November 24th, 2017

Canada 150

Blazers take down Tabbies

By Ryan McCracken on November 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers were unable to ride a hot start to victory on Friday night at the Sandman Centre. The Kamloops Blazers rallied for four unanswered goals to erase an early 3-1 deficit and secure their third consecutive victory while knocking the Tigers off a two-game surge with a 6-3 win. ... Read More »

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Canada’s Kaillie Humphries, Melissa Lotholz win gold in women’s bobsled

By Megan Lalonde, The Canadian Press on November 24th, 2017

WHISTLER, B.C. – Canada wrapped up the first day of competition at the World Cup by winning four medals at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Kaillie Humphries and Melissa Lotholz capped Friday’s results by taking gold in the women’s bobsled in a time of one minute 46.67 seconds. Canada also grabbed the top two spots on ... Read More »

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Second suspect in Alberta triple murder case takes stand in his own defence

By Troy Gillard RD News Now, The Canadian Press on November 24th, 2017

RED DEER, Alta. – The second of two central Alberta men accused of murdering three people took the witness stand in his own defence Friday. Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank each face three counts of first-degree murder in the Dec. 8, 2013, deaths of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. The bodies were later found in ... Read More »

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Brady Heslip scores 22, Canada beats Bahamas 93-69 at FIBA Americas qualifier

By Ryan Van Horne, The Canadian Press on November 24th, 2017

HALIFAX – Brady Heslip wasn’t going to take all the credit for Canada’s first victory at the FIBA Americas qualifier. Heslip had a game-high 22 points as Canada’s men’s national team opened their bid to get back to the World Cup with a 93-69 win over the Bahamas on Friday in the opening game of ... Read More »

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Stephenson’s late flurry leads Pacers over Raptors, 107-104

By Jade Washburn, The Associated Press on November 24th, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Victor Oladipo scored 21 points, Bojan Bogdonavic added 19 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 107-104 Friday night. Lance Stephenson had 13 of his 18 points in the final five minutes and shot 7 for 9 from the field, including 4 for 4 from 3-point range. Stephenson hit back-to-back 3-pointers to ... Read More »

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Van Riemsdyk and Leafs beat his brother and Hurricanes 5-4

By The Associated Press on November 24th, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. – James Van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Friday night. Van Riemsdyk was one of four goal scorers in the second period for the Maple Leafs (15-8-1), who won for the seventh time in nine games. The Hurricanes (9-8-4) ... Read More »

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Atkinson scores twice as Columbus tops Ottawa 5-2

By Nicole Kraft, The Associated Press on November 24th, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cam Atkinson scored twice to lift Columbus over the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Friday night, extending the Blue Jackets’ league-high winning streak to six games. Sergei Bobrovsky turned back 24 shots for his 14th win in 19 starts. Columbus improved to 15-7-1 and leads the Metropolitan Division with 31 points. Ottawa’s Craig ... Read More »

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11 dead in hotel fire in Georgia’s Black Sea resort

By The Associated Press on November 24th, 2017

TBILISI, Georgia – A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said Saturday. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where participants in the Miss Georgia 2017 beauty pageant were having dinner, Russia’s TASS news agency ... Read More »

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Lehner stops 29 shots in Sabres 3-1 win over Oilers

By John Wawrow, The Associated Press on November 24th, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Robin Lehner stopped 29 shots and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a seven-game skid with a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. Jack Eichel, Jacob Josefson and Kyle Okposo, with an empty-netter, scored for Buffalo, which had gone 0-5-2 since beating Washington 3-1 on Nov. 7. Lehner’s best save came ... Read More »

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Boyle scores emotional goal, Devils beat Canucks 3-2

By Mike Farrell, The Associated Press on November 24th, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. – Brian Boyle scored one of the most meaningful goals of his career to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Friday night. The Devils were marking “Hockey Fights Cancer Night,” a battle especially meaningful to Boyle, who was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia during training camp and missed ... Read More »

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