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Wray Morrison: Can Con returns to the NHL playoffs

By Wray Morrison March 28, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:49am

What a difference a year makes. As of Tuesday, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto were sitting 1,2,3 in the NHL's Atlantic division. The two Alberta teams are on the verge of playoff...

Wray Morrison: Saskatchewan pride

By Wray Morrison March 27, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 11:56am

The inaugural CFL Week in Regina was a huge success. The league should take some credit for staging a terrific event.

The CFL did well in putting itself in front of fans...

Wray Morrison: Star treatment

By Wray Morrison March 24, 2017 - 12:31pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 12:31pm

NHL referees Jon McIsaac and Gord Dwyer are being targeted by Penguins fans following Thursday's Pens vs. Sens game.

National Hockey League star Sidney Crosby slashed...

Wray Morrison: Extended winning

By Wray Morrison March 22, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 12:48pm

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is in line for a contract extension.

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised, based on the fact this team has made back-to-back playoff...

Wray Morrison: Iginla fight shows dropping gloves no substitute for scoring goals

By Wray Morrison March 21, 2017 - 12:49pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 12:49pm

I realize that I have facetiously asked for a hard copy of hockey's "code" before.   Those, both in and outside the sport, who believe fighting needs to be part of the NHL game...

Wray Morrison: U and TV

By Wray Morrison March 20, 2017 - 11:44am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:44am

Today I come to the defence of Rogers Sportsnet.

On Sunday, while the UNB Varsity Reds were facing the U of S Huskies in the men's nationally televised hockey final, the...

Wray Morrison: The case for Casey

By Wray Morrison March 17, 2017 - 12:25pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 12:36pm

I've been a fan of the way Raptors coach Dwayne Casey carries himself ever since he joined the team.

I'll admit I didn't know much about him prior to his hire in Toronto...

Wray Morrison: It's time

By Wray Morrison March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman didn't hold back in Calgary earlier this week.

Bettman was asked when he'd like to see the city get a new home for the Flames and he said "...

Wray Morrison: Leafs players need to respond after Florida debacle

By Wray Morrison March 15, 2017 - 12:49pm Updated: March 15, 2017 - 12:49pm

An NHL schedule takes its toll on a team at some point in a season.   Teams go on win streaks and teams go through slumps over the course of 82 games.   Last night, the Florida...

Wray Morrison: Heel-dragging on Flory hire could prove costly for Huskies

By Wray Morrison March 14, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 10:23am

Academia and athletics don't always mix. The University of Saskatchewan has again proven it.   84 days after Brian Towriss stepped down as head coach of the U of S Huskies...

Wray Morrison: Hot and cold

By Wray Morrison March 10, 2017 - 9:34am Updated: March 10, 2017 - 9:37am

The Rider Nation has that warm fuzzy feeling following the Vince Young news conference yesterday.

He said he's not "big-headed" and told fans to give him a hug when they...

Wray Morrison: To be Young again

By Wray Morrison March 9, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: March 9, 2017 - 8:49am

TSN's Gary Lawless summed up the Vince Young signing best when he said there is “no risk” to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

I agree. Chris Jones has landed a high-profile...