- The Toronto Raptors will unveil their newest assets tonight when they host Atlantic Division rivals, the Philadelphia 76ers, at Air Canada Centre. On Monday, the Raptors acquired Greivis Vasquez, John Salmons, Chuck Hayes and Patrick Patterson and all are expected to be available. You can watch the game on TSN and listen on TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto at 7pm et/4pm pt.
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- The Vancouver Canucks aim to stay perfect on their current homestand and extend their longest winning streak of the season on Friday night as they play host to the Edmonton Oilers.
- Etobicoke, Ontario's Joey Votto has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's Tip O'Neill Award on Friday. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman becomes the first player to win the award in four consecutive years.
- Manchester United manager David Moyes says striker Robin van Persie will be out for a month with a thigh injury. Van Persie, who has 10 goals for the club this season, was hurt in the Champions League win against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.
- Toronto FC has traded veteran midfielder Bobby Convey to the New York Red Bulls for a pair of draft picks. Toronto gets a first-round pick (15th overall) in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft and a third-rounder in 2016. The Red Bulls also get a second-round 2014 pick (21st overall) in the deal.
- TSN.ca presents its latest weekly power rankings for the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season. Rankings were weighted evenly between separate lists made by TSN Radio host and soccer analyst Gareth Wheeler as well as TSN.ca's soccer editors.
- Set to make his Raptors debut at home to the 76ers Friday, suiting up for his fourth team in four seasons, Greivis Vasquez has one thing on his mind. Fed up with losing - he's done more than enough of it early in his career - the Raptors' new point guard just wants to win. TSN Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg has more from Toronto.
- After Rudy Gay's trade to the Sacramento Kings, the thinking was it could be the beginning of the Toronto Raptors' rebuild. The team could be close to making their second move with that in mind. According to a report from ESPN, the Raptors are trying to construct a deal with the New York Knicks that would involve Kyle Lowry.
- Players arrived a few at a time for a three-day camp in Toronto on Thursday and the focus of many was the health of Halifax Mooseheads star forward Jonathan Drouin, who suffered a concussion last week. Drouin said he is feeling better and hopes to be cleared by team doctors to skate in camp. He was to be examined Thursday night.
- Calgary defenceman Chris Butler scored with four seconds left in overtime Thursday night giving the Flames a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Paul Byron crossed the Carolina blue-line and curled back patiently before sending a pass across to Butler, who wristed a shot from 50 feet out that beat a screened Justin Peters.
- Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored goals, Steve Mason made 20 saves, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Thursday night. Jakub Voracek had two assists, and Giroux also had an assist to help the Flyers snap a three-game losing streak and extend their home winning streak to six games.
- Jarome Iginla had a pair of goals as the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins held on to defeat the West cellar-dwelling Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Thursday. Dennis Seidenberg and Brad Marchand also scored for the Bruins (22-8-2), who have won four in a row and eight of their last 10.
- Craig Anderson stopped 40 shots as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Thursday night. Bobby Ryan and Zack Smith scored for the Senators (13-14-6), who have picked up points in their last four games.Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal for the Sabres (7-23-2). Ryan Miller faced 32 shots.
- Roy Halladay and his former Philadelphia Phillies teammate Cole Hamels were both in the news this week; Halladay for signing a one-day contract with the Blue Jays and Hamels was mentioned in trade talks. Scott ferguson of TSN Radio 1050 looks at the years both players were drafted.
- The Winnipeg Jets fell 4-3 to the Colorado Avalanche in a shootout. With the loss the Jets have gone five straight home games without a win. They did however pick up a point in three of those five games. Jets record is now 14-14-5, their home record 7-7-4. TSN 1290 Jets broadcaster Dennis Beyak has more.
- Kent, Connecticut is a tiny town of less than 3,000, but this Kent home is anything but small. In fact, it has an 8,076 square feet interior set on 100 acres. It also has eye-catching ceilings, floors, light fixtures, and fireplaces (three, to be exact). Check out 175 Carter Road and sound off on your favorite feature in the comments. By Brandon Miller