Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen attends practice in Toronto last Wednesday before facing the Capitals in Game 1 in Washington a day later. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun)

Trading Kessel paying dividends

As Frederik Andersen walked down the hallway at the Verizon Center just after midnight Sunday, followed not far behind by Kasperi Kapanen, a thought occurred: Almost everything about this young and growing Maple Leafs team comes back to Phil Kessel.

Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris gives a thumbs up in hospital while recovering from multiple injuries following a crash while snowboarding in B.C.'s backcountry over the weekend. (Craig McMorris/Instagram)

Injured McMorris eyes 2018 Games

Craig McMorris realizes that people might write off his little brother when it comes to competing for Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.