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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-...

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...

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...

Laurier defensive lineman Boateng performs well at CFL combine in Regina

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 3:45pm

He came to the CFL combine as the top-ranked prospect and Kwaku Boateng lived up to that billing.

The Wilfrid Laurier defensive end showed his athleticism in the...

Canada gets win in Zambrano's first game in charge of men's national program

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 12:53pm Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

DOHA, Qatar — Caniggia Elva scored as Canada edged Uzbekistan 1-0 in an under-23 game Saturday in Octavio Zambrano's first game in charge of Canada Soccer's men's national team...

NBA bans Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violation

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 11:45am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 12:15pm

Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks was suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy.

He tested positive for a substance found in some over-...

Canada's O'Brien wins silver in final World Cup snowboard slopestyle of season

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 10:11am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 10:30am

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic — Canada's Spencer O'Brien finished second in the final World Cup snowboard slopestyle race of the season on Saturday.

Zoi Sadowski...

Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:59am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

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...

Russia's Sidorova wins world curling semifinal to set up rematch with Homan

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 9:04am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 9:30am

BEIJING — Russia's Anna Sidorova defeated Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 9-3 in Saturday's semifinal at the world women's curling championship to set up a rematch with Canada's...

Coach Francois Ratier chooses veteran women's rugby squad to face U.S.

By The Canadian Press March 25, 2017 - 8:47am Updated: March 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

Canadian coach Francois Ratier has chosen a veteran squad for next week's two-match women's rugby Can-Am Series against the U.S.

Canada, currently ranked third in the...

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