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Irving has 29 points to lead Brooklyn Nets over depleted Toronto Raptors 112-98

Irving has 29 points to lead Brooklyn Nets over depleted Toronto Raptors 112-98

TORONTO — Nick Nurse's raspy voice on Wednesday night all but summed up the Toronto Raptors' current struggles.

OHL Roundup: Attack double up Spitfires, Sting bite Steelheads

WINDSOR, Ont. — A hat trick from Colby Barlow helped the Owen Sound Attack double up the Windsor Spitfires 6-3 in Ontario Hockey League play on Wednesday.
Malkin's winning goal in shootout leads Pens past Flames

Malkin's winning goal in shootout leads Pens past Flames

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.

QMJHL Roundup: Phoenix hand Olympiques 4-1 loss, snap five-game win streak

GATINEAU, Que. — Joshua Roy scored twice, powering his Sherbrooke Phoenix to a 4-1 victory over the red-hot Gatineau Olympiques in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action Wednesday.
NHL notebook: Early season 'Fire Lindy' chants didn't 'sit well' with surging Devils

NHL notebook: Early season 'Fire Lindy' chants didn't 'sit well' with surging Devils

Miles Wood was in his car and not in a good mood. New Jersey Devils fans were in the same boat for different reasons.
Canadian men push Belgium to the limit but lose 1-0 in return to World Cup

Canadian men push Belgium to the limit but lose 1-0 in return to World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar — Canada showed Wednesday it belonged at the World Cup. But there is work to do in putting its opponent away.
Raptors' VanVleet, Barnes sidelined against Brooklyn Nets

Raptors' VanVleet, Barnes sidelined against Brooklyn Nets

TORONTO — The injuries and illnesses continue to mount for the Toronto Raptors. Fred VanVleet was among players listed as out against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday with a non-COVID illness.
Fans inspired despite Canadian loss in first World Cup appearance since 1986

Fans inspired despite Canadian loss in first World Cup appearance since 1986

For Canadian soccer fans, the excitement of seeing their country play in the men's World Cup for the first time in 36 years gave way to disappointment Wednesday as their team fell just short.
Sports-betting marketplace taking notice of Canada at World Cup

Sports-betting marketplace taking notice of Canada at World Cup

TORONTO — Canada's return to the World Cup wasn't a victorious one but it certainly created plenty of action in Ontario's legal sports-betting market. Belgium defeated the Canadians 1-0 on Wednesday in the tournament opener for both teams.
Depleted Maple Leafs acquire defenceman Timmins in trade with Coyotes

Depleted Maple Leafs acquire defenceman Timmins in trade with Coyotes

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenceman Conor Timmins from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forward Curtis Douglas. The 24-year-old Timmins has three assists through six games with the Tucson Roadrunners this season.