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Oilers, Flames make big splashes in free agency; Leafs find help in net

Oilers, Flames make big splashes in free agency; Leafs find help in net

When Zach Hyman visited Edmonton with his wife about a week ago, he quickly realized that signing with the Oilers as a free agent would be a "no brainer." The couple liked the city and could see their seven-month-old son, Theo, growing up there.
Racing fans will be allowed to attend Queen's Plate for first time since 2019 race

Racing fans will be allowed to attend Queen's Plate for first time since 2019 race

TORONTO — For the first time since 2019, racing fans will be allowed to attend the $1-million Queen's Plate. Spectators weren't allowed into Woodbine Racetrack for last year's race due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Canada gets first rowing medal of Tokyo Olympics

Canada gets first rowing medal of Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — Victoria's Caileigh Filmer says it was a combination of physical effort and heart that earned Canada its first rowing medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Filmer and her partner Hillary Janssens of Surrey, B.C.
Big day for Dressel, Chinese in pool, Lee in gymnastics

Big day for Dressel, Chinese in pool, Lee in gymnastics

TOKYO — Caeleb Dressel got his first individual gold medal, the Chinese women put together a record-setting relay and American Sunisa Lee won the women's all-around gymnastics gold.

Raptors looking at options ahead of NBA draft

The Toronto Raptors' general manager says the team is keeping all options open ahead of today's NBA draft. The Detroit Pistons have the first pick, followed by the Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers and then the Raptors.
Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs

Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials sounded the alarm Thursday as Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway.
Houck, Red Sox top Blue Jays 4-1, split doubleheader

Houck, Red Sox top Blue Jays 4-1, split doubleheader

BOSTON (AP) — Rookie starter Tanner Houck struck out seven over four innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Wednesday night to a split a doubleheader.
Montreal Canadiens add defenceman David Savard, forward Mike Hoffman in free agency

Montreal Canadiens add defenceman David Savard, forward Mike Hoffman in free agency

MONTREAL — After winning a Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, David Savard is looking to repeat the feat -- this time with the Montreal Canadiens.
Vancouver Canucks add veteran goalie, defencemen as free agent market opens

Vancouver Canucks add veteran goalie, defencemen as free agent market opens

VANCOUVER — After a period of wheeling and dealing, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning feels he's checked some items off his off-season to-do list.
Canada's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens capture bronze in women's pair

Canada's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens capture bronze in women's pair

TOKYO — Canada has its first rowing medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Victoria's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens of Surrey, B.C., took bronze on Thursday in the women's pair with a time of six minutes 52.10 seconds.