Varlamov sets Islanders record before shutout streak ends in Game 2

Semyon Varlamov‘s teammates shouldered the blame after the New York Islanders goalie was pulled at 15:09 of the first period in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Wednesday. Varlamov set an Islanders record for the longest shutout streak […]

Hyperloop: about 300 km in 30 minutes in Canada?

The Government of Alberta has expressed its support for the Canadian company Transpod for the possible construction of a “hyperloop”, a new type of state-of-the-art public transport in which passengers take their seats in capsules that can run to 1000 km / h. • Read also: Students dream of a capsule speeding at 1000 km […]

A simple test could predict the onset of Crohn’s disease

A simple urine test could detect Crohn’s disease even before it appears, Canadian researchers have suggested. In a study published Thursday in the American Gastroenterological Association, researchers explained that the disease could be caused by an alteration in the permeability of the lining of the intestines which prevents the immune system from activating in the […]

Minnesota wins NBA draft lottery, rights to No. 1 pick

Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:00PM EDT The NBA draft lottery was delayed three months. The Minnesota Timberwolves are certainly feeling like the wait was worthwhile. The Timberwolves won the lottery Thursday night, giving them the No. 1 pick. The lottery was conducted virtually because of the pandemic, with NBA […]

Michel Bergeron’s message to Claude Julien

TVA Sports analyst Michel Bergeron made a point of sending a message to Claude Julien on Friday on LCN. • Read also: Claude Julien’s important lesson to Quebecers • Read also: Claude Julien comes home • Read also: Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien hospitalized “Bergie”, who has a history of heart problems, pleaded with […]

66 players opt out of NFL season due to coronavirus pandemic

Barry Wilner, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:05PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:44PM EDT A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen. Twenty offensive linemen and 11 on defence opted out before Thursday’s deadline. […]

Transat will enhance its offer this winter

As of November 1, Transat will enhance its offer of flights and packages for travelers. The company, which began to resume its activities on July 23 after 112 days of shutdown, plans to offer 40 destinations during winter 2020-21. • Read also: Resumption of Air Transat flights: travel enthusiasts meet • Read also: Air Transat […]

Agreements: vaccines available in 2021 in Canada (if the trials are successful)

Ottawa announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with Moderna as well as with Pfizer and BioNTech, to secure possible doses of the two vaccines against the disease. “These two agreements demonstrate our aggressive approach to providing access to a vaccine,” Supply Minister Anita Anand said at a press briefing in Toronto. • […]

Pastrnak plays for Bruins in exhibition game

David Pastrnak scored for the Boston Bruins in an exhibition game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. “I knew coming into the game I’m not going to feel great, but at the end it wasn’t that bad,” Pastrnak said after the 4-1 loss. “To be honest, I’d rather play and get […]