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Saturday's Games

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 11:26pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 12:00am

Saturday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

N.Y. Rangers 3 Montreal 1

(Rangers win series 4-2)

Edmonton 3 San Jose 1

(Oilers win series...

Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:58pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 11:30pm

MINNEAPOLIS — Detroit Tigers centre fielder JaCoby Jones was taken to a hospital Saturday after getting hit in the face by a pitch — and he is headed to the disabled list....

Simmons belts grand slam to lead Angels past Blue Jays 5-4

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:58pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15am

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Andrelton Simmons did everything in bunches Saturday night.

Simmons hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the third inning, then started the Angels' fourth...

Zuccarello scores twice for Rangers, Canadiens eliminated in six first round

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 10:13pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 10:45pm

NEW YORK — The most painful of truths are the ones that are self-realized.

And so, it fell to Claude Julien to be candid during a moment of raw disappointment.

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Benfeito, Riendeau score Canada's second silver at diving World Series

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 7:47pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 8:15pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — Meaghan Benfeito and Vincent Riendeau earned Canada's second silver medal in as many days at the diving World Series, this time in the mixed synchro 10-metre...

Paajarvi's OT goal gives Blues 4-3 win to oust Wild in 5

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 6:39pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota had the upper hand on St. Louis for most of this series, controlling the play for periods at a time.

With goalie Jake Allen as their guide...

Nagbe, Timbers beat Whitecaps 2-1

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 6:36pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

PORTLAND, Ore. — Darlington Nagbe scored a spectacular goal and Darren Mattocks added his first of the season as the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on...

DeRozan scores 33 points as Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 to even series

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 6:31pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

MILWAUKEE — In the two days between an unfathomable loss and a decisive victory, DeMar DeRozan was the picture of calm.

After going without a field goal in Game 3, the...

Tulowitzki joins Donaldson on DL for Blue Jays

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 6:20pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 6:45pm

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Toronto has placed Troy Tulowitzki on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, joining star Josh Donaldson and other key Blue Jays on the...

Canada tied 1-1 with Kazakhstan after Day 1 of Fed Cup World Group II

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 6:13pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 6:45pm

MONTREAL — Canada's Francoise Abanda downed Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to end the day tied 1-1 at the Fed Cup World Group II playoff.

Bianca...

Montreal's Price, Washington's Holtby, Columbus' Bobrovsky named Vezina finalists

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 5:08pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

NEW YORK — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy.

Price, Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Braden Holtby of the...

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

By The Canadian Press April 22, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: April 22, 2017 - 5:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY — Chris Paul and his Los Angeles Clippers teammates are more concerned with supporting Blake Griffin than worrying about Game 4 against the Utah Jazz.

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