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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 - 9:00pm

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...

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...

Young Maple Leafs beat expectations - just not their own

By The Canadian Press April 24, 2017 - 9:41am Updated: April 24, 2017 - 10:30am

TORONTO — Morgan Rielly and his Maple Leafs teammates knew something no one else did when they huddled together for dinner before the start of the 2016-17 season.

"We...

Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:45pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 12:15am

BRISTOL, Conn. — Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing to say farewell to him.

A private funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m...

Former Chelsea star Drogba introduced in Phoenix

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 11:02pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 10:00am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Although the Phoenix area isn't yet a major pro soccer market, Sunday night felt like a big step toward that dream for Phoenix Rising FC and its fans.

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Capitals give full credit to Maple Leafs: 'They gave us everything they had'

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 10:29pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:00pm

TORONTO — The Washington Capitals were giving full credit to the Toronto Maple Leafs after eliminating them from the Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday night.

Marcus...

Bittersweet playoff exit for plucky Maple Leafs: 'The future's bright for us'

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 10:14pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:45pm

TORONTO — The air was bittersweet in the Toronto Maple Leafs' dressing room after a season-ending loss.

Bitter from the end result of Game 6, a 2-1 overtime defeat which...

Sunday's Games

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:44pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15pm

Sunday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

Ottawa 3 Boston 2 (OT)

(Senators wns series 4-2)

Washington 2 Toronto 1 (OT)

(Capitals win...

Scores and Schedule

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:43pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 10:15pm

Sunday's Games

NHL Playoffs

First Round

Ottawa 3 Boston 2 (OT)

(Senators wns series 4-2)

Washington 2 Toronto 1 (OT)

(Capitals win...

Oilers begin 2nd round on road Wednesday, Sens start Thursday at home

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 9:04pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 11:15pm

NEW YORK — The Ottawa Senators will begin their second-round playoff series at home on Thursday night while the Edmonton Oilers start theirs on the road Wednesday.

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Canada downs France; improves to 2-0 at world mixed doubles curling championship

By The Canadian Press April 23, 2017 - 8:38pm Updated: April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Canada remained undefeated at the world mixed doubles curling championship on Sunday after a 9-1 victory over France.

Winnipeg's Reid Carruthers and...

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