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NHL notebook: Habs face stiff test, Canucks end drought, Pageau steps up

NHL notebook: Habs face stiff test, Canucks end drought, Pageau steps up

TORONTO — The Montreal Canadiens already have knocked out one Pennsylvania heavyweight this month. Now, the upstart Habs will try to do it again against an even tougher opponent from the Keystone State.
Moreland 2 HRs, walk-off shot sends Red Sox over Toronto 5-3

Moreland 2 HRs, walk-off shot sends Red Sox over Toronto 5-3

BOSTON — The biggest bats in the Red Sox lineup have struggled to produce this season. Mitch Moreland continues to do his part to fill in the gaps.

Siakam scores 26 points and Raptors beat Memphis to clinch No. 2 seed in East

LAKE BUENA VISA, Fla. — Pascal Siakam scored 26 points including two big three-pointers down the stretch Sunday and the Toronto Raptors clinched the second seed in the Eastern Conference with a 108-99 victory over Memphis.
Capitals beat Bruins to earn East 3 seed, face Isles next

Capitals beat Bruins to earn East 3 seed, face Isles next

TORONTO — T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson scored, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No.

Mackenzie Tour golfers ready to play as Canada Life Series begins at Bear Mountain

After a quiet summer, James Allenby is ready to finally play some competitive golf. Allenby, from Langley, B.C., will be in the field on Monday when the Canada Life Series tees off at Bear Mountain's Mountain Course in Victoria.
Canadian featherweight Gavin Tucker looks impressive in UFC win in Las Vegas

Canadian featherweight Gavin Tucker looks impressive in UFC win in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Canadian featherweight Gavin Tucker looked impressive in stopping Justin (The Guitar Hero) Jaynes in the third round on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. The 34-year-old from Ship Cove, N.L.
University of Victoria and women's rowing coach sued over alleged verbal abuse

University of Victoria and women's rowing coach sued over alleged verbal abuse

VANCOUVER — A former member of the University of Victoria's varsity women's rowing team is suing the head coach and the university over allegations of demeaning and aggressive treatment. A statement of claim filed in B.C.

Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games NHL At Toronto Round Robin Philadelphia 4 Tampa Bay 1 At Edmonton Round Robin Vegas 4 Colorado 3 (OT) --- MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 8 Tampa Bay 4 (1st game) Cleveland 7 Chicago White Sox 1 Oakland 3 Houston 1 Tampa Bay 5 N.Y.

Flyers clinch top seed in East with 4-1 win over Lightning

TORONTO — Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Conference’s top seed through the playoffs.
5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1

5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1

BOSTON — Five Toronto pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning on a groundout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday night.