Day 51 of the NHL lockout. The two sides will resume talks tomorrow. It sounds encouraging, but I will not hold my breath until the deal is officially done.
There is one hockey game on tonight between the QMHL All-Stars and the Russian-Selects. Even though it's only an exhibition game, I'm really looking forward to it. To me, it's better than no hockey at all.
Well, David Ortiz is not going anywhere this offseason. He's going to stay in Boston as he signed a two-year, $26 million contract today.
Joel Petalta has signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Tampa Bay Rays with $2.5 million option for 2015.
The Toronto Raptors won their first game of the season last night, defeating the Minnesota Timber Wolves 105-86. Top scorer for Minnesota was Andrei Kirilenko with 17 pts. Top scorers for Toronto were: DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry with 22 pts.