The Calgary Flames welcome the Philadelphia Flyers tonight in one of four games around the N-H-L. Calgary is coming off a 7-5 loss to the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. The Flames are in a bit of a slump, having lost four of their last six games. The Flyers, meanwhile, are hoping to snap a 10-game losing streak.
John Morris of Vernon, B-C faces reigning Brier champion Brad Gushue today at the Roar of the Rings Olympic curling trials. Morris is looking for his first win of the tournament. On the women’s side, Olympic champion Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg takes on Julie Tippin of Woodstock, Ontario in the night draw at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre.
The Cincinnati Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the N-F-L’s Monday Night game.
A decision on banning Russia from competing at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics will be taken tomorrow. That is a prospect that President Vladimir Putin has already warned would be humiliating for his country. The International Olympic Committee’s executive board will meet in Lausanne less than nine weeks before the 2018 Games open on Feb. 9 in South Korea.