Canada & World

Goalie intrigue arises in Ducks-Flames series

CALGARY — While the Calgary Flames try to get up off the…

Anaheim Ducks’ Corey Perry, right, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with Ryan Kesler during overtime NHL playoff action in Calgary, Alta., Monday, April 17, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Ducks battle back, down Flames 5-4 in OT

Corey Perry scores the overtime winner

Anaheim Ducks’ Corey Perry, right, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with Ryan Kesler during overtime NHL playoff action in Calgary, Alta., Monday, April 17, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Once just a trick-shot star, Bryan rising fast on PGA Tour

Once just a trick-shot star, Bryan rising fast on PGA Tour

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Wesley Bryan hadn’t played in a PGA…

Once just a trick-shot star, Bryan rising fast on PGA Tour

Argentine fan dies after being shoved from bleachers at soccer match

Emanuel Balbo, a 22-year-old Argentine soccer fan, died Monday from injuries suffered…

Oilers defence stepping up in Sharks series

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Edmonton Oilers have kept the San Jose…

Canadiens look to press advantage against Rangers

Canadiens look to press advantage against Rangers

NEW YORK — Claude Julien is not living in the past. He…

Canadiens look to press advantage against Rangers
Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Senators 4 Bruins 3, OT BOSTON (AP) — Bobby Ryan scored on…

Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Talbot, Oilers blank Sharks 1-0 in Game 3

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose prepared for Oilers star Connor McDavid.…

San Jose Sharks’ Martin Jones (31) and Brent Burns (88) react as Edmonton Oilers’ Zack Kassian (44) celebrates his goal during second period NHL playoff action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday April 14, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
San Jose Sharks’ Martin Jones (31) and Brent Burns (88) react as Edmonton Oilers’ Zack Kassian (44) celebrates his goal during second period NHL playoff action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday April 14, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Anaheim Ducks players are tangled up with Calgary Flames players during the third period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Flames want to avoid penalty trouble for Game 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. — It was all about the numbers for Calgary in…

Anaheim Ducks players are tangled up with Calgary Flames players during the third period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Canada’s DeLaet shares lead at RBC Heritage

Canada’s DeLaet shares lead at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Canadian Graham DeLaet always loved playing at…

Canada’s DeLaet shares lead at RBC Heritage
Soccer takes back seat to real life at TFC

Soccer takes back seat to real life at TFC

TORONTO — While the quest for MLS success continues, soccer has taken…

Soccer takes back seat to real life at TFC
Ducks determined to show playoff poise after disappointments

Ducks determined to show playoff poise after disappointments

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Kesler blocked a shot in front of…

Ducks determined to show playoff poise after disappointments
Veteran Leafs defender sees role expand

Veteran Leafs defender sees role expand

WASHINGTON — Matt Hunwick had ice bags on his shins late Thursday…

Veteran Leafs defender sees role expand
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel, left, celebrates his goal with Sidney Crosby (87) as Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) lies in the goal crease during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Friday, April 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Crosby, Penguins edge Blue Jackets 4-1 for 2-0 series lead

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists, Marc-Andre Fleury…

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel, left, celebrates his goal with Sidney Crosby (87) as Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) lies in the goal crease during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Friday, April 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Gretzky buzzing over McDavid, Matthews’ NHL playoff debuts

Gretzky buzzing over McDavid, Matthews’ NHL playoff debuts

It’s 2005-06 all over again for Wayne Gretzky when it comes to…

Gretzky buzzing over McDavid, Matthews’ NHL playoff debuts
Ex-NHL coach Bowman was 12 when he saw Jackie Robinson play

Ex-NHL coach Bowman was 12 when he saw Jackie Robinson play

TAMPA, Fla. — Scotty Bowman was 12 years old when he saw…

Ex-NHL coach Bowman was 12 when he saw Jackie Robinson play

Late Schwartz goal gives Blues 3-2 win for 2-0 lead on Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jaden Schwartz scored with 2:27 remaining during a…

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez reacts on the mound after giving up a two-run homerun to Baltimore Orioles’ J.J. Hardy in the fifth inning of their AL baseball game in Toronto on Friday April 14, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Orioles power past Blue Jays

Orioles 6 Blue Jays 4 TORONTO — The Orioles hit four homers,…

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez reacts on the mound after giving up a two-run homerun to Baltimore Orioles’ J.J. Hardy in the fifth inning of their AL baseball game in Toronto on Friday April 14, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Raptors roar into playoffs on a high note

Raptors roar into playoffs on a high note

TORONTO — When Masai Ujiri shook up the Toronto Raptors roster at…

Raptors roar into playoffs on a high note