September 28th, 2021

National Sports

Stutzle still feeling like a rookie with Sens: ‘Everything is going to be new again’

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on September 27th, 2021

Tim Stutzle feels like a rookie all over again. And in a lot of ways, he still is. The Ottawa Senators forward got a taste of NHL life during the league’s pandemic-shortened season after being selected third overall at the 2020 draft. Stutzle went through his first training camp, got used to playing on the ... Read More »

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Rookie Caleb Evans to start at quarterback when Ottawa Redblacks face Edmonton Elks

By The Canadian Press on September 27th, 2021

OTTAWA – Rookie quarterback Caleb Evans will get the start Tuesday night when the Ottawa Redblacks host the Edmonton Elks. Evans was listed as the starter on the depth chart the Redblacks released Monday. Ottawa (1-5) comes into the contest riding a five-game losing streak. Edmonton (2-4) comes off the bye week, it’s last game ... Read More »

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FC Cincinnati fires coach Jaap Stam, former TFC player Tyrone Marshall takes over

By The Canadian Press on September 27th, 2021

CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati, Toronto FC’s opponent at BMO Field on Wednesday, has fired head coach Jaap Stam. Tyrone Marshall, a former TFC player who had been serving as coach of Cincinnati’s under-19 and under-23 teams, will serve as interim head coach. Cincinnati (4-13-8) stands 13th in the MLS Eastern Conference, one-point ahead of cellar-dwelling ... Read More »

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Many Raptors getting first taste of home as training camp begins in Toronto

By The Canadian Press on September 27th, 2021

TORONTO – While Toronto Raptors are finally back home, many players are getting their first taste of life in the city. The Raptors opened their training camp at home today after being based south of the border over the past 19 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. General manager Bobby Webster says the team decided to ... Read More »

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Toronto Blue Jays in thick of playoff race entering final week of regular season

By Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press on September 27th, 2021

TORONTO – After a busy off-season with some big-name signings, the Toronto Blue Jays began the regular season feeling bullish about their chances of a playoff return. Entering the final week of the 2021 campaign, the Blue Jays are right in the thick of the wild-card chase. The Blue Jays have been trending upward the ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

Sunday’s Games NHL Pre-Season Florida 5 Nashville 4 (OT) Boston 3 Washington 2 (SO) Florida 3 Nashville 1 N.Y. Islanders 4 N.Y. Rangers 0 Ottawa 3 Winnipeg 2 (OT) Anaheim 6 San Jose 3 Edmonton 4 Calgary 0 Seattle 5 Vancouver 3 San Jose 4 Vegas 2 — MLB American League Kansas City 2 Detroit ... Read More »

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Kraken released: Seattle opens preseason topping Vancouver

By Tim Booth, The Associated Press on September 26th, 2021

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – The concourses of the Spokane Arena were jammed. The merchandise lines snaked through the crowds, causing bottlenecks as fans filed in for their first glimpse of the Seattle Kraken. There seems to be little doubt about the popularity and reach of the NHL’s newest franchise, even when playing 300 miles away ... Read More »

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Team Laura Walker books Trials spot with 8-4 win over Team Corryn Brown

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

OTTAWA – Team Laura Walker became the third women’s team to earn a berth at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials later this fall in Saskatoon. Walker defeated Team Corryn Brown 8-4 Sunday at the 2021 Trials Direct Entry women’s curling competition at the RA Centre. Walker, vice-skip Kate Cameron, second Taylor McDonald and lead Heather ... Read More »

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First-round pick Bourgault scores, adds assist in Oilers pre-season win over Flames

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

CALGARY – Derek Ryan and first-round draft pick Xavier Bourgault had a goal and an assist each on Sunday night as the Edmonton Oilers opened the pre-season with a dominant 4-0 win over the Calgary Flames. After a scoreless first period, Edmonton blew the game open with four straight in the second. The 2021 first-rounder ... Read More »

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Shane Pinto scores 25 seconds in OT, Sens down Jets 3-2 in NHL pre-season

By The Canadian Press on September 26th, 2021

WINNIPEG – Shane Pinto scored 25 seconds into overtime to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in NHL pre-season action Sunday. Pinto weaved around the ice before firing the puck low past Jets goalie Eric Comrie. Ottawa forward Alex Formenton had tied the game 2-2 at 12:17 of the ... Read More »

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