“Yeah, there is,” Cassidy said. “I don’t like our execution lately. It hasn’t hurt us much, but as some point it will. Clearly in Vancouver I guess you could point to that, but when you lose 6-1 there’s a lot of things going on. Certainly, a power-play (goal) could have gotten us back in the game. It’s not where it needs to be, let’s put it that way. It’s an area of our game that needs to improve.”
Defenseman Nick Holden, who was obtained in a trade with the New York Rangers on Tuesday, is not expected to play Saturday. He joined the team in Toronto and is expected to need a few practices.
Roughly a week later Martin sent a message to his father telling him he wished he had his toughness after he just laughed off some calling him the n-word.
“I don’t do anything. I suppose it’s white private school conditioning, turning the other cheek,” the text read in part.
Thursday’s Instagram post is just the latest in a string of events that raise serious concerns about Martin. In a Facebook post in August 2015, Martin wrote of multiple suicide attempts, sleep problems and substance abuse.
Before the game, though, Harry Connick Jr. performed the national anthem. And Chuck Knoll — a four-time Super Bowl-winning head coach — participated in the coin flip.
The injury, rehabilitation and timetable for a return has complicated the Spurs’ and Leonard’s relationship, causing tension and fraying the fabric of what was once a strong partnership, league sources told ESPN. The uncertainty surrounding this season — and Leonard’s future, which could include free agency in the summer of 2019 — has inspired a palpable stress around the organization, league sources said.
Our friendship goes back many years, Belichick said via USA Today. Anybody who spends more than five minutes with me knows I’m not a political person. My comments are not politically motivated. I have a friendship with Donald.
The Make America Great Again slogan is intrinsically tied to Trump and forever will be. So naturally, when a hat bearing the phrase showed up in Brady’s locker shortly after Trump confirmed his candidacy for president, it implied support.