National Sports News

Alouettes sign centre/guard Brodeur-Jourdain to two-year contract

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 10:10am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 11:00am

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes signed centre/guard Luc Brodeur-Jourdain to a two-year contract on Wednesday.

The Montreal native is entering his ninth CFL season, all...

Reynolds rebounds from hip injury to be at top of his game heading to nationals

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:15am

OTTAWA — Kevin Reynolds' rehabilitation from hip surgery took place in a gym adjacent to a skating rink in Burnaby, B.C.

The 26-year-old would watch the skaters at his...

Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 9:42am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:15am

CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have added one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players to a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim...

Murray, Federer advance to 3rd round at Australian Open

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 9:15am

MELBOURNE, Australia — An hour after his win, Andy Murray still hadn't been able to get any video to see how he twisted his ankle and tumbled to the ground.

There's a...

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard advances at Australian Open with win over Peng Shuai

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 8:29am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 9:00am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is back in the third round of the Australian Open for the first time in two years after defeating China's Peng Shuai 7-6 (5), 6...

MLS stars show Toronto's Giovinco plenty of love when asked who shines brightest

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 6:00am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 6:30am

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Ask Matteo Mancosu who's the best player in MLS and the Montreal Impact striker doesn't miss a beat.

"Giovinco," the Italian said immediately...

Henrik Sedin scores winner for 999th career point as Canucks down Predators 1-0

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 1:21am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 2:45am

VANCOUVER — Henrik Sedin wasn't interested in taking too much credit for the 999th point of his NHL career.

The Vancouver captain swatted a rebound off the end boards in...

Backlund stays hot as Calgary Flames beat Florida Panthers 5-2

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 1:16am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 2:45am

CALGARY — Flanked by another veteran in Michael Frolik and rambunctious rookie Matthew Tkachuk, Calgary centre Mikael Backlund continues to be one of the hottest players in the...

Tuesday's Games

By The Canadian Press January 18, 2017 - 12:25am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 12:45am

Tuesday's Games

NHL

Vancouver 1 Nashville 0

Calgary 5 Florida 2

Toronto 4 Buffalo 3

Ottawa 6 St. Louis 4

Columbus 4 Carolina 1

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Hoffman, Stone score twice each; Senators beat Blues 6-4

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 11:24pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:45pm

ST. LOUIS — Mark Stone's pain didn't last long.

Mike Hoffman and Stone each scored twice to lead the Ottawa Senators over the St. Louis Blues 6-4 on Tuesday night.

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Leafs' keep rolling with win over Sabres; Rielly forced to exit with injury

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:44pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:15pm

TORONTO — Another victory for the surging Maple Leafs carried with it a potentially large cost.

Toronto won for the 10th time in the last 13 games on Tuesday night, but...

DeRozan scores 36, Raptors hand Nets 11th straight loss

By The Canadian Press January 17, 2017 - 10:35pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

NEW YORK — DeMar DeRozan's double-double and Cory Joseph's career night propelled the Toronto Raptors past the free-falling Brooklyn Nets.

DeRozan had 36 points and 11...

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