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Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen sued over alleged sexual assault

Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen sued over alleged sexual assault

VANCOUVER — A civil lawsuit has been filed alleging that Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen sexually assaulted a young woman. A statement of claim filed in Kelowna, B.C.
Nurse faces a busy off-season, much busier if Canada qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Nurse faces a busy off-season, much busier if Canada qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

It wasn't the last-minute move to Florida, the mad scramble to find housing, or playing so-called home games 2,000 kilometres from Toronto. The NBA pulled off a herculean task in playing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Long overdue': Leafs, Canadiens legends eagerly awaiting playoff series

'Long overdue': Leafs, Canadiens legends eagerly awaiting playoff series

Frank Mahovlich can't pick a side.
Eurovision Song Contest is back, ready to defy the pandemic

Eurovision Song Contest is back, ready to defy the pandemic

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Pounding beats? Check. Uplifting lyrics? Check. Huge, backlit white wings? Check.
Canadian show jumper Eric Lamaze withdraws from Tokyo short list

Canadian show jumper Eric Lamaze withdraws from Tokyo short list

BRUSSELS — Canada's most decorated show jumper won't compete in the Tokyo Olympics. Eric Lamaze, owner of Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals, has withdrawn from Equestrian Canada's short list for the Summer Games.
Lindholm OT winner gives Flames 6-5 win over Canucks despite blowing four-goal lead

Lindholm OT winner gives Flames 6-5 win over Canucks despite blowing four-goal lead

VANCOUVER — In a game with little to play for besides pride, the Vancouver Canucks felt they did enough to hold their heads high despite losing in overtime. The Canucks overcame a four-goal deficit in the third period against Calgary to force OT.
Point scores 2 in 3rd to lift Lightning over Panthers 5-4

Point scores 2 in 3rd to lift Lightning over Panthers 5-4

SUNRISE, Fla.- (AP) — Brayden Point scored two late goals, including the game-winner with 1:14 left in the third period, to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.
Teenage Canadians Jebbison, Corbeanu have day to remember in Premier League

Teenage Canadians Jebbison, Corbeanu have day to remember in Premier League

A pair of teenage Canadian soccer players had days to remember Sunday. Canadian-born forward Daniel Jebbison became the youngest player to score in his first Premier League start in Sheffield United's 1-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park.

Bonner scores 27 points, Sun beat Mercury 86-78

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored 27 points against her former team to help the Connecticut Sun hold off the Phoenix Mercury 86-78 on Sunday night.
Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher sent to AHL Laval Rocket for injury conditioning

Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher sent to AHL Laval Rocket for injury conditioning

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens reassigned goalie Carey Price and forward Brendan Gallagher to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Laval Rocket, for reconditioning purposes as both players return from injury.