National News

White Sox's Abreu up next in Cuban ballplayer smuggling case

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 9:06am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 9:30am

MIAMI — Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is up next as a prosecution witness in the trial of a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer accused of smuggling Cuban...

Newfoundland parents upset as son's bowling medal revoked due to pants colour

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 6:30am

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — A Newfoundland family is upset after a seven-year old boy was denied a gold medal in bowling due to the shade of his pants.

Todd Powell of ...

Five stories in the news today, March 1

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 3:15am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 3:45am

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, March 1:



Prime Minister Juston Trudeau received a surprise shout-...

A leaner oilpatch emerges from the downturn as technology advances replace jobs

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 3:00am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 3:30am

CALGARY — Tens of thousands of oil and gas workers laid off during the downturn have been waiting for the patch to get back on its feet, but many of the jobs could be gone for...

Canadiens acquire veteran Steve Ott from Detroit Red Wings

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 1:19am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 7:00am

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has had a busy night ahead of the NHL's trade deadline.

Bergevin announced late Tuesday that the team has acquired...

Justin Abdelkader scores in overtime, Red Wings edge Canucks 3-2

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 1:17am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 1:45am

VANCOUVER — When Jannik Hansen was pulled from the lineup right before the Canucks hit the ice against Detroit, he knew something was brewing.

Hansen, the subject of...

Hertl's late goal leads Sharks past Leafs 3-1

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 1:12am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 1:30am

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks got just what they wanted Tuesday night: a late win to maintain their cushion in the Pacific Division and a key player to provide a boost...

Tuesday's Games

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 12:36am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 1:00am

Tuesday's Games


Detroit 3 Vancouver 2 (OT)

Calgary 2 Los Angeles 1 (OT)

San Jose 3 Toronto 1

Montreal 1 Columbus 0 (OT)

Edmonton 2...

TJ Brodie scores in overtime, Flames spoil Bishop's debut with Kings

By The Canadian Press March 1, 2017 - 12:20am Updated: March 1, 2017 - 12:45am

CALGARY — TJ Brodie's usually the guy making the pass. This time it was his turn to be on the receiving end — and he made no mistake.

Brodie's breakaway goal 1:47 into...

Canucks acquire Nikolay Goldobin, send Jannik Hansen to Sharks

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:45pm Updated: March 1, 2017 - 6:45am

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks made another move on Tuesday to acquire young talent, getting forward Nikolay Goldobin from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for veteran...

Jason Zucker scores late, Wild hold on to beat Jets 6-5

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:12pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

WINNIPEG — Jason Zucker was relieved he could salvage a win for his team after a performance he didn't think was very good.

Zucker scored with 2:10 left in the third...

Oilers end road trip with 2-1 win over Blues

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:11pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

ST. LOUIS — Goaltender Cam Talbot is a big reason why the Edmonton Oilers are in position to make their first playoff appearance since 2006.

Talbot made 25 saves, and...