- Oilers' Yakupov out 2-4 weeks with sprained left ankle Updated: Nov-26-15 5:58 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - Edmonton forward Nail Yakupov is expected to miss two to four weeks after spraining his left ankle in the Oilers' 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.
- Canada to give UN $75 million for Syrian refugee relief Updated: Nov-26-15 5:55 pm
TORONTO - Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election.
- Outspoken Miss World Canada denied entry to China Updated: Nov-26-15 9:31 am
HONG KONG - Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant and accused Beijing of overreach in extending its campaign of censorship even to beauty contests.
- Asada, Hanyu aiming to shine on home ice at NHK Trophy Updated: Nov-26-15 7:46 am
NAGANO, Japan - For Mao Asada, the NHK Trophy presents a chance to add momentum to a comeback that began with a victory at the Cup of China this month.
- Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors past Cavaliers, 103-99 Updated: Nov-26-15 12:47 am
TORONTO - After a long road trip, the Toronto Raptors looked like a fresh team back home.
- Price exits after 2 periods but Canadiens beat Rangers 5-1 Updated: Nov-25-15 11:45 pm
NEW YORK - When star goalie Carey Price exited after two periods with a recurring injury, the Montreal Canadiens responded.
- Lindholm scores go-ahead goal, Hurricanes beat Oilers 4-1 Updated: Nov-25-15 11:29 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Carolina Hurricanes made their own luck Wednesday night and got plenty in return.
- Kuznetsov, Orlov lead Capitals over Jets 5-3 Updated: Nov-25-15 11:14 pm
WASHINGTON - The Alex Ovechkin-led Washington Capitals have often been at their best in high-scoring games.
- Vrbata scores twice, Canucks beats Wild 3-2 Updated: Nov-25-15 11:05 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Radim Vrbata had just four goals this season for Vancouver before Wednesday. By his own admission, most weren't pretty.
- Alaska, British Columbia leaders sign cooperative agreement Updated: Nov-25-15 9:23 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark signed a cooperative agreement Wednesday committing to work together on issues of shared interest, including addressing concerns about the effect of Canadian mining on waters flowing into Alaska.
- The Latest: Canada official calls pact with Alaska important Updated: Nov-25-15 6:51 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The latest on the signing of a cooperative agreement by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark (all times local):
- Canadiens sign general manager Marc Bergevin to extension Updated: Nov-25-15 6:25 pm
NEW YORK - The Montreal Canadiens have rewarded general manager and executive vice president Marc Bergevin for turning around the team and leading it to the playoffs the past three seasons.
- Savvy skiers, snowboarders never pay full price Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm
TACOMA, Washington - If I bought lift tickets at the ski resort closest to home for my wife, two teenage kids and me, it would set us back $264.
- Pageau scores twice, Senators hold off Stars 7-4 Updated: Nov-25-15 1:49 am
DALLAS - Craig Anderson didn't need a third straight shutout, though he did need some big third-period saves.
- Ducks' top line roars past Flames 5-3, keeping streak alive Updated: Nov-25-15 1:43 am
ANAHEIM, California - The Anaheim Ducks haven't lost at home to Calgary in nearly 12 years, and their top line kept the streak alive with a phenomenal finish.
- Redmayne, Hooper reunite for transgender tale 'Danish Girl' Updated: Nov-24-15 7:23 pm
TORONTO - In a pivotal scene early in Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," the 1920s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener, as played by Eddie Redmayne, sits in for a portrait his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) is painting of a ballerina. Breathlessly caressing the stockings and slippers, something stirs in Einar.
- Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February Updated: Nov-24-15 6:23 pm
TORONTO - Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.
- McLeod breaks tie in 3rd, Avalanche beat Jets 4-1 Updated: Nov-24-15 1:53 am
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - It was as close to home as Cody McLeod will ever play a National Hockey League game, and he was only happy to oblige his family in attendance and those back home.
- Krejci scores in shootout, Bruins beat Maple Leafs Updated: Nov-24-15 12:57 am
TORONTO - David Krejci will get a lot of the credit for the Bruins' victory. He'd prefer to give it to the penalty-kill unit.
- Orlov, Holtby lead Capitals to 1-0 victory over Oilers Updated: Nov-24-15 12:22 am
WASHINGTON - Dmitry Orlov scored the only goal but the Washington Capitals credited Braden Holtby with their victory Monday night.
- US to cancel lease on land sacred to Blackfoot Indian tribes Updated: Nov-23-15 10:57 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - The Interior Department plans to cancel a long-suspended oil and gas drilling lease near Glacier National Park that's on land considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada, according to court documents filed Monday.
- Californian charged in golf cart crash that killed Canadians Updated: Nov-23-15 6:28 pm
INDIO, California - A Southern California woman has been charged with murder, animal cruelty and driving while impaired in a crash that killed two Canadian men and two dogs riding in a golf cart in a residential area.
- Olympic qualifying draw sets up possible US-Canada final Updated: Nov-23-15 6:18 pm
The World Cup-champion U.S. women's national team will face Costa Rica to open the eight-team CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament in February.
- Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco wins MLS Newcomer of Year award Updated: Nov-23-15 1:16 pm
NEW YORK - Toronto forward Sebastian Giovinco has been voted Major League Soccer's Newcomer of the Year.
- Maine man faces year in prison after illegal border crossing Updated: Nov-23-15 11:03 am
BANGOR, Maine - A Maine man faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after pleading guilty to illegally crossing the border of Maine and New Brunswick, Canada.