Oilers enter All-Star break with plenty of hard-earned confidence
Mark Spector
There was never much doubt that the Edmonton Oilers could score. Beating Nashville and Arizona back-to-back, outplaying them 11-5 in the process, is the biggest sign of change here. It’s not just about scoring. It’s about winning.
Improved conditioning has Blue Jays' Guerrero Jr. feeling 'a lot stronger'
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Bichette, Biggio flexibility lets Blue Jays be creative in season and out
Shi Davidi
Cavan Biggio's and Bo Bichette's willingness to play multiple positions is a huge benefit for the Toronto Blue Jays, who can get more creative with their roster.
Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk says 'bigger the better' for Astros discipline
Ben Nicholson-Smith
Randal Grichuk started hearing rumblings in 2017 that the Astros’ league-leading offence was benefitting from a little extra help. Their sign stealing scheme has left the Blue Jays outfielder frustrated and looking for even more discipline.
Nearing full health, Raptors have second half to reach true potential
Michael Grange
McGregor looks to take UFC over again with plenty to prove vs. Cerrone
Arden Zwelling
The last time Conor McGregor won a fight it was a perfect encapsulation of everything McGregor’s capable of at his best. But there’s no telling if that version of McGregor still exists today, three years after the fact.
Tkachuk clan knows the game is better with more characters
Eric Francis
In the entertainment world Matthew Tkachuk thrives in, we need more leaders who are confident, smart enough and skilled enough to wear the black hat.
'Sometimes it’s tough love': Bond among Leafs' Kapanen, Keefe pays off
Chris Johnston
Canucks deploy old-school, tight-checking game to shut down Coyotes
Iain MacIntyre
While they didn’t quite out-stifle Arizona at its own game, which makes opposition time and space disappear, Vancouver did post a 3-1 victory at Rogers Arena that was impressive in its unconventionality for the Canucks.