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Kucherov, Stamkos shine, lift Lightning over Hurrcianes 6-4

Kucherov, Stamkos shine, lift Lightning over Hurrcianes 6-4

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos each had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 on Saturday to open a commanding lead in their second-round playoff series.

Canadian men's team edged 3-2 by Italy at Volleyball Nations League

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian men's volleyball team came back from two sets down to force a fifth set before falling 3-2 to Italy on Saturday in Nations League play. Set scores were 25-19, 25-21, 21-25, 26-28 and 15-11.
Guerrero hits 18th homer as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-2

Guerrero hits 18th homer as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Joe Panik homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Saturday. Panik's tiebreaking three-run shot off José Urquidy gave Toronto a 4-1 lead in the fourth inning.
Canada advances to final after beating Americans 4-2 at world hockey championship

Canada advances to final after beating Americans 4-2 at world hockey championship

RIGA, Latvia — Andrew Mangiapane continued his dominant performance at the world hockey championship with two goals, including the game winner, and Canada advanced the final with a 4-2 win over the United States on Saturday.

Canada qualifies for PR3 mixed coxed four event at Tokyo Paralympics

GAVIRATE, Italy — Canada’s PR3 mixed coxed four is headed to the Tokyo Paralympics after finishing first at a qualifying regatta Saturday. Bayleigh Hooper (Chatsworth, Ont.), Andrew Todd (Thunder Bay, Ont.
Leclerc on pole for Azerbaijan after crashes halt qualifying

Leclerc on pole for Azerbaijan after crashes halt qualifying

BAKU, Azerbaijan — Charles Leclerc has his own recipe for pole position in Formula One this season. A street circuit, an unexpectedly fast Ferrari and a crash.
Carey Price makes 30 saves, Canadiens blank Jets to go home with 2-0 series lead

Carey Price makes 30 saves, Canadiens blank Jets to go home with 2-0 series lead

WINNIPEG — Carey Price turned aside 30 shots in a 1-0 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Friday – and then put the spotlight on his Montreal Canadiens teammates.
Greinke 1st CG since '17, Correa 2 HRs, Astros rout Jays

Greinke 1st CG since '17, Correa 2 HRs, Astros rout Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched his first complete game since 2017, Carlos Correa homered twice and Martin Maldonado hit a grand slam, leading the Houston Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 13-1 on Friday night.
Canada coach John Herdman says World Cup qualifying prep is going according to plan

Canada coach John Herdman says World Cup qualifying prep is going according to plan

Canada coach John Herdman is renowned for his meticulous planning, with almost every eventuality taken into consideration.
Jets' Scheifele says family bullied after heavy hit on Montreal's Evans

Jets' Scheifele says family bullied after heavy hit on Montreal's Evans

WINNIPEG — Mark Schiefele's voice caught in his throat Friday as he talked about the hate directed toward his loved ones this week in the aftermath of a controversial hockey play.