Ryan Howard was honored yesterday by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association with their Outstanding Professional Athlete award. Aside from the award, Howard said some interesting things.
The topic of the night focused around Chase Utley getting the dream contract and how Ryan felt about being the reigning NL MVP. Did Howard complain about not getting paid? Nope. He talked about winning.
"My own internal goals are important. I want to win a ring, and I'm feeling real good about this team. With the pitching additions we have, and if everyone stays healthy, we'll be fine. We're surely capable of making [the playoffs]."
The Big Man knows what to say and is genuine taboot. Let's just hope whenever contract talks take place they go as smoothly as Utley's deal.
Comcast has a nice clip of the Ryan talking with Neil Hartman at the banquet.
>>Howard Honored [Phillies]
>>Ryan Howard talks with Neil Hartman [Comcast]
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Matt Martin, Tyler Bozak and Patrick Marleau scored for the Maple Leafs (7-2-0). Mitch Marner added two assists.
Toronto has won at least seven of its first nine games for the first time since the 1993-94 season and just the seventh time overall in franchise history.
Adrian Kempe and Trevor Lewis scored for Los Angeles (6-1-1), which had won four in a row. Jonathan Quick stopped 31 shots.
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Tim Heed, Joonas Donskoi and Melker Karlsson also scored to help the Sharks win for the third time in four games. Jones got his fourth straight win after losing his first two starts.
Mika Zibanejad scored and Henrik Lundqvist finished with 20 saves for the Rangers, who fell to 2-6-2 on the season. New York finished 0 for 6 on the power play and is 3 for 25 over the last six games.
With the Sharks leading 3-0 after two periods, Couture took the puck away from Lundqvist behind the goal and sent it to Karlsson, who put it in for his second of the season at 2:51 of the third. Couture got his 200th career assist on the play.
San Jose turned the puck over in its defensive zone and Zibanejad snapped a shot into the top right corner to spoil Jones' shutout bid at 4:23 of the final period (see full recap).