Sunday, June 24, 2018

What Did You Miss Saturday?

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--The Grey Cup rematch took a completely different tone.  Argos QB Ricky Ray was stretchered off the field after suffering a neck injury when he was sacked in the 3rd quarter.  Play was stopped for 20 minutes as medical officials dealt with Ray.  The exact diagnosis of the injury is not known. Calgary won the game 41-7

--The Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes pulled off a deal that sends defenceman Dougie Hamilton to Raleigh for Noah Hanifin. The Flames also shipped out winger Michael Ferland and prospect Adam Fox to Carolina for centre Elias Lindholm as part of the deal.

--Chris Kunitz will be looking for a new team.  Tampa GM Steve Yzerman says he won't be offering the Regina native a contract meaning he becomes an unrestricted free agent. Kunitz has said he wants his NHL career to continue and he is not thinking about retiremetnt

--Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area, and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup. Also, Mexico moved closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1. And Belgium defeated Tunisia 5-2 in the highest-scoring game so far in the World Cup.

--Calgary is a step closer to a potential bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. The Canadian Olympic Committee session voted to approve Calgary as a potential host for the the Games. International Olympic Committee members will vote on a 2026 host city in September 2019. Calgary hosted the 1988 Winter Games.



Anonymous said...

Not good seeing Ray on the turf for that long. Didn't look to be that ferocious of a hit. Just the way he was positioned I guess. Hope its not serious.

Anonymous said...

Time to hang up the cleats Ricky Ray, family priority #1.