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Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have claimed goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. Forsberg, 28, was 1-1-0 with a 3.35 goals-against average and .897 save percentage in three games with the Hurricanes last season.
Homegrown star Andrew Harris signs one-year extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Homegrown star Andrew Harris signs one-year extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Andrew Harris is back for another year with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The veteran running back signed a one-year contract extension with his hometown team Friday. But the 33-year-old Winnipeg native was more than willing to commit to a longer deal.
Toronto Blue Jays sign outfielder Teoscar Hernandez, pitcher Ross Stripling

Toronto Blue Jays sign outfielder Teoscar Hernandez, pitcher Ross Stripling

TORONTO — The Blue Jays have avoided arbitration with outfielder Teoscar Hernandez and right-hander Ross Stripling after signing them to one-year deals on Friday. Hernandez's contract is for US$4.325 million, while Stripling will be paid $3 million.
Jets hire 49ers defensive co-ordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jets hire 49ers defensive co-ordinator Robert Saleh as coach

NEW YORK — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh.
Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye elected to MLS Players Association executive board

Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye elected to MLS Players Association executive board

Canadian international Mark-Anthony Kaye has been elected to the Major League Soccer Players Association executive board.
Laine's three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

Laine's three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine let his play on the ice speak volumes Thursday night with a three-point performance that should squash questions about his committment to the Winnipeg Jets.
Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and the rest of the Edmonton Oilers big guns, embarrassed in their home opener, feasted Thursday on the Vancouver Canucks.
Boucher has 25 points, 10 boards in Raptors' 111-108 win over Charlotte

Boucher has 25 points, 10 boards in Raptors' 111-108 win over Charlotte

TAMPA, Fla. — Thrust into a key role with the Toronto Raptors this season, Chris Boucher is playing the most consistent basketball of his NBA career.
Montreal MLS team to be known as Club de Foot Montreal

Montreal MLS team to be known as Club de Foot Montreal

MONTREAL — The owner of Montreal's Major League Soccer Club knows change won't be easy for fans. After 28 years as the Montreal Impact, the team announced Thursday that it is rebranding as Club de Foot Montreal — or CF Montreal.

CONCACAF resets men's Olympic qualifying tournament for March 18-30

MIAMI — CONCACAF confirmed Thursday that its Olympic men's qualifying soccer tournament, originally scheduled to be played last spring in Guadalajara, Mexico, will take place March 18-30 at the same location.