"Landeskog visade lysande ledarskap"

LOS ANGELES. Gabriel Landeskog gjorde två mål, men det räckte bara till en poäng för Colorado när man gästade Vancouver i natt, svensk tid.

Canucks vann med 4-3 efter förlängning.

Men en värre smäll för Avalanche var att man fick anfallsstjärnan Nathan MacKinnon skadad.

– Blir han borta länge är det ett hårt slag för hela laget, sa förre NHL-spelaren och numera tv-kommentatorn Peter McNab i Altitude Sports.

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Pancrase kicks off 2018 with must-see flyweight battle

Legendary MMA promotion Pancrase kicks off 25th anniversary year with this Sunday, February 4 (late Saturday night in the US) with 13-fight card headlined by a must-see flyweight title fight. Pancrase 293 is headlined by boxer turned King of Pancrase Senzo Ikeda taking on 22-year-old knockout artist Yuya Wakamatsu. The event is live on UFC FIGHT PASS.Ikeda defends his title for the first time after taking the Flyweight King of Pancrase belt from Japanese MMA icon Mamoru Yamaguchi at Pancrase 289 last year. The newly-minted champion, 11-6 in MMA, has a tough assignment against No.1 contender Wa … Read the Full Article Here
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Dodson is fired up and frustrated

John Dodson punches Eddie Wineland during the UFC Fight Night event on April 22, 2017 in Nashville, TN. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)” align=”center” /> John Dodson is fired up and frustrated in advance of his co-main event assignment opposite Pedro Munhoz this weekend in Belem.After returning to the bantamweight ranks with a swift knockout of Manvel Gamburyan just under two years ago, the former Ultimate Fighter winner has come away from two of his last three contests on the wrong side of split decision verdicts. In both instances, Dodson put up quality numbers according to Fight Metric, … Read the Full Article Here
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Anders "hit the bullseye" with Machida call-out

The hint was right in front of us, in Eryk Anders’ UFC bio, where he listed the languages he spoke as English and “some Portuguese.”He laughs, admitting that his wife Yasmin not only taught him some Portuguese, but that she comes from Brazil. So maybe there is a method to the middleweight up and comer’s madness in calling for a fight in Belem with hometown hero Lyoto Machida, as Anders may have his own rooting section at Arena Guilherme Paraense when he takes on “The Dragon” this weekend.“You already know,” said Anders. Yet all kidding aside, goi … Read the Full Article Here
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Rakells fina gest till cancersjuka flickan

TAMPA BAY. Hon har haft cancer sedan hon var 9 år och om två veckor ska 17-åriga Katie Hawley opereras igen.

En av anledningarna till att hon orkar kämpa vidare är svenske NHL-stjärnan Rickard Rakell, 24.

Han är hennes idol och i helgen bjöd han och hans NHL-klubb, Anaheim Ducks, med Katie till All Starmatchen i Tampa Bay, Florida.

– Det är helt otroligt att få vara med här och se allt bakom kulisserna. Det förändrar mitt liv, säger Katie.

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