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Maple Leafs a win away from reaching second round for first time since 2004

TORONTO — Jake Muzzin knows about closing out series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Maple Leafs defenceman won a Stanley Cup as a member of the L.A.
Auston Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to take 3-2 series lead

Auston Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to take 3-2 series lead

BOSTON — Head down on the bench, Auston Matthews couldn't bear to watch. The Maple Leafs star centre had seen this scenario — one that often seemed to go against him — play out before.

Toronto Arrows back in action after weather forces postponement of Austin game

TORONTO — After inclement weather south of the border forced postponement of last week's game against Austin Elite Rugby, the Toronto Arrows return to action Sunday against the visiting Houston SaberCats.

Canada's Peterman and Gallant defeat Romania in world mixed doubles opener

STAVANGER, Norway — Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant defeated Romania's Iulia Traila and Allen Coliban 12-4 in their opening game Saturday at the world mixed doubles curling championship. Peterman, from Winnipeg, and Gallant, from St.

Czech Republic opens Fed Cup tie with singles victories over Canada

PROSTEJOV, Czech Republic — Canada's Rebecca Marino and Leylah Annie Fernandez lost their opening singles matches to the Czech Republic in Fed Cup play on Saturday at the Agrofert Arena.

Canadian women win all three matches on Day 1 of Kitakyushu Sevens

KITAKYUSHU, Japan — Canada moved into the Cup quarter-finals at the Kitakyushu Sevens on Saturday, dispatching Spain, China and Australia in pool play.
Lowry holds 1-stroke lead halfway through rainy RBC Heritage

Lowry holds 1-stroke lead halfway through rainy RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Shane Lowry parred his final two holes Saturday to hold on to a one-stroke lead through two rounds in the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.
Avalanche hot at the right time, cruise past Flames into second round

Avalanche hot at the right time, cruise past Flames into second round

CALGARY — Colorado had to be at its best over the final month of the of the regular season just to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Avalanche are still playing at that high level and now have their first series win in over a decade.
Flame out; Avalanche advance in NHL playoffs with 5-1 win over Calgary

Flame out; Avalanche advance in NHL playoffs with 5-1 win over Calgary

CALGARY — Add the Calgary Flames to shocking Stanley Cup playoff exits this season.

Canadian Women open Kitakyushu Sevens with back-to-back wins

KITAKYUSHU, Japan — The Canadian women have opened the Kitakyushu Sevens with back-to-back wins.
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