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Players turned coaches pleased with change in OHL culture over past decade

Players turned coaches pleased with change in OHL culture over past decade

Eric Wellwood and Jeff Kyrzakos can't believe the difference a decade has made in the Ontario Hockey League. Both played in the major junior league in the mid-2000s, when they say hazing and verbal abuse were prevalent in OHL locker rooms.
Price's 36 saves help Canadiens beat Coyotes 2-1

Price's 36 saves help Canadiens beat Coyotes 2-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Carey Price reached another milestone and the Montreal Canadiens got another big win. Price stopped 36 shots in his 300th career win, leading the Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the slumping Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.

World Juniors: Hughes caps American 3-2 rally over Russia in pre-tournament game

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Jack Hughes scored with 28.3 seconds left to play as the United States rallied past Russia 3-2 on Thursday in a pre-tournament game ahead of the world junior hockey championship.
Auston Matthews has four points as Maple Leafs thump Panthers 6-1

Auston Matthews has four points as Maple Leafs thump Panthers 6-1

TORONTO — Auston Matthews scored twice and set up two more for his second four-point game of the season as the Toronto Maple Leafs thumped the Florida Panthers 6-1 on Thursday.
From streaks to seats: what to watch for at the world junior hockey championship

From streaks to seats: what to watch for at the world junior hockey championship

VANCOUVER — Some of the world's best young hockey talents will go head-to-head in Victoria and Vancouver next week. The 2019 world junior hockey championship kicks off on Tuesday, featuring dozens of athletes likely to carve out careers in the NHL.
Matthews, Marner reflect on 'The Nutcracker' cameo: 'It was nerve-wracking'

Matthews, Marner reflect on 'The Nutcracker' cameo: 'It was nerve-wracking'

TORONTO — Auston Matthews isn't one to get nervous. The star centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs is used to suiting up in front of packed arenas under the bright lights with 20,000 sets of eyes trained on his every move.
No improvement in condition of hospitalized boxer Adonis Stevenson

No improvement in condition of hospitalized boxer Adonis Stevenson

MONTREAL — There has been no improvement in Adonis Stevenson's condition since doctors sedated him and placed him on mechanical ventilation after a Dec. 1 knockout loss, the boxer's promoter said Thursday.

Ottawa Redblacks sign two members of their defence

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have signed two key American defensive players to one-year extensions. The reigning East Division champs inked defensive lineman Jonathan Newsome and defensive back Sherrod Baltimore to deals on Thursday.
Halifax CFL bid picks up steam as league announces game for Atlantic Canada

Halifax CFL bid picks up steam as league announces game for Atlantic Canada

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League will stage a regular-season game in Atlantic Canada in 2019, continuing the drive to put a franchise in Halifax within a few years.

Sens players Borowiecki, Ceci disappointed by Ottawa downtown arena setback

OTTAWA — Mark Borowiecki hopes Ottawa will one day have a downtown arena. As an Ottawa native and a defenceman for the NHL's Senators, he said a new facility in the city's core would be a boon for its citizens.