The family of Stan Mikita announcing the Chicago Blackhawks legend has been diagnosed with dementia. The Blackhawks also releasing a statement saying that they are thinking of him and his family at this difficult time and wish him well.
There are 11 games in the NHL today including the Montreal Canadians facing the Washington Capitals, the Toronto Maple Leafs up against the Philidelphia Flyers and the New York Islanders playing the Detroit Red Wings.
In NBA action the Toronto Raptors meet the Washington Wizards.
In the Maritime Hockey League today there are three games. Miramichi plays Dieppe, Campbellton is up against Yarmouth and Valley plays Amherst.
In the Q, the Saint John Sea Dogs are taking on the Armada.