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Vancouver Canucks ink college goalie, defenceman to entry-level deals

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have picked up a pair of collegiate players, signing goalie Jake Kielly and defenceman Brogan Rafferty to entry-level contracts.
Star Jays prospect Vladimir  Guerrero Jr. working his way back from oblique strain

Star Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. working his way back from oblique strain

TORONTO — Star Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is working his way back from an oblique strain, taking part in extended spring training games.
Interim head coach of Humboldt Broncos gets permanent job for next three years

Interim head coach of Humboldt Broncos gets permanent job for next three years

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — Scott Barney has been named head coach and general manager of the Humboldt Broncos for the next three seasons. The 40-year old from Oshawa, Ont., was hired as an assistant coach before the 2018-19 season.
Former governor general has faith her trophy will endure for women's hockey

Former governor general has faith her trophy will endure for women's hockey

The Clarkson Cup will continue to reward women's hockey champions in Canada regardless of a league's uncertain future, says former governor-general Adrienne Clarkson.

Jaime Elizondo resigns from his coaching post with Ottawa Redblacks

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks are in the market for a new offensive co-ordinator. The CFL club announced Monday that Jaime Elizondo has resigned from that post to pursue other opportunities.
Montreal Canadiens GM says he would be disappointed to miss the playoffs

Montreal Canadiens GM says he would be disappointed to miss the playoffs

BROSSARD, Que. — Even if the Montreal Canadiens have already exceeded expectations this season, Marc Bergevin said Monday he'll be disappointed if the club finds itself out of the playoffs at the end of the week.

Ottawa Senators ink Arizona State goaltender Joey Daccord

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed Arizona State University goalie Joey Daccord to a two-year, entry-level contract. The team says Daccord will be with Ottawa for the final week of the NHL season.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran kicker Lirim Hajrullahu to two-year deal

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed veteran Canadian kicker Lirim Hajrullahu to a two-year contract Monday. The 28-year-old hit 46-of-54 field goal attempts (85.2 per cent) and 41-of-46 coversions (89.

Toronto Argonauts to play exhibition game versus Montreal at Varsity Stadium

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts will play their home exhibition game at Varsity Stadium. Toronto will open its pre-season hosting the Montreal Alouettes on May 30. The Argos announced Monday that contest will kick off at 11 a.m.
Canada learns Olympic rugby sevens qualifying schedule for Tokyo games

Canada learns Olympic rugby sevens qualifying schedule for Tokyo games

The road to the Tokyo Olympics will likely take the Canadian men's rugby sevens team to the Cayman Islands in July for a North American qualifying tournament.