P.K. and Pekka lead Predators in shutout win over Leafs

Pekka Rinne made 18 saves for his third shutout of the season and the 54th of his career as the Nashville Predators blanked the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Monday. [Read entire story]

Leafs prospect Sandin excited to represent Sweden at world juniors

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Rasmus Sandin was always expected to play a big role as part of Sweden's world junior entry but he now could see even more high-pressure minutes with AHL teammate Timothy Liljegren's presumed [Read entire story]

Andersen withstands Columbus’ barrage as Leafs win 4th straight

Zach Hyman scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs stretched their winning streak to four games with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday. [Read entire story]

Stern never doubted NHL’s hire of commissioner Bettman

Former NBA commissioner David Stern tries to connect with Gary Bettman by phone about once a week. Even he has a tough time keeping track of the NHL commissioner's schedule. [Read entire story]

David Stern cites Toronto as destination city for NBA players

David Stern and Raptors president Masai Ujiri are in agreement — there's no doubt Toronto has become a destination for NBA players. [Read entire story]

World champion skater Kaetlyn Osmond taking entire season off

Reigning world champion Kaetlyn Osmond will not compete during the 2018-19 figure skating season. [Read entire story]

William Nylander wants long-term deal from Maple Leafs

William Nylander said Wednesday his preference is to sign long-term with Toronto — a contract that could stretch as many as eight seasons — rather than ink a shorter bridge deal. [Read entire story]

Sabres hand Leafs 1st loss at ACC in 13 games

Jack Eichel scored his second goal of the night midway through the third period as the last-place Buffalo Sabres snapped the Toronto Maple Leafs' club-record home winning streak at 13 games with a 3-2 victory on Monday. [Read entire story]

At last, Kei Kamara is a member of the Vancouver Whitecaps

​Kei Kamara turned up at the Columbus Crew's practice facility in May 2016 convinced he was set to join the Vancouver Whitecaps. [Read entire story]

Canucks’ Brock Boeser thriving after ‘brutally honest’ talk from coach

Travis Green pulled Brock Boeser aside at the Vancouver Canucks' development camp in early July for a frank and honest discussion. During the course of that talk, the first-year head coach explained in no uncertain terms [Read entire story]

Leon, Canada grab wild equalizer in draw versus U.S.

Adriana Leon scored in the second half as Canada tied the United States 1-1 in an international women's soccer friendly on Thursday night. [Read entire story]

Whitecaps fall to undermanned Timbers

Sebastian Blanco scored early in the second half as the undermanned Portland Timbers snapped a six-game winless streak with a gutsy 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday afternoon. [Read entire story]

Figure skaters Duhamel, Radford turf coach in bold shakeup

Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel and pairs partner Eric Radford, world champions in both 2015 and 2016, have fired their coach just eight months before the 2018 Olympics. "We needed to make some changes," said [Read entire story]

Canucks’ Horvat gaining trust, piling up points in 3rd season

Bo Horvat, who started the campaign as a surprising member of the fourth line, is now a lynchpin for Vancouver. He has gained a lot more trust and there's no denying his chemistry with linemate Sven Baertschi. [Read entire story]

Canada downs Mexico as 3 veterans say goodbye to women’s team

Janine Beckie scored twice in the first half as Canada defeated Mexico 3-2 in a women's soccer friendly on Saturday. [Read entire story]

Bismack Biyombo’s departure leaves big void for Raptors

Kyle Lowry says there were times last season when the Toronto Raptors wouldn't worry about being half a step behind on defence. But with defensive stalwart Bismack Biyombo gone, the Raptors will have to shake that [Read entire story]

Canada heading to Rio Olympics minus storied men’s 8 crew

The Canadian national rowing program stunned many observers by instead choosing to split the resources into two boats — a quadruple sculls and a four — with the aim of doubling both the medal haul and subsequent funding [Read entire story]

Morales leads Whitecaps with penalty shot magic

Pedro Morales scored on a penalty kick in the first half Saturday as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Houston Dynamo 1-0. [Read entire story]

Mexico dominates Canada in World Cup qualifying

Javier (Chicharito) Hernandez, Hirving Lozano and Jesus Manuel Corona scored Friday as high-flying Mexico dismantled Canada 3-0 in World Cup qualifying. [Read entire story]

Jays’ GM wants to get to know Bautista, Encarnacion before talking contract

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says right now it's all about getting to know Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion. [Read entire story]

Coach Herdman sees renewed belief in women’s soccer team

John Herdman doesn't want his players to forget their World Cup pain. The Canadian women's national team was left bitterly disappointed this summer after crashing out of a tournament the hosts felt was there for the [Read entire story]

Whitecaps dominant in win over Earthquakes

Mauro Rosales and Kendall Waston scored in the first half Sunday as the Vancouver Whitecaps cruised past the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1. [Read entire story]

Lloyd hat trick paces U.S. to FIFA Women’s World Cup title

Carli Lloyd put an exclamation point on her country's stunning four-goal barrage in the opening 16 minutes with a hat-trick strike from the halfway line as the United States demolished Japan 5-2 in the Women's World Cup [Read entire story]