Islanders vs. Lightning - Game 5

Lightning demolish Islanders in Game 5 to pull one win away from Stanley Cup Final

Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Islanders 8-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup semifinal series on Monday night.

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Shapovalov won't compete at Tokyo Olympics

Denis Shapovalov says he won't compete for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. The 22-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., says in a Twitter post he made the decision for safety reasons "due to the current situation."

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Former Habs, Leafs defenceman Kurvers dead at 58

Longtime NHL defenceman and executive Tom Kurvers has died at the age of 58, the University of Minnesota-Duluth announced on Monday. A native of Minneapolis, Kurvers had been diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019.

Former Habs, Leafs defenceman Kurvers dead at 58

Brooks, Brissett removed from Canada's camp roster

Dillon Brooks of the Memphis Grizzlies and Oshae Brissett of the Indiana Pacers are no longer on Canada's 19-player roster after being on the 21-player invitation list.

Should Vegas be concerned with lack of output from forwards?

The Golden Knights have seen their defencemen fill the net, scoring seven of their 10 goals in the series against Montreal. Should Vegas be concerned that the big name forwards are having a hard time scoring? The TH panel shares their thoughts.

'It's part of the playoffs': Golden Knights dismiss criticism of lack of calls in postseason

With added attention on the officials of late, Golden Knights forward Jonathan Marchessault says that controversial calls are just part of the playoffs, and that every team will inevitably not be happy with what happens. The focus will be on how to handle the adversity.

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Lightning lay a beat down on Islanders to take series edge

Craig Button joins SportsCentre to discuss the Lightning's speed and intensity that the Islanders had no match for. He also discusses Steven Stamkos and Alex Killorn combining for six points after being held off the score sheet in the series.

Button: The Bolts were going a different speed than the Islanders

No one saw an 8-0 game coming in the series between the Lightning and Islanders, but here we are. Craig Button joins Jay to discuss the difference in intensity between Tampa and New York and how things quickly unraveled for the Islanders.

What change, if any, should the Habs make for Game 5?

The Canadiens were an overtime goal away from taking a 3-1 series lead over the Golden Knights, but instead they head back to Vegas with things all tied up. What change, if any, should the Habs make for Game 5? Who should Vegas start in goal? The TSN Hockey panel discusses this and more.

Favourable road record leaves Habs feeling confident heading to the city of second chances

'Good teams win at home. Great teams win on the road,' is a mantra Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher learned at a young age. With a 6-2 record away from the Bell Centre in the playoffs, the Habs feel like they have the Golden Knights right where they want them. Mark Masters has more.

Gallagher: 'The longer the series goes, the more the pressure falls on them'

While the Habs did lose Game 4 to leave their series with the Golden Knights tied at two, Montreal's Brendan Gallagher says the longer things go, the more the pressure falls on Vegas and hopefully doubt starts to creep in.

Canadiens not letting officiating get into their heads

With calls and non-calls being focused on during the playoffs, the Canadiens say that everyone saw the games, and that they won't comment on the issues. Montreal also believes in focusing their energy into things that are in their control, including how to respond to adversity.

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Confident Dutch head into Round of 16 with offence flowing

The Netherlands put together a comprehensive victory over North Macedonia and will head into the Round of 16 playing confidently with their offence flowing. The TSN Euro panel discusses how the team's commitment to their forward runs and overall patience is carrying them nicely but also highlights what needs to be worked on.

Raptors looking for luck ahead of NBA draft lottery

The Toronto Raptors are hoping Fred VanVleet, who will represent the team at Tuesday’s virtual lottery, will be a good luck charm and help them hit the jackpot as they’ll have the seventh-best odds of landing the top pick and a 31.96 per cent shot of moving into the top four for next month’s NBA draft, Josh Lewenberg writes.

Raptors looking for luck ahead of NBA draft lottery
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Raptors looking for luck ahead of NBA draft lottery

High court sides with former athletes in dispute with NCAA

In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously sided with a group of former college athletes in a dispute with the NCAA over rules limiting certain compensation.

Tokyo Olympics to allow local fans with strict limits

A sharply limited number of fans will be allowed to attend the Tokyo Olympics, organizers announced Monday as they tried to save some of the spirit of the Games where even cheering has been banned.

WNBA Power Rankings - Sky surging in Week 6

WNBA Power Rankings - Sky surging in Week 6

The Chicago Sky and Atlanta Dream made big jumps in this week's WNBA Power Rankings. But while Chicago vaulted six spots after putting together five consecutive victories, Atlanta fell five places after losing five of its last six games.

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MMA Real or Not: Ngannou, Lewis title fight in doubt

The UFC has pursued it, and Dana White even loosely attached a date to it -- UFC 265 on Aug. 7 -- but at this point, it's highly unlikely it will happen that soon - if at all.

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Austria take advantage of Ukraine's poor performance to secure spot in Round of 16

Austria did enough to hold off Ukraine in a must-win game to secure second place in Group C. The TSN Euro panel breaks down the deserved achievement from Austria and discusses what led to Ukraine's disappointing effort.

