Canada & World

New York Rangers' Ryan Strome (16) celebrates after scoring a goal during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Panthers, Rangers rebound from Game 1 losses to tie series

Panthers, Rangers rebound from Game 1 losses to tie series

New York Rangers' Ryan Strome (16) celebrates after scoring a goal during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) stops a shot on goal by Florida Panthers center Carter Verhaeghe (23) during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Panthers rout Capitals 5-1 in Game 2 to even series

Panthers rout Capitals 5-1 in Game 2 to even series

Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) stops a shot on goal by Florida Panthers center Carter Verhaeghe (23) during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Cleveland Guardians' Steven Kwan celebrates with Austin Hedges (17) after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Rookie Kwan hits first homer, Guardians beat Blue Jays 6-5

Rookie Kwan hits first homer, Guardians beat Blue Jays 6-5

Cleveland Guardians' Steven Kwan celebrates with Austin Hedges (17) after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
From left, Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep as Denmark second Denise Dupont, and lead My Larsen look on at CN Centre on Monday afternoon during at the Women's World Curling in Prince George, B.C., Monday, March 21, 2022. A memorable curling season essentially comes to a close this weekend ahead of a new quadrennial that will see some interesting changes on the domestic scene. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Interesting off-season and new quadrennial awaits after memorable curling campaign

Interesting off-season and new quadrennial awaits after memorable curling campaign

From left, Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep as Denmark second Denise Dupont, and lead My Larsen look on at CN Centre on Monday afternoon during at the Women's World Curling in Prince George, B.C., Monday, March 21, 2022. A memorable curling season essentially comes to a close this weekend ahead of a new quadrennial that will see some interesting changes on the domestic scene. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks’ Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta. Aliu’s book titled “Akim Aliu Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey,” is due out in February and shares a journey of being a Nigerian-born child of mixed-race parents attempting to assimilate at a young age in Ukraine and Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

Aliu lands book deal on how he confronted racism in hockey

Graphic novel shares Aliu’s dealing with the difficulties of assimilating in Ukraine and Canada

FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks’ Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta. Aliu’s book titled “Akim Aliu Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey,” is due out in February and shares a journey of being a Nigerian-born child of mixed-race parents attempting to assimilate at a young age in Ukraine and Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)
Canadian women's hockey coach Melody Davidson jokes with players at the conclusion of the team's practice at the Britannia Centre on Wednesday Feb.24, 2010 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Two-time Olympic hockey gold medal coach Melody Davidson has joined the Premier Hockey Federation as director of league and hockey operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Scott Gardner

Decorated Canadian coach Melody Davidson joins Premier Hockey Federation

Decorated Canadian coach Melody Davidson joins Premier Hockey Federation

Canadian women's hockey coach Melody Davidson jokes with players at the conclusion of the team's practice at the Britannia Centre on Wednesday Feb.24, 2010 at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Two-time Olympic hockey gold medal coach Melody Davidson has joined the Premier Hockey Federation as director of league and hockey operations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Scott Gardner
Toronto FC forward Jesús Jiménez and FC Cincinnati midfielder Obinna Nwobodo (5) compete for possession during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Cincinnati. THE CANADIAN PRESS/The Cincinnati Enquirer-Kareem Elgazzar via AP)

Dreadful start costs Toronto FC in second straight loss to FC Cincinnati

Dreadful start costs Toronto FC in second straight loss to FC Cincinnati

Toronto FC forward Jesús Jiménez and FC Cincinnati midfielder Obinna Nwobodo (5) compete for possession during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Cincinnati. THE CANADIAN PRESS/The Cincinnati Enquirer-Kareem Elgazzar via AP)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (16) throws during the first inning of MLB baseball action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Blue Jays edge Yankees 2-1 to end New York’s 11-game win streak

Blue Jays edge Yankees 2-1 to end New York’s 11-game win streak

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (16) throws during the first inning of MLB baseball action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
More than 100 Canadian boxers are calling for the resignation of Boxing Canada’s high performance director Daniel Trepanier and an independent investigation into the sport’s culture and safe sport practice.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Canadian boxers call for resignation of high performance director, investigation

