October 22nd, 2021

National Sports

Scoreboard for Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

By The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2021

Thursday’s Games (All Times Eastern) MLB Post-season National League Championship Series L.A. Dodgers 11 Atlanta 2 (Atlanta leads series 3-2) — NHL Columbus 3 N.Y. Islanders 2 (OT) Washington 4 New Jersey 1 Carolina 4 Montreal 1 San Jose 2 Ottawa 1 Florida 4 Colorado 1 Calgary 3 Detroit 0 Winnipeg 5 Anaheim 1 N.Y. ... Read More »

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McDavid scores 200th goal in Oilers’ 5-1 win over Coyotes

By John Marshall, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2021

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Connor McDavid scored twice to eclipse 200 career goals and had an assist, Zach Hyman had two goals and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated with a 5-1 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. The Oilers were sharp in their first regular-season in the U.S. since March 5, 2020, ... Read More »

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CPL Roundup: Cavalry extends undefeated streak with 2-1 win over Pacific

By The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2021

CALGARY – Cavalry FC kept its spot atop the Canadian Premier League standings with a 2-1 win over Pacific FC on Thursday. Daan Klomp opened the scoring for Cavalry (12-5-8) in the 6th minute and David Norman Jr. doubled the lead with a goal in the 71st. Sean Young scored in the 89th for Pacific, ... Read More »

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Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

By Beth Harris, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday night, cutting the Braves’ lead in the NL Championship Series to 3-2. AJ Pollock had two home runs and four RBIs for the Dodgers, who ... Read More »

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QMJHL Roundup: Voltigeurs edge Drakkar, Saguenéens double up Armada

By The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2021

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. – Tyler Peddle potted the game winner 3:27 into overtime Thursday, giving the Drummondville Voltigeurs a 2-1 victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play. Jacob Dion scored for Drummondville (4-2-1) less than three minutes into the game. Jacob Gaucher replied for Baie-Comeau (1-5-1) before the close of the ... Read More »

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Vancouver Canucks beat winless Blackhawks 4-1

By Matt Carlson, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2021

CHICAGO (AP) – Jason Dickinson, Tanner Pearson and Brock Boeser scored their first goals of the season as the Vancouver Canucks topped the winless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night. Thatcher Demko made 29 saves and Conor Garland added an empty-netter with 1:02 left to help the Canucks (2-2-1) end a two-game slide. Vancouver connected ... Read More »

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OHL Roundup: Spitfires demolish Attack, Battalion double up Bulldogs

By The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2021

WINDSOR, Ont. – Louka Henault had a hat trick Thursday, powering the Windsor Spitfires to a decisive 7-4 victory over the Owen Sound Attack in Ontario Hockey League action. Will Cuylle scored twice for the Spitfires (2-2-1), who also got goals from Wyatt Johnston and Nicholas DeAngelis. Deni Goure found the back of the net ... Read More »

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Connor scores twice, powers undermanned Winnipeg Jets to 5-1 win over Anaheim Ducks

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2021

WINNIPEG – Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist Thursday as the Jets defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 despite having two of their top-line players in COVID-19 protocol. Connor’s regular linemates, captain Blake Wheeler and star centre Mark Scheifele, missed Winnipeg’s home opener and the club’s first victory of the season (1-2-1) in front ... Read More »

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Markstrom shuts out Red Wings in Calgary’s 3-0 win

By Steve Kornacki, The Associated Press on October 21st, 2021

DETROIT, Mich. (AP) – Jacob Markstrom stopped all 33 shots Detroit took Thursday night in the Calgary Flames’ 3-0 victory over the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Markstrom recorded his ninth career shutout in his 12th season in the NHL. He’d allowed seven goals with an .881 save percentage in Calgary’s first two games, ... Read More »

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San Jose Sharks spoil Tkachuk’s season debut with 2-1 win over Ottawa Senators

By Darren Desaulniers, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2021

OTTAWA – Two second-period goals were enough for the San Jose Sharks Thursday as they handed the Senators a 2-1 defeat in Ottawa. Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc, on the power play, scored in the middle frame to erase a 1-0 deficit, sending the Sharks (3-0-0) into the third period with a 2-1 lead. The ... Read More »

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