Malcolm KellyMalcolm Kelly is a 33 year sports and news journalist who has covered all of the major pro and amateur sports in Canada through a career that has included newspaper, internet and broadcast experience. He is a best-selling author and the founder of a graduate sports journalism program at one of the nation's leading colleges. His favourite number is 28.
Nico Hischier, the first overall pick at this year's draft, broke a tie in the second period as the visiting New Jersey Devils downed the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday in the third pre-season game for both teams. more »
A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks. more »
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Dominic Moore was caught off guard. In his first pre-season game in his return to the Leafs on Monday, Moore lined up against Ottawa Senators forward Ben Sexton for a faceoff at 4:00 of the first period. When he attempted to win the draw, he was given a warning by linesman Tony Sericolo. more »
France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday, raising the first major doubts by a participating country over the event. more »