October 22nd, 2021

National Sports

Astros awaken for 7 in 9th, beat Boston 9-2 to tie ALCS 2-2

By Jimmy Golen, The Associated Press on October 19th, 2021

BOSTON (AP) – Jose Altuve hit a tying home run in the eighth inning and the Houston offense awakened with seven runs in the ninth on Tuesday night as the Astros came back to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2, evening the AL Championship Series at two games apiece. Six outs from falling behind 3-1 ... Read More »

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Draisaitl puts up four points as Oilers outlast Ducks for 6-5 win

By Shane Jones, The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

EDMONTON – Leon Draisaitl had two goals and a pair of assists as the Edmonton Oilers remained perfect out of the gate with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday. Zack Kassian added two goals, and Connor McDavid and Evan Bouchard also scored for the Oilers, who improved to 3-0-0 on the season. ... Read More »

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Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek’s hat trick

By Dave Campbell, The Associated Press on October 19th, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Joel Eriksson Ek had a hat trick for Minnesota, tying the game with 59 seconds remaining in regulation and winning it on a power play in overtime to stun the Winnipeg Jets 6-5 in a raucous home opener for the Wild on Tuesday night. Eriksson Ek, who signed an eight-year, ... Read More »

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OHL Roundup: Martin scores twice, Kitchener Rangers topple Guelph Storm 4-2

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

KITCHENER, Ont. – Mitchell Martin had two goals and an assist Tuesday as the Kitchener Rangers doubled up the Guelph Storm 4-2 in Ontario Hockey League action. The Rangers (4-0-0) struck early, with Martin scoring his first of the night just 1:19 into the first period. Mike Petizian and Roman Schmidt also had goals for ... Read More »

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Teams Einarson, Gushue advance at Grand Slam of Curling Masters

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

OAKVILLE, Ont. – Kerri Einarson and her team needed an extra end to advance on the opening day of the Grand Slam of Curling Masters in Oakville, Ont., Tuesday. Sweden’s Isabella Wrana and her team evened the score in the eighth end, but the Einarson squad from Gimli, Man., went up 6-5 in the ninth ... Read More »

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Bellinger, Betts rally Dodgers, cut Braves’ NLCS lead to 2-1

By Beth Harris, The Associated Press on October 19th, 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Cody Bellinger hit a tying, three-run homer and Mookie Betts then lined an RBI double as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied in the eighth inning, beating Atlanta 6-5 Tuesday and cutting the Braves’ lead in the NL Championship Series to 2-1. The Dodgers were down to their final five outs when ... Read More »

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Sabres rally to beat Canucks, improve to 3-0

By Jonah Bronstein, The Associated Press on October 19th, 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson scored 23 seconds apart in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night. Kyle Okposo and Zemgus Girgensons each added a goal and an assist, and Craig Anderson made 32 saves. After finishing in last place for ... Read More »

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Jonathan Dahlen scores twice, San Jose Sharks trounce Montreal Canadiens 5-0

By Tristan D'Amours, The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

MONTREAL – Jonathan Dahlen scored twice and the San Jose Sharks blanked the Canadiens 5-0 in Montreal on Tuesday. The goals were the Swedish rookie’s first and second in the NHL, coming in just his second game. Erik Karlsson and Timo Meir each added a goal and two assists for the Sharks (2-0-0), and Kevin ... Read More »

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Four-time Stanley Cup winner Mike Bossy reveals lung cancer diagnosis

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

Former New York Islanders winger and TVA hockey analyst Mike Bossy is battling lung cancer. He announced the news in a letter to TVA Sports Tuesday. “It is with a lot of sadness that I need to step away from your screens, for a necessary pause. During this break I’ll be receiving treatment for lung ... Read More »

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Forge FC looks to add to road warrior reputation as it tackles Costa Rican side

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

Forge FC’s punishing schedule has taken the Canadian Premier League champions to Costa Rica, where the Hamilton-based side takes on Santos de Guapiles on Wednesday in the first leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF League quarterfinal. It marks Forge’s fifth game since Oct. 3. The team blanked visiting Atletico Ottawa 2-0 at Tim Hortons Field in ... Read More »

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