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Boucher makes tough decision in signing entry-level contract with Senators

Boucher makes tough decision in signing entry-level contract with Senators

OTTAWA — Tyler Boucher's decision to sign his first NHL contract was not made lightly.
QMJHL extends break to Jan. 14 due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Eastern Canada

QMJHL extends break to Jan. 14 due to rise in COVID-19 cases in Eastern Canada

MONTREAL — The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has extended its holiday break until Jan. 14 as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Eastern Canada.
Man City rises above December chaos, on course for EPL title

Man City rises above December chaos, on course for EPL title

Chaos has reigned in the Premier League in December, with COVID-19 outbreaks decimating squads, forcing the postponement of 16 games and fueling talk of a pause in play that never materialized. Manchester City has risen above it all.

Wild sign coach Dean Evason, staff to multiyear extensions

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed coach Dean Evason and his staff to multiyear contract extensions on Thursday, a reward for keeping them as one of the top teams in the Western Conference.
Canada's women's soccer named The Canadian Press team of the year after Olympic gold

Canada's women's soccer named The Canadian Press team of the year after Olympic gold

Nine years ago Canada's national women's team earned bronze at the London Olympics after a controversial semifinal loss to the United States.
Canucks beat Ducks in OT for 7th straight win under Boudreau

Canucks beat Ducks in OT for 7th straight win under Boudreau

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — J.T. Miller and the Vancouver Canucks remain unbeaten with Bruce Boudreau behind the bench.
Men's super-G in Bormio called off because of warm weather

Men's super-G in Bormio called off because of warm weather

BORMIO, Italy (AP) — A men’s World Cup super-G scheduled for the Stelvio course on Thursday was called off because of warm weather.

Barcelona's COVID-19 outbreak swells to 10 players

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Barcelona squad swelled to 10 on Thursday, potentially jeopardizing the team's return to league play after Spain's winter break of nearly two weeks.
Blackhawks scout Brigette Lacquette breaks hockey barrier for Indigenous women

Blackhawks scout Brigette Lacquette breaks hockey barrier for Indigenous women

EDMONTON — An NHL scouting job came to Brigette Lacquette at a time when she needed it. She's the first Indigenous woman to scout for an NHL team. Her employer is the Chicago Blackhawks.

Stevenson's four-point effort helps Rebels to 8-6 win over Raiders

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Blake Stevenson scored two goals and added two assists to lead the Red Deer Rebels to an 8-6 victory over the Prince Albert Raiders on Wednesday night.