Phil Kessel was asked if he'll be relieved when the trade deadline is over and doesn't seem to worried about it, while some of his teammates admit they're ready for it to be over so they can focus on finishing the year strong.
Canadiens host rival Maple Leafs
The Montreal Canadiens have raced to the top spot in the Eastern Conference behind stellar performances from their star players, most notably Carey Price. The Toronto Maple Leafs have spent the last two-plus months going in the opposite direction, but they're coming off their first back-to-back wins since December as they face the Canadiens on Saturday night.
Toronto FC wraps up pre-season with win
Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore scored their first goals for Toronto FC as the MLS club wrapped up its pre-season with a 2-1 win over the Costa Rican Under-23 national team Saturday at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic. Toronto finished fifth at the eight-team tournament with a 2-2-0 record.
Bautista's legacy lacks only playoffs
Jose Bautista is one of the greatest positional players the Blue Jays have had in the club's nearly four-decade long history. His last five seasons have been superb, but as TSN Blue Jays reporter Scott MacArthur explains, the player knows that the one thing missing from his resume is a postseason appearance.
Three-Man Weave: On Raps, Rose, and more
The Three Man Weave talk rehab and return, regarding Derrick Rose and Paul George respectively, while wondering when the real Raptors squad will stand up. Hosts of TSN 1050's 1 On 1 With Will & Duane, Will Strickland and Duane Watson are joined by Below The Hardwood host and 1 On 1 producer Ryan Henry. While they wonder where Rondo will leave the Big D and if we've seen the last of Larry Sanders.
Raptors get exposed in embarrassing loss to Warriors
The word is out on one of the Raptors' greatest weaknesses, which did not bode well for their predictable attack against the NBA's best team on Friday. Written on the Warriors' white board in the visiting locker room ahead of tip-off: "Control [DeMar] DeRozan's catch-shoot game. He rarely passes."
Jays' Saunders to return in April
Michael Saunders is electing short-term gain and possible long-term pain over the alternative and his decision should have him debuting in a Blue Jays’ uniform some time in April. As TSN Radio 1050's Scott MacArthur writes, Saunders was expected to walk out of the hospital on Friday night and be ready for big league action by about mid-April.
Clarkson doomed from the start in Toronto
“I think David Clarkson made a mistake and now we pay for it,” said then-Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle after Clarkson leapt off the team’s bench in his third exhibition game with the club. The Clarkson experience in Toronto was doomed to fail even before the 30-year-old rushed to the defence of Phil Kessel that September night in the fall of 2013.
Dreger: Leafs not done making moves
TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joined TSN Drive to discuss the David Clarkson trade, and what's next for the Leafs at the deadline.
Anthopoulos sees no risk in Santana
As Johan Santana was packing his bags to prepare for the two-and-a-half-hour trek from Fort Myers to Dunedin, general manager Alex Anthopoulos was explaining the rationale for giving the oft-injured veteran another chance. “No-risk deal for us,” said Anthopoulos.
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