Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his third period goal with teammates on the bench in Game 4 against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
The Stanley Cup has been handed out, but next season unofficially begins on July 1. Teams looking to improve their rosters will try their best to land free-agent players that could turn their fortunes around come next spring. more »
Once again Lionel Messi's moment has come and gone. And this time it could be forever. Having failed, yet again, to win a major trophy with Argentina, the world's best player has decided to retire from international play. more »