National Sports News

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

NHL

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...

Galchenyuk scores in OT, Price makes 26 saves as Canadiens beat Blue Jackets

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 10:55pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:15pm

MONTREAL — Max Pacioretty refused to give up after seeing his goal disallowed in overtime. The Canadiens captain kept his composure to set up the winner just moments later....

War between promoters triggered police crackdown on amateur combat: promoter

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 10:07pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 10:30pm

MONTREAL — A tit-for-tat battle among promoters has triggered a Montreal police crackdown on all amateur tournaments related to kick-boxing, MMA, jiu-jitsu and muay thai, say ...

Clement Simonin wins injury battle but loses out in bid to stick with Toronto FC

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 8:34pm Updated: March 1, 2017 - 7:00am

TORONTO — Clement Simonin won his injury battle. But the French defender lost out on his bid to stick with Toronto FC.

After two injury-plagued years, the 25-year-old...

Coyotes C Alexander Burmistrov leaves ice on stretcher

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 8:18pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 8:45pm

BOSTON — Arizona Coyotes forward Alexander Burmistrov was taken off on a stretcher after a hit from Bruins defenceman Colin Miller on Tuesday night left him motionless on the...

Big fish disappearing from NHL rental market; helpful pieces still available

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 7:48pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 8:15pm

The biggest fish in the NHL trade market are disappearing fast.

Kevin Shattenkirk is gone, dealt to Washington on Monday night; Martin Hanzal went from hopelessness in...

Veteran Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson out for season with knee injury

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 6:02pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

TORONTO — Veteran Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson is facing another lengthy absence due to a knee injury.

Seattle Reign FC, who acquired Matheson in a January trade...

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