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Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:32pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

As sports organizations and notable hockey figures express support of the U.S. women's team, several players say they rejected overtures from USA Hockey to serve as...

Maple Leafs goalie Andersen leaves game against Sabres with upper-body injury

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:28pm Updated: March 26, 2017 - 11:00am

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An injury to Frederik Andersen has cast doubt on the Toronto Maple Leafs' goaltending — and their playoff chances.

Andersen left Toronto's 5-2 loss to...

Monahan's OT winner lifts Flames past Blues 3-2

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:20pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

ST. LOUIS — Sean Monahan likes working overtime. The Calgary Flames forward proved it again Saturday night.

Monahan scored with 3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the...

Eichel scores 2 in Sabres 5-2 win over Maple Leafs

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:14pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sabres forward Jack Eichel would like to thank the thousands of Maple Leafs fans who showed up in Buffalo to provide an electric environment to what's been a...

Andrei Markov scored twice, sets up Weber as Canadiens top Senators 3-1

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:02pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 9:30pm

MONTREAL — Andrei Markov doesn't talk a lot or smile that often when he meets with the media but this time the Montreal Canadiens veteran couldn't help himself.

The 38-...

NewsAlert: Police say four people found dead in B.C. home Friday afternoon

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 8:07pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 8:30pm

ASHCROFT, B.C. — Four people were found dead in a home in a remote community in the B.C. Interior, RCMP said Saturday.

Officers found the bodies when responding to a...

Nishikawa, Killick cap cross-country season with gold at Ski Nationals

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 6:50pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 7:15pm

CANMORE, Alta. — Emily Nishikawa and Graeme Killick won the cross-country ski marathon at the Ski Nationals as the 2017 season came to a close on Saturday.

The Olympic...

Mounties confirm deaths at Moberly Lake, B.C., home a double murder-suicide

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 6:27pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 6:45pm

CHETWYND, B.C. — RCMP say the deaths of three people found in a Moberly Lake, B.C., residence earlier this month was a double murder-suicide.

Officers responded to...

Award-winning author Richard Wagamese honoured at Saturday memorial

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 5:17pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Although Edna Manitowabi did not know author and journalist Richard Wagamese well, she knew the power of his words.

The Ojibway elder and professor...

Boeser scores in NHL debut, Canucks top slumping Wild

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 4:22pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 4:45pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Brock Boeser's college career ended in crushing fashion on Friday night. Scoring in his NHL debut the next day in front of his family and friends wasn't a bad...

UConn advances to regional final with 86-71 win over UCLA

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 4:10pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 4:45pm

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — After watching UConn's NCAA Tournament dominance mostly from the bench for three seasons, Saniya Chong finally made her mark.

Chong scored 16 points...

Minister Hajdu says longer leave not for all, but higher-paid moms need help too

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 3:37pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

OTTAWA — Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said even wealthier women need more support when it comes to moving from their careers into motherhood — and back again.

The 2017...