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Matthews bags winner, Leafs beat Oilers in another one-goal game to extend win streak

Matthews bags winner, Leafs beat Oilers in another one-goal game to extend win streak

EDMONTON — The Maple Leafs didn't have much success in tight games last season. The script has been flipped — at least early — in this abbreviated, still-young campaign.
Boeser's three-point night leads Vancouver Canucks to 4-1 win over Ottawa Senators

Boeser's three-point night leads Vancouver Canucks to 4-1 win over Ottawa Senators

VANCOUVER — Sweeping a three-game series against the Ottawa Senators has refreshed the Vancouver Canucks outlook as the squad heads back out on the road. The Canucks (5-5-0) completed the feat with a 4-1 victory over the Sens Thursday.
Canadiens top Flames 4-2 in home opener, remain unbeaten in regulation this season

Canadiens top Flames 4-2 in home opener, remain unbeaten in regulation this season

MONTREAL — After opening their season in style with an impressive six-game road trip, the Montreal Canadiens looked just as comfortable on home ice Thursday night.
Penguins warily carry on after GM Rutherford's abrupt exit

Penguins warily carry on after GM Rutherford's abrupt exit

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby is used to change. More than 15 years in the NHL has taught the Pittsburgh Penguins longtime captain that it's simply part of the business. Not all change, however, is created equal.
Canadian Antony Auclair, Tampa Bay Buccaneers preparing to face Chiefs in Super Bowl

Canadian Antony Auclair, Tampa Bay Buccaneers preparing to face Chiefs in Super Bowl

Canadian tight end Antony Auclair is still having trouble accepting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the first team in NFL history to play in a Super Bowl in their home city.

Alberta-based WHL teams get approval to play condensed season

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League has received government approval to play a rejigged season in Alberta.

Flames' American Hockey League affiliate coming to Calgary for 2020 season

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Flames' American Hockey League affiliate will play home games in Calgary this season after requesting relocation from Stockton, Calif.

CPL champion Forge FC picks up option on star goalkeeper Triston Henry

HAMILTON — CPL champion Forge FC has picked up the contract option for Canadian goalkeeper Triston Henry for the 2021 season. The 27-year-old from Toronto was named the CPL's top 'keeper in 2020 after positing a league-high five shutouts.
Minnesota United trades for former Montreal captain Jukka Raitala,

Minnesota United trades for former Montreal captain Jukka Raitala,

MONTREAL — CF Montreal has traded the rights to former captain Jukka Raitala to Minnesota United for the rights to midfielder Andrew Booth and a conditional amount of general allocation money.
Roughriders sign former Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott

Roughriders sign former Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American wide receiver Artavis Scott. The 26-year-old from Oldsmar, Fla., was an all-ACC receiver in all three of his seasons with the Clemson Tigers.