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Conditions will be a factor in outdoor game as Canada faces US at world juniors

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 5:32pm

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — A 30-minute practice was enough to convince Canadian defenceman Dante Fabbro that there's no way to prepare for the cold of an outdoor hockey game.

"I don't think there's any strategy for staying warm out there, it's pretty cold," Fabbro said after a skate on.....

Jets top-line centre Mark Scheifele out 6-8 weeks with upper-body injury

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 4:32pm

WINNIPEG — The news that Mark Scheifele will miss six to eight weeks was a hard blow to the top-line centre and his Winnipeg Jets teammates.

Head coach Paul Maurice announced after Thursday's practice that Scheifele is out with an undisclosed upper-body injury he suffered in Winnipeg's 4-3 victory.....

Struggling Senators say they're in the position they deserve after brutal stretch

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 3:51pm

OTTAWA — From the misfiring forwards right down to the struggling goaltenders, the Ottawa Senators know they only have themselves to blame for their current situation.

After a decent start to the season the Senators (11-16-8) have gone into a free fall, and unless they make a dramatic turnaround.....

CFL says it would approve Manziel contract if he signed deal north of the border

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 2:23pm

TORONTO — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are now on the clock.

The CFL announced Thursday it would approve a contract for quarterback Johnny Manziel if one was negotiated with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who have the former Heisman Trophy winner on their negotiation list. The Ticats now have 10 days to.....

U19 FIBA basketball champions pick up Canadian Press team of year honours

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 9:02am

TORONTO — It was the perfect mix of talent and togetherness. And over one remarkable week last summer in Cairo, 12 teenagers did something no Canadian team had ever accomplished — claim gold on basketball's world stage.

Canada captured the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup title in July, the.....

Wednesday's Games

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 12:55am

Wednesday's Games

World Junior HockeyChampionship

At Buffalo, N.Y.

Canada 6 Slovakia 0

Switzerland 3 Belarus 2


Spengler Cup

At Davos, Switzerland

Dinamo Riga 4 HPK Hameenlinna 3 (OT)

HC Davos 5 Mountfield HK 1




Oilers' win streak stopped at four games after 4-3 loss to Jets

By Canadian Press
December 28, 2017 - 12:03am

WINNIPEG — Concern and uncertainty clouded the Winnipeg Jets' celebration after a tough 4-3 victory over the surging Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.

Mark Scheifele, Winnipeg's top-line centre and second-leading scorer behind linemate Blake Wheeler, left the game 7:37 into the second period after a hit by Oilers defenceman Brandon.....