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Darling Evans, Vokey are the newest inductees into Canadian Golf Hall of Fame

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 1:03pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:30pm

Bob Vokey was in Toronto for a golf seminar three years ago, and while driving along Highway 403 that slices through suburban Oakville, he spotted the Canadian Golf Hall of...

Senators add winger Viktor Stalberg for playoff push

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:30pm

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators added another piece for their playoff push, picking up speedy winger Viktor Stalberg from the Carolina Hurricanes for a third round pick on Tuesday...

Ex-Buffalo Sabre won't face charges in youth hockey brawl

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:22am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:15pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Former Buffalo Sabres player Andrew Peters won't face charges following an on-ice brawl involving the youth hockey team he coaches.

The Erie County...

How expansion is throwing a wrench into the NHL trade deadline

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:00pm

Members of the Calgary Flames' front office have all been asking general manager Brad Treliving how expansion will affect the NHL trade deadline.

His answer: "It adds...

Nelly scolds Mike Piazza for dissing St. Louis restaurants

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 11:04am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:30am

Nelly has promised to bring baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza back to eat in the rapper's hometown of St. Louis after Piazza spoke ill of the city's restaurant scene.


NHL 100: From Wayne Gretzky to Patrick Roy, CP looks at memorable trades

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 11:00am

While the NHL's introduction of a salary cap has made it more difficult for teams to make trades, there's still a long history of wheeling and dealing.

Ahead of the...

Race promoter: Canadian Grand Prix to continue till at least 2029

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 9:31am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 10:30am

BARCELONA, Spain — The Canadian Grand Prix will be held at least until 2029, race promoter Francois Dumontier said Tuesday.

Dumontier said extending the Canadian Grand...

2018 Tour de France to start on the Passage du Gois

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 8:19am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 8:45am

PARIS — Riders in the 2018 Tour de France will set off from the Passage du Gois, a causeway that Atlantic Ocean tides cover twice a day.

With this year's race set to...

Monday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 12:15am Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:45am

Monday's Games


Montreal 4 New Jersey 3 (OT)

Tampa Bay 5 Ottawa 1

Minnesota 5 Los Angeles 4 (OT)



Toronto 92 New York...

Kucherov's hat trick helps Lightning turn back Senators 5-1

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:30pm

TAMPA, Fla. — Nikita Kucherov gave the trade-depleted Tampa Bay Lightning a much-needed lift.

Kucherov scored three power-play goals in the second period and the Tampa...

OHL's Frontenacs auction special jerseys, raise $73,383.98 for Gord Downie Fund

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 10:41pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:15pm

KINGSTON, Ont. — The Ontario Hockey League's Kingston Frontenacs recently paid tribute to hometown band The Tragically Hip while also raising a large sum of money for frontman...

Canadiens rally to beat Devils in OT on Galchenyuk goal

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 10:37pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 11:00pm

NEWARK, N.J. — The Montreal Canadiens found a way to win despite basically showing up for only the third period and overtime against the New Jersey Devils.