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Montreal Impact gets international roster spot from D.C. for $75,000

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 11:11am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:30am

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact acquired an international roster spot from D.C. United in exchange for US$75,000 in general allocation money on Wednesday.

The club is...

Chasing Bobby Orr: Brent Burns has a real shot at history this season

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 10:28am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 11:30am

Brent Burns has a chance to move into the rarefied air of legendary defenceman Bobby Orr.

The 31-year-old from Barrie, Ont., could become only the second defenceman to...

Wray Morrison: Skill saw

By Wray Morrison February 22, 2017 - 10:06am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:15am

NHL regular season hockey is on my television set nearly seven nights a week.

Long gone are the days of waiting for Saturday to have National Hockey League games come...

Wrestler's dad sues to attend matches at rival school

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 9:35am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 10:00am

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man has sued to overturn a ban that could keep him from attending his son's high school wrestling tournaments at a rival school.

Liberty...

Heather Nedohin coming off the bench for Alberta at Tournament of Hearts

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 9:26am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 9:45am

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Holding Alberta's broom at the Canadian women's curling championship made Heather Nedohin realize how much she missed it.

The 41-year-old quit...

Oduro says Montreal better than Toronto despite Eastern Conference final result

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 9:45am

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Montreal Impact forward Dominic Oduro's hair is in pre-season mode — a simple au-naturel mohawk, so to speak — but his trash-talking is in fine form when...

Jamie Nye: MLB changing the wrong rules

By Jamie Nye February 22, 2017 - 7:38am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 7:38am

Major League Baseball is trying to find ways to speed up games.

One solution: changing extra innings. Another is no more intentional walks, rather a signal to give the...

Darrell Davis: No time like the present

By Darrell Davis February 22, 2017 - 7:35am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 7:35am

Baseball needs to speed up!

It's one of the few sports without a time clock, but even golf doesn't tolerate slow play. National League playoff games last season were...

Coach John Herdman picks young squad to defend Algarve Cup in Portugal

By The Canadian Press February 22, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: February 22, 2017 - 8:15am

Captain Christine Sinclair leads a young roster featuring seven teenagers as Canada looks to defend its title at the Algarve Cup.

John Herdman's fourth-ranked team...

Gardiner scores OT winner as Matthews' Leafs prevail over Laine's Jets

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:22pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 12:30am

TORONTO — The storybook ending was there again for Patrik Laine.

Auston Matthews was in the penalty box for hooking with the Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs...

Flames blow 4-1 lead, rally to beat Predators 6-5 in OT

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:14pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:45pm

NASHVILLE — The Calgary Flames are showing they have some offensive firepower along with resiliency. They needed every bit in their visit to Music City.

Mark Giordano...

Palat, Kucherov shine in Lightning's 4-1 win over Oilers

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:30pm

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Bay's "Triplets" line of Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson is heating up.

Leading a surge toward playoff contention, the trio combined...

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