Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Friday, May 10

Gooooooood Morning!Story continues belowA third period scoring binge by the Boston Bruins allowed them to win Game One of the NHL East Final, by downing Carolina 5-2. A pair of early powerplay goals in the final frame by Marcus Johannson and Patrice Bergeron just 28 seconds apart, erased a 2-1 Hurricanes lead, and put a halt to Carolina’s six game post-season winning streak. None of that might have happened though, had Brad Marchand not stepped in and prevented team mate Connor Clifton from taking a reaction penalty that would have…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Thursday, May 9

Gooooooooddddd Morning!The last time the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues each advanced to the Western Conference Final – it was the same year for both teams in 2016. And beginning Saturday Night, the Blues and Sharks will meet once again for a berth in the Stanley Cup Championship series after San Jose edged Colorado 3-2 for their second, Game Seven victory of these playoffs.Story continues belowJoe Pavelski returned to the lineup after missing the first six games of the series – and the Sharks Captain made an immediate…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Wednesday, May 8

Gooooooooddddd Morning!There is absolutely no way that any one with an objective opinion would disagree that the better team was finally rewarded in double overtime of Game Seven last night in St. Louis.  The Blues edged the Dallas Stars 2-1 to move on to the Western Final against San Jose or Colorado. And to make for even more of a storybook type finish, it was native St. Louisan Patrick Maroon who was the hero, poking in a rebound at 5:50 of the second extra period for the game-winning, series-clinching goal.Story…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Tuesday, May 7

A 14th overtime game of these 2019 NHL playoffs will result in a fifth Game Seven. Gabriel Landeskog beat Martin Jones from in tight, just 2.5 minutes into sudden death to give Colorado a 4-3 win, sending the series back to San Jose for a winner-takes-all showdown tomorrow night.https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/gabe-landeskog.mp3JT Compher scored twice for his first two goals of the series for the Avs while Marc-Edouard Vlasic had a pair for the Sharks who will go the distance for the second straight series.Story continues belowColumbus wanted the chance for a Game…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Monday, May 6

Gooooooooddddd Morning!We already had a sweep. And now we’re going to have at least one Game 7 in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs as well. The St. Louis Blues guaranteed that with an impressive 4-1 win in Dallas on Sunday afternoon. Goals by Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais just 33 seconds apart approaching the midway point of the third period blew open a 2-1 game and sent the Blues and Stars back to St. Louis for tomorrow night.Story continues belowAlex Pietrangelo, who opened scoring just 63 seconds…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Friday, May 3

Gooooooooddddd Morning!Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters used the 2019 CFL draft to bolster the team’s Canadian depth on both the offensive and defensive lines by using five of his nine picks at those two positions.It began with the selection of University of Windsor guard Drew Desjarlais with the fourth overall pick. Desjarlais joined Christian Aumell on the 680 CJOB Sports Show following his selection, to talk about how a strong performance at the National Combine in March helped put him on “the radar.”Story continues belowhttps://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/drew-desjarlais-625am.mp3Desjarlais is 6’2″ and 307…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Thursday, May 2

Gooooooooddddd Morning!The motto for the parent Winnipeg Blue Bombers is “For The W”. Perhaps Valour FC might consider going with something along the lines of “For The V” after edging Pacific FC 2-1 Wednesday night in Victoria.READ MORE: Valour FC opens with a win in VictoriaStory continues belowWinnipegger Dylan Carreiro came on as a second half substitute and scored the winning goal in the 78th minute to make for a memorable Canadian Premier League debut for Winnipeg’s newest professional sports franchise. The player Carreiro replaced, striker Stephen Hoyle, scored the…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Wednesday, May 1

Gooooooooddddd Morning!Story continues belowTwo weeks ago the CFL Players Association advised their membership to refuse any travel arrangements for training camp until a new Collective Bargaining Agreement was in place. Last week the Union announced the membership had voted 97 per cent in favour of taking strike action if a new deal could not be negotiated. And yesterday the league responded by sending letters to contracted members of the three teams in Ontario, and the two based in Alberta — basically threatening to get their butts to training camp on…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Tuesday, April 30

Gooooooooddddd MorningThe Canadian Football League and the Players Association returned to the bargaining table in Toronto yesterday for the first time in nearly three weeks. And following today’s negotiating session, there will be another “vague” update from PA Executive Director Brian Ramsay. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Quarterback Matt Nichols joined Christian Aumell on the 680 CJOB Sports Show last night and says a delayed start to training camp, and especially the season won’t serve anyone’s best interests.Story continues belowhttps://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/matt-nichols-on-cba.mp3In order for that to happen, an agreement will have to be reached…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Monday, April 29

Goooooooddddddd Morning.Whether it’s “The Storm Surge” celebrations — or carrying on like a “Bunch of Jerks” — it’s working for the Carolina Hurricanes. After being held scoreless for 40 minutes, Carolina came out firing, with goals less than a minute apart in the opening 65 seconds of the third period to erase an early deficit for a 2-1 win over the Islanders and a 2-0 series lead.Story continues belowAnd it didn’t help New York’s cause when a late second period goal by defenceman Devon Toews was disallowed because referees said…

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