Draft Prospect Kent Johnson

Top prospect Johnson draws inspiration from watching Canucks' Pettersson

Michigan forward Kent Johnson studies the top offensive players in the NHL with a special focus on Canucks forward Elias Pettersson. "He has a similar body type to me," the 6-foot-1, 165-pound Johnson said, "and he still wins a lot of battles, protects the puck and makes a lot of skilled plays." The 18-year-old from Port Moody, B.C. showed off his creativity during a strong freshman season in the NCAA.

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Johnson says it would be 'dream come true' to be drafted by hometown Canucks

In his latest mock draft, TSN director of scouting Craig Button projects the Canucks to take B.C. native Kent Johnson. "I grew up as a fan so it’d be a dream come true to get to play for my hometown team," the University of Michigan forward said. Johnson was actually in the building when Vancouver beat the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 in 2011. "It was just so loud," he recalled, "pretty special."

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What would an all-Hughes defence pairing look like in Vancouver?

USA Hockey National Team Development Program defenceman Luke Hughes is projected to be a high first-round pick in the upcoming NHL draft. So, it's possible he will be reunited with older brother Quinn Hughes on the Canucks, who own the No. 9 pick. What would it be like if they played on the same pairing? "We'd probably be in the offensive zone a lot," Luke said, "but, also, we could be a shutdown pairing too."

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NBA Futures: Bucks potential path to a championship

When the Milwaukee Bucks matched up against the Brooklyn Nets in the second round, Wesley Cheng told us that he thought the winner of that series would go on to win the NBA championship. After the Bucks won that series in seven, they are now the NBA title favourite. Still, nobody expected their potential path to a championship to look like this.

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Daily Wager: Justin Herbert's passing yards prop

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert led all rookies with 4,336 passing yards in 2020. He'll get an extra game to top that number in his sophomore season, yet his over/under for 2021 is set at 4,450.5. Is that number too low? The Daily Wager's Doug Kezirian, Tyler Fulghum and Joe Fortenbaugh discussed.

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Daily Wager: Updated NBA Championship Odds

With just four teams remaining, the Milwaukee Bucks are the betting favourite to win the NBA championship. Can they live up to that billing as the team to beat? If not, who is the best pick to win the title? The Daily Wager's cast of sports betting experts discussed.

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BarDown presents the Miꞌkmaq tribe and the origin of hockey

A lot Canadians are just finding out that Canadian history is not what we thought it was. In honour of National Indigenous History Month, BarDown's Julia Tocheri dives deeper into the origins of hockey where some evidence suggests the Miꞌkmaq people were responsible for laying the foundations in the sports creation.

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Elks sign veteran long snapper Rempel, release Greenberg

The Edmonton Elks announced on Monday that the team has signed long snapper Chad Rempel and released fellow long snapper Zach Greenberg.

Former LB Patterson returns to Blue Bombers as defensive-line coach

Darrell Patterson is back with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Bombers hired Patterson as their defensive line coach. Patterson played four seasons as a linebacker with Winnipeg (1984-87), winning a Grey Cup in his first season with the CFL club.

Roughriders sign second-round draft pick Jana

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Monday the team has signed 2021 second-round draft pick Terrell Jana. The Roughriders drafted Jana, a wide receiver out of Virginia, 17th overall in the 2021 CFL Draft.

O'Shea talks excitement for season and adjusting to new COVID protocols

Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea says he was very excited to get confirmation that there will be a shortened CFL season this summer. He also talks about how things will be different on and off the field with the new COVID protocols that will be in place.

Adams Jr. cheering on Habs, hoping Als can pickup where they left off

Sporting a Carey Price jersey, Vernon Adams Jr. says he's back in Montreal doing his 14-day quarantine and is very excited to get back together with his teammates. Even though it has been a long break, he's hoping the Alouettes can build off the momentum they made before the pandemic.

The Shift: Episode 4

In Episode 4, Kayla goes 1-on-1 with actor Andrew Phung to chat about Kim's Convenience, his sneaker collection and the WWE. We also take a look at The Kickback, an organization that is helping to give back to the community through sneakers. Plus, Tekeyah sits down with Adena and Chad Jones, founders of Another Lane, a sneaker reselling platform that puts community first.

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BarDown presents the Miꞌkmaq tribe and the origin of hockey

A lot Canadians are just finding out that Canadian history is not what we thought it was. In honour of National Indigenous History Month, BarDown's Julia Tocheri dives deeper into the origins of hockey where some evidence suggests the Miꞌkmaq people were responsible for laying the foundations in the sports creation.

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Matthews voted best goal-scorer in NHLPA poll

The NHLPA released the results of its annual player poll. Almost 500 players voted, and Auston Matthews was voted as the best goal-scorer. TH discusses if the Maple Leafs forward is the best goal-scorer in the league right now.

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Full Circle - Freddie Freeman

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Celebrating Women's History Month, a vast and diverse line-up of stories will highlight the voices, achievements and contributions of contemporary sports figures including Serena Williams, WNBA activism, Sarah Fuller, Sarah Thomas, and Claressa Shields

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Notre Dame Football: A Year in the ACC

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