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British man dies at 2022 World Cup stadium site in Qatar

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 8:13am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 8:30am

A British man has died working on World Cup stadium building site in Qatar, where construction conditions have come under sharp scrutiny since the country was awarded the 2022...

Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 7:48am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 8:15am

MONTREAL — An NHL goaltender's mask is not only the one thing standing between a man's head and a 160-kilometre slapshot — it is also Sylvie Marsolais' canvas.

The...

Jamie Nye: Jones and Reed both think Durant gamble worth it

By Jamie Nye January 20, 2017 - 6:59am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 6:59am

Now that we see how much Darian Durant is making next season we can ask "is he worth it?"

$400,000 per year still will have him in the range of 6th or 7th when it comes...

Darrell Davis: Durant gets his money

By Darrell Davis January 20, 2017 - 6:49am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 6:49am

Right until the bitter end, some Saskatchewan Roughrider fans were hoping quarterback Darian Durant would not sign with the Montreal Alouettes and rejoin his old CFL team....

Frank Corrado gets rare chance to play for Leafs after string of healthy scratches

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 9:45am

TORONTO — Frank Corrado had been a healthy scratch in 35 of the Toronto Maple Leafs' first 42 games this season, but head coach Mike Babcock suggested on Thursday morning that...

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard falls to Vandeweghe in third round of Australian Open

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 12:51am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 1:15am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Eugenie Bouchard wasn't ready to focus on the positives after failing to reach the fourth round at another Grand Slam tournament.

Bouchard, who...

Ryan Ellis scores twice as Predators hold off late rally for win over Flames

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 12:23am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 12:45am

CALGARY — A four-goal lead with less than four minutes to go in the third period should be safe. But for the Nashville Predators, it nearly wasn't.

Ryan Ellis had his...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 12:12am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 12:30am

Thursday's Games

NHL

Ottawa 2 Columbus 0

N.Y. Islanders 3 Dallas 0

N.Y. Rangers 5 Toronto 2

Washington 7 St. Louis 3

Minnesota 4...

Thursday's Games

By The Canadian Press January 20, 2017 - 12:11am Updated: January 20, 2017 - 12:30am

Thursday's Games

NHL

Ottawa 2 Columbus 0

N.Y. Islanders 3 Dallas 0

N.Y. Rangers 5 Toronto 2

Washington 7 St. Louis 3

Minnesota 4...

Michael Grabner burns former team as Rangers cool red-hot Maple Leafs

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:40pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

TORONTO — Michael Grabner observed a different-looking Toronto Maple Leafs squad than the last-place group he left behind last season, one with plenty more speed and skill....

Senators beat inconsistent Blue Jackets 2-0

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 10:16pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 10:45pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets, trailing 2-0 with the clock winding down Thursday night, got a full minute of a 5-on-3 power-play chance. But the NHL's best power-...

DeRozan, Curry, Durant, LeBron, Irving to start NBA All-Star Game

By The Canadian Press January 19, 2017 - 8:35pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 9:15pm

NEW YORK — Toronto's DeMar DeRozan won a tiebreaker to join Cleveland's LeBron James among the East's starters for the NBA All-Star Game.

DeRozan beat out Boston's...

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