Canadian boxers call for resignation of high performance director, investigation

More than 100 Canadian boxers are calling for the resignation of Boxing Canada’s high performance director Daniel Trepanier and an independent investigation into the sport’s culture and safe sport practice.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Michael Gligic, of Canada, watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Fla. Michael Gligic of Burlington, Ont., tied for 24th at last week's Mexico Open, a season best for the PGA Tour golfer. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Canada’s Michael Gligic taking it a day at a time on PGA Tour

Canada’s Michael Gligic taking it a day at a time on PGA Tour

Michael Gligic, of Canada, watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the final round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Fla. Michael Gligic of Burlington, Ont., tied for 24th at last week's Mexico Open, a season best for the PGA Tour golfer. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Carolina Hurricanes' Vincent Trocheck (16) celebrates a goal by Sebastian Aho, not seen, on Boston Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Hurricanes claim testy win vs. Bruins, take 2-0 series lead

Hurricanes claim testy win vs. Bruins, take 2-0 series lead

Carolina Hurricanes' Vincent Trocheck (16) celebrates a goal by Sebastian Aho, not seen, on Boston Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Brandon Hagel (38) scores on Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell (36) during third period NHL first-round playoff series action in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Hedman’s four points leads Lightning over Leafs in Game 2 to even first-round series

Hedman’s four points leads Lightning over Leafs in Game 2 to even first-round series

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Brandon Hagel (38) scores on Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell (36) during third period NHL first-round playoff series action in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko, left, checks Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon into the boards during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Kaprizov gets hat trick as Wild thump Blues 6-2, even series

Kaprizov gets hat trick as Wild thump Blues 6-2, even series

St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko, left, checks Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon into the boards during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Dallas Stars goalie Jake Oettinger, right, covers his net as Calgary Flames centre Elias Lindholm, centre, tries to score while being checked by Stars centre Roope Hintz during second period NHL playoff hockey action in Calgary, Tuesday, May 3, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Lindholm scores lone Flames goal in 1-0 win over Stars to start playoff series

Lindholm scores lone Flames goal in 1-0 win over Stars to start playoff series

Dallas Stars goalie Jake Oettinger, right, covers his net as Calgary Flames centre Elias Lindholm, centre, tries to score while being checked by Stars centre Roope Hintz during second period NHL playoff hockey action in Calgary, Tuesday, May 3, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm (78) pushes Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene (95) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Avs erupt for 5 goals in 1st, beat Predators 7-2 in Game 1

Avs erupt for 5 goals in 1st, beat Predators 7-2 in Game 1

Colorado Avalanche center Nico Sturm (78) pushes Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene (95) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Chicago Blackhawks interim head coach Derek King, center, talks to right wing Patrick Kane, left, and center Dylan Strome during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights in Chicago, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Blackhawks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Derek King remains in running for Blackhawks coaching job

Derek King remains in running for Blackhawks coaching job

Chicago Blackhawks interim head coach Derek King, center, talks to right wing Patrick Kane, left, and center Dylan Strome during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights in Chicago, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Blackhawks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith makes a save against the New York Rangers in overtime of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Malkin’s tip lifts Penguins past Rangers in 3OTs in Game 1

Malkin’s tip lifts Penguins past Rangers in 3OTs in Game 1

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith makes a save against the New York Rangers in overtime of Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson (28) hits an RBI double against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

All Rise! Judge drives in three runs as Yankees dump Jays 9-1 for 11th win in a row

All Rise! Judge drives in three runs as Yankees dump Jays 9-1 for 11th win in a row

New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson (28) hits an RBI double against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Los Angeles Kings' Matt Roy (3) checks Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman (18) during second period of first round, game one NHL playoff action in Edmonton, Monday, May 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Oilers look to harness emotion, bounce back from Game 1 loss to Kings

Oilers look to harness emotion, bounce back from Game 1 loss to Kings

Los Angeles Kings' Matt Roy (3) checks Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman (18) during second period of first round, game one NHL playoff action in Edmonton, Monday, May 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Washington Capitals right wing Anthony Mantha (39) shoves Florida Panthers left wing Ryan Lomberg (94) during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Capitals rally late, stun top-seeded Panthers 4-2 in Game 1

Capitals rally late, stun top-seeded Panthers 4-2 in Game 1

Washington Capitals right wing Anthony Mantha (39) shoves Florida Panthers left wing Ryan Lomberg (94) during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)