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USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:51pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:15pm

USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye...

Talbot has 34 saves as Oilers clinch playoff spot with 2-1 win over Kings

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:49pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

EDMONTON — Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Edmonton Oilers officially qualified for the playoffs for the first time since the 2005-2006 season with a 2-1 victory over the Los...

Weal leads Flyers past Senators 3-2 in shootout

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:38pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

PHILADELPHIA — Jordan Weal put his hustle and skill on display.

Weal scored the only shootout goal after tying the game late in the third period on an embarrassing...

Gallagher gets game winner, Benn vs Benn a snooze, as Habs top Stars 4-1

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:28pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

MONTREAL — The biggest Bell Centre ovation on Tuesday night was not for Carey Price's brilliance in net, Brendan Gallagher's game-winning goal or the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 win...

Patrik Laine scores in shootout, Jets rally to beat Devils

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 9:27pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

NEWARK, N.J. — A night after being eliminated from playoff contention, all the Winnipeg Jets wanted to talk about was coming back from a two-goal deficit against the woeful New...

Morales, Travis both pick up three hits in Blue Jays' victory over Phillies

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:44pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 9:15pm

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Kendrys Morales and Devon Travis both went 3 for 4 while driving in a run apiece to lead the Toronto Blue Jays past the Philadelphia Phillies 10-4 on Tuesday...

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf misses game against Canucks with lower-body injury

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 8:27pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 8:45pm

VANCOUVER — Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was a late scratch for Anaheim's game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night because of a lower-body injury.

The 31-year-...

Tyson Beukeboom scores three tries in Canada women's rugby win over the U.S.

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:47pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 7:15pm

CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Lock forward Tyson Beukeboom powered her way to three second-half tries as Canada dispatched the U.S. Eagles 39-5 Tuesday in the opening game of the Can-...

Auston Matthews sets Leafs rookie record for goals; breaks Wendel Clark's record

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

TORONTO — Auston Matthews is the highest scoring rookie in Toronto Maple Leafs history.

Matthews beat James Reimer for his 35th goal of the season nearly 12 minutes into...

FIFA bans Lionel Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 4:52pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 5:15pm

GENEVA — Lionel Messi is banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifying games, dealing a blow to a campaign by the 2014 runner-up that has stuttered without him.


Canadian under-23 side scores second straight win at Qatar tournament

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 4:29pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

DOHA, Qatar — Goals by Jordan Hamilton and Michael Petrasso gave Canada a 2-0 win over host Qatar on Tuesday at the Aspire U-23 soccer tournament.

Canada, with senior...

Canadian men set for summer Rugby World Cup qualifier with U.S. Eagles

By The Canadian Press March 28, 2017 - 4:18pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

TORONTO — Canada will know July 1 whether it is taking the short or long road to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

That's when the 17th-ranked U.S. Eagles and No. 22 Canadians...