Former Toronto Blue Jays All-Star pitcher Roy Halladay died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40. The Pasco County Sheriff said during a news conference that Halladay’s ICON A5 went down around noon off the coast of Florida. The sheriff’s office marine unit responded and discovered Halladay’s body in shallow water near some mangroves.
American Kerri Einarson sailed to a 9-4 victory over Winnipeg’s Darcy Robertson at the Road to the Roar curling pre-trials. Earlier, veteran skip Glenn Howard improved to 2-0 in men’s competition. Islander Adam Casey’s regina rink lost its opening game 9-5 to Jamie Murphy. Two from each of the mens and women’s sides will qualify for the Roar of the Rings — also known as the Olympic trials — next month.
The Holland Hurricanes men’s soccer team will kick off the 2017 CCAA National Men’s Soccer Championship Wednesday versus the Keyano College Huskies.
The big news out of Nanaimo, British Columbia however was that Hurricanes fourth-year striker, Ibra Sanoh, was named the CCAA men’s soccer National Player of the Year on Tuesday night at the annual awards banquet. This is the first time a Hurricanes student-athlete has been named a National Player of the Year across any sport.
NHL highlights from Tuesday night,
Edmonton 2 N.Y. Islanders 1 (OT)
Montreal 3 Vegas 2
Vancouver 5 Calgary 3
The Toronto Raptors held on for a 119-114 win over the Bulls at Air Canada Centre
Women’s volleyball player Brittney States and men’s basketball player Jace Colley have been named the Holland Hurricanes Athletes of the Week