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Patrick Laine's hat trick - all power-play goals - leads Jets past Senators 5-2

Patrick Laine's hat trick - all power-play goals - leads Jets past Senators 5-2

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine was proud he wasn't predictable when he scored a hat trick in the Winnipeg Jets' 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday afternoon.

Canada's Courtney Sarault wins World Cup silver medal in 1,000-metre event

DRESDEN, Germany — Canadian Courtney Sarault won a silver medal in the women's 1,000-metre event at the ISU short track World Cup on Saturday. Sarault, from Moncton, N.B., took second place with a time of 1:55.
Canada, U.S., women qualify for Tokyo Olympics, now meet for bragging rights

Canada, U.S., women qualify for Tokyo Olympics, now meet for bragging rights

CARSON, Calif. — Fresh from celebrating Olympic qualification with semifinal wins Friday, Canada and the U.S., clash Sunday with bragging rights on the line at the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship.
Canadian Jeff Smith reaches final in first event back on pro darts tour

Canadian Jeff Smith reaches final in first event back on pro darts tour

BARNSLEY, England — Canadian Jeff Smith, who won his way back to the pro darts tour last month, made it to the final in his first event. The 44-year-old from Saint John, N.B.

Pospisil advances to Open Sud de France final with three-set upset of Goffin

MONTPELLIER, France — Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil upset Belgium's David Goffin 6-3, 1-6, 7-5 to advance to the final of the Open Sud de France on Saturday. Pospisil entered the match ranked 132nd on the ATP Tour, while Goffin was No. 10.
Ancelotti effect kicking in at in-form Everton

Ancelotti effect kicking in at in-form Everton

Carlo Ancelotti’s priority upon taking over at Everton just before Christmas was to get the team out of relegation danger in the English Premier League. Job done.
Toronto Wolfpack comeback falls short in 24-16 Super League loss to Salford

Toronto Wolfpack comeback falls short in 24-16 Super League loss to Salford

SALFORD, England — Dan Sarginson and Niall Evalds scored late tries as Salford Red Devils survived a Toronto rally Saturday to down the Wolfpack 24-16 in Betfred Super League play.
Toronto FC puts Piatti through medical ringer before signing Argentine veteran

Toronto FC puts Piatti through medical ringer before signing Argentine veteran

TORONTO — It appears Toronto FC put Pablo Piatti through a medical ringer, turning to the Maple Leafs and Raptors to help check out the Argentine's surgically repaired right knee.
Canada ousted from Fed Cup Finals by Switzerland despite Fernandez's upset win

Canada ousted from Fed Cup Finals by Switzerland despite Fernandez's upset win

BIEL, Switzerland — Leylah Annie Fernandez's stunning two-set upset of world No. 5 Belinda Bencic was a highlight for Canada despite losing to Switzerland 3-1 on Saturday in the qualifying tie for the Fed Cup Finals. Fernandez, from Laval, Que.
Tavares scores in OT, Matthews adds 40th as Leafs survive scare to beat Ducks

Tavares scores in OT, Matthews adds 40th as Leafs survive scare to beat Ducks

TORONTO — It was a script Maple Leafs fans have seen before. Earlier this week, in fact.