Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is a passionate sports fan and has written extensively about breaking sports stories in Canada. Whether writing about hockey or American football, he will always give you the best highlights.

  • Maple Leafs win 4-1 Against The Dallas Stars

    Maple Leafs win 4-1 Against The Dallas Stars

    January 26, 2018
    The Toronto Maple Leafs added another victory against the Dallas Stars last night with thier 4-1 win. For Nazem Kadri, the win was a much-needed boost to moral and while talking to reporters, noticed Mitch Marner close by stopping mid-sentence to say lightheartedly, “You want in here?”. I’m sitting here pumping your tires, and you’re ...
  • Avalanche Bring Winning Streak To 10 as Maple Leafs Lose 5 In A Row

    Avalanche Bring Winning Streak To 10 as Maple Leafs Lose 5 In A Row

    January 23, 2018
    The Colorado Avalanche saw their winning streak increase to ten last night with their win against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The same game saw the Leafs increase their losing streak to five in a row and another dismal performance by the beleaguered team. The crowd at the A.C.C made sure to let Jonathan Bernier, Colorado’s ...
  • Philadelphia Flyers Retire #88 Jersey As They Defeat Maple Leafs 3-2

    Philadelphia Flyers Retire #88 Jersey As They Defeat Maple Leafs 3-2

    January 19, 2018
    The Wells Fargo Center was on its feet as the #88 jersey rose to the rafters as the Philadelphia Flyers paid tribute to Eric Lindros before the start of tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. As the crowd cheered, Lindros said, “Very blessed that I could’ve played in Philadelphia. These are one of those ...
  • Montreal Canadiens Lose In Overtime To New York Islanders 5-4

    Montreal Canadiens Lose In Overtime To New York Islanders 5-4

    January 16, 2018
    The New York Islanders managed to score in overtime against the Montreal Canadiens and win 5-4 in Monday night NHL action. John Tavares scored the winning goal just shy of the two-minute mark of overtime, making it his 2nd goal of the night and New York’s Thomas Greiss has a career-high game with 52 saves. ...
  • Vancouver Canucks beat the Bluejackets 5-2 in much needed win

    Vancouver Canucks beat the Bluejackets 5-2 in much needed win

    January 13, 2018
    The Vancouver Canucks, as a team, has been struggling with winning, let alone scoring, but Friday night’s game 5-2 win against the Columbus Bluejackets saw the team do both and bringing an end to a losing streak that saw the team go five games without a win. In the last four games, Vancouver managed only ...
  • Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin hoping for PGA win early in 2018

    Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin hoping for PGA win early in 2018

    January 11, 2018
    After a year that saw many milestones, Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin feels there is little that will stop him from winning in early 2018 as he gets ready to play the CareerBuilder Challenge, which will be his 2nd tournament of 2018. The CareerBuilder Challenge has been one of success for Hadwin, who in 2016managed to ...
  • Chicago Blackhawks Decimate the Senators 8-2

    Chicago Blackhawks Decimate the Senators 8-2

    January 10, 2018
    The Chicago Blackhawks saw Jonathan Toews and Nick Schmaltz both scoring goals, as did Patrick Kane and earned four assists against the Senators. Chicago went on to decimate the Ottawa Senators 8-2 after scoring five goals during the 2nd period and defeating Ottawa’s hopes of a comeback. Erik Karlsson, the captain of the Senators said. ...
  • NHL All-Star Fan Voting Sees McDavid, Ovechkin & Stamkos Lead

    NHL All-Star Fan Voting Sees McDavid, Ovechkin & Stamkos Lead

    December 29, 2017
    With the NHL All-Star game a little less than a month away, several players have begun to emerge as fan favorites their respective divisions. This year’s All-Star game will be held at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida which is the home of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Just the like previous two years selected ...
  • Alex Burmistrov Calls Time On NHL Career After Canucks Release

    Alex Burmistrov Calls Time On NHL Career After Canucks Release

    December 26, 2017
    Alex Burmistrov has officially asked to be released from his contract with the Vancouver Canucks. This is just a day after day he was scratched in favor of a seventh defenceman – though his agent, Dan Milstein, says that is just a coincidence. Burmistrov signed a one-year contract with the Canucks for $900,000 after he ...
  • Matthews helps Maple Leafs take the win

    Matthews helps Maple Leafs take the win

    December 24, 2017
    Austin Matthews seems to be making a difference for the Toronto Maple Leafs. This was evident to the Rangers in their late December game against Toronto. Toronto won the game 3-2, thanks to Matthews, who was playing for the first time since returning from a concussion he suffered during a December 9th game. Matthews scored ...