Hey, we noticed you're in Canada but are currently viewing our US site. Would you like us to take you to the Canadian site, or do you want to stay on the US site?
Picking up what we're putting down? We thought you might be. Sign up for our free 4x-weekly newsletter to get "the gist" of what's going on in the sports world in less than 5 minutes.
Skip to Content

Sports Quick Hits: October 18th, 2021

Soccer

October 18, 2021
Source: Tony Quinn/ISI Photos/Getty Images
Source: Tony Quinn/ISI Photos/Getty Images

⚽️NWSL: With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, the six-team NWSL playoff picture is coming into focus. The Washington Spirit clinched a postseason berth over the weekend, joining the Portland Thorns (who secured the 2021 NWSL Shield yesterday) and OL Reign. Coming for you, November.

🏒NHL: The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 3–1 on Saturday to split the opening of the Battle of Ontario, and there’s even more good news for Leafs fans. Center Auston Matthews will make his season debut tonight at 7 p.m. ET, after recovering from offseason wrist surgery. Watch out, world.