Barring some unforeseen bad luck in the lottery the Toronto Raptors will have one of the top five choices in the upcoming NBA draft.  As such the NCAA tournament is a tremendous opportunity for the organization to check out how the top prospects fare playing the other top prospects.  And occasionally a good player elevates [...]

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Giants captain James Henry, who has been dogged with knee problems since late December, practised hard on Monday (in gold jersey) and could be a go for Tuesday’s Game 3 against the Tri-City Americans. The Giants could use him. Three of their older forwards — Spencer Bennett, Brendan Rowinski and Andrej Stastny — need to [...]

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With Daniel Sedin’s failed penalty shot attempt Friday, the NHL scoring leader is now 0-for-4 in his career on penalty shots, and it’s never really been close. He’s bad at it. He’s so bad at it that Alain Vigneault used this most recent non-goal as an example of why Daniel never gets a chance in the shootout.

It’s a strange anomaly, really, especially considering that Daniel Sedin is a pretty fabulous scorer. Furthermore, he’s in possession of one of the NHL’s most accurate shots. You’d think he’d be money in these situations, but it would seem penalty shots and shootouts just aren’t particularly suited for his game.

Here are 20 possible explanations:

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Canucks 4 – 1 Blue Jackets What’s the remedy for a team that has very little left to play for? Pit them against a team that never has anything to play for. The Canucks coasted through yesterday’s Sunday matinee game, and probably deserved a loss for such lackadaisical play, but it’s pretty tough to outcoast [...]

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