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Canadian women hone "blue-collar" identity in 5-0 quarterfinal win over Germany

Canadian women hone "blue-collar" identity in 5-0 quarterfinal win over Germany

ESPOO, Finland — In an unfamiliar game against an unfamiliar foe, Canada summoned the brand of hockey the team believes can win gold at the women's world championship.
Canadian golfer Corey Conners is talk of the town in Listowel, Ont.

Canadian golfer Corey Conners is talk of the town in Listowel, Ont.

Residents of a small town in Southern Ontario were glued to their televisions on Thursday, rooting for a local hero playing on one of golf's biggest stages. Corey Conners, a 27-year-old from Listowel, Ont.
Leafs hoping to write a different script against Bruins heading into Game 1

Leafs hoping to write a different script against Bruins heading into Game 1

BOSTON — Nazem Kadri has plenty of bad memories inside TD Garden. He's hoping this spring will be different.
Rookie scores in debut, Stars beat Preds for 1-0 series lead

Rookie scores in debut, Stars beat Preds for 1-0 series lead

NASHVILLE — Miro Heiskanen turned in a post-season debut to remember, even if the Dallas rookie defenceman didn't wind up writing himself into the NHL's record book because of a late scoring change.
Canada's Andre De Grasse ready for first individual race since last summer

Canada's Andre De Grasse ready for first individual race since last summer

It might seem like Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse amassed a career's worth of medals during his meteoric rise. But the 24-year-old from Markham, Ont., is back to remind everyone he's not done yet.
Montreal's Clifford Starke confirms he wants to buy ailing Alouettes

Montreal's Clifford Starke confirms he wants to buy ailing Alouettes

Montreal businessman Clifford Starke has formally announced his intent to purchase the Montreal Alouettes. The 35-year-old chairman of Hampstead Private Capital put out a press release Thursday to confirm his interest.
Dos Santos: Winless Vancouver Whitecaps have shown growth despite slow start

Dos Santos: Winless Vancouver Whitecaps have shown growth despite slow start

VANCOUVER — Felipe Martins says the Vancouver Whitecaps' poor start won't necessarily define their season.
Pavelski's painful goal leads Sharks past Golden Knights 5-2

Pavelski's painful goal leads Sharks past Golden Knights 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Joe Pavelski lost a couple of teeth, had stitches in his lip and his mouth was still bloody long after taking Brent Burns' point shot right off his chin .

Robyn Silvernagle tops Jennifer Jones 7-4 at Players' Championship

TORONTO — Robyn Silvernagle scored a 7-4 victory over Jennifer Jones during the fifth round-robin draw of the Players' Championship Wednesday night. Silvernagle, from North Battleford, Sask.

Scores and Schedule

Wednesday's Games NHL Playoffs First Round Columbus 4 Tampa Bay 3 (Columbus leads series 1-0) N.Y. Islanders 4 Pittsburgh 3 (OT) (N.Y. Islanders leads series 1-0) St. Louis 2 Winnipeg 1 (St.