Canada & World

Anaheim Ducks’ Rickard Rakell, of Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames during the second period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks’ Rickard Rakell, of Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames during the second period in Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Sen. Greene Raine undergoing cancer treatment

Scheduled to have her thyroid removed

Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen gives up a goal to Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson during overtime in Game 1 of an NHL Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Washington, Thursday. The Capitals won 3-2.

Wilson has OT winner as Caps beat Leafs 3-2

Capitals 3 Maple Leafs 2 (OT) WASHINGTON — The Toronto Maple Leafs…

Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen gives up a goal to Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson during overtime in Game 1 of an NHL Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Washington, Thursday. The Capitals won 3-2.
Toronto Raptors fans celebrate after the Raptors defeated the Indiana Pacers 89-84 in Game seven of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series in Toronto on Sunday, May 1, 2016. For the first time in 15 years, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors are playoff bound at the same time, providing a rare opportunity for hundreds of business owners in the city hoping to cash in. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Expectations high for DeRozan, Raptors

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan has been working toward this moment since last…

Toronto Raptors fans celebrate after the Raptors defeated the Indiana Pacers 89-84 in Game seven of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series in Toronto on Sunday, May 1, 2016. For the first time in 15 years, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors are playoff bound at the same time, providing a rare opportunity for hundreds of business owners in the city hoping to cash in. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Whitecaps’ Montero to face old Seattle team

VANCOUVER — Playing against his old team will be special for Vancouver…

Pekka Rinne, Predators beat Blackhawks 1-0 in Game 1

Pekka Rinne, Predators beat Blackhawks 1-0 in Game 1

Predators 1 Blackhawks 0 CHICAGO (AP) — The Nashville Predators jumped in…

Pekka Rinne, Predators beat Blackhawks 1-0 in Game 1
San Jose Sharks’ Joel Ward (42) and Martin Jones (31) celebrate the team’s win over the Edmonton Oilers following overtime NHL playoff action in Edmonton, Alta., on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in OT in NHL playoffs

Melker Karlsson scored early in first overtime

San Jose Sharks’ Joel Ward (42) and Martin Jones (31) celebrate the team’s win over the Edmonton Oilers following overtime NHL playoff action in Edmonton, Alta., on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Canada downs Norway 9-0 at para hockey worlds

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Tyler McGregor two goals and two assists…

Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1

Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1

Bruins 2 Senators 1 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brad Marchand and the…

Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1
Orridge to step down as CFL commissioner

Orridge to step down as CFL commissioner

TORONTO — Two years ago, the CFL trumpeted Jeffrey Orridge as the…

Orridge to step down as CFL commissioner

Helene Elliott: Ducks, Flames both preach discipline before likely brawl in playoff series

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Calgary Flames were the most penalized team in…

Special teams crucial in Flames-Ducks series

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Special teams matter in the post-season, and it’s a…

Raptors prep for playoffs, beat “resting” Cavaliers 98-83

Raptors prep for playoffs, beat “resting” Cavaliers 98-83

CLEVELAND — Jonas Valanciunas made his first career 3-pointer and the Toronto…

Raptors prep for playoffs, beat “resting” Cavaliers 98-83

Raptors to play Bucks in first round

The Toronto Raptors will play the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round…

Blue Jays’ early-season tailspin continues

Blue Jays’ early-season tailspin continues TORONTO — The sign on the Blue…

Long-track speedskater Bucsis retires

CALGARY — Long-track speedskater Anastasia Bucsis, a two-time Olympian, retired Monday. The…

Best without a major? Westwood alone in his class

Best without a major? Westwood alone in his class

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Lee Westwood already had qualified as the best…

Best without a major? Westwood alone in his class
Brewers add to Blue Jays’ early-season misery

Brewers add to Blue Jays’ early-season misery

TORONTO — Keon Broxton and Domingo Santana homered as the Milwaukee Brewers…

Brewers add to Blue Jays’ early-season misery
Donaldson’s calf still not 100 per cent

Donaldson’s calf still not 100 per cent

TORONTO — Baseball was back Tuesday in Toronto. Josh Donaldson’s calf wasn’t.…

Donaldson’s calf still not 100 per cent

Canada U-17s draws heavily on Toronto academy

TORONTO — Canada’s roster for the 2017 CONCACAF Men’s Under-17 Championship has…