Lawbreakers would “run scared” under a Don Cherry government, the colourful hockey commentator said Monday. “I would love to get in, but I’d have to start at the top where I can make something happen,” Cherry said on a special edition of Coach’s Corner on CBC broadcast in the midst of election night.
Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and rookie Cam Ward stopped 31 shots as the Hurricanes won their franchise-best eighth straight home game, a 7-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. Jose Theodore, who was pulled after allowing five goals on 11 shots in Saturday’s loss to Vancouver, continued to struggle. He yielded three goals in a three-minute span before giving way to backup Cristobal Huet for the second straight game.
The Dallas Stars will host the 2007 All-Star game, the NHL’s first since 2004. The game will be played on Jan. 24 at the American Airlines Center, the league said Monday.
The Wednesday-night game marks the first time since the 1989 all-star game in Edmonton that the events won’t be held on a weekend.