Category: Sports

A potential way the Toronto Raptors can trade for Ben Simmons

Once again, there is Ben Simmons trade chatter flaring up with the Philadelphia 76ers and the Toronto Raptors. According to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Raptors and other teams, including the Minnesota Timberwolves, have had “expansive discussions” surrounding Simmons. With it appearing more likely that Simmons’ time is coming to an […]

Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field will require proof of vaccination or negative Covid test for entry

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment has released its new health and safety protocol that will go into effect next month. “Attendees (including employees, event staff and guests) will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result to gain access to its arenas, stadium and restaurants,” MLSE said in a statement. […]

NHL home ice winning percentage down 10% in “ghost arenas”: study

While the pandemic has changed a lot about our lives, the most notable changes for sports fans is the lack of fans. The NHL is no different. Starting with the playoff bubble the NHL created back in the Summer in Edmonton and Toronto, most of the league’s teams have seen very few fans attend. There […]

My take on the return of the NHL and the future of the sport

As of writing, it looks like the NHL has a plan in place to return to hockey. While this is obviously great news and will give people something to watch for the next couple of months, I wanted to write about the impact of this moving forward into future seasons after this one. These are […]