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Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

Today is an off day for the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers as they prepare for Monday's winner-take-all Game 7 showdown at Rogers Arena.
Disputed penalty in final minutes gives Whitecaps a 1-1 draw against Sounders

Disputed penalty in final minutes gives Whitecaps a 1-1 draw against Sounders

SEATTLE (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored on a penalty kick in the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time, and the Vancouver Whitecaps salvaged a 1-1 draw with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.
Sports scoreboard for Saturday, May 18, 2024

Sports scoreboard for Saturday, May 18, 2024

Saturday's Games NHL Playoffs Second Round Edmonton 5 Vancouver 1 (Best-of-seven series tied 3-3) --- IIHF World Hockey Championship Group Stage At Prague Canada 5 Finland 3 Switzerland 8 Denmark 0 Czechia 4 Britain 1 At Ostrava, Czechia Sweden 7 Lat
Oilers crank up the offence, drill Canucks 5-1 to force Game 7

Oilers crank up the offence, drill Canucks 5-1 to force Game 7

EDMONTON — The clash of the Canadian clubs is going the limit.
Canada beats Thailand 3-1 at Volleyball Nations League tournament

Canada beats Thailand 3-1 at Volleyball Nations League tournament

RIO DE JANEIRO — Canada picked up an important victory in Volleyball Nations League action on Saturday night with a 25-21, 25-13, 20-25 and 25-17 over winless Thailand.
Bernardeschi scores three goals as rampant Toronto FC thumps CF Montreal 5-1

Bernardeschi scores three goals as rampant Toronto FC thumps CF Montreal 5-1

TORONTO — After a 5-1 thumping of an injury-ravaged CF Montreal on Saturday, Toronto FC's Italian duo of Federico Bernardeschi and Lorenzo Insigne had the honour of leading the Viking Clap, banging the drum in front of the fervent fans in the south s
Usyk beats Fury by split decision to become the first undisputed heavyweight champion in 24 years

Usyk beats Fury by split decision to become the first undisputed heavyweight champion in 24 years

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk has been shorter, lighter and older than all of his opponents since he moved up to the heavyweight division.
Panthers captain Barkov wins Selke Trophy as NHL's best defensive forward

Panthers captain Barkov wins Selke Trophy as NHL's best defensive forward

NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Panthers captain Aleksander Barkov has won the Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward, the league announced Saturday night.
Seize the Grey wins the Preakness for D. Wayne Lukas and ends Mystik Dan’s Triple Crown bid

Seize the Grey wins the Preakness for D. Wayne Lukas and ends Mystik Dan’s Triple Crown bid

BALTIMORE (AP) — D. Wayne Lukas worked his way to Seize the Grey after his horse won the Preakness Stakes and kept getting interrupted by well-wishes offering congratulations. “I think they’re trying to get rid of me,” Lukas said.
Toronto's Summer McIntosh victorious in 200-metre butterfly at Olympic trials

Toronto's Summer McIntosh victorious in 200-metre butterfly at Olympic trials

TORONTO — Summer McIntosh is excited for a run to the Paris Olympics that differs from her last some three years ago.