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With rumours swirling, Jets sniper Patrik Laine mum on future in Winnipeg

With rumours swirling, Jets sniper Patrik Laine mum on future in Winnipeg

Patrik Laine was given every opportunity to clarify his standing with the Winnipeg Jets.
American Hockey League creates Canadian Division for 2021 season

American Hockey League creates Canadian Division for 2021 season

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League's four Canadian teams will play in one of five newly-created divisions for this season.
Calgary's new goaltender Jacob Markstrom gives nod to Flames history

Calgary's new goaltender Jacob Markstrom gives nod to Flames history

CALGARY — The jersey number Jacob Markstrom wanted to wear with the Calgary Flames hangs from the Saddledome rafters. Calgary's newest goaltender felt it necessary to get Hockey Hall of Famer Joe Nieuwendyk's blessing to don No. 25.
Canadian defensive tackle Jake Thomas set to return for ninth season with Bombers

Canadian defensive tackle Jake Thomas set to return for ninth season with Bombers

WINNIPEG — The longest-serving member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers has signed a one-year extension with the club. Canadian defensive tackle Jake Thomas will return for his ninth season with Winnipeg.
NFL commentator Boomer Esiason ruffles feathers with criticism of both Streveler, CFL

NFL commentator Boomer Esiason ruffles feathers with criticism of both Streveler, CFL

Jake Thomas figured former teammate Chris Streveler had a free play. Troy Hill retuned a Streveler interception 84 yards for a touchdown Sunday to lead the Los Angeles Rams to a crucial 18-7 victory over Arizona on Sunday.
Quebec gives Canadiens approval to play, while Manitoba shows support for plan

Quebec gives Canadiens approval to play, while Manitoba shows support for plan

MONTREAL — Quebec is the third province to approve NHL games this season in Canada, leaving Manitoba and Ontario as the only jurisdictions not to announce a final decision.
NHL notebook: Thornton feels like a kid again ... Habs give thumbs-up to new faces

NHL notebook: Thornton feels like a kid again ... Habs give thumbs-up to new faces

New Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joe Thornton says he feels a lot younger since joining his new squad.
Four members of Manchester City women's team test positive for COVID-19

Four members of Manchester City women's team test positive for COVID-19

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom — Manchester City, home to Canadian international Janine Beckie, says four members of its women's team have tested positive for COVID-19.
Former Impact midfielder Shamit Shome returns home, signs with FC Edmonton

Former Impact midfielder Shamit Shome returns home, signs with FC Edmonton

EDMONTON — Canadian international midfielder Shamit Shome, who made 45 MLS appearances for the Montreal Impact, has signed with FC Edmonton of the Canadian Premier League. The 23-year-old is returning home.
Chargers fire head coach Anthony Lynn after 4 seasons

Chargers fire head coach Anthony Lynn after 4 seasons

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Chargers have fired coach Anthony Lynn less than two seasons after he led the franchise to the playoffs.