Veteran slugger Jose Bautista is returning to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Poor Nets fans. I think I've said this before, and I know there aren't a ton of them, but it is going to be a long wait until Brooklyn is relevant. Boston has the team's pick this year, even if it is No. 1, and will get another likely Top 5 selection next year too. In the old NBA, Brook Lopez, a very good player, would be able to be moved for a pic
Both the Maple Leafs and Sabres alumni were saddened to learn of the death two weeks ago of Ron Smith, assistant coach to the late Roger Neilson when the latter worked both sides of the QEW rivalry in the late 1970s.
Mike Babcock said he was knocking on wood on Monday when talking about the Leafs being spared a major calamity such as an injury.
Dwane Casey has always said he would adjust accordingly when he felt the wear and tear on his stars was becoming too much.
They were packed three deep around Auston Matthews in the Maple Leafs dressing room Tuesday, this sea of microphones and cameras and recorders and notepads. About an hour later, the scene was repeated in the hallway when the Sabres’ Jack Eichel addressed the media, the throng of reporters so thick that some team equipment personnel had difficulties
The door to the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse is of standard size, which suggests Jose Bautista will have to turn sideways to fit the chip on his shoulder through it.
BUFFALO SABRES at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
If Mike Babcock could have reached a fire extinguisher at the MasterCard Centre, he might have turned it on the media attending his Monday post-practice briefing.
The final frontier for the 2016-17 Maple Leafs to tame might well be their own backyard.
With his warrior-like hairdo and passion for history and Vikings, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a natural fit to appear on the History series.