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Senators waive Bobby Ryan less than three weeks after he wins Masterton Trophy

Senators waive Bobby Ryan less than three weeks after he wins Masterton Trophy

OTTAWA — Veteran forward Bobby Ryan was placed on waivers by the Ottawa Senators on Friday for the purpose of a buyout. Ryan won the Masterton Trophy, the NHL's award for perseverance, on Sept. 7 after publicly sharing his battle with alcohol issues.
'We've always bounced back': Whitecaps seeking redemption in Portland

'We've always bounced back': Whitecaps seeking redemption in Portland

VANCOUVER — Bryan Meredith's debut for the Vancouver Whitecaps didn't go the way anyone wanted. Just 14 minutes into Wednesday's game against Los Angeles FC, the 31-year-old 'keeper had conceded four goals.

New York City FC's Brazilian forward Heber out for season with torn knee ligament

New York City FC's Brazilian forward Heber, stretchered off in NYCFC's 1-0 loss to Toronto FC on Wednesday, is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Montreal Impact eager to return to winning ways against N.Y. Red Bulls

Montreal Impact eager to return to winning ways against N.Y. Red Bulls

MONTREAL — An unusual, gruelling season is beginning to take its toll on the Montreal Impact. The club will play its sixth game in less than a month on Sunday when the Impact kick off against the New York Red Bulls.
Toronto Maple Leafs hire Paul MacLean as an assistant coach

Toronto Maple Leafs hire Paul MacLean as an assistant coach

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean as an assistant coach. MacLean led the Senators to a 114-90-35 record and a pair of playoff appearances.
Newly installed in the top 10, Shapovalov leads Canadian hopes at French Open

Newly installed in the top 10, Shapovalov leads Canadian hopes at French Open

When the COVID-19 pandemic put the ATP Tour on hold earlier this year, Canada's Denis Shapovalov used the extended break to work on using a more patient approach on court. The subtle change has paid off with strong results since play resumed.
Toronto Wolfpack fate deferred for four weeks as Super League continues review

Toronto Wolfpack fate deferred for four weeks as Super League continues review

Super League wants more time — and information — before deciding whether to readmit the Toronto Wolfpack.
Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to four-year contract extension

Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to four-year contract extension

MONTREAL — Jeff Petry was impressed by his young teammates during the Montreal Canadiens' improbable run in the 2020 playoffs.
Toronto FC starts strange new chapter in East Hartford with game against Columbus

Toronto FC starts strange new chapter in East Hartford with game against Columbus

Toronto FC starts a strange new chapter some 600 kilometres away from BMO Field on Sunday when it kicks off for the first time at its pandemic home away from home in East Hartford, Conn.
NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT game

NHL ice-masters call bubbled NHL playoffs a success, memorable for 5OT game

EDMONTON — The end is near for the bubbled NHL playoffs, and those in charge of the rinks say it's been smooth as an ice sheet — except maybe when teams come to play for three periods and stay on for another five.