National Sports News

Jets steamed by NHL's decision to suspend Trouba but not Malkin

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:41pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 4:15pm

TORONTO — Blake Wheeler was still puzzled Tuesday morning by the NHL's disciplinary process.

The Winnipeg Jets captain understood why the league dealt teammate Jacob...

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign free-agent linebacker Glenn Love to deal

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:39pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 8:00am

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed American linebacker Glenn Love on Tuesday,

The six-foot-four, 225-pound Love spent the last four seasons with the Calgary...

Paralympic swim star Huot helps Blue Jays catcher Martin get in shape

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:35pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

DUNEDIN, Fla. — When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool.

It...

Toronto Argonauts sign former Ottawa Redblacks receiver Khalil Paden

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:34pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 8:00am

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed American receiver Khalil Paden on Tuesday.

The six-foot-one, 180-pound Paden spent the last three seasons with the Ottawa...

Raonic beats Smyczek in first round action at Delray Beach

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:21pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 3:45pm

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Milos Raonic advanced to the second round of the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-4 win over American qualifier Tim Smyczek.

In his first...

Top-seeded Milos Raonic defeats Tim Smyczek at Delray Beach

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:21pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 3:45pm

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — No. 1 seed Milos Raonic opened with an easy win Tuesday in his first appearance at the Delray Beach Open.

Raonic, the fourth-ranked player in the...

Matthews, Laine exude similar cool while handling historic rookie seasons

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:09pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 4:45pm

TORONTO — Teammates were struck by how cool Auston Matthews remained during a 13-game goal drought at one point this season. The Winnipeg Jets saw something similar in Patrik...

Young Impact goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau moves up to No. 2, want to go higher

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 3:02pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As Maxime Crepeau talked to the media on one side of the pitch at Al Lang Stadium, fellow goalkeeper Evan Bush could be seen across the field —...

Canadiens acquire defenceman Lowe form Hurricanes for rearguard Samuelsson

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 12:50pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have acquired Keegan Lowe from the Carolina Hurricanes for Philip Samuelsson in a swap of minor-league defencemen.

Lowe, who was born...

Ottawa Redblacks acquire quarterback Tate from Calgary Stampeders

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 12:02pm Updated: February 21, 2017 - 12:45pm

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have acquired veteran quarterback Drew Tate from the Calgary Stampeders a 2018 fifth-round draft pick.

The move comes after Calgary signed...

Canada's Tardi tops Switzerland's Hess 8-3 at world junior curling playdowns

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 12:00pm

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canada's Tyler Tardi defeated Switzerland's Jan Hess 8-3 on Tuesday at the world junior curling championship.

Tardi and his B.C. team...

Leafs place Marner on injured reserve; Gauthier recalled from Marlies

By The Canadian Press February 21, 2017 - 10:53am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:15am

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs won't have Mitch Marner for at least one more game, but when exactly the 19-year-old rookie returns is unclear.

Marner was placed on...

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