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Edmonton Oilers pick local winger Reid Schaefer in NHL draft

Edmonton Oilers pick local winger Reid Schaefer in NHL draft

MONTREAL — Reid Schaefer grew up surrounded by Edmonton Oilers jerseys. The jersey he pulled over his head Thursday, though, was special — it was the one he received after the Oilers called his name 32nd overall at the NHL entry draft.
Winnipeg Jets take American right-winger Rutger McGroarty in NHL draft

Winnipeg Jets take American right-winger Rutger McGroarty in NHL draft

MONTREAL — Rutger McGroarty has always been a hockey fan. In fact, the Winnipeg Jets' latest prospect was just three days old when he took in his first game. "I was born on a Tuesday and I went to a playoff hockey game on a Friday.
Vancouver Canucks take Swedish right-winger Jonathan Lekkerimaki in NHL draft

Vancouver Canucks take Swedish right-winger Jonathan Lekkerimaki in NHL draft

MONTREAL — Jonathan Lekkerimaki has spent the past four years idolizing Vancouver Canucks star centre Elias Pettersson. Now he's poised to be his favourite player's teammate.
Aaliyah Edwards has 20 points, 10 boards in Canada's win over France

Aaliyah Edwards has 20 points, 10 boards in Canada's win over France

TORONTO — Aaliyah Edwards had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lift Canada to a 73-56 victory over France on Wednesday night at the inaugural Globl Jam under-23 tournament.
WNBA's Griner pleads guilty at her drug trial in Russia

WNBA's Griner pleads guilty at her drug trial in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — American basketball star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday to drug possession charges on the second day of her trial in a Russian court in a case that could see her sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.
Canadians lose 7-1 to world No. 2 Argentina at women's field hockey World Cup

Canadians lose 7-1 to world No. 2 Argentina at women's field hockey World Cup

TERRASSA, Spain — North Vancouver's Grace Delmotte scored on her Canadian debut but Argentina reeled off seven straight goals Thursday to defeat Canada 7-1 at the women's field hockey World Cup. No.
Canadiens continue reshaping roster, acquiring centre Dach from Chicago

Canadiens continue reshaping roster, acquiring centre Dach from Chicago

MONTREAL — Minutes after picking Juraj Slafkovsky first overall at the 2022 NHL draft, the Montreal Canadiens were right back at work.
Ottawa Senators acquire high-scoring winger Alex DeBrincat from Chicago for picks

Ottawa Senators acquire high-scoring winger Alex DeBrincat from Chicago for picks

MONTREAL — Pierre Dorion saw a familiar face at dinner. Less than 24 hours later, the Senators general manager added a big piece to his young, skilled roster.
Toronto Raptors re-sign Canadian centre Boucher to multi-year contract

Toronto Raptors re-sign Canadian centre Boucher to multi-year contract

TORONTO — Re-signing with the Toronto Raptors was a no-brainer for Chris Boucher.
Triple threat: Bombers' Liegghio producing at all aspects of kicking game

Triple threat: Bombers' Liegghio producing at all aspects of kicking game

WINNIPEG — Kicker Marc Liegghio is glad he hasn’t been the Achilles heel for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers this season. The team has rolled out a 4-0 record to start the CFL season, and Liegghio has made all 10 of his field-goal attempts.