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Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:43pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15pm

Sunday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

Ottawa 3 Boston 2 (OT)

(Senators wns series 4-2)

Washington 2 Toronto 1 (OT)

(Capitals win...

Oilers begin 2nd round on road Wednesday, Sens start Thursday at home

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:04pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:15pm

NEW YORK — The Ottawa Senators will begin their second-round playoff series at home on Thursday night while the Edmonton Oilers start theirs on the road Wednesday.

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Canada downs France; improves to 2-0 at world mixed doubles curling championship

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 8:38pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada remained undefeated at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Sunday after a 9-1 victory over France.

Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers and...

Canada's Abel, Imbeau-Dulac earn silver medal at diving World Series

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 7:58pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 8:30pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — Canada's Jennifer Abel and Francois Imbeau-Dulac won a silver medal in the mixed synchro three-metre springboard on Sunday to close out the diving World Series...

Mudslinging continues as B.C. election approaches halfway mark

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 7:37pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 8:00pm

VANCOUVER — Leaders of British Columbia's main political parties are continuing to take shots at each other's election promises and past performances as the campaign nears the...

Don Cherry praises Senators' Clarke MacArthur after series-winning goal

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:57pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

Ottawa Senators forward Clarke MacArthur has a fan in Don Cherry.

The Coach's Corner host used part of his segment on Sunday during the first intermission of Toronto's...

Canada secures spot in 2018 Fed Cup World Group II after win over Kazakhstan

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:56pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 7:30pm

MONTREAL — Canada secured a spot in the 2018 Fed Cup World Group II on Sunday after a pair of singles victories against Kazakhstan.

The Canadians won the play-off over...

Police believe pair they arrested are responsible for Edmonton toddler's death

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:52pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 7:15pm

EDMONTON — Homicide investigators were interviewing a man and woman "believed to be responsible" for the death of a toddler whose body was found outside a Edmonton church,...

Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:50pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 7:15pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.

A recurring theme throughout...

Stroman throws 7-hitter in Blue Jays' 6-2 win over Angels

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 6:19pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 6:45pm

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Although Marcus Stroman had no idea why he was called for an illegal quick-pitch, he refused to allow the unusual umpiring decision to stop him from carrying...

MacArthur scores OT winner, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 5:51pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 6:15pm

BOSTON — It wasn't long ago that Clarke MacArthur was contemplating retirement. His decision to stick around for a playoff push paid off in a big way.

MacArthur, who...

Gaudreau, Granlund, Tarasenko named finalists for Lady Byng Trophy

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 5:19pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 5:45pm

NEW YORK — Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is one of the finalists for the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy.

Gaudreau, along with Minnesota Wild centre Mikael Granlund and...

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