- The Philadelphia Flyers and Toronto Maple Leafs are scoreless in the first period from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Jonathan Bernier gets the call in net for the Leafs. He's opposed in the Flyers' goal by Steve Mason. David Clarkson is out of the Leafs' line-up with an apparent left leg ailment. You can follow the action with TSN's GameTracker.
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- Newcomer Ales Hemsky had three assists as the struggling Ottawa Senators defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Saturday afternoon. It was Hemsky's second game and first points with Ottawa since he was acquired last Wednesday in a trade with the Edmonton Oilers and slotted on to the Senators' top line.
- In 2014, the Whitecaps will have a new coach, a new look and less attitude, starting with Saturday's season-opener against the powerhouse New York Red Bulls at B.C. Place Stadium. Watch the Whitecaps vs. Red Bulls live on TSN tonight at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt.
- Ryan Miller stopped 26 shots, and David Backes broke up a scoreless game in the second period, helping the St. Louis Blues beat the surging Colorado Avalanche 2-1 Saturday in a Central Division showdown. Patrik Berglund added a pivotal insurance goal early in the third period as the Blues won their fourth straight.
- The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Saturday that defenceman Ryan Murray will miss 4-to-6 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Murray suffered the injury during a 2-1 win in Toronto on Monday, and will likely miss the rest of the regular season.
- Washington Capitals prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov has signed an entry level contract and will make his debut for the team on Monday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Kuznetsov, who was selected by the Capitals in the first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, has been playing for his hometown team Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL.
- Jose Bautista hit his third home run of the spring for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-3 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Twins, who got three scoreless innings from newcomer Phil Hughes. Hughes signed a $24 million, three-year contract in the off-season after spending his first seven seasons with the New York Yankees.
- Eron Harris scored 28 points, Juwan Staten added 24 and West Virginia withstood 41 points by freshman Andrew Wiggins and a furious comeback by No. 8 Kansas to upset the Jayhawks 92-86 in their Big 12 regular-season finale Saturday.
- Patrick Reed had a 3-under 69 in tamer conditions Saturday at Doral to take a two-shot lead into a final round that will prominently feature Tiger Woods for the first time this year. Reed played a four-shot stretch around the turn in 4-under par to surge into the lead. He did enough right on the closing holes to keep his distance over PGA champion Jason Dufner (68) and Hunter Mahan (71).
- Alexander Gustafsson handed Jimi Manuwa his first MMA defeat in the main event of the UFC Fight Night card at Saturday night at O2 Arena. Gustafsson controlled the first round after getting top position on a throw, and came out much more forcefully in the second, buckling Manuwa with a Muay Thai knee, and finishing him off with strikes on the ground.
- Free agent starter Ervin Santana is close to finding a home for 2014. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting that Santana will sign a one-year deal, likely in the next two days with one of a trio of suitors, with the Toronto Blue Jays believed to be heavily involved.
- The spotlight is on Andrew Wenger as the Montreal Impact begin their third Major League Soccer regular season with a visit to FC Dallas on Saturday. Listen to the Impact vs. FC Dallas live on TSN Radio Montreal 690 starting at 8pm et.
- Mark Arendz recorded a first for Canada on the opening day of competition at the Paralympic Winter Games. The 24-year-old from Hartsville, P.E.I., won a silver medal Saturday in the biathlon, the first Canadian ever to do so in the event. Josh Dueck of Kimberley B.C., also earned a silver medal in the men's downhill sit-ski.
- With the trade deadline passed and the stretch run to the NHL season beginning, it's time for Scott Cullen's latest update to the NHL Awards races. There are familiar names throughout, with previous Hart, Norris and Selke winners named as best through three quarters of this season.
- As Rudy Gay took to the Air Canada Centre court for the first time since being traded, moments after being introduced to a chorus of tepid boos, he approached each Raptors starter, slapping hands with his former teammates. They reciprocated, but none of them initiated the round of pre-game pleasantries. On the team's bench sat a quartet of former Sacramento Kings, but you wouldn't know it. Their focus mirrored that of the starters. They meant business. TSN 1050's Josh Lewenberg explains.
- On draft day in the summer of 2012, the Maple Leafs parted with a defenceman they once viewed as an anchor of the future, a top-five overall selection they traded up to land in the first round of the 2008 draft. Luke Schenn was picked 12 spots ahead of Jake Gardiner. Looming this summer for Dave Nonis and Toronto management is a decision similar to the one faced when it came to Schenn - deciding when to cut bait with a high-upside, but potentially flawed prospect. TSN 1050's Jonas Siegel has more.
- Malaysia Airlines has confirmed that two Canadians were onboard a missing plane bound for Beijing. At a news conference, a Malaysia Airlines representative confirmed the Canadians were among the 239 people on the plane, which lost contact with air traffic control two hours in to the flight.