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 Leafs made a shocking announcement just prior to puck drop. It was a special night for a Canadiens' rookie. In Buffalo, the Canucks didn't exactly get the result they wanted. While the Senators spoiled a party that had lasted nearly three weeks. more »
Basketball fans across North America are talking about Rathan-Mayes' spectacular four and a half minutes when he scored 30 points for Florida State in a losing cause. One of his former coaches, Nick Davis, says the kid from Scarborough has always had the right mindset to be great. more »
The Flyers' Jakub Voracek was a little upset Thursday. The Philadelphia right-winger violently cross-checked the Leafs' Peter Holland after an incident involving Flyers goalie Steve Mason in the third period of the game. more »