Archive for March, 2016

Canucks snap 9-game skid with win over Sharks

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Jannik Hansen scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:03 remaining and the Vancouver Canucks snapped a nine-game losing streak by beating the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Thursday night.

Canada downs Finland to move on to semis at women’s worlds

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Canada clinched a semifinal berth at the women's world hockey championship with a 6-1 win over Finland on Thursday.

Panthers penalized twice after toy rats hit ice

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Jaromir Jagr says the NHL needs to look at why the Florida Panthers were penalized twice in the third period of Thursday's win over New Jersey after fans threw toy rats onto the ice during the game.

Sens get Wild with lucky deflections

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Cody Ceci got a goal with 3:57 left that deflected off two Minnesota players to help the Ottawa Senators beat the Wild 3-2 on Thursday night.

Canada’s Weaver, Poje disappointed at figure skating worlds

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje could not overcome a fourth-place result in the short program at the world figure skating championships.

Mike Condon earns 1st NHL shutout as Canadiens beat Lightning

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Rookie Mike Condon made 26 saves for his first NHL shutout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 on Thursday night.

Raonic upset in Miami Open quarter-finals

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Nick Kyrgios, No. 24, reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semifinal by beating No. 12 Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., in a matchup of big servers, 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Brooke Henderson draws crowd at ANA Inspiration

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Brooke Henderson opened with a 1-over 73 and was six shots behind leader Ai Miyazato after the morning session at the ANA Inspiration on Thursday.

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said his left collarbone is recovering from surgery and he's looking ahead to offseason workouts. "My surgery has healed up nicely," Romo said via Twitter on Thursday. Let's go!" Romo was given a recovery time of 6-to-8 weeks from a surgery intended to stabilize a bone broken twice last season.

Canada’s Daleman 8th after short program at figure skating worlds

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Eighteen-year-old Gabrielle Daleman, from Newmarket, Ont., reeled off three triple jumps Thursday en route to scoring 67.38 points.