing price Sharks had to pay to keep window open... >>>

Five Canadians who are expected to be drafted in 2019 NBA Draft

Tuesday  19:25,   18 june 2019
sportsnet.ca

There could be five Canadians taken in this Thursday’s NBA draft – a new record – supplanting 2014’s previous high of four (Andrew Wiggins, Nik Stauskas, Tyler Ennis and Dwight Powell). At the very least, it looks like the 2019 event will be the... >>>

Sharks re-signing Karlsson sets table for busy NHL off-season

Tuesday  19:25,   18 june 2019
msn

Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose. "I never thought outside that box," Karlsson said. "I'm happy that it didn't get to that." A handful of other teams aren't so happy because the two-time... >>>

Should the Leafs trade for a first round pick?

Tuesday  16:56,   18 june 2019
msn

No. But should you ever? We could ask the Jets, I guess. Whenever an NHL team trades its first round draft pick, the expectation is that the GM will seek to replace it. It’s not so much traditional thinking as just an expectation that having a... >>>

The Jets Really Biffed It On Jacob Trouba

Tuesday  16:56,   18 june 2019
deadspin

Let’s stipulate that the Jets had to trade Jacob Trouba. The 25-year-old defenseman had made it quite clear that he had no intentions of signing an extension in Winnipeg, and the Jets had no intention of paying what it would cost to keep Trouba when >>>