Three reasons why the NHL salary cap could get tighter

I have a theory. And, after the Rangers/Winnipeg trade involving Jacob Trouba, I’ve decided to lay it out. That deal was a surprise because the Jets were asking for more, and, on paper, Trouba is worth a greater return. So, why didn’t it happen? I think teams believe the NHL and NHLPA, to maintain labour […]

Live Blog recap: Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Parade

It’s a day many thought would never come, but here we are. The route has actually been planned, and the Toronto Raptors NBA championship parade is set to take over Toronto today — a day the city’s mayor has officially declared “We the North” day. Just a week ago, the Raptors were in the midst of […]

Kyle Lowry’s journey from ‘uncoachable’ backup to NBA champion

This feature was originally published in 2016 and has been updated following the Toronto Raptors‘ 2019 NBA championship win. TORONTO — Coach Mark Heimerdinger’s analysis was straightforward: “We’re dead.” Down 13 points with 1:29 left in the third quarter of the Philadelphia Catholic League semifinal, Kyle Lowry, Heimerdinger’s junior star at Cardinal Dougherty High School, […]

31 Thoughts: Sharks still have shot at keeping Erik Karlsson

• Blues complete unexpected playoff run• Trade talks are getting louder• Decision on Roberto Luongo‘s future expected soon An hour after becoming a 10-time Stanley Cup champion, Larry Robinson peeked into the Blues’ champagne-soaked dressing room. Someone was drinking from the Cup, surrounded by players roaring the opening beats from “Seven Nation Army.” “Never gets […]

Kawhi’s historic playoffs ‘something we may never see again’

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