Provincial Sports News

Wray Morrison: Class act

By Wray Morrison April 24, 2017 - 1:32pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:45pm

Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz gave everyone in his profession – and, for that matter, every hockey fan – a lesson in how to act after Sunday night's series-clinching...

Wray Morrison: The home teams

By Wray Morrison April 21, 2017 - 1:30pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

Saskatchewan's two biggest centres are ready to get behind their own teams this weekend.   A sold-out Brandt Centre will be wild as the Pats host Lethbridge in game one of the...

Jamie Nye: Buffalo's lottery loss hurts more now

By Jamie Nye April 21, 2017 - 6:09am Updated: April 21, 2017 - 6:09am

The Buffalo Sabres vehemently denied a report Jack Eichel was trying to get coach Dan Bylsma fired.

A day later, it wasn't only Byslma out the door but General Manager...

Darrell Davis: This suit could get expensive

By Darrell Davis April 21, 2017 - 6:06am Updated: April 21, 2017 - 6:07am

Dennis Wideman and the Calgary Flames should be very worried.

They're being sued for $10.25 million.

Former NHL linesman Don Henderson has filed the civil suit....

Wray Morrison: The mental side of the game

By Wray Morrison April 20, 2017 - 10:44am Updated: April 20, 2017 - 10:45am

I almost couldn't watch as Flames goaltender Brian Elliott was given the hook less than six minutes in to Wednesday's playoff loss to Anaheim.

Elliott, who didn't play...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders released defensive back Justin Cox on Wednesday after he was charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Riders' rookie of the year dropped over domestic assault charge

By 650 CKOM April 19, 2017 - 11:16am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 3:19pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released defensive back Justin Cox over allegations of domestic violence.   Regina police arrested Cox Tuesday on a charge of assault causing...

Wray Morrison: Oil slick

By Wray Morrison April 19, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 10:45am

The ball is now clearly in Todd McLellan's court.

The Edmonton Oilers head coach has to rally his young troop after a 7-0 playoff loss in San Jose Tuesday night.


Wray Morrison: Leaf land

By Wray Morrison April 18, 2017 - 12:12pm Updated: April 18, 2017 - 12:15pm

A good coach brings many things to a young NHL team – and the Toronto Maple Leaf squad is benefiting from that in the 2017 playoffs.

Head coach Mike Babcock, who has won...

Wray Morrison: Jays change

By Wray Morrison April 17, 2017 - 10:15am Updated: April 17, 2017 - 10:30am

Make no mistake, the Toronto Blue Jays are in trouble in 2017.

I say that for two reasons. The team got off to its worst start in its 41 year history. Secondly, baseball...

New England goalie Evan Kirk made 43 saves in a 13-12 overtime win over the Saskatchewan Rush.

Rush suffer first home loss of 2017

By Ryan Brandt April 15, 2017 - 11:27pm Updated: April 15, 2017 - 11:30pm

For the first time since Feb. 26, 2016, the Saskatchewan Rush lost a regular season game at home.

Shawn Evans scored 3:17 into overtime as the New England Black Wolves...

Wray Morrison: Prediction time

By Wray Morrison April 13, 2017 - 8:20am Updated: April 13, 2017 - 8:30am

Since the NHL salary cap was introduced over a decade ago, the days of the dynasty seem to be gone.   It's a challenge to keep a group of players together. It has been 19 years...

Wray Morrison: Musical commissioner's chairs

By Wray Morrison April 12, 2017 - 3:25pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 3:30pm

Since 1967, the CFL has had fifteen commissioners. The average tenure for a CFL commissioner has been 3.3 years in the last half century.

Now, fans and media members are...