Ex-Sharks coach credited with Brent Burns’ breakout returns to San Jose bench

first_imgA familiar face is returning to the San Jose Sharks bench.Former assistant coach Bob Boughner will be back in the same position on Pete DeBoer’s staff, the team announced Wednesday morning. In his prior stint with the Sharks, he coached the defensemen, his former position in his 10-year NHL career.Boughner spent the last two seasons as the head coach of the Florida Panthers, who fired him in April after missing the playoffs for the second straight year. In 2017-18 the Panthers fell just one …last_img

Raiders need Carr running smoothly for brutal stretch ahead

first_imgGoing forward, the Raiders can’t afford six such … OAKLAND — It looked promising at the outset.Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr was in command, taking the Raiders 65 yards on their first possession for a 28-yard field goal by Daniel Carlson, then directing a 74-yard six play drive to make it 10-0. He even passed Ken Stabler as having the most career passing yardage in franchise history.And then?Punt, punt, punt, punt, interception, interception . . . Chiefs 28, Raiders 10.last_img

€700 billion in European investments given green light by EP

first_imgWhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrintcenter_img European Union flags are seen outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francois LenoirEuropean Union flags are seen outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir MEPs have approved the ‘InvestEU’ initiative, which estimates to generate €700 billion in investments. This will be done by increasing the EU guarantee from €38 billion to €40.8 billion.This programme aims at addressing the problematic investment gap currently in the EU, despite numerous initiatives to remedy the situation.During negotiations held with the EU ministers, it was discussed that the fund would prioritise objectives such as employment, the achievement of the Paris Climate Agreement, social cohesion, and better climate protection.The report was adopted with 463 votes in favour, 64 against, and 29 abstentions. Roberto Gualtieri, co-rapporteur and Chair of the Economic and Monetry Affairs Committee said that InvestEU is shaping the future of the EU towards more investment to support small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as local projects.The ‘InvestEU’ initiative replaces the current European Fund for Strategic Investment. It will consist of the InvestEU Fund, the InvestEU Advisory Hub, and the Invest EU Portal.last_img read more