Flames' Talbot rewarded with yet another Vezina-calibre post-season test
Eric Francis
Having already outplayed Vezina favourite Connor Hellebuyck in the first round, Calgary's Cam Talbot is embracing the opportunity to face either Jordan Binnington or Ben Bishop for the Flames' next test.
As Chase Anderson debuts, importance of depth on display for Blue Jays
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Canucks' blend of youth, veterans soars into playoffs ahead of expectations
Iain MacIntyre
Led by dynamic, young stars Elias Pettersson, Quinn Hughes and Brock Boeser, and supported by a few veterans and some key mid-career players still at their peak, anything seems possible for the Canucks.
Why Raptors' low-stakes loss to Celtics is not cause for long-term concern
Michael Grange
It’s been a while since the Raptors have walked off the floor with so little to be pleased about, but it was bound to happen. Better to lose the season series to the Celtics 1-3 than fall behind by that margin in a series that really matters when the playoffs finally roll around.
Oilers short on toughness in season-ending loss to Blackhawks
Mark Spector
Blue Jays' Tanner Roark struggles after long layoff in loss to Red Sox
Shi Davidi
Between extended idle periods caused by COVID-19 havoc and the increasingly restrictive protocols governing player actions on and off the field this summer, respites from the difficulties of pandemic life have been hard to come by for Tanner Roark.
Maple Leafs' Big Four rewrite ending to the season in its most dire moment
Chris Johnston
The deficit looked insurmountable. The final buzzer loomed large. The last chapter in this Maple Leafs season was written. Then Auston Matthews and the rest of Toronto's Big Four authored a new ending.
MLB's tweak to lineup card process should prevent Jays' Waguespack snafu
Shi Davidi
Canadiens' kids help lead team to improbable series win over Penguins
Eric Engels
Kiss the draft lottery goodbye, Montreal Canadiens fans. Your team is one of 16 advancing to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.