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Nugent-Hopkins leaves an impression at prospects game

Every shift at the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game offers a chance to leave an impression and players need to use their ice-time wisely.

Marcum mashed

The Boston Red Sox are proving to be quite the killjoy for the Toronto Blue Jays, who continue to look lost against a team that bedevils them like no other.

One-hit wonder

It seems like no-hitters or perfect games are often punctuated by a defensive play that preserves the gem, like the leaping catch against the centre-field wall made by Dewayne Wise behind Mark Buehrle last July.

Final blast for Bautista?

On another night of swirling will he stay or will he go drama, Toronto Blue Jays right-fielder Jose Bautista provided both his current employers and potential suitors more reason to covet his services.

Canada pushes to speedskating gold

An Olympics that frequently swung between success and disaster for Denny Morrison and the rest of Canada’s long-track speedskaters came to a golden end Saturday — and it was all in the push.

Groves wins silver

In an ideal world for Canada’s long-track speedskating team, Christine Nesbitt would be standing alongside Kristina Groves on the podium at the Richmond Olympic Oval, each celebrating their second medal of these Winter Games before an adoring crowd.

Blue Jays not looking back

The Toronto Blue Jays put a dismal and turmoil-laced 2009 season to bed Sunday insisting that their simmering unrest is no longer boiling over and brighter days are ahead.

Cecil big in Jays’ win

Toronto Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston insists he’s not worrying about the ebb and flow of Roy Halladay trade talks, and that’s probably a good thing for someone with so many other things to keep an eye on these days.

Votto sinks Blue Jays

Joey Votto began an emotional trip home with the soul-baring revelation of his recent bout with anxiety and depression, and ended it with a big-time performance that reminded all of the force he’s becoming at the plate.