Month: March 2018

Sabres’ Jack Eichel returns to practice for 1st time in a month

Buffalo Sabres leading scorer Jack Eichel isn’t sure when he’ll be cleared to play after returning to practice for the first time since spraining his right ankle a month ago.

“Other than that, everything went about as smooth as it possibly could,” Lynn said. “Get ready for the next and kind of keep the buildup for opening day.”

Twins manager Paul Molitor said Lynn will make another start on Sunday.

“We’re trying to look at the best way we can to get him ready to help us out of the gate at some point,” Molitor said. “At the same time, trying to caution him that first time on a new team, even veteran people sometimes try to overstate their case early. So we’ll be tracking him.”

The Twins are anticipating more performances like Tuesday’s when the wins and losses actually count.

“When you talk about a competitor and the makeup every time he takes the mound, this is somebody who’s going to help lead our pitching staff and all our young players, given his experience and who he is as a player,” chief baseball officer Derek Falvey said.

Thomas’ parting with Cleveland wasn’t harmonious, and the 5-foot-9 dynamo took a few portentous looks in the direction of the Cavs’ bench — but he claimed he was only talking smack to Floyd Mayweather, his good friend sitting next to Jack Nicholson.

“I don’t need to show anybody anything,” Thomas said. “They know what I can do. I only played 15 games with them, so it’s really not about showing them what I can do. The world knows what I can do.”

Damian Lillard is the reigning NBA Player of the Week in the Western Conference, and Cheap Basketball Jerseys UK he seems to be on a mission this season. The Portland Trail Blazers are currently amidst the longest active win streak in the league and up to third in the conference, and Cheap China NFL Jerseys Lillard is playing some of the best basketball of his career. It’s earned him a couple spots in the rankings.

Jets’ team needs line up for good chance to ace NFL Draft, free agency

What do the Jets need via NFL free agency and the draft in 2018? Two words: almost everything.

Richardson is gone and Wilkerson joined him. Nose tackle Steve McClendon is 32 and also might be cut, while end Kony Ealy is a free agent. That sets up one-time Pro Bowl end Leonard Williams and third-year nose Deon Simon to be the Jets’ best returning D-linemen.

Safety was taken care of last year for the long haul with the early drafting of Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye. Corner is a whole different mess.

The plan here starts with re-signing free agent Morris Claiborne, who’s still only 28 and coming off a solid first season in New York after his many years in Dallas. The trick is also upgrading on the opposite site.

Oakland Raiders: Vita Vea, DT, Washington
New defensive coordinator Paul Guenther needs an explosive disruptor in the mold of his best Bengals lineman, Geno Atkins. Justin Ellis is a free agent, as well, leaving tackle as a big need for a unit being reworked into a base 4-3.

He was released from prison last October after serving nine years for a 2007 armed robbery in Las Vegas.

O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession will air Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.

The Wild traveled to Vancouver and Edmonton last weekend while the legendary Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament was played at the NHL rink.

This weekend, the Wild will travel to Las Vegas and Arizona to make way for the National Collegiate Hockey Conference postseason tournament at Exel.

“It’s going to happen,” first-year manager Dave Martinez told the Cheap Authentic NBA Jerseys players. “One of Cheap NFL Jerseys China you guys are going to hit a walk-off home run.”

Washington position players began their day with baserunning drills on one of the Nationals’ back fields. Before heading to an adjacent field for batting practice, each position player had a chance to practice one game-winning trip around the bases.

Ducks beat Capitals 4-0 to move up to second in Pacific

Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle doesn’t know what’s behind the confluence of streaks bolstering the Ducks’ playoff chances. Right now, he’s just trying to make it last.

John Gibson made 36 saves for his 14th career shutout, Rickard Rakell scored for the fourth straight game and the Ducks extended their home point streak to nine games with a 4-0 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

Asked Tuesday about his little pest’s ability to score when it matters, his coach, Bruce Cassidy, said:

“I appreciate all of it. I’ve known Brad a long time. I’ve got a lot of respect for the way he plays the game, the way he conducts himself as a person, as a pro, and we need it.

“I was chuckling after the game because, you know, there he is, puck finds him, but he’s on it, doesn’t quit, made some real nice plays tonight.”

Bergeron was on his way right into the MVP race when he got hurt and you could easily make the argument Marchand is now part of that discussion.

Tuukka Rask, who has missed the last two games with what is being called a minor injury, shut the Flyers out 3-0 in Philadelphia back on Dec. 2. Anton Khudobin has played very well in the two games and could be back in there Thursday night.

Cheechoo, 37, is a member of the Cree First Nations and grew up more than 500 miles north of Toronto in Moose Factory, Ontario. He played 501 regular-season and 59 playoff games with the Sharks and Ottawa Senators. He had 170 goals and 135 assists for 305 points in his career and will be recognized by the Sharks on March 24 when they host the Calgary Flames.

Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said in a news release that Cheechoo “completed a remarkable journey from one of North America’s remote locations to an elite National Hockey League player.”

Cheechoo retires eighth on San Jose’s career scoring list and sixth in goals. His Cheap Authentic NBA Jerseys nine hat tricks are still the most in franchise history.

Goaltender Jean-Francois Berube is scheduled to start for the Blackhawks Basketball Jerseys Cheap (29-30-8). Berube earned the victory in Tuesday’s 2-1 overtime conquest of Colorado and has a 2-1-0 record with a 3.10 goals-against average and .907 save percentage in five games (three starts).