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Gushue, Jacobs, Einarson and Roth qualify for Canadian Open playoffs

YORKTON, Sask. — Plenty of teams booked their spots in the playoffs at the Canadian Open on Thursday. First, Brad Gushue from St. John’s, N.L., and Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Jake Virtanen channels his junior days to score winner in Canucks' 3-1 win over Coyotes

Jake Virtanen channels his junior days to score winner in Canucks' 3-1 win over Coyotes

VANCOUER, B.C. — For a few minutes Jake Virtanen thought he was back in the Western Hockey League.

Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez one win away from qualifying for Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Leylah Annie Fernandez is one win away from qualifying for her first-ever Grand Slam main draw. The 17 year old from Laval, Que.
Rittich's 35-save performance powers Flames past Leafs 2-1 in a shootout

Rittich's 35-save performance powers Flames past Leafs 2-1 in a shootout

TORONTO — David Rittich let out a sigh as he briefly took a seat in Calgary's empty locker-room Thursday night. The Flames' all-star goalie had earned the rest.
Stone has goal and assist in return to Ottawa as Golden Knights double up Senators 4-2

Stone has goal and assist in return to Ottawa as Golden Knights double up Senators 4-2

OTTAWA — Mark Stone wasn’t sure what to expect in his return to Ottawa, but he made sure it was memorable. Stone scored a goal and picked up an assist in the Vegas Golden Knights' 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators Thursday night.
Kovalchuk, Price lead Canadiens past Flyers 4-1

Kovalchuk, Price lead Canadiens past Flyers 4-1

PHILADELPHIA — A few quick strikes and a rock-solid performance between the pipes by Carey Price is exactly what the Montreal Canadiens needed to remain within shouting distance in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Jays prospect Nate Pearson eager to take next step after strong 2019 season

TORONTO — A white Blue Jays uniform with No. 82 on the back hung in a stall underneath Nate Pearson's nameplate in the home clubhouse at Rogers Centre on Thursday. Call it a teaser for what will likely be the real thing later this year.
New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

NEW YORK — Carlos Beltrán, called out on a curveball again. So for the second time since they last threw a pitch, the New York Mets are in the market for a new manager. Sign of the times.
Canadian James Hinchcliffe secures sponsorship for two IndyCar races

Canadian James Hinchcliffe secures sponsorship for two IndyCar races

INDIANAPOLIS — Canadian auto racer James Hinchcliffe is expected to compete in at least two IndyCar races this season after landing a sponsor on Thursday.