June 22nd, 2018

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Vancouver Canucks use seventh overall pick to select defenceman Quinn Hughes

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

DALLAS – The Vancouver Canucks selected Quinn Hughes with the seventh pick in the first round of the NHL draft on Friday night. The 18-year-old left-handed defenceman from Orlando, Fla., had five goals and 29 points in 37 games with the University of Michigan in 2017-18 and was named to the Big 10 all-rookie team, ... Read More »

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The Latest: Cohen denies discussing Trump with Tom Arnold

By The Associated Press on June 22nd, 2018

LOS ANGELES – The Latest on a photo of President Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, and comedian Tom Arnold that has fueled speculation Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen says he didn’t discuss the president with ... Read More »

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Baby dies in car after father forgets to bring child to Montreal daycare: police

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

Montreal police say a six-month-old baby boy has been found dead by his father who forgot him in the car while he was at work. Police says the father went to a daycare in Old Montreal around 5:30 p.m. Friday to pick up his son. But police say daycare workers told the father they had ... Read More »

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Elemetary school student diagnosed with diphtheria in Medicine Hat, Alta.

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – An elementary school student in Medicine Hat, Alta., has been diagnosed with a rare, potentially fatal bacterial disease called diphtheria. Health officials say the Elm Street School student had not been travelling outside Canada and is not known to have been in contact with anyone else diagnosed with the disease. Officials ... Read More »

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Montreal Canadiens pick forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi third overall at NHL draft

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

DALLAS – The Montreal Canadiens selected Jesperi Kotkaniemi with the third pick in the first round of the NHL draft on Friday night. The 17-year-old left-handed forward from Pori, Finland produced 10 goals and 29 points in 57 regular-season games with Assat of the Finnish Elite League in 2017-18 while adding nine points in six ... Read More »

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Edmonton Oilers select defenceman Evan Bouchard 10th overall in NHL draft

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

DALLAS – Evan Bouchard has a new home. The Edmonton Oilers have selected the defenceman 10th overall in the first round of the NHL draft. The 18-year-old from Oakville, Ont., led all Ontario Hockey League blue liners with 87 points (25 goals and 62 assists) in 67 games for the London Knights in 2017-18. That ... Read More »

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Vancouver Canucks use seventh overall pick to select defenceman Quintin Hughes

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

DALLAS – The Vancouver Canucks selected Quintin Hughes with the seventh pick in the first round of the NHL draft on Friday night. The 18-year-old left-handed defenceman from Orlando, Fla., had five goals and 29 points in 37 games with the University of Michigan in 2017-18 and was named to the Big 10 all-rookie team, ... Read More »

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Ottawa Senators select winger Brady Tkachuk fourth overall in NHL draft

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

DALLAS – The Ottawa Senators have selected Brady Tkachuk with the fourth overall pick in the NHL draft. The 18-year-old winger from Scottsdale, Ariz., had eight goals and 23 assists in 40 games during his freshman 2017-18 season at Boston University, helping the school to a Hockey East title while being named to the all-rookie ... Read More »

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Canadian captain Christine Sinclair reaches 100-match milestone for Portland

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

HOUSTON – Canadian captain Christine Sinclair marked a milestone Friday night, making her 100th appearance for Portland in the Thorns’ NWSL game against the Houston Dash. The 35-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., is just the seventh player in league history to play all 100 games with the same team. She also ties midfielder Allie Long, now ... Read More »

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Montreal Canadiens pick forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi 3rd overall

By The Canadian Press on June 22nd, 2018

DALLAS – The Montreal Canadiens selected Jesperi Kotkaniemi with the third pick in the first round of the NHL draft on Friday night. The 17-year-old left-handed forward from Pori, Finland produced 10 goals and 29 points in 57 regular-season games with Assat of the Finnish Elite League in 2017-18 while adding nine points in six ... Read More »

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