National Sports News

USA Hockey, women reach agreement; seek growth for sport

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 9:12am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:30am

Just three days before hosting the world championships, USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott on home ice....

Canada's three-time champion Patrick Chan focuses on his own game at worlds

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 8:54am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 10:15am

HELSINKI — Out on the practice ice at Hartwell Arena, Patrick Chan tries to stay in his own head space, avoiding the sideways glances at young stars such as Nathan Chen.

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Canadians Osmond and Daleman among leaders after world skating short program

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 8:16am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:30am

HELSINKI — Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond and Gabrielle Daleman are among the leaders following the women's short program at the world figure skating championship in Helsinki.

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Fasten your seatbelts: Cristiano Ronaldo Airport is here

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:30am

FUNCHAL, Portugal — Cristiano Ronaldo now has an international airport named after him.

The Real Madrid striker was joined Wednesday by dozens of guests and hundreds of...

Perry, Eaves score early as Anaheim Ducks down Vancouver Canucks 4-1

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 12:28am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 1:00am

VANCOUVER — Minus their captain and leading scorer, the Anaheim Ducks didn't miss a beat.

Corey Perry and Patrick Eaves had goals 1:14 apart early in the first period...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 11:22pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:45pm

Tuesday's Games

NHL

Columbus 3 Buffalo 1

Boston 4 Nashville 1

Carolina 4 Detroit 1

Philadelphia 3 Ottawa 2 (SO)

Winnipeg 4 New Jersey...

Tuesday's Games

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 11:21pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:45pm

Tuesday's Games

NHL

Columbus 3 Buffalo 1

Boston 4 Nashville 1

Carolina 4 Detroit 1

Philadelphia 3 Ottawa 2 (SO)

Winnipeg 4 New Jersey...

Matthews shatters franchise record, Leafs score big win over Panthers

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 10:51pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

TORONTO — Wendel Clark knew his record might be in jeopardy 21 and a half minutes into Auston Matthews's first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Matthews became the...

USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:51pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:15pm

USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye...

Talbot has 34 saves as Oilers clinch playoff spot with 2-1 win over Kings

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:49pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

EDMONTON — Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Edmonton Oilers officially qualified for the playoffs for the first time since the 2005-2006 season with a 2-1 victory over the Los...

Weal leads Flyers past Senators 3-2 in shootout

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:38pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

PHILADELPHIA — Jordan Weal put his hustle and skill on display.

Weal scored the only shootout goal after tying the game late in the third period on an embarrassing...

Gallagher gets game winner, Benn vs Benn a snooze, as Habs top Stars 4-1

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:28pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

MONTREAL — The biggest Bell Centre ovation on Tuesday night was not for Carey Price's brilliance in net, Brendan Gallagher's game-winning goal or the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 win...

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