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Lightning dominating NHL, but that doesn't necessarily lead to playoff success

Lightning dominating NHL, but that doesn't necessarily lead to playoff success

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said in December it looked like the Tampa Bay Lightning were better than every other NHL team. About a month later, not much has changed.
Brossoit sets franchise record to help Jets past Golden Knights 4-1

Brossoit sets franchise record to help Jets past Golden Knights 4-1

WINNIPEG — Laurent Brossoit didn't mind facing a barrage of pucks. He quite enjoyed it, actually.
Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson 'feeling good' after knee injury

Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson 'feeling good' after knee injury

Vancouver Canucks fans will have to wait at least another couple of days to see Elias Pettersson back on the ice. The star rookie skated with his teammates ahead of Wednesday's contest with the Edmonton Oilers, but won't suit up for the game.
Toronto FC looks to return to stingy ways on defence with addition of Ciman

Toronto FC looks to return to stingy ways on defence with addition of Ciman

TORONTO — After seeing his team concede a franchise-worst 64 goals last season, Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney is looking forward to integrating veteran defender Laurent Ciman into his backline.
Edmonton Eskimos linebacker J.C. Sherritt retires after eight CFL seasons

Edmonton Eskimos linebacker J.C. Sherritt retires after eight CFL seasons

EDMONTON — Linebacker J.C. Sherritt retired Wednesday after spending his entire eight-year CFL career with the Edmonton Eskimos. Sherritt, 30, was the CFL's top defensive player in 2012 and helped Edmonton capture the Grey Cup in 2015.
Curlers monitoring international developments ahead of Beijing World Cup

Curlers monitoring international developments ahead of Beijing World Cup

Canadian coach Marcel Rocque spent nearly three years working with the Chinese curling program. He'd have no problem travelling back despite the heightened tension between the two countries.
Weaver, Poje return to competition after fall spent on Thank You Canada Tour

Weaver, Poje return to competition after fall spent on Thank You Canada Tour

The Thank You Canada Tour was a chance for ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje to skate their competitive programs in front of audiences from coast to coast on a nightly basis for nearly two months.

Calgary's Cavalry FC signs Brazilian attacker in advance of CPL kickoff

Calgary's Cavalry FC has made Brazilian winger-forward Oliver Minatel its first international signing in advance of the Canadian Premier League's inaugural season.
Ticats head coach Orlondo Steinauer unveils his 2019 coaching staff

Ticats head coach Orlondo Steinauer unveils his 2019 coaching staff

HAMILTON — He's a first-time head coach, but Orlondo Steinauer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats has surrounded himself with veteran experience.
Big flex: Youngsters Tiafoe, Fritz stun seeds in Australia

Big flex: Youngsters Tiafoe, Fritz stun seeds in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt's right sleeve, flexed his biceps and slapped the muscle five times. Then he pounded his chest and yelled, "Yeah! Let's go! Let's go! Come on!" Forgive the young American's exuberance.