April 20th, 2021

National Sports

Scoreboard for Monday April 19, 2021

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

Monday’s Games NHL Florida 4 Columbus 2 Tampa Bay 3 Carolina 2 (OT) Dallas 3 Detroit 2 (SO) Nashville 5 Chicago 2 Edmonton 4 Montreal 1 Minnesota 5 Arizona 2 Ottawa 4 Calgary 2 Vegas 3 San Jose 2 (SO) — AHL Syracuse 6 Utica 2 — NBA Detroit 109 Cleveland 105 Chicago 102 Boston ... Read More »

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Connor Brown scores twice for Ottawa Senators in 4-2 win over Calgary Flames

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

CALGARY – The Ottawa Senators may dwell in the bottom of the NHL’s North Division, but the club continued to be a headache for the Flames with a 4-2 win Monday over Calgary. Connor Brown scored a short-handed goal and also into an empty net for Ottawa (16-26-4), which won a second straight on the ... Read More »

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McDavid scores winner as part of three-point night, Oilers beat Canadiens

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

EDMONTON – Connor McDavid scored the winner late in the third period as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 in a physical affair Monday. Jesse Puljujarvi, with a goal and an assist, Ethan Bear and Devin Shore also scored for Edmonton (27-15-2), while Mike Smith made 22 saves. McDavid also had two assists ... Read More »

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Sharks’ Marleau breaks Howe’s NHL games played record

By W.G. Ramirez, The Associated Press on April 19th, 2021

LAS VEGAS – Patrick Marleau surpassed “Mr. Hockey” for the most games played in NHL history. Marleau skated in his 1,768th career game to break Gordie Howe’s record when the San Jose Sharks took on the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. Though it was on the road, an exuberant pro-Golden Knights crowd gave Marleau ... Read More »

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Mixed results for Canadian teams at Champions Cup as Homan wins, Bottcher loses

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

CALGARY – Win or lose the season’s first Grand Slam final, Team Bottcher vice Darren Moulding felt his teammates should be more than proud of their showing in the curling bubble. They won their first Tim Hortons Brier title at the Markin MacPhail Centre and reached the quarterfinal at the world men’s championship. They followed ... Read More »

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Edler suspended 2 games for kneeing Hyman; Leafs forward out at least 2 weeks

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

NEW YORK – The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler two games for kneeing Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman. The collision happened 10 minutes into the second period of Vancouver’s 3-2 overtime win Sunday when Edler took out Hyman right in front of the Leafs bench. The left-winger dropped hard to the ... Read More »

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WHL says no playoffs for 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

CALGARY – There will be no playoffs in the Western Hockey League following the 2020-21 season. The major junior league announced Monday that the season will conclude following the completion of the 24-game regular season due to COVID-19 concerns. The league said in a release that travel restrictions across provincial and international borders in place ... Read More »

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Federal government’s extension of CEWS in budget is some good news for CFL franchises

By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

There was a little good news for CFL teams in the federal government’s spring budget Monday. Ottawa extended the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program until Sept. 25. It had been scheduled to expire in June. The CFL cancelled its plans to stage an abbreviated 2020 season last August due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ... Read More »

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Canucks defenceman Edler suspended two games for kneeing Leafs forward Hyman

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

NEW YORK – The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler two games for kneeing Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman. The collision happened 10 minutes into the second period of Vancouver’s 3-2 overtime win Sunday when Edler took out Hyman right in front of the Leafs bench. The left-winger dropped hard to the ... Read More »

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Bottcher falls to Mouat in Champions Cup final, Homan to play Tirinzoni tonight

By The Canadian Press on April 19th, 2021

CALGARY – Canada’s Brendan Bottcher dropped a 6-3 decision to Scotland’s Bruce Mouat in the men’s final of the Humpty’s Champions Cup. Bottcher gave up a steal of two in the fifth end when he was light on a draw to the eight-foot ring. Mouat stole another point in the seventh end to make it ... Read More »

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