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Sharks 4 Canucks 1: Moral victory on shot clock, but another loss

Friday  11:35,   16 february 2018
The Province

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The two teams that met in the, sigh, 2011 Western Conference Final faced each other here Thursday night. The Sharks, who have recovered nicely from that setback, made chum out of the visiting Canucks, getting goals from Mikkel[...]

UFC 221’s Romero, Rockhold face six-month medical suspensions

Friday  09:41,   16 february 2018

Yoel Romero and Luke Rockhold are among seven fighters from UFC 221 facing six-month medical suspensions. Romero defeated Rockhold by third-round TKO in the featured bout at the Feb. 11 event that took place in Perth, Australia. The suspensions were [...]

About last night … Canadiens lose 5-2 in Arizona

Friday  08:54,   16 february 2018
The Gazette

In terms of total points, the Arizona Coyotes are the worst team in the National Hockey League. In terms of what we watched Thursday night, the Canadiens could wrest away that dubious distinction. How bad are they? No team in the league has lost[...]

Maple Leafs trade Nikita Soshnikov to St. Louis Blues for 2019 pick

Friday  08:10,   16 february 2018

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded forward Nikita Soshnikov to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.The Toronto Maple Leafs traded forward Nikita Soshnikov to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a fourth-round[...]

How 2 shortsighted trades destroyed Blackhawks' immediate potential

Friday  08:07,   16 february 2018

<p>Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman got a little ahead of himself this offseason, and it's a major reason why his team has lost seven straight games - including an embarrassing 6-1 loss Monday to the last-place Arizona Coyotes - [...]

Blue Jays sign pitcher Jaime Garcia to $8-million contract

Friday  08:06,   16 february 2018

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed veteran pitcher Jaime Garcia to a one-year contract with a team option for 2019.The Toronto Blue Jays signed left-hander Jaime Garcia to a one-year, $8-million deal on[...]

Richard Griffin: Stroman fumes after losing arbitration fight with Blue Jays

Friday  08:06,   16 february 2018
Toronto Star

The Blue Jays may have posted the most pyrrhic of salary victories on Thursday when a decision was announced by a panel of arbitrators in Arizona that they’d won their case against righthander Marcus Stroman. The 26-year-old starter will earn $6.5[...]

Ranking 5 potential suitors for Kovalchuk if he returns to NHL

Friday  01:26,   16 february 2018

Ilya Kovalchuk arguably has the most to prove during the PyeongChang 2018 men's hockey tournament, leading the favored Olympic Athletes from Russia into combat.&nbsp;It's been widely reported Kovalchuk, who will be an unrestricted free agent [...]

Tiger Woods opens with 1-over 72 at Genesis Open

Friday  01:21,   16 february 2018

Tiger Woods started by losing his golf ball in the tree and ended by playing from the wrong hole. LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods started by losing his golf ball in the tree and ended b In his return to Riviera for the first time in 12 years, he played [...]

Bloemen's gold highlights huge day for Canada

Friday  01:21,   16 february 2018

After settling for silver in the men's 5,000 metres, Calgary speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen lamented that he didn't have more in the tank to challenge Dutch great Sven Kramer for gold. His tank was full of high-grade octane on Thursday, as[...]

Bosh teases possible NBA return this season: 'I'm not done yet'

Friday  01:01,   16 february 2018

An old face has emerged as a potential free-agent target for contenders.&nbsp;Chris Bosh, who hasn't played in the NBA since February 2016 due to setbacks from repeated instances of blood clots, was candid about his recovery process Thursday on[...]

Lions sign Muamba, Dubuisson, Godin in free agency

Friday  01:01,   16 february 2018

The B.C. Lions made three more moves in the CFL free agency Thursday, including the signing of Canadian defensive backs Cauchy Muamba and Mike Dubuisson. The Lions also re-signed Canadian defensive lineman Edward Godin, who will compete for a spot[...]

3 takeaways from Canada's win over Switzerland

Friday  00:51,   16 february 2018

Canada breezed to a 5-1 victory over Switzerland in its opening game Thursday, setting the tone for the rest of the tournament at PyeongChang 2018. The result was never in doubt, as Rene Bourque and Wojtek Wolski scored two goals each and Ben[...]

Canadian speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen wins gold medal in 10,000 metres

Friday  00:12,   16 february 2018
National Post

Bloemen's time of 12:39.77 was more than fast enough to edge Dutch luminary Sven Kramer, who tumbled out of the medals in stunning fashion . Kramer’s 13:01.02 was only good enough for sixth.© Leah Hennel, Postmedia Network Canada's Ted-Jan[...]

Team Canada wins Olympic hockey opener

Friday  00:11,   16 february 2018

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of - Rene Bourque and Wojtek Wolski scored twice and Derek Roy had three assists as Team Canada opened its Olympic campaign by dispatching Switzerland 5-1 on Thursday. For a team expected to score by committee, the[...]