After Marc Crawford stepped into the position of interim head coach for the Ottawa Senators on March 1st, the team played modestly better for their last 18 games, but still came in last place.

Yesterday was the end of the season for the Sens and Crawford gave what could be his last media conference.

The team will start looking for a permanent head coach for next season, Crawford is a candidate, but so are many others.

The selection process could also take a while as the team is first expected to hire a president of hockey operations.

Now the Senators organization will have to determine if Crawford represented enough of a change in the right direction, away from former head coach Guy Boucher who was fired earlier this year.

67’s in Sudbury tonight looking to take a three-nothing lead in their Junior A semi-final series.  A 7 o clock puck drop on Rogers T-V.

Natalie Spooner’s hat trick leads Canada to a 5-1 win over Russia at the women’s world hockey championship in Finland.

Canada plays the host Fins today in a game that will decide which country finishes second in Group A behind the unbeaten Americans.

Virginia edges Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime to win the schools first N-C-double-A men’s basketball title.

Former Blue Jay Kevin Pillar hits a grand slam for his new team but it wasn’t enough in San Francisco’s 6-5 loss to the Sank Diego Padres.

Blue Jays are in Boston for an afternoon game…First pitch 2 o clock on Sportsnet.

The Toronto Raptors cap their regular season with a road game tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Raptors will finish in second place in the Eastern Conference regardless of tonight’s result. Toronto is 57-and-24 on the season and heads into the final game before playoffs having won seven of its last 10.

The N-H-L’s post-season teams get one more day of rest before playoff action gets underway tomorrow. The Winnipeg Jets are among tomorrow’s matchups. They’ll host St. Louis for Games 1 and 2 this week. The Maple Leafs and Flames don’t start their respective first-round series until Thursday.

Jack Hughes will have a pretty good idea of where he’ll be headed after tonight. The 17-year-old American centre is expected to be the first overall pick in this year’s N-H-L draft, and he will be on hand when the lottery results are revealed in Toronto. The Avalanche have the best odds of landing the first pick at 18.5 per cent after acquiring the selection from Ottawa in the Matt Duchene trade in 2017.

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