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Coyotes C Alexander Burmistrov leaves ice on stretcher

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 8:18pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 8:45pm

BOSTON — Arizona Coyotes forward Alexander Burmistrov was taken off on a stretcher after a hit from Bruins defenceman Colin Miller on Tuesday night left him motionless on the...

Big fish disappearing from NHL rental market; helpful pieces still available

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 7:48pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 8:15pm

The biggest fish in the NHL trade market are disappearing fast.

Kevin Shattenkirk is gone, dealt to Washington on Monday night; Martin Hanzal went from hopelessness in...

Veteran Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson out for season with knee injury

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 6:02pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

TORONTO — Veteran Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson is facing another lengthy absence due to a knee injury.

Seattle Reign FC, who acquired Matheson in a January trade...

Kevin Koe's team gearing up to defend Canadian men's curling title

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 6:30pm

CALGARY — If Kevin Koe and his teammates are experiencing something like curling's version of the Stanley Cup hangover, they say the Brier is more than enough to snap them out...

Diaz hits homer, helps Blue Jays over Pirates for first pre-season win

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 5:34pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

BRADENTON, Canada — Jonathan Diaz and three other Blue Jays hit home runs as Toronto downed the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-0 on Tuesday for their first pre-season victory.

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Kansas City Chiefs sign Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif to five-year extension

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is remaining true to himself.

The six-foot-five, 321-pound offensive lineman signed a five-year contract extension with the NFL's Kansas City...

Alouettes Green confident he won't miss a step after missing nearly a full season

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 5:29pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

MONTREAL — Receiver S.J. Green is confident he will not miss a step when he returns to the Montreal Alouettes after missing nearly all of last season with a knee injury.

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Toronto FC captain says Victor Vazquez makes players around him better

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 5:02pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 5:30pm

TORONTO — The early reviews on newly acquired Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez are all positive in Toronto FC's camp.

"(A) very good football player," said captain...

Mumps outbreak prompts alert, call to make sure vaccinations up to date

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 5:15pm

REGINA — A mumps outbreak in Manitoba has reached the highest number of cases in two decades and that's causing concern in neighbouring Saskatchewan.

Manitoba Health...

GM Jim Popp, head coach Marc Trestman reunite with

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

TORONTO — Marc Trestman wasted no time making his first official decision as head coach of the Toronto Argonauts.

Trestman named veteran Ricky Ray as his starting...

With core intact, Impact look to go farther than East final in 2017

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 3:50pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 4:15pm

MONTREAL — On the surface, the only noticeable change in the Montreal Impact this season is the absence of superstar Didier Drogba.

But the Chelsea legend who tore up...

Montreal Impact sign former TFC defender Daniel Lovitz

By The Canadian Press February 28, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 3:30pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact have signed former Toronto FC defender Daniel Lovitz to a one year contract, with an option for two more years.

Lovitz, 25, was kept on...

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