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QMJHL Roundup: Nathan Gaucher's hat-trick leads Remparts over Armada

QUEBEC — Nathan Gaucher scored a hat trick as the Quebec Remparts defeated the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6-4 in Québec on Saturday afternoon.

Stars captain Benn misses practice after injury in opener

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn didn't practise Saturday, a day after his right leg buckled awkwardly during a collision in the season opener.

Lions hire Aaron Glenn as defensive co-ordinator

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions hired Aaron Glenn to be their defensive co-ordinator . The Lions announced the move Saturday.
Blue Jackets deal unhappy Dubois to Jets for Laine, Roslovic

Blue Jackets deal unhappy Dubois to Jets for Laine, Roslovic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — After Pierre-Luc Dubois was benched for lack of effort two days ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday traded the unhappy star centre to the Winnipeg Jets for Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic.

Canadians Kripps, Stones take fourth place in World Cup two-man bobsleigh competition

KONIGSSEE, GERMANY — Canadians Justin Kripps and Cam Stones were fourth Saturday in a World Cup two-man bobsleigh competition. Kripps, of Summerland, B.C., and Stones, of Oshawa, Ont., finished with a combined time of one minute 39.84 seconds.

Patient approach helps Canadian Reece Howden capture World Cup ski cross gold medal

IDRE FJALL, SWEDEN. — Being patient paid off handsomely for Canadian Reece Howden on Saturday. After sitting back for most of the final, the 22-year-old from Cultus Lake, B.C., came on to capture the gold medal in a World Cup ski cross competition.

COVID-19 scare prompts cancellation of Canada-U. S. soccer scrimmage in Florida

A COVID-19 scare caused Canada's planned scrimmage with the U.S. to be called off Saturday in Bradenton, Fla. The Canadian men had been scheduled to play two 70-minute soccer scrimmages against the Americans.

Kilduff, Shelly combine to lead Metropolitan squad to 3-0 NWHL win over Toronto Six

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Leila Kilduff scored two first-period goals while Sonjia Shelly stopped 19 shots to lead the Metropolitan Riveters past the Toronto Six 3-0 in National Women's Hockey League action Saturday.

Winnipeg Jets acquire forward Pierre-Luc Dubois in deal with Columbus Blue Jackets

WINNIPEG — Nikolaj Ehlers hates to see Patrik Laine go but is excited at what Pierre-Luc Dubois could bring to the Winnipeg Jets.

Blondin, Dubreuil both claim silver medals at ISU World Cup speedskating competition

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands — Canadians Ivanie Blondin, Laurent Dubreuil and Heather McLean captured medals Saturday at the ISU World Cup speedskating event. That gives Canada five medals overall at its first World Cup competition of the season.