COLUMBUS, Ohio - Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen spent the past few days showing off Columbus to his fellow NHL All-Stars. Wilson Ramos Nationals Jersey
.On Sunday, Johansen did some showing off of his own by winning an online fan vote to be named the games MVP.Its been really cool. It hasnt hit me yet for sure, he said. This is something Ill remember for a very long time.The fourth-year forward, and first-time All-Star won despite being on the short end of Team Folignos 17-12 loss to Team Toews. Johansen led the team captained by Blue Jackets teammate Nick Foligno with four points (two goals and two assists) and won a new car to go with the honour.He beat out two Team Toews players — New York Islanders forward John Tavares and Bostons Patrice Bergeron. The three were announced as the MVP finalists early in the third period, when the vote on Twitter began in the first time fans have determined the winner.Though the vote amounted to a popularity contest, Johansens fellow All-Stars called the honour deserving.Ryan played great, said Bergeron, who had a goal and four assists. There were a lot of guys who had great nights.That included Philadelphias Jakub Voracek, who had a game-leading six points (three goals, three assists) to tie the All-Star record set by Mario Lemieux in 1988.Joey deserved it, the way he handled the weekend overall, Voracek said, referring to Johansen. Him and Nick Foligno, Im sure, have been under a lot of the spotlight. They did a great job. It was well deserved.Tavares, meanwhile, matched an All-Star record in becoming the sixth player to score four goals.Johansen has emerged as a fan favourite in Columbus after getting off to an uncertain start to the season. As a restricted free agent, he held out the first two-plus weeks of training camp before signing a three-year, $12 million contract in October.The 2010 first-round draft pick has since delivered on that potential by leading the Blue Jackets with 43 points (17 goals, 26 assists) in 45 games.On Sunday, Johansens first goal tied the game at 2 at 11:05 of the first period, when he skated out of the left corner and snapped a shot in off the far post. Johansen scored his second goal 5 minutes later, when he one-timed in a pass from Alex Ovechkin.Johansen then capped off his night by setting up goals by Foligno and Brent Burns.This weekend is definitely a confidence booster, Johansen said. But its important to not get too high, not get too low.Then there is the challenge he and the Blue Jackets face when they resume the season on Tuesday. That is when Johansen and Foligno will go from playing on the same line as Ovechkin to hosting him and the Washington Capitals.At 20-22-3, the Blue Jackets are 13th in the Eastern Conference — 14 points out of a playoff spot. They also have numerous injuries to overcome, including the loss of Sergie Bobrovsky, who is out indefinitely after he hurt his groin last week.I think we have a good focus for when we get back, and knowing that we have a job to do, Johansen said. Weve enjoyed this weekend a lot. But after tonight, well refocus on playing Washington. Chris Heisey Nationals Jersey
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. Kamloops, B.C., the host city of this years Tim Hortons Brier, is where he won his first Canadian mens curling crown in 1996.The Toronto Argonauts have plenty riding on Friday nights game with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.Most importantly, a win keeps Toronto (5-8) in contention to finish first in the East Division and secure home-field advantage for the conference final. Hamilton (6-7) currently sits atop the standings, two points ahead of the Argos and Montreal Alouettes (5-8).Toronto would also even the season series 1-1, making the Oct. 25 contest at Rogers Centre a pivotal one for both as head-to-head record determines the order of finish in the event of a tie.Toronto would not only fall four points behind Hamilton with a loss, but also lose the season series and its control on finishing first in the division. The Argos focus then, realistically, would have to shift to Montreal and winning their two remaining two games versus the Als to secure second and home field for the East semifinal.Fridays contest has meaning for the Ticats but even with a loss theyd maintain a share of first with a game left against Toronto. And with two games remaining against Ottawa and another versus Montreal, Hamilton would still control its ability to finish first.The Ticats will come into Rogers Centre on a nice roll, having won four straight and five-of-six games with quarterback Zach Collaros. He missed five starts with concussion-like symptoms before returning to lead Hamilton past Toronto 13-12 on Sept. 1 in the first-ever game at Tim Hortons Field.Hamilton is 4-0 at the new venue.Collaros was 27-of-38 passing for 317 yards and a touchdown against Toronto. But more importantly, the Ticats offence converted 15-of-29 tries on second down (51.7 per cent).That allowed Hamilton to control the play as they had the ball for a whopping 37 minutes 54 seconds. Toronto made just three-of-18 second-down chances and mustered only 142 net offensive yards as Ricky Ray was 16-of-29 passing for 142 yards with a TD and interception.However, Toronto was minus slotback Chad Owens, who has played just six games due to injuries. Owens leads the CFL in receiving yards (109) and catches (8.7) per game.Toronto has won two straight and over its last three games has averaged 35. Washington Nationals Hats
. points, 389 net yards, 121 rushing yards and 32:34 in time of possession. However, its defence has allowed 11 TDs and an average of 31.7 points per game over that span.Hamiltons defence has surrendered an average of just 232 net yards over its last six contests.It all points to a close affair with the more desperate team having a slight edge.Pick a€” Toronto.Ottawa Redblacks versus B.C. Lions, 10 p.m. ET on Saturday night.Both teams would rather forget their previous meeting, won 7-5 by B.C. at TD Place on Sept. 5. Travis Lulay made his first start of the season for the Lions but re-injured his right shoulder. The Lions (7-7) have lost three straight and need the victory to at least remain fourth in the West. Ottawa (2-11) comes off an impressive 42-20 home win over Winnipeg but is 0-8 on the road and East squads have traditionally struggled in Vancouver.Pick a€” B.C.Saskatchewan Roughriders versus Montreal Alouettes, 1 p.m. ET on Monday afternoon.Montreal (5-8) should be rested coming off a bye. Time off late in the season is often a good thing but consider the break came after two straight wins and four victories in five games. The onus will be on starter Jonathan Crompton to help the Als recapture that momentum. Saskatchewan (9-5) has lost three-of-four since starter Darian Durant (elbow) was hurt. Tino Sunseri likely starts, but for how long with veteran Kerry Joseph coming out of retirement?Pick a€” Montreal.Winnipeg Blue Bombers versus Edmonton Eskimos, 4:30 p.m. ET on Monday afternoon.Winnipeg (6-8) looked awful in Ottawa last weekend as quarterback Drew Willy was intercepted three times and Redblacks running back Jonathan Williams rushed for 180 yards and two TDs. The Bombers have dropped five straight and six of their last seven but are just two points behind fourth-place B.C. Edmonton (9-5) was flagged for penalties 18 times for 224 yards in last weekends 33-32 road loss to Toronto and head coach Chris Jones will undoubtedly clean that up.Pick a€” Edmonton.Last week a€” 1-3Overall a€” 39-22 Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys
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