Maple Leafs sign president Brendan Shanahan to six-year extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs have handed team president Brendan Shanahan a six-year extension, the club announced Tuesday. This means Shanahan will remain with the club through the 2024-25 season. “On behalf of the MLSE Board of Directors, and certainly our company and fans as well, we are very pleased to see Brendan continue in his […]

Blues hold off Sharks in Game 2 to even up series at 1-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Just as one of the National Hockey League’s most prolific playoff goal-scorers appeared to be taking over the game, one of the least prolific won it for the St. Louis Blues, who beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 Monday to even their first-round series. Rugged depth defenceman Robert Bortuzzo, who had […]

Kawhi Leonard gives Raptors a chance to write a new story

TORONTO — Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. In. Win. It’s not a Dr. Seuss rhyme, but it’s a storybook ending unlike any you’re likely to see at Scotiabank Arena or anywhere else, anytime soon. With one fading, arching shot over all seven-feet of Joel Embiid, Kawhi Leonard rewrote one of the most memorable and painful moments in […]

Blue Jays Confidential: Is Pearson now more important than Bichette?

Each week Blue Jays Confidential will ask a panel of Sportsnet Blue Jays Insiders and personalities to weigh in on issues big and small with the team, and around Major League Baseball. 1. Are the Blue Jays offensive struggles merely due to coincidental hitting slumps, or are their troubles more systemic? Jeff Blair (@SNJeffBlair):Systemic, in […]

Bergeron scores winner as Bruins surge past Hurricanes in Game 1

BOSTON — The door to the visiting team’s penalty box had scarcely slammed shut before the official was opening it again for another Carolina Hurricanes player to serve his punishment. Penalty. Goal. Penalty. Goal. Twenty-eight seconds apart, Marcus Johansson and Patrice Bergeron scored on power plays during a four-goal outburst as Boston rallied from a […]