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Canadiens search for ways to reverse slide after humiliating loss to Bruins

Canadiens search for ways to reverse slide after humiliating loss to Bruins

BROSSARD, Que. — Despite his team's recent string of defeats, Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien insists it isn't a lack of effort that is sinking his squad.

Ben Thomsen leads young Canadian men's downhill team into Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Thrust into a leadership role, Ben Thomsen is finding his comfort zone as the face of the Canadian men's downhill team. Manny Osborne-Paradis wrecking his knee a year ago while training in Lake Louise, Alta.
Edmonton Eskimos fire head coach Jason Maas after 8-10 regular season

Edmonton Eskimos fire head coach Jason Maas after 8-10 regular season

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have fired Jason Maas, ending the four-year run of a hot-tempered, heart-on-his-sleeve head coach who inspired his players but delivered results that, while good, were never good enough.
Veteran defender Drew Moor leaves Toronto FC to return to Colorado

Veteran defender Drew Moor leaves Toronto FC to return to Colorado

TORONTO — Veteran defender Drew Moor has left Toronto FC to return to the Colorado Rapids. The Rapids confirmed Wednesday that the 35-year-old free agent, who played in Colorado from 2009 to 2015, has signed a one-year contract.

Veteran American running back John White re-signs with CFL's B.C. Lions

VANCOUVER — John White is staying put. The B.C. Lions announced Wednesday the 28-year-old running back has re-signed with the team for 2020.
Receiver Banks among nine Hamilton Tiger-Cats placed on CFL all-star squad

Receiver Banks among nine Hamilton Tiger-Cats placed on CFL all-star squad

TORONTO — Winnipeg Blue Bombers Willie Jefferson, Stanley Bryant and Winston Rose have even more reason to celebrate. The three were named CFL all-stars Wednesday.
Canadian international Jessie Fleming in running for MAC Hermann Trophy again

Canadian international Jessie Fleming in running for MAC Hermann Trophy again

Canadian international Jessie Fleming is one of 15 semifinalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy, honouring the top NCAA soccer player. The 21-year-old UCLA midfielder, a senior from London, Ont., has already won 70 caps for Canada.

Veteran defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy signs extension with Roughriders

REGINA — Defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy signed a two-year contract extension with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Wednesday. The deal keeps him with the CFL club through 2021. Purifoy was eligible to become a free agent in February.

Calgary Stampeders part ways with longtime receivers coach Pete Costanza

CALGARY — Receivers coach Pete Costanza won't return next season to the Calgary Stampeders. The CFL club made the announcement Wednesday. Costanza had spent 12 years as Calgary's receivers coach.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games NHL Minnesota 3 New Jersey 2 Boston 8 Montreal 1 Chicago 3 Dallas 0 --- AHL Cleveland 3 Charlotte 1 San Antonio 3 Rockford 2 Texas 7 Iowa 3 --- NBA L.A. Clippers 114 Dallas 99 Denver 117 Washington 104 --- The Canadian Press