Oilers sign free-agent forward Upshall to tryout

7:29 PM ET Associated Press Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print EDMONTON, Alberta — The Edmonton Oilers signed free-agent forward Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout Sunday. The 34-year-old Upshall, from Fort McMurray northeast of Edmonton, had seven goals and 12 assists in 63 games last season for St. Louis. Upshall has 138 goals […]

Scottie Upshall (F) from St. Louis Blues to Edmonton Oilers

Cult/Star player for Kamloops Blazers Cult/Star player for Milwaukee Admirals Career transactions– 2011-07-01 • Signed to a four-year contract by the Florida Panthers– 2011-02-28 • Traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets with Sami Lepistö for Rostislav Klesla & Dane Byers– 2010-06-08 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Phoenix Coyotes– 2009-07-29 • Re-signed to […]

John Gibbons scolds Kevin Pillar in latest dismal Blue Jays loss

NEW YORK – Miserable losses are going to be a part of this period of transition and acclimation for the Toronto Blue Jays, especially when they’re facing American League East powers like the New York Yankees. The already wide gap between the clubs is only exacerbated by the inherent growing pains and dismal weekends like […]

Maple Leafs’ Recent Dealings With the Islanders

The relationship between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders may be more strained than ever before after the most recent offseason thanks to a number of individual decisions by players and management. Most notably, former Islanders’ captain John Tavares joined the Maple Leafs on a seven-year deal, while former Maple Leafs’ general manager […]

Canadian Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. — Canadian Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race at Pocono IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary contusion Sunday and will undergo an MRI and probable surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown. The […]

Juggling the Boston Bruins’ Top-6

Widely considered one of the best lines in hockey last season, the Boston Bruins’ leading offensive unit had eyes on them throughout the 2017-18 campaign. Consisting of Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak on Patrice Bergeron’s flanks, the three players tallied a combined total of 228 points. The line was a huge reason why Boston found […]

Big Read: Kia Nurse is dead set on global domination

In her rookie WNBA campaign, Nurse was used to try to shut down some of the league’s top players, like 14-year veteran Diana Taurasi of Phoenix. When the Liberty drafted Nurse, head coach Katie Smith knew they were getting a player who’d earned a reputation as the best on-ball defender at the college level. “But […]

What’s up, babe? Ovechkin welcomes son Sergei

7:57 PM ET Alex Ovechkin has a reason to keep celebrating, as the Washington Capitals captain became a father for the first time Saturday. Ovechkin’s wife, Nastya Ovechkina, gave birth to the couple’s first child, a son named Sergei Aleksandrovich Ovechkin. The elder Ovechkin shared a glimpse of young Sergei on Instagram, captioning it in […]