October 22nd, 2021

National Sports

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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Olympic wrestler Jasmine Mian elected to Calgary city council

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

CALGARY – Newly elected Calgary city councillor Jasmine Mian joins several Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have run for political office in Canada and won in recent years. Mian, an Olympic wrestler in Rio in 2016, follows federal MPs Adam van Koeverden (kayaking), Lyne Bessette (cycling), Carla Qualtrough (Paralympic swimming) and B.C. MLA Michelle Stilwell ... Read More »

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Veteran CFL quarterback Trevor Harris wasn’t surprised to be traded by Edmonton Elks

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

Trevor Harris wasn’t blindsided Sunday by the news the Edmonton Elks had traded him to the Montreal Alouettes. Harris, 35, had been expecting it for weeks. “I guess you could say that, yeah,” the veteran quarterback told reporters Tuesday. “I’d say over the last month or so I could kind of sense a shift. “It’s ... Read More »

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Jets captain Wheeler has COVID-19, out at least 10 days

By The Associated Press on October 19th, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler will miss at least four games while sidelined for COVID-19. The Jets said before their game Tuesday at Minnesota that Wheeler was symptomatic after testing positive for the virus. According to NHL rules for this season, that means Wheeler must isolate from the team for at ... Read More »

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Herdman invites Albertans to be part of history for November World Cup qualifiers

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

Canada coach John Herdman has asked Albertans to climb on board next month when the Canadian men play a pair of crucial World Cup qualifying games in Edmonton. “That’s what we’re inviting this community to do, to come and be part of history, because these six points will make the biggest difference,” Herdman told a ... Read More »

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CBS wins for first time this season, led by ’60 Minutes’

By David Bauder, The Associated Press on October 19th, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) – CBS won its first week of the new television season, primarily by being the network of choice for people who wanted to watch something other than sports. CBS had 14 of the 20 most-watched non-sports shows on network television last week, while NBC had the other five and Fox had one. ... Read More »

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi primed for Montreal return after bolting for Carolina

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

Jesperi Kotkaniemi had already mentioned the “two good options” he faced. Having put pen to paper on a surprising offer sheet in restricted free agency with the Carolina Hurricanes in late August, the Finnish centre waited seven days to see if the Montreal Canadiens – the team that selected him third overall at the 2018 ... Read More »

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Jets captain Blake Wheeler in COVID-19 protocol before game against Wild

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Jets captain Blake Wheeler will miss Winnipeg’s game against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday after being placed in COVID-19 protocols. The Jets announced Wheeler’s absence hours before the puck dropped. Wheeler had 15 goals and 31 assists for Winnipeg last season, tied with Nikolaj Ehlers for third most points on the ... Read More »

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