Our Hockey Night in Canada regular season games wrapped up Saturday, but
the excitement was high as hockey fans could feel the Stanley Cup
playoffs right around the corner. Here are some highlights from the Twitter conversation.
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Canada's Denis Shapovalov couldn't stop a Team Europe tidal wave, losing 6-7(3), 6-7(5) to Alexander Zverev as Team World fell behind 3-1 after the first day of play at the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague, Czech Republic. more »
As Jose Bautista nears the likely end of his Toronto tenure, the question of his legacy flips to the forefront. And there's a strong case to be made that he's the best Blue Jay since the team's back-to-back World Series years. more »
Many eyes will be on Eliud Kipchoge at Sunday's 44th Berlin Marathon (CBCSports.ca, 3:15 a.m. ET) where the Kenyan will attempt to shatter Dennis Kimetto's 2014 world record of 2:02:57, set in the German capital. Kipchoge threatened the two-hour barrier in May. more »
After speaking with the family of the young girl hit in the face by his foul ball, the New York Yankees' Todd Frazier thinks teams should move quickly to expand protective netting at major league ballparks. more »