National Sports News

No detail too small for van Riemsdyk, Leafs' meticulous hockey nerd

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 10:30am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

TORONTO — Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk has a vitamin container so elaborate that teammate Tyler Bozak is reminded of his grandma's pill box.

"He's got every...

Bill Burke, father of Calgary Flames president Brian Burke, dies age 90

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 10:16am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 12:15pm

CALGARY — William (Bill) James Burke, father of Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke, died at the age of 90 on Friday.

The team announced Sunday...

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 10:15am

CLEVELAND — Gregg Popovich would bench President Donald Trump.

San Antonio's longtime coach, who has been highly critical of Trump in the past, went on a lengthy rant...

Laurent Brossoit earns first NHL win, Oilers down Flames 7-3

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 1:19am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 1:45am

CALGARY — In an up and down season, Jordan Eberle is producing goals again.

Eberle scored twice and added two assists as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 7-3...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 12:19am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 12:45am

Saturday's Games

NHL

Winnipeg 5 St. Louis 3

Buffalo 3 Montreal 2 (OT)

Ottawa 3 Toronto 2 (SO)

Edmonton 7 Calgary 3

Columbus 3 Carolina...

Saturday's Games

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 12:18am Updated: January 22, 2017 - 12:45am

Saturday's Games

NHL

Winnipeg 5 St. Louis 3

Buffalo 3 Montreal 2 (OT)

Ottawa 3 Toronto 2 (SO)

Edmonton 7 Calgary 3

Columbus 3 Carolina...

Shootouts haunt Leafs again in loss to Sens; Toronto now with NHL-leading six shootout defeats

By The Canadian Press January 21, 2017 - 10:35pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 12:15am

TORONTO — Shootouts continue to haunt the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The club dropped its NHL-leading sixth game via the shootout (1-6) on Saturday night, Tom Pyatt scoring...

Zach Bogosian scores in overtime, Sabres edge Canadiens 3-2

By The Canadian Press January 21, 2017 - 10:18pm Updated: January 21, 2017 - 10:45pm

MONTREAL — Captain Max Pacioretty felt the Canadiens could have done more to thank Carey Price for keeping them in the game late.

Price made two incredible saves in the...

Patrick Chan roars to record-tying ninth Canadian figure skating title

By The Canadian Press January 21, 2017 - 9:50pm Updated: January 21, 2017 - 10:15pm

OTTAWA — Patrick Chan finally was able to harness that mental focus that has proved so fleeting.

Skating with an ease reminiscent of earlier years, the three-time world...

Virtue and Moir continue comeback by claiming seventh national title

By The Canadian Press January 21, 2017 - 9:23pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 12:30am

OTTAWA — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir roared to their seventh national senior ice dance title Saturday, another victory in the veteran skaters' seamless comeback.

But in...

Dufour-Lapointe, Kingsbury repeat as champions at Val Saint-Come World Cup

By The Canadian Press January 21, 2017 - 7:44pm Updated: January 21, 2017 - 8:15pm

VAL-SAINT-COME, Que. — There was no stopping Canada's women's moguls skiers, especially on home soil.

Although Mikael Kingsbury repeated as men's champion on Saturday at...

Canadian Adam Hadwin shoots 13-under 59 in CareerBuilder

By The Canadian Press January 21, 2017 - 7:38pm Updated: January 21, 2017 - 8:15pm

LA QUINTA, Calif. — The temperature barely climbed into the 60s on a spectacular, clear afternoon in the desert after two rainy days. Adam Hadwin stopped counting at 59 — 13-...

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