Canada's world junior team dominated the play in its first international exhibition game Friday night against Russia. But players on the bubble did little to distinguish themselves with final cuts looming. First-liners Anthony Duclair and Max Domi were the best players on the ice in a 2-1 overtime loss to Russia at Air Canada Centre.
Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss; Fields leaves after hard fall
Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a balanced offence as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night, handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss. Brandon Jennings scored 22 points to lead Detroit, which extended its single-season franchise record for consecutive home losses.
Hoffman leads Senators in rout of Ducks
Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Erik Karlsson had two assists Friday as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Anaheim Ducks 6-2. Kyle Turris added a goal and an assist to help out the cause while Milan Michalek, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad had the other markers to give the Senators (14-12-6) back-to-back wins for the first time since early November.
Byfuglien has winner as Jets get by Bruins
Dustin Byfuglien's goal with 23 seconds left in the second period stood up as the winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Friday. Evander Kane had Winnipeg's other goal while Michael Hutchinson, who was a Boston draft pick in 2008 (77th overall), stopped 30 of the 31 shots he faced for Winnipeg (17-10-6).
TSN Hockey's Top 10 Storylines of the Week
Scott Cullen takes a look at the top stories from December 13th through December 19th, including the Edmonton Oilers, gifts for Canada's World Juniors, Winnipeg's ridiculous run of injuries on defence, the winning Maple Leafs and more.
Lions hire Tedford as new head coach
Jeff Tedford has returned to the CFL. He was named head coach of the B.C. Lions on Friday and will be formally introduced at a news conference later in the day at the team's practice facility. Tedford, who played six seasons as a quarterback from 1983-'88 with Hamilton, Calgary, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg, replaces Mike Benevides in the position.
Howe's family reports 'miraculous' improvement following stem cell treatment
Gordie Howe's family says the hockey great has made a "miraculous" improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial. The 86-year-old Howe had a serious stroke in late October, but in a statement released through the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, his family said his physical therapists have been "astonished" by his progress.
Statistically Speaking: Kings' crown jewels shine on
A breakout game for the Kings’ top line, continued production from Nick Foligno, lots of lineup news, Fantasy tips and more in Scott Cullen’s Statistically Speaking.
Padres shopping spree continues, acquire OF Upton from Braves
Landing another of baseball's top power hitters, the San Diego Padres acquired Atlanta outfielder Justin Upton on Friday in a trade that sent four prospects to the Braves. The Padres already made two huge trades in recent days to get outfielders, acquiring slugger Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers and former AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay.
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