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Sunday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 11:46pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 12:15am

Sunday's Games

NHL

Calgary 3 Carolina 1

Ottawa 2 Florida 1

Nashville 5 Edmonton 4

Boston 6 Dallas 3

Columbus 5 N.Y. Rangers 2

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Turris, Anderson lead Senators to 2-1 win over Panthers

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 11:30pm

SUNRISE, Fla. — There's a reason Craig Anderson is often at his best when he faces his former team.

Kyle Turris scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and...

Wild acquire centre Martin Hanzal in trade with Coyotes

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 10:50pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 12:00am

In acquiring centre Martin Hanzal, the Minnesota Wild are going all in trying to win the Stanley Cup this season.

The Wild traded a 2017 first-round pick, 2018 second-...

DeRozan scores 33 points to lift Raptors 112-106 win over Portland

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 9:11pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 9:30pm

TORONTO — Two games since they rejigged their roster, the Toronto Raptors are marching back up the Eastern Conference standings — despite the absence of all-star guard Kyle...

Mo Ahmed sets new Canadian indoor record in 5,000 metre

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 9:05pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 9:30pm

Canadian Olympian Mo Ahmed has another national record.

The 26-year-old runner from St. Catharines, Ont., broke the Canadian record in the 5,000-metre indoor on Sunday ...

Forsberg, Neal lead Predators over Oilers 5-4

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 8:33pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 9:00pm

NASHVILLE — It took over seven minutes to confirm Viktor Arvidsson's go-ahead goal for the Nashville Predators. Even after all the replays, Edmonton coach Todd McLellan isn't...

LA Kings acquire goalie Ben Bishop in trade with Lightning

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 7:56pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 8:45pm

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings have decided to make their post-season push with two dependable veteran goalies sharing the crease.

Los Angeles acquired Ben Bishop...

Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 7:46pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 8:15pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kurt Busch had a monster start to the season with a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500.

Busch is sponsored by Monster Energy, which...

McLean skates to two personal bests at speedskating sprint championships

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 7:02pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 9:30pm

CALGARY — Heather McLean's coach demanded more from her after a disappointing result on Saturday.

She delivered with personal bests in the 500- and 1,000-metre events at...

Rugby stars Williams and O'Connor released from jail

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 6:28pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

PARIS — Former All Black lock Ali Williams and former Australia back James O'Connor have been released from jail after they were arrested while allegedly buying cocaine during...

Gaudreau has 2 goals and an assist, Flames beat Hurricanes

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 5:27pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

RALEIGH, N.C. — Johnny Gaudreau is generating goals again. It's not a coincidence that the Calgary Flames also are winning.

Gaudreau had two goals and an assist to help...

Two more Canucks players and a trainer show symptoms of mumps virus

By The Canadian Press February 26, 2017 - 4:45pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 5:15pm

Vancouver Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins says two more players and a trainer are experiencing symptoms of the mumps.

Desjardins confirmed Sunday that forward Anton...

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