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Senators goaltender Craig Anderson named finalist for Masterson Trophy

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 6:18pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

NEW YORK — Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson is a finalist for the NHL's Masterson Trophy.

Anderson, along with Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano and...

Blue Bombers' Nichols ready for new role as starting quarterback

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 6:15pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 6:45pm

WINNIPEG — For the first time in his pro football career, Matt Nichols is heading into a season as a starting quarterback.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers pivot feels it will...

Sportsnet says two-thirds of Canadians watched first round of NHL playoffs

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 5:58pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

TORONTO — The first round of the NHL playoffs attracted an average of 1.3 million viewers to Sportsnet and CBC.

Sportsnet says the five series featuring Canadian teams...

Calgary continues pursuit of "Plan B" option for a new NHL arena

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 4:57pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

Calgary is taking the Flames further down the road of building a new hockey arena close to the Saddledome.

City council voted Monday to continue working on a "Plan B" ...

Scans show Toronto Wolfpack forward suffered neck fracture in loss to Salford

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 4:38pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

TORONTO — Wolfpack forward James Laithwaite suffered a neck fracture in Toronto's 29-22 loss to Salford in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Sunday.

A...

Raptors' all-star Lowry starts Game 5 despite missing shootaround with stiff back

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 4:29pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

TORONTO — Despite missing the morning shootaround with a stiff back, point guard Kyle Lowry was in the Raptors' starting lineup for Game 5 of their opening-round playoff series...

Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 4:10pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:45pm

BRISTOL, Conn. — Aaron Hernandez's family and friends bid farewell to the former NFL star at a private funeral Monday, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be...

Canadiens management says gifted Galchenyuk not ready for top-line centre duty

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

BROSSARD, Que. — The Montreal Canadiens haven't given up on hope that Alex Galchenyuk will one day be their top line centre. But heading into the NHL off-season, he remains a...

Star goaltender Price hopes to stay in Montreal, challenge for Stanley Cup

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:16pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm

BROSSARD, Que. — Carey Price has put to rest any concern about leaving the Montreal Canadiens.

The star goaltender can become an unrestricted free agent at the end of...

Senators find playoff inspiration in Karlsson, Anderson, MacArthur

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 3:15pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm

OTTAWA — Shortly after Ottawa's first-round playoff win over Boston, Senators captain Erik Karlsson revealed he had been playing with two hairline fractures in his left heel....

Former All-Star Delabar suspended 80 games for positive test

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 2:59pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:30pm

NEW YORK — Former All-Star pitcher Steve Delabar, a veteran of six major league seasons with Seattle, Toronto and Cincinnati, has been suspended for 80 games following a...

Orange Crush vs. Orange County:Oilers prepare for Ducks in NHL playoffs

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 2:48pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm

EDMONTON — In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized as green.

"We've got playoff...

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