It was a weekend of firsts in the NHL. Dixononsports breaks it down in his Weekend Takeaways.
The Colorado Avalanche are getting big contributions from some of their new guys. Plus, Marc-Andre Fleury and John Carlson are off to hot starts, and the Hughes family has a reunion in New Jersey.
• I’m not sure a team could be more desperate for an early-season win than the
• With his Washington Nationals set to play their first-ever World Series game on Tuesday, pitcher Max Scherzer showed up to the Caps game on Friday to put his own little twist on the ceremonial opening face-off.
could likely play hockey with a Louisville Slugger and still create offence. With an assist in Sunday’s win over Chicago, Carlson has a league-leading 18 points in 10 games. The only other D-men in league history to put up at least 18 points though 10 contests are Paul Coffey and Bobby Orr.Read more: Sportsnet
Jack Hughes scores 1st NHL goal in New Jersey Devils' win over Vancouver Canucks - TSN.caJack Hughes scored his first career goal in his first NHL game against his older brother Quinn Hughes, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 on Saturday.
New poll shows nail-biting race in B.C., Bloc surging in QuebecNew polling numbers show extremely tight races in the battleground provinces of British Columbia and Quebec. This poll flies in the face of so many. I don't know if Nanos is right but wtf NDP is leading? Are British Columbians really that stupid?! 🙁
Vancouver Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat New York Rangers - TSN.caBrock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday. Bo Horvat also scored and Elias Pettersson had two assists for Vancouver, which bounced back from a 1-0 loss at New Jersey on Saturday to win for the fifth time in six games.
Controlled demolition brings down 1 of 2 cranes hanging over New Orleans hotelPolice had cleared the area ahead of the explosions, and then sounded a series of alarms that could be heard across the neighborhood before the controlled explosions were carried out. We go to the polls for voting tomorrow and I feel almost a certainty that our outcome will get us much the same we voted to get the Liberal Party as Leadership. I do not see that they will be voted by a landslide victory, but I think many will vote for candidate not for party.
Teddy Bridgewater helps surging New Orleans Saints top Chicago Bears - TSN.caTeddy Bridgewater threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints improved to 5-0 without injured starter Drew Brees with a 36-25 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
New York Yankees get up-close look at Gerrit Cole with free agency looming - TSN.caGerrit Cole could be seeing a lot more of the New York Yankees real soon. While there was no Game 7 for the Astros' ace to face the Yankees in the AL Championship Series, could he start New York's opener at Baltimore on March 26?