Bettman’s Olympics Brinkmanship

The National Hockey League continues to play coy over allowing its players to take part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Some observers suggest the likelihood is growing dimmer after a recent “courtesy” meeting in New York involving officials...

Trio of Young Guns Driving Leafs Current Success

Thanks to rookie stars Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander, the rebuilding Toronto Maple Leafs unexpectedly find themselves in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race. As of Jan. 7, the Leafs had 44 points,  vaulting ahead of the idle Boston...