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Vasilevskiy shines again, Lightning blank Islanders 1-0

Vasilevskiy shines again, Lightning blank Islanders 1-0

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy had 18 saves and Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 1-0 in Game 7 of their NHL playoff semifinal series on Friday night.
'Still work to be done': Habs not satisfied after surprise run to Stanley Cup final

'Still work to be done': Habs not satisfied after surprise run to Stanley Cup final

MONTREAL — Shea Weber and his teammates gathered around the Clarence Campbell Bowl for a celebratory picture. They also didn't dare touch the trophy. The Montreal Canadiens, after all, have a much bigger goal in their sights.
Butterworth runs Olympic standard in winning 800 metres at Olympic trials

Butterworth runs Olympic standard in winning 800 metres at Olympic trials

MONTREAL — After years of flirting with the two-minute barrier, Lindsey Butterworth finally smashed it -- in emphatic fashion. The 27-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C.
Montreal Canadiens' magical playoff run helped inspire Lawson in naming of yearling

Montreal Canadiens' magical playoff run helped inspire Lawson in naming of yearling

Next year, Henri Richard and Joe Zuger will be roommates. Not the former hockey and football standouts. Rather, their horse-racing namesakes.
Toronto FC skipper calls on fans to keep the faith despite run of poor results

Toronto FC skipper calls on fans to keep the faith despite run of poor results

Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is calling on fans to' keep the faith despite the MLS team's troubles this season.
Veteran trio to lead Canada's rugby sevens squads at the Tokyo Olympics

Veteran trio to lead Canada's rugby sevens squads at the Tokyo Olympics

Veterans Harry Jones, Nate Hirayama and Ghislaine Landry will lead the Canadian rugby sevens squads at the Tokyo Olympics. The Canadian women won bronze at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Tokyo marks the Canadian men's first Olympic appearance.
Edmonton's Gloire Amanda turns pro, signs with Austria's SK Austria Klagenfurt

Edmonton's Gloire Amanda turns pro, signs with Austria's SK Austria Klagenfurt

Canadian forward Gloire Amanda, named the NCAA men's soccer player of the year in May, has signed with SK Austria Klagenfurt in Austria's top tier. "A new challenge.

Canadian women remain at No. 8 in latest FIFA world rankings

ZURICH — Canada remained at No. 8 in the latest FIFA women's soccer rankings released Friday, There were changes in the top 10, however, with France leapfrogging the Netherlands to move back into the No. 3 spot behind the top-ranked U.S. and No.
Montreal police make 15 arrests, eight police cars vandalized after Canadiens win

Montreal police make 15 arrests, eight police cars vandalized after Canadiens win

MONTREAL — Police say they made 15 arrests during a rowdy celebration after the Montreal Canadiens' series-clinching victory against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, which sent the team to the Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1993.
Olympic high jump champion Derek Drouin withdraws from Tokyo trials

Olympic high jump champion Derek Drouin withdraws from Tokyo trials

Derek Drouin knew he was in a race against the clock, and whatever the outcome, he said he'd be proud he'd made the effort.