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Sidney Crosby, Brad Marchand and Nathan MacKinnon at work

A trio of Nova Scotian impact players have begun preparing for the upcoming season. Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins and Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche have been training on ice in Bedford, a suburb of Halifax, since last week. Along with other players from the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League, they engage in one-on-one, three-on-three and breakaway games. A native of Halifax, MacKinnon was a finalist for the Hart Trophy last season, with a total of 39 goals and 58…

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Guard made the right decision

He chose to rest several players in Wednesday’s game in New York Everyone knew that the Impact streak would not be eternal, so the loss to New York City FC on Wednesday night is not surprising. It’s not surprising at first because New York has still not lost at Yankee Stadium this season. The teams that go there almost all go to the slaughterhouse. In this context, the men of Rémi Garde have done their best by defending themselves honestly for one hour. But New Yorkers are methodical and have finally…

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Stevenson vs. Gvozdyk at GYM: WBC confirms

The World Boxing Council (WBC) confirmed to Quebec promoter Yvon Michel on Wednesday that his organization had indeed won the tender for the fight between Adonis Stevenson and Oleksandr Gvozdyk, and in the rules. Suspicions of collusion hovered over the outcome of the bid at its unveiling on Monday, as two promoters related to Al Haymon, in this case the Yvon Michel Group (GYM) and Tom Brown, had participated. Brown, who had won the call, immediately withdrew his offer once the results were known and the organization of the fight…

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The Montreal Canadiens are full of centers

 The Canadian had the opportunity to replenish his bank of hopes with ten selections before the opening of the repechage. The CH finally spoke eleven times, betting on centers seven times. Marc Bergevin and Trevor Timmins had a fairly clear strategy and it was to refill centers, a nerve center and a weakness within the organization since time immemorial. Following the selection of Finland’s Jesperi Kotkaniemi with third overall, Timmins continued his search for centers with additions from Jacob Olofsson (56), Cameron Hillis (66), Allan McShane (97), Cole Fonstad (128) ,…

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A good start for Red Bull

When they arrived in Montreal, Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo did not know if the new parameters of their respective engines would allow them to be competitive with the other leading teams. They had part of their response on Friday in the first two free practice sessions. Verstappen achieved the fastest time in both sessions. In the afternoon, he shone with a time of 1: 12.198 min to beat Kimi Raïkonnen (Ferrari) who ran well with 1: 12.328. “It’s a positive start,” said Max Verstappen minutes after the car’s release. The car was…

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