Penalties stunted the Toronto Maple Leafs’ momentum and helped the San Jose Sharks to a 4-2 victory Tuesday night at Air Canada Centre, the Leafs’ fifth straight loss.
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The NHL has reached a settlement with Wayne Gretzky to pay him money owed from his time with the Phoenix Coyotes, multiple source with knowledge of the situation told The Canadian Press. It was worth close to $8 million US, according to one source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Chicago right wing Patrick Kane has earned the NHL’s first star of the month honours after leading the Blackhawks to 12 wins in 15 games in November.
Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg has joined teammate Pavel Datsyuk on the sideline, knocked out of the lineup for at least two weeks with a small herniated disc.
All-star catcher Brian McCann completed his five-year, $85-million US contract with the New York Yankees on Tuesday in what the team called a “significant improvement to a key position.”
France was perhaps the biggest beneficiary when FIFA decided on its procedure for the World Cup draw Tuesday, as the team now has better odds of avoiding Brazil and Argentina.
Catcher J.P. Arencibia was non-tendered by the Blue Jays on Monday night, making him a free agent. The move came hours after Toronto signed free agent catcher Dioner Navarro to a two-year deal worth $8 million US.
Adidas is on an all-out marketing blitz with the crowning jewel — the World Cup match ball — to be unveiled on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Toronto Blue Jays have signed free-agent catcher Dioner Navarro to a two-year contract worth $8 million US. Navarro’s arrival could lead to the departure of J.P. Arencibia.
The Edmonton Eskimos have signed import slotback Adarius Bowman to a two-year contract extension.