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Friday's Games

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 11:35pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 12:00am

Friday's Games

NHL Playoffs

Second Round

St. Louis 3 Nashville 2

(Series tied 1-1)

Edmonton 2 Anaheim 1

(Oilers lead series 2-0)

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Jacobs, Koe on to Champions Cup playoffs; Epping, Shuster to meet in tiebreak

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 11:30pm

CALGARY — Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., secured his team's playoff spot at the Champions Cup on Friday with a 5-1 win over Winnipeg's Team Carruthers, skipped by...

Tarasenko scores 2, Blues beat Predators 3-2 to even series

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 10:15pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:45pm

ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko was at the right place at the right time to take advantage of a lucky bounce and help the St. Louis Blues get a big win.

Tarasenko scored...

Canada clinches Olympic berth, heads to world mixed doubles semifinal

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:45pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada's Joanne Courtney and Reid Carruthers downed the previously unbeaten Latvia duo of Santa Blumberga and Andris Bremanis 10-5 in Friday night's draw at...

Rays rally to 7-4 victory over Blue Jays with three-homer eighth inning

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:48pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:15pm

TORONTO — Marcus Stroman sat in the Blue Jays dugout with his mouth gaping open and a look of disbelief in his eyes.

He had left the game in the eighth inning with his...

Edmonton dentist and big hockey fan crowns patients with Oilers logo

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:19pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:45pm

EDMONTON — Dentist Dr. Alex Pavlenko is providing a unique way for Edmonton Oilers fans to show off their love of the hockey team, with porcelain crowns featuring the Oilers' ...

Houston has a problem as Jozy Altidore brace lifts Toronto FC past the Dynamo

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:14pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:45pm

TORONTO — Eight games into the MLS season, Toronto FC is finding its stride.

The defending Eastern Conference champion plays best when it moves the ball fast, allowing...

David leads Canada to 2-0 win over Suriname at CONCACAF under-17 championship

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 8:51pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 9:15pm

PANAMA CITY — Jonathan David scored twice as Canada topped Suriname 2-0 on Friday night in round-robin play at the CONCACAF under-17 men's championship.

The Canadians...

Dodgers to induct Vin Scully into team's Ring of Honour

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 5:45pm

LOS ANGELES — Retired Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor.

The ceremony will be May 3 before a game against the...

Sanchez feels ready to start Sunday vs. Rays after successful side session

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

TORONTO — Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez remains on pace to come off the disabled list and start Sunday's game after throwing a successful side session on Friday.

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Gooden gets key to city 31 years after Mets World Series win

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 2:41pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

NEW YORK — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has gotten a key to the city 31 years after the team's thrilling World Series win over the Boston Red Sox.

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Foucault hoping to make mark north of the border with B.C. Lions after NFL stint

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

SURREY, B.C. — David Foucault's one and only NFL start came with the responsibility of protecting the blindside of Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton.

In...

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