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AHL announces February schedule for Canadian Division, says more games to come

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Play in the American League's five-team Canadian Division will begin Friday. The league announced the February portion of its Canadian schedule in a Tuesday release.
Penguins tap Hextall as GM, Burke as president of hockey ops

Penguins tap Hextall as GM, Burke as president of hockey ops

PITTSBURGH — Ron Hextall's relationship with the Pittsburgh Penguins is complicated. His mandate as the team's new general manager is not. The Penguins hired Hextall on Tuesday to build a team capable of winning the Stanley Cup. Not in five years.
Bell abandoning all-sports format at radio stations in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Hamilton

Bell abandoning all-sports format at radio stations in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Hamilton

Bell's decision to dump an all-sports format at three Canadian radio stations is likely all about profit, says one media industry expert.

Edmonton forward Zack Kassian sidelined after getting injured in Ottawa fight

OTTAWA — Oilers forward Zack Kassian, who left the ice after a fight Monday, has been ruled out of Tuesday's rematch with the Senators with more time on the sidelines expected.

Peter McCrory elected president of Triathlon Canada

VICTORIA — Peter McCrory has been elected president of Triathlon Canada. He replaces Les Pereira, who stepped down from the organization's board of directors last week. McCrory is also director of the Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary.
Canada should consider hosting 2022 Winter Olympics, says Green Leader Annamie Paul

Canada should consider hosting 2022 Winter Olympics, says Green Leader Annamie Paul

OTTAWA — Canada should support moving the 2022 Olympics outside China over its "genocidal campaign" against the Uighur Muslim minority, says Green Leader Annamie Paul, and consider offering to play a role in hosting the global competition instead.
NBA names Raptors 905 top G League franchise for 2019-20 season

NBA names Raptors 905 top G League franchise for 2019-20 season

Raptors 905 has been named the NBA G League franchise of the year for the 2019-20 season.
Veteran defender Jake Nerwinski inks new two-year deal with Vancouver Whitecaps

Veteran defender Jake Nerwinski inks new two-year deal with Vancouver Whitecaps

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have locked up a key piece of their backline, signing veteran right back Jake Nerwinski to a new two-year contract. The agreement will see the 26-year-old from Lawrenceville, N.J.

Robert Elstone steps down as executive chairman of England's Super League

Robert Elstone, who oversaw the Toronto Wolfpack's short stay in English rugby league's top tier last year, is stepping down as executive director of Super League. Super League made the announcement in a two-paragraph release Tuesday.
Edmonton forward Zack Kassian sidelined after getting injured in Ottawa fight

Edmonton forward Zack Kassian sidelined after getting injured in Ottawa fight

OTTAWA — Oilers forward Zack Kassian, who left the ice after a fight Monday, has been ruled out of Tuesday's rematch with the Senators with more time on the sidelines expected.