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Edmonton Oilers' veteran goalie Mike Smith relishes another playoff chance

Edmonton Oilers' veteran goalie Mike Smith relishes another playoff chance

EDMONTON — A shot at a Stanley Cup late in an NHL career is something to savour. Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith is a 39-year-old veteran aspiring to hoist the Cup before the end of his career.
'We were close': Jets-Oilers historic playoff battles still resonate with alumni

'We were close': Jets-Oilers historic playoff battles still resonate with alumni

It's been more than three decades since the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers last met in the playoffs, but the circumstances remain eerily similar. The Jets 2.
Toronto vs Montreal: A tale of two cities off the ice

Toronto vs Montreal: A tale of two cities off the ice

Those looking for a refresher on the history of the rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs need look no further than Roch Carrier's beloved tale "The Hockey Sweater.

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime ousted in first round of Lyon Open

LYON, France — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime is out of the Lyon Open after a first-round loss at the French Open tune-up event. The seventh-seeded Auger-Aliassime, from Montreal, lost 7-6 (3), 3-6, 7-5 to world No.
Staal, Niederreiter lift Hurricanes past Predators 5-2

Staal, Niederreiter lift Hurricanes past Predators 5-2

RALEIGH, N.C.
Marchand scores in OT, Bruins beat Capitals to even series

Marchand scores in OT, Bruins beat Capitals to even series

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 39 seconds into overtime after teammate Taylor Hall tied the game late in regulation, and the Boston Bruins rallied to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Monday night, tying the East Division first-round playoff s

Price, Gallagher see game action with AHL Rocket in preparation for NHL playoffs

MONTREAL — Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher returned to the minor leagues on Monday for a one-off appearance in an effort to get up to game speed ahead of the NHL playoffs.
Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold has support of Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault

Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold has support of Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault

Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold has Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault in her corner.
Hayley Wickenheiser, Danielle Goyette together again on Toronto Maple Leafs staff

Hayley Wickenheiser, Danielle Goyette together again on Toronto Maple Leafs staff

TORONTO — Hayley Wickenheiser and Danielle Goyette are teammates again in the Toronto Maple Leafs player development department.

Chicago fire crew rescues parrot from office building ledge

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire Department didn’t have to raise a ladder to rescue a cat from a tree over the weekend, but firefighters did grab a pole to snatch a pet parrot from an office building ledge.
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