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Maritime hockey community reacts to Nathan Mackinnon's record NHL contract

According to former NHL scout Paul Gallagher, Nathan Mackinnon is more than just a world-class talent. Gallagher said MacKinnon is also one of the hardest workers he's ever seen, both on and off the ice. That value has earned MacKinnon an eight-year contract extension, worth more than $100-million US, which will be an average of $12.6 million each season.

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Why Fiona's rare left hook make it a menace through Atlantic Canada

One reason why Fiona has been labelled a 'historical storm' for Eastern Canada is because of its unusual left hook. Tracking for the storm released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that, once it passes the 40th parallel north, its trajectory appears to veer slightly left, taking it straight to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Russia shells Ukrainian cities amid Kremlin-staged votes

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow, while hundreds of people were arrested in Russia for trying to protest a mobilization order that commits more troops to the fight in Ukraine.