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Being unable to attend Bills playoff games due to pandemic pains Canadian fans

Being unable to attend Bills playoff games due to pandemic pains Canadian fans

Once again, Jason Tangorra, Wayne Kretz and Leslie Churchill will be glued to their respective television sets watching the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night. And once again, their hearts will be in Orchard Park, N.Y.
Saskatchewan gives $4M to junior hockey after extending ban on team sports

Saskatchewan gives $4M to junior hockey after extending ban on team sports

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is giving $4 million to help junior hockey leagues and teams that have had their play interrupted by provincial health restrictions.
Former Canadian international Rhian Wilkinson leaves Canada Soccer coaching job

Former Canadian international Rhian Wilkinson leaves Canada Soccer coaching job

Rhian Wilkinson, one of Canada's brightest young coaches, is leaving Canada Soccer. On the plus side, she says she is stepping aside to challenge herself and to add to her coaching skills — with an eye to coaching Canada in the future.
Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have claimed goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. Forsberg, 28, was 1-1-0 with a 3.35 goals-against average and .897 save percentage in three games with the Hurricanes last season.
Homegrown star Andrew Harris signs one-year extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Homegrown star Andrew Harris signs one-year extension with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Andrew Harris is back for another year with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The veteran running back signed a one-year contract extension with his hometown team Friday. But the 33-year-old Winnipeg native was more than willing to commit to a longer deal.
Toronto Blue Jays sign outfielder Teoscar Hernandez, pitcher Ross Stripling

Toronto Blue Jays sign outfielder Teoscar Hernandez, pitcher Ross Stripling

TORONTO — The Blue Jays have avoided arbitration with outfielder Teoscar Hernandez and right-hander Ross Stripling after signing them to one-year deals on Friday. Hernandez's contract is for US$4.325 million, while Stripling will be paid $3 million.
Jets hire 49ers defensive co-ordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jets hire 49ers defensive co-ordinator Robert Saleh as coach

NEW YORK — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh.
Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye elected to MLS Players Association executive board

Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye elected to MLS Players Association executive board

Canadian international Mark-Anthony Kaye has been elected to the Major League Soccer Players Association executive board.
Laine's three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

Laine's three-point night earns Winnipeg Jets 4-3 OT win over Calgary Flames

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine let his play on the ice speak volumes Thursday night with a three-point performance that should squash questions about his committment to the Winnipeg Jets.
Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

Connor McDavid scores hat trick, Edmonton Oilers defeat Vancouver Canucks 5-2

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and the rest of the Edmonton Oilers big guns, embarrassed in their home opener, feasted Thursday on the Vancouver Canucks.