- The Winnipeg Jets are desperate to end their longest losing streak under head coach Paul Maurice and they hope to take advantage of the ice-cold Vancouver Canucks in Wednesday's home game at MTS Centre. The Jets and Canucks both have 68 points on the season, leaving them six points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Catch the game live on TSN and TSN Radio 1290 at 6:30pm ct/4:30pm pt.
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- The Montreal Canadiens look to cool down the red-hot Boston Bruins in Wednesday's Atlantic Division clash at the Bell Centre. Price faced shots at practice on Tuesday and could be nearing a return to game action, but he isn't expected to suit up for tonight's tilt. Listen to the game live on TSN 690 at 7:30pm et.
- The NHL may make two small changes to how it handles faceoffs. The league's general managers ended three days of meetings on Wednesday with recommendations for a few minor tweaks to be taken to the competition committee in June for consideration.
- Mike Gillis doesn't think John Tortorella deserves full responsibility for the disaster that this Vancouver Canucks season has become, yet also did not absolve him of blame. Gillis wouldn't comment on "rumour and speculation" when asked if Tortorella would remain the coach through the end of the season.
- Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos spent a patient offseason waiting for the market value of free agent starting pitchers to drop. In the end, Ervin Santana’s desire to pitch in the National League and his willingness to play the waiting game won the day when he signed a one-year deal with the Braves worth a reported $14.1-million. TSN 1050 Blue Jays reporter Scott MacArthur has more.
- Alex Anthopoulos was cagey in his reaction to right-hander Ervin Santana signing with the Atlanta Braves. The Blue Jays had been in the mix for the former Kansas City Royal with several Toronto players making a public plea to sign the 33-year-old former all-star.
- From the Grey Cup and the World Juniors to Major League Baseball, Grand Slam tennis, and all of golf's Majors, TSN subscribers can now watch live and full length on demand coverage of the biggest events in sports with Wednesday's launch of TSN GO.
- The Anaheim Ducks haven't faced much adversity this season, but the Pacific Division leaders will try to avoid losing four straight games for only the second time this season when they visit the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. It wasn't that long ago when the Ducks appeared poised to run away with the division title but the club has fallen on hard times of late.
- The Toronto Raptors will try to get back into the win column tonight when they welcome the Detroit Pistons to Air Canada Centre. The Raptors had a three-game winning streak halted Monday night with a road loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Catch all of tonight's action on TSN2 or on TSN Radio Toronto at 7pm et/4pm pt.
- In Friday's edition of C'Mon Ref, TSN hockey analyst and former NHL referee Kerry Fraser answers a question regarding questionable goaltender interference in two seperate games; one resulting in a goal and the other a disallowed goal.
- Before NCAA Selection Sunday, there are this week's conference tournaments. For some schools, these tournaments act as final tune-ups before March Madness to get their teams into gear before the Big Dance actually starts. For others, the conference tournament is the last chance to prove to the selection committee that their team belongs among the field of 68. And yet for others, far on the outside looking in, winning their conference tourney is the only chance they have to enter this year's tournament.
- Oscar Pistorius' defence lawyer on Wednesday tried to cast doubt on the competence of a South African police forensic expert who testified at the athlete's murder trial, where a toilet door and a cricket bat from Pistorius' home were introduced in the courtroom for a partial reenactment of events on the night that Pistorius killed his girlfriend.
- Brian McKeever has his second gold medal of the 2014 Paralympics. The visually impaired cross-country skier from Canmore, Alta., and guide Graham Nishikawa of Whitehorse plowed through more than 30 centimetres of fresh snow to finish first in the men's sprint Wednesday.
- Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos spent a patient offseason waiting for the market value of free agent starting pitchers to drop. In the end, Ervin Santana's desire to pitch in the National League and his willingness to play the waiting game won the day when he signed a one-year deal with the Braves worth a reported $14.1-million. TSN 1050 Blue Jays reporter Scott MacArthur has more.
- Although no one cared to admit it, on either side, Monday's divisional grudge match in Brooklyn meant more to the Raptors than the game that preceded it or the one to follow. The stakes were higher, the competition more fierce and the atmosphere was that of a playoff game - something the young, upstart Raptors have five weeks to better prepare themselves for or the result will be eerily similar. TSN Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg has more.