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Tonight's Red Wings-Hurricanes game delayed by poor ice in Raleigh

After almost a two-hour delay, the Hurricanes-Red Wings game was postponed on Monday night due to an "unplayable" ice surface caused by mechanical issue with the PNC Arena cooling system. If neither team had a game on Tuesday they could have just waited until the ice was sufficiently cooled. The Detroit Red Wings are going to be either a exhausted team on Tuesday when they play in Tampa Bay or a well-rested team depending on how fast water freezes.


Man City veteran Yaya Toure always confident winning over Pep

Man City veteran Yaya Toure always confident winning over Pep

Theo Walcott opened the scoring early on with the Gunners' only shot on target before goals from Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling turned the game in City's favour. "We've played four games away from home out of the last five [and] we had one day less recovery at Everton after everyone else". Against Manchester City on Sunday, Wenger watched as his side subsided, producing a second half performance so lame it was hard to believe Arsenal are considered title challengers.


Carragher and Neville choose their teams of the season so far

Carragher and Neville choose their teams of the season so far

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has named Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta as the Premier League's best defender. N'Golo Kante has continued to impress in the middle of the park following his summer move from Leicester while Eden Hazard has rediscovered his best form under Conte to also make the cut.


Jose Mourinho 'On Brink' of Massive Manchester United Signing

Jose Mourinho 'On Brink' of Massive Manchester United Signing

His family have remained in London but visit on a regular basis and despite reports to the contrary he is perfectly happy with his lifestyle. If so, it will be a major signing for United as Mourinho will be confident that he is a long-term solution to their defensive problems.



Gary Neville warns Arsene Wenger over Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's contracts

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has warned Arsene Wenger that Arsenal can not afford to be held to ransom by Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in the pair's contract negotiations. "I'm very happy at the club". Arsenal , who are third in the table, travel to face fourth-placed Manchester City on Sunday. The issue around £400,000 or £300,000-per-week, you've got to allow them to manage the club around that and Wenger has always been pretty good around making those calls.


Blackhawks could get G Corey Crawford back on Friday

Blackhawks could get G Corey Crawford back on Friday

Also productive for Chicago has been Scott Darling , who has been solid in goal while Corey Crawford recovers from an appendectomy. Quenneville says there was a discussion about starting rookie Lars Johansson against the Sharks, but they made a decision to stay with Darling despite signs of fatigue the past couple games.