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Canadiens assign 19-year-old centre Kotkaniemi to AHL Rocket

Canadiens assign 19-year-old centre Kotkaniemi to AHL Rocket

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens assigned 2018 first-round draft pick Jesperi Kotkaniemi to the American Hockey League's Laval Rocket on Saturday. Kotkaniemi has six goals and two assists through 36 games this season for Montreal.
Canadian defeat U.A.E to finish 13th at ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup

Canadian defeat U.A.E to finish 13th at ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa — Harmjeet Singh Bedi and Udaybir Walia put on an 86-run seventh-wicket partnership Saturday as Canada finished the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on a high note, defeating the United Arab Emirates by four wickets to finis

Canada's women's rugby sevens team off to solid start at Sydney World Series

SYDNEY, Australia — Keyara Wardley scored a try in the 13th minute to secure a 20-14 win for Canada over Fiji on Saturday at the Sydney rugby sevens World Series stop. It was the second win of the day for the Canadian women.

Olympic wrestling champ Wiebe thrives under pressure; expects the same at Harvard

Erica Wiebe loves to live outside her comfort zone. That appetite for the unknown will soon have the Olympic wrestling champion strolling the storied halls of Harvard University as a business student.
Canadians Drury, Thompson take gold in respective ski cross World Cup races

Canadians Drury, Thompson take gold in respective ski cross World Cup races

MEGEVE, France — Canada's Kevin Drury won the gold medal at a men's ski cross World Cup race Saturday while fellow Canadian Marielle Thompson took first place in the women's event.
Kenin of US tops Muguruza at Australian Open for 1st major

Kenin of US tops Muguruza at Australian Open for 1st major

MELBOURNE, Australia — This, essentially, was where Sofia Kenin was going to win or lose the Australian Open final: She was down love-40 while serving at 2-all in the third set against two-time major champion Garbiñe Muguruza.
Lakers return after Bryant's death, lose 127-119 to Blazers

Lakers return after Bryant's death, lose 127-119 to Blazers

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's resonant voice echoed through the darkened Staples Center while images from his life and career flickered on the scoreboard above.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 3 (OT) N.Y. Rangers 4 Detroit 2 Washington 5 Ottawa 3 Vegas 4 Carolina 3 Boston 2 Winnipeg 1 Edmonton 4 St.
Leon Draisaitl two-goal night leads Edmonton Oilers past St. Louis Blues 4-2

Leon Draisaitl two-goal night leads Edmonton Oilers past St. Louis Blues 4-2

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers continue to find ways to pick up important points. Leon Draisaitl scored a pair of goals as the Oilers rallied to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday.
Bergeron and DeBrusk lead Bruins past Jets 2-1; Winnipeg loses fifth straight

Bergeron and DeBrusk lead Bruins past Jets 2-1; Winnipeg loses fifth straight

WINNIPEG — Bruce Cassidy saw a puck hit the mask of Tuukka Rask and was worried for his goalie that had just come back from a concussion, but the Boston Bruins coach didn't have to worry for long.