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Nazem Kadri's hat trick leads Maple Leafs over Capitals 6-3

Nazem Kadri's hat trick leads Maple Leafs over Capitals 6-3

TORONTO — The jubilant cheers coming from the Maple Leafs' locker-room could have very easily been swapped out for a collective sigh of relief.

Alberta men book a spot in championship pool at Canadian juniors

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — B.C. skip Tyler Tardi remained perfect at the Canadian junior curling championships with a 6-2 win over Northern Ontario's Tanner Horgan on Wednesday afternoon.
Canadiens beat Coyotes 2-1 to spoil Galchenyuk's return to Montreal

Canadiens beat Coyotes 2-1 to spoil Galchenyuk's return to Montreal

MONTREAL — There was a pair of unlikely heroes for the Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night as Claude Julien praised his video replay coaches for being instrumental in the team's victory.
Ovechkin goal against Leafs ties Fedorov for most NHL points by a Russian

Ovechkin goal against Leafs ties Fedorov for most NHL points by a Russian

TORONTO — Alex Ovechkin reached another career milestone Wednesday but any celebration was muted as the Washington Capitals' slide reached seven games.
Pacers beat Raptors after losing Oladipo with knee injury

Pacers beat Raptors after losing Oladipo with knee injury

INDIANAPOLIS — A promising season for the Indiana Pacers was instantly transformed when Victor Oladipo's leg buckled and he fell to the floor in pain.

Canada's Fernandez advances to junior girls semis at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez cruised into the semifinals of the Australian Open's junior girls' tournament on Thursday, downing France's Manon Leonard 6-3, 6-1.
No hat logo for Halladay's Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

No hat logo for Halladay's Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

NEW YORK — Roy Halladay won't be have a logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque, and Mike Mussina wants some time before giving his opinion to the Hall, which makes the final decision.

Toronto FC sends Gregory van der Wiel home after altercation with coach

Toronto FC's eventful pre-season took another turn Wednesday when Dutch international defender Gregory van der Wiel was sent home from training camp in California.

Andreescu headlines good day for Canadians at Oracle Challenger tennis

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu is through to the third round of the Oracle Challenger tennis tournament. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., downed American Katie Volynets 6-2, 7-6 (7) on Wednesday night.
'Who is the shooter?' Closing arguments in case of slain football player

'Who is the shooter?' Closing arguments in case of slain football player

CALGARY — The lawyer for a man accused in the fatal shooting of a professional football player says the case highlights the dangers of eyewitness testimony.