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Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews connects with Sick Kids patients

Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews connects with Sick Kids patients

The COVID-19 containment crisis has not stopped the Maple Leafs from their long tradition of comforting patients at Toronto’ Hospital For Sick Children. On Wednesday, star centre Auston Matthews had a

Bruins Encore: Relive Bruins-Flyers 2011 Playoffs Game 2 Ahead Of NESN Broadcast

Editor’s note: Starting Tuesday, March 24, NESN will re-air memorable games from the Boston Bruins’ Stanley Cup run. Up next... Read More »

Bruins’ Cam Neely Takes Fans Through Recovery From Ulf Samuelsson Hits

If you grew up a Boston Bruins in the ’90s, you probably remember Cam Neely in his prime. You also... Read More »
Maple Leafs sign two big blueliners to entry-level deals

Maple Leafs sign two big blueliners to entry-level deals

The Maple Leafs have high hopes for two big defencemen few had heard of at the start of this season. On Wednesday, they signed 2018 draft pick Filip Kral and current Marlie Kristians Rubins to
COVID-19 sports notebook: Wimbledon wilts, Sharks ripped

COVID-19 sports notebook: Wimbledon wilts, Sharks ripped

Tennis anyone? Make that no one, at least at Wimbledon this year, the latest casualty of COVID-19. Many Canadians were looking forward to seeing Bianca Andreescu among others, but the grass courts in

Four More Members Of Senators Organization Test Positive For COVID-19

COVID-19 has struck the Ottawa Senators again. Four additional members of the Senators organization have tested positive for the coronavirus,... Read More »
TRAIKOS: Some NHL teams have more to lose with games on hold

TRAIKOS: Some NHL teams have more to lose with games on hold

It’s been three weeks since the NHL was forced to shut its doors due to the global spread of the coronavirus. For Washington Capitals centre Nicklas Backstrom, who’s had 11 games postponed so far and

ESPN Names These David Pastrnak Feats ‘Feel-Good’ Story Of Bruins’ Season

David Pastrnak made hockey fans grin from ear to ear on many occasions in 2019-20. ESPN’s Greg Wyshynski on Wednesday... Read More »

Bruins Encore: Relive Bruins-Flyers 2011 Playoffs Game 1 Ahead Of NESN Broadcast

Editor’s note: Starting Tuesday, March 24, NESN will re-air memorable games from the Boston Bruins’ Stanley Cup run. Up next... Read More »
It's On To The Elite 8 As Our Sports Logo Challenge Marches On

It's On To The Elite 8 As Our Sports Logo Challenge Marches On

After ranking the primary logos of all 123 teams in the four major sports leagues in North America (1-40, 41-80, 81-123), it only made sense to put them all into a bracket and have a tournament. So,

NESN Diary: Tom Brady Will Stay TB12 As We Say Goodbye Forever To March 2020

Each day during the sports pause stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, NESN.com will publish a diary full of random thoughts,... Read More »

Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Knows These Are ‘Strange Times’ During NHL Pause

The Boston Bruins were atop the NHL standings when the world of sports came to an abrupt halt. The NBA... Read More »
Coronavirus: Sharks president explains decision to play games after county urged cancellations

Coronavirus: Sharks president explains decision to play games after county urged cancellations

Jonathan Becher, president of Sharks Sports & Entertainment, said he contacted other Bay Area sports teams and the NHL consulted with its own health experts before playing games at SAP Center

Bruins’ Tuukka Rask Responds To Zdeno Chara’s Recent Farting Remarks

We all learned something about Tuukka Rask on Monday. In case you missed it, Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara was... Read More »

Toronto Pro Sports Won’t Be Impacted By City’s New Ban On Gatherings

Toronto has canceled all city-led events and permits until June 30 as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. Professional sporting events, however,... Read More »
TRAIKOS: Classic hockey broadcasts show how much the game has changed

TRAIKOS: Classic hockey broadcasts show how much the game has changed

The most revealing part of Tuesday’s online conference call with Chicago’s Jonathan Toews, St. Louis’ Alex Pietrangelo and Nashville’s Roman Josi — if you don’t include the music they’ve been
Leafs gag games not just April Fools’ Day

Leafs gag games not just April Fools’ Day

There’s no recognized April Fools’ Day in hockey, though Brian Burke used to joke general managers made more mistakes on free agent day than the rest of the year combined. The origins of devoting the
SIMMONS: Vancouver 2011: The best team never to win the Stanley Cup

SIMMONS: Vancouver 2011: The best team never to win the Stanley Cup

Rick Bowness has coached in more games than anyone in National Hockey League history, but one game, more than any other, haunts him to this day. Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final, June 15, 2011: The
Dubas confirms Leafs interest in Barabanov, sees much potential in Robertson

Dubas confirms Leafs interest in Barabanov, sees much potential in Robertson

The Maple Leafs are hot on the trail of Alexander Barabanov. General manager Kyle Dubas confirmed as much on Tuesday during a conference call with media, describing the 25-year-old as “a playmaking
San Jose Sharks add NCAA Division I’s leading scorer to its ranks

San Jose Sharks add NCAA Division I’s leading scorer to its ranks

Forward John Leonard has agreed to turn professional and join the San Jose Sharks, the team announced Tuesday