NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE OFF-SEASON NEWS & NOTES

There has been speculation around Montreal Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty for months, with a trade out of town being the most likely final scenario for the scoring winger. Recently though there had been some who wondered if the Canadiens would re-open talks for an extension, something that now appears completely off the table. Marc Antoine Godin of The … Read moreNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE OFF-SEASON NEWS & NOTES

LATEST NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES – GOLDEN KNIGHTS, RED WINGS, MAPLE LEAFS

There were 44 restricted free agents to officially file for salary arbitration this past week, a pretty significant spike from the number we saw just one year ago. If history is any guide most of those contract situations will be resolved before arbitration is actually needed because neither the team nor the player wants to … Read moreLATEST NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES – GOLDEN KNIGHTS, RED WINGS, MAPLE LEAFS

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES, TAVARES NEW TORONTO MAPLE LEAF

John Tavares gave the Toronto Maple Leafs his word. General manager Kyle Dubas still had his doubts. After all the recruiting, all the speculation, all the contract discussions, Dubas couldn’t fully believe that the Maple Leafs had landed Tavares, the grand prize in the 2018 NHL free agent class. Until he saw the 27-year-old center walk … Read moreNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES, TAVARES NEW TORONTO MAPLE LEAF

SPORTS NEWS-BETTING-EAGLES-US OPEN-WORLD CUP-DBACKS-CAPITALS

The line formed at the Borgata casino well before 11 a.m., the designated time that sports betting was set to begin on Thursday. There were a few gamblers who were prepared to wager thousands of dollars, and many others who wanted to make bets that were much more modest, arriving simply to be part of … Read moreSPORTS NEWS-BETTING-EAGLES-US OPEN-WORLD CUP-DBACKS-CAPITALS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JUNE 2, 2018-NHL-STANLEY CUP FINALS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW Michael recaps Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. Ovechkin, Kuznetsov score in second period; Holtby makes 21 saves. By Dan Rosen  Washington won Game 3 of the best-of-seven series, 3-1, for a 2-1 lead over the Vegas Golden Knights. The Capitals’ stars carried them, from Ovechkin scoring the first goal … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JUNE 2, 2018-NHL-STANLEY CUP FINALS

MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL-NBA-NHL-MLB-NFL

NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE LEBRON JAMES is headed to his eight straight NBA Finals In NBA terms, it’s almost double the average length of an NBA career (4.8 years). Eight years ago, Kobe Bryant was winning his fifth and final title; Steph Curry was a year away from his first ankle surgery; James Harden had just … Read moreMEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL-NBA-NHL-MLB-NFL