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Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets renew hostilities to start their seasons

Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets renew hostilities to start their seasons

CALGARY — Recent history built heat into Thursday's first game of the NHL season for the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets. The last NHL game the Jets played was a 4-0 loss Aug. 6 to the Flames, which ended Winnipeg's post-season.
J.T. Miller, Jordie Benn out of Canucks' lineup due to COVID-19 protocols

J.T. Miller, Jordie Benn out of Canucks' lineup due to COVID-19 protocols

VANCOUVER — Two Vancouver Canucks players are self isolating under the NHL's COVID-19 protocols. The NHL released a list of players unavailable due to COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, and it included defenceman Jordie Benn and forward J.T. Miller.
MLS Players Association says delaying season "best solution" for Canadian teams

MLS Players Association says delaying season "best solution" for Canadian teams

The executive director of the MLS Players Association says delaying the start of the 2021 season would be the "best solution" for Canadian teams given the pandemic-related border issues.
Former Red Bulls coach Chris Armas named as Greg Vanney's successor at Toronto FC

Former Red Bulls coach Chris Armas named as Greg Vanney's successor at Toronto FC

Toronto FC confirmed former New York Red Bulls coach Chris Armas as Greg Vanney's successor on Wednesday. The 48-year-old Armas becomes Toronto's 10th head coach.
Poirier: Cancellation of Canadian championships a bit of a relief amid uncertainty

Poirier: Cancellation of Canadian championships a bit of a relief amid uncertainty

TORONTO — The morning after the Canadian figure skating championships were cancelled due to COVID-19, virtually ending a season that never got off the ground, Paul Poirier went to the rink.
Toronto Maple Leafs docu-series to premiere on Amazon Prime Video later this year

Toronto Maple Leafs docu-series to premiere on Amazon Prime Video later this year

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have scored their own docu-series on Amazon Prime Video.
Toronto Argonauts re-sign Canadian receiver Brescacin and sign American DB Mike Tyson

Toronto Argonauts re-sign Canadian receiver Brescacin and sign American DB Mike Tyson

TORONTO — Mike Tyson is coming to the CFL. The Toronto Argonauts signed the American defensive back Wednesday, along with Canadian receiver Juwan Brescacin.
Cranbrook, B.C., suing former hockey team, Western Hockey League over Manitoba move

Cranbrook, B.C., suing former hockey team, Western Hockey League over Manitoba move

VANCOUVER — The City of Cranbrook, B.C., is suing its former hockey team as well as the Western Hockey League over the team's departure in 2019. The Kootenay Ice left for Manitoba before the start of the 2019-20 season, becoming the Winnipeg Ice.
Canadian international Cyle Larin keeps scoring for Turkey's Besiktas

Canadian international Cyle Larin keeps scoring for Turkey's Besiktas

ISTANBUL — Canadian Cyle Larin showed off his rich vein of form Wednesday, scoring in the 85th minute as Besiktas downed Caykur Rizespor 1-0 to advance to the Turkish Cup quarterfinals.
Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice struggled to blow a whistle while wearing a mask. Barry Trotz couldn't see if one of his New York Islanders players was skating toward him because his mask had helped fog up his glasses.