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Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on Thursday night.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 11:13 pm

Sidney Crosby was caught slashing Marc Methot on Thursday night. The slash looked harmless until Methot took off his glove and realized his fingertip was bloodied and mangled.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 10:19 pm

Pekka Rinne made 24 saves to lead the Nashville Predators over the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Thursday night.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:55 pm

Auston Matthews and William Nylander had two points apiece as the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their seventh win in the last nine games, a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:43 pm

Lee Stempniak scored twice as the visiting Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night to extend their point streak to nine games and keep their playoff hopes alive.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:30 pm

DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points, marking the first time he's had that many in consecutive games, and the Toronto Raptors pulled off their 19th double-digit comeback of the season to beat the Miami Heat 101-84 on Thursday night.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:12 pm

Canadians Dillon Brooks and Dylan Ennis each scored in double figures to help the Oregon Ducks defeat the Michigan Wolverines 69-68 on Thursday to advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 8:28 pm
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Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan scored in the shootout as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Thursday night in a game marred by a gruesome finger injury to Ottawa's Marc Methot.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 8:12 pm

National Puppy Day — a day designed just for your cuddly four-legged best friend, and professional sports teams and athletes don't hold back celebrating their furbaby's.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 4:39 pm

International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel tells The Associated Press he needs to know by the end of April whether NHL players will be cleared to play in the South Korea Olympics next year.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 1:41 pm

Maple Leafs defenceman Roman Polak was suspended two games Thursday for his hit on Columbus forward Oliver Bjorkstrand. He was given a major boarding penalty and game misconduct on the play in Toronto's 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 1:03 pm

Canadian star sprinter Andre De Grasse, who won the 100- and 200-metre races at last year's Harry Jerome track meet, will be back at the June event to gear up for the world athletics championships this August in London.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 12:37 pm

By her lofty standards, it was a rough season for Kaillie Humphries. That's why the Canadian bobsleigh star will continue auditioning brakemen until the 11th hour as she prepares to put her Olympic title on the line.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 12:28 pm

Swiss authorities say prosecutors have questioned Germany soccer great Franz Beckenbauer in their ongoing World Cup fraud case. The Swiss attorney general's office says "Beckenbauer was cooperative."

Posted: March 23, 2017, 11:34 am
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Anthony Calvillo credits Tracy Ham with resurrecting his CFL career with the Montreal Alouettes, and Wednesday night Calvillo followed his mentor into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, securing induction in his first year of eligibility. Ham retired after the 1999 season and was inducted in 2010.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 11:19 am

Imagine the Blackhawks resting Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith all at once on the same night. Or the Penguins doing the same with Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel. If the NBA's recent troubling phenomenon of resting stars reaches the NHL, it might just happen.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:56 am

With his mother facing surgery to treat stomach cancer, a tearful Jason Day walked off the course Wednesday, six holes into his opening match at the Dell Technologies Match Play.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 8:22 am

Team Canada has completed a perfect round robin at the 2017 CPT World Women's Curling Championship in Beijing. Rachel Homan's Ottawa team defeated Denmark's Lene Nielsen 8-4 to become just the third ever to go undefeated in round robin play at the tournament.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 11:14 pm

Gary Bettman continues to talk out of both sides of his mouth on the topic of whether the NHL will participate in the 2018 Olympics, but there are reasons to believe the world's best hockey players will be in Pyeongchang.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 2:27 pm

With the NHL's regular season winding down, the jockeying for Stanley Cup playoff positions becomes more intense. Here's how the matchups would look if the post-season began today.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 8:24 am