Julia WilkinsonJulia is one of Canada's best young swimmers. The Stratford, Ont., native made a splash in her Olympic debut by competing in six events at the 2008 Games in Beijing, setting a Canadian record in the 100-metre backstroke and helping her relay teams set national marks in three other races. Wilkinson added a pair of bronze medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. At the 2011 world championships she made the finals of the 50m backstroke and the 200m IM.
As Canadians celebrated the long weekend, we brought the action from Ottawa to them in an exciting game between the Senators and the Penguins. The energy between these two teams reached an all-time high and the Twitter world responded. more »
Johnny Boychuk broke a tie midway through the second period, and the Boston Bruins scored two goals in the third to beat the New York Rangers 5-2 on Sunday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. more »