National Sports News

Senators acquire Alexandre Burrows from Canucks for prospect Jonathan Dahlen

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 8:53pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 9:15pm

VANCOUVER — With the Vancouver Canucks fading fast from playoff contention, Alexandre Burrows insisted he would only agree to waive his no-trade clause for the right fit.

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DeRozan's jumper, 37 points lead Raptors past Knicks, 92-91

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 8:41pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 9:00pm

NEW YORK — DeMar DeRozan made a turnaround jumper with 1.9 seconds remaining, finishing with 37 points and leading the Toronto Raptors to a 92-91 victory over the New York...

Leafs get Brian Boyle from Tampa, the centre Mike Babcock has been looking for

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

TORONTO — Brian Boyle was still with the Tampa Bay Lightning when he shut down for a pre-game nap on Monday morning. The 32-year-old woke to news that he'd been traded to the...

Argentine midfielder Roalses signs on for second stint with Whitecaps

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 5:26pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 7:30pm

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps are bringing back Mauro Rosales.

The club announced Tuesday that it has signed the Argentine midfielder to a Major League Soccer...

Canadiens acquire defenceman Jordie Benn from Stars for Pateryn, draft pick

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 5:30pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens acquired Jordie Benn from the Dallas Stars for Greg Pateryn and a fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft in an exchange of defencemen on Monday...

Raptors guard Lowry to have surgery, expected to miss rest of regular-season

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 5:30pm

TORONTO — Masai Ujiri defended the Toronto Raptors' handling of Kyle Lowry's wrist injury, despite the fact the point guard is scheduled to undergo surgery barely a week after...

Stroman sharp through two innings, Blue Jays fall 2-1 to Pirates

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 4:46pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 5:15pm

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman threw two perfect innings in his spring training debut but Toronto still lost its fourth straight exhibition game, 2-1 to...

Canadian men hope to reverse their fortunes at rugby sevens stop in Las Vegas

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 4:23pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

After a disappointing 13th-place finish in Sydney and news that Own The Podium is cancelling funding to the program, the Canadian men's rugby sevens team looks to reverse its...

New York college hockey player charged after attacking ref

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 3:37pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — A 19-year-old hockey player from Erie Community College has been charged after attacking a referee during the final seconds of the junior college national...

Canadian women look for second straight win on rugby sevens World Series

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 3:23pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:45pm

Coach John Tait has made two changes to his roster as the Canadian women's rugby sevens team looks to make it two tournament wins in a row this week in Las Vegas.

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Source: Argos agree to terms with GM Popp, head coach Trestman

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 2:45pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 3:15pm

TORONTO — Jim Popp and Marc Trestman are together again.

Two sources said Monday the Toronto Argonauts have agreements in principle for Popp and Trestman to become the...

Canada names veteran roster for women's world hockey championship

By The Canadian Press February 27, 2017 - 2:03pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 2:45pm

CALGARY — Canada will field a veteran roster when it tries for an eighth gold medal at the upcoming women's world hockey championship.

The 23-player roster features 17...

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