- The Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers are tied 1-1 after the first period at MSG in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Mats Zuccarello tied it up for the Rangers after Flyers defenceman Andrew Macdonald opened the scoring with a slap shot from the point. You can watch the game right now on TSN and TSN Go.
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- Canada's Sports Leader delivers every game from the Toronto Raptors first playoff run in six seasons, as TSN and TSN GO have complete live coverage of the Raptors' series against the Brooklyn Nets during the first round of the NBA playoffs. TSN is also the home of the NBA Playoffs and the NBA Finals.
- The Montreal Alouettes have signed former Pro Bowl wide receiver Chad Johnson. The team announced on Thursday that they had agreed to terms with the 36-year-old whose NFL career spanned 11 years, a decade with the Cincinnati Bengals and one year with the New England Patriots. Johnson had been working out with the team since Monday in Florida.
- Unfazed by the subfreezing temperature at first pitch, Kyle Gibson, pitched a career-high eight scoreless innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday that opened a day-night doubleheader.
- A second-straight Thursday start unfolded in close to the same fashion for struggling knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. Four scoreless innings, a 0-0 tie, only to have things come undone in the fifth. TSN Radio 1050's Scott MacArthur has more.
- The Colorado Avalanche hope to carry their shocking regular season success into the playoffs, as they welcome the Minnesota Wild to Pepsi Center for Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals. Watch the game live on TSN and TSN GO at 9:30pm et/6:30pm pt.
- TSN.ca's NHL Play of the Year showdown continues today with two of the flithiest and unlikeliest of goals from the past season. The fourth match-up of the Round of 32 sees Thomas Hertl pull a move that did not exactly ingratiate himself towards the League's vets while Andrew Shaw finds a beauty without even having to look.
- Scott Cullen looks back at the TSN.ca NHL Power Rankings, comparing the preseason to end-of-season results and see what kind of factors contributed to unanticipated results. Injuries, goaltending and unexpected individual performances, both good and bad, tend to play the largest role.
- The San Jose Sharks are out for revenge in the opening round of the playoffs, as they attempt to knock out the team that eliminated them from last spring's postseason. The Sharks have home-ice advantage this time against the Los Angeles Kings, who are visiting the SAP Center for Thursday's Game 1 battle between the Pacific Division rivals.
- day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury. "Luckily, he's married, has a couple of kids," Anaheim defenceman Ben Lovejoy said. "He's not trying to impress anybody with his face."
- Ben Bishop took another step toward his return on Thursday but he's not there yet. The Tampa Bay Lightning goalie was in full gear at practice but he didn't take any shots. Instead, he skated on his own and did some light work with goalie coach Frantz Jean, according to reports.
- TSN hockey analyst and former NHL referee Kerry Fraser answers a question that asks if the league mandates officials to loosen the reins on the rules come playoff time and explains what the standards for officiating are in the postseason.
- TSN's Jack Armstrong surveys the landscape of the NBA playoffs and gives his picks for each of the eight first-round match-ups, paying special attention to the Toronto Raptors' battle with their Atlantic Division rival Brooklyn Nets.
- When R.A. Dickey takes the mound on Thursday afternoon at Target Field, the forecast temperature of one Celsius will test a man who throws a unique pitch, the knuckleball, which is better suited to climate-controlled, humid conditions. Dickey insists he'll be ready. "It would be the same challenge that I would have if I was pitching conventionally and just trying to get my body warm and going," said Dickey. TSN 1050's Scott MacArthur has more.
- Whether you care about the environment, your pocketbook, or both, avoiding kitchen waste is a good policy. But can you really eat those less-than-stellar fruits and veggies lurking in your produce drawer? Actually, yeah. Here's how to manage them. By Devon Scoble
- It's been 102 years since the 'Titanic' sank on April 15, 1912. But how much of what you know about that fateful night is based in fact and how much is based in film? While James Cameron was obsessive about getting many details right in his 1997 Oscar-winning blockbuster, he was careless about many others. Here's a look at 11 of his film's most egregious errors. By Jonathan Doyle