Fans didn't exactly flock to Rogers Place to watch the opening games of the World Juniors.
Former Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Borje Salming has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, the team announced Wednesday. “I have received news that has shaken my family and me,” Salming said in a statement. “In an instant, everything changed.” Salming, who played 16 seasons with the Leafs (1973-1989) and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1996, said he recognizes that there is no cure for the disease but says there are treatmen
EDMONTON — Logan Stankoven knows he and the rest of Team Canada are under the microscope as the world junior hockey championship begins. Not only will the squad be playing on home soil when they face Latvia in their first game of the tournament on Wednesday, they'll be doing so during a period of intense scrutiny for Canadian hockey. Hockey players across the country are used to being under a microscope, Stankoven said. "I don't think it matters who the player is or what the team is — hockey's a