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Travis McIver was a little nervous for his donation. SUBMITTED

Blood off the pitch

On Good Friday, rugby players and fans gathered at Barrie Canadian Blood Services Clinic to donate blood.

Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen attends practice in Toronto last Wednesday before facing the Capitals in Game 1 in Washington a day later. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun)

Trading Kessel paying dividends

As Frederik Andersen walked down the hallway at the Verizon Center just after midnight Sunday, followed not far behind by Kasperi Kapanen, a thought occurred: Almost everything about this young and growing Maple Leafs team comes back to Phil Kessel.

Colts select Hadfield with top pick

The Barrie Colts had the first-overall pick in the inaugural Ontario Hockey League Under-18 Priority Selection and chose defenceman Victor Hadfield from the Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs, Wednesday night.

The Barrie Colts introduced forward Ryan Suzuki as the first-overall pick in this weekend's Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection on Friday. From left are Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk, Suzuki and Colts general manager Jason Ford. BARRIE COLTS/PHOTO

Colts take Suzuki

The Barrie Colts selected 15-year-old forward Ryan Suzuki with the first- overall pick in the 2017 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection.