Philipp Grubauer guides Avalanche past Sharks amid late scoring frenzy

Philipp Grubauer guides Avalanche past Sharks amid late scoring frenzy

Trailing in the second period and in danger of going down 2-0 in the series, Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar put his three top scorers back on a line together and got the results he sought. Gabriel Landeskog scored the first goal and Mikko Rantanen’s hustle helped create the tiebreaking tally from Tyson Barrie, sending […]

A number of past champions have eyes on another Brier title

A number of past champions have eyes on another Brier title

BRANDON, Man. — Now it’s getting serious. The 16-team field has been trimmed in half as the championship round starts. And it’s a rock star-studded group of teams ready to battle it out.  In fact, five out of the previous six Briers have been captured by teams still in the hunt this year — Brad Gushue, Kevin Koe […]

Pair from Nino Niederreiter leads Carolina past Edmonton

Pair from Nino Niederreiter leads Carolina past Edmonton

RALEIGH, N.C.—Nino Niederreiter kept scoring goals for his new team. Curtis McElhinney kept up his mastery of the Edmonton Oilers. They pushed the Carolina Hurricanes closer to playoff position. Carolina Hurricanes’ Nino Niederreiter (21) makes a move on Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) with Connor McDavid (97) giving chase during the third period of […]

Bucks holding the right end of the stick after rolling past Raptors

Bucks holding the right end of the stick after rolling past Raptors

If the game was a proverbial measuring the stick, the Toronto Raptors were proverbially clubbed over the head with it at the Scotiabank Arena on Thursday night. A few minutes of inspired play in the fourth quarter — cutting a 24-point deficit to six points on two occasions — was little more than fool’s gold […]

Raonic powers past Zverev to reach Australian Open quarters

Raonic powers past Zverev to reach Australian Open quarters

Milos Raonic was just overwhelming Alexander Zverev with consistency, compounding the frustration with every service break. Roanic dropped serve in the opening game of their fourth-round match at the Australian Open but then went on a roll, winning eight straight games before fourth-seeded Zverev held serve. No let up. Raonic held and then broke the […]

Feds likely to hold on to pipeline past 2019 election, says Morneau

Feds likely to hold on to pipeline past 2019 election, says Morneau

The federal government is likely to own the Trans Mountain pipeline until the political risks facing the project are safely past — certainly until after the coming election, Finance Minister Bill Morneau told CBC News. Meanwhile, Indigenous groups in Canada say they are serious about buying the pipeline and they want Ottawa to start getting serious about it […]