March 25th, 2017

Wheels Review

Oilers move into tie for first in Pacific Division with win over Avalanche

By Shane Jones, The Canadian Press on March 25th, 2017

EDMONTON – Drake Caggiula and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins each had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers moved into a three-way tie for first place in the Pacific Division with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Benoit Pouliot and Leon Draisaitl also scored for the Oilers (41-25-9), who have won six ... Read More »

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Wesley Berg has five goals, four assists as Roughnecks beat Black Wolves 18-13

By The Canadian Press on March 25th, 2017

CALGARY – Wesley Berg had five goals and four assists to lead the Calgary Roughnecks past the New England Black Wolves 18-13 on Saturday night in National Lacrosse League action. Curtis Dickson and Dane Dobbie each added a hat trick with Jeff Shattler and Holden Cattoni both striking twice for Calgary (5-9). Dan MacRae, Tyler ... Read More »

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Brooks scores 17 points as Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

By Dave Skretta, The Associated Press on March 25th, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks of Mississauga, Ont., added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years. Dylan Ennis of Brampton, Ont., added 12 points for ... Read More »

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Ibaka, DeRozan lead Raptors past Mavericks, 94-86

By Dave Jackson, The Associated Press on March 25th, 2017

DALLAS – DeMar DeRozan and Serge Ibaka scored 18 points apiece and the Toronto Raptors won their fifth straight game, 94-86 over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. The Raptors, who came back from 15-point deficits to win each of their last two games, made it a little easier on themselves Saturday. Toronto scored the ... Read More »

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Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket

By Dave Skretta, The Associated Press on March 25th, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Canada’s Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years. Canadian Dylan Ennis added 12 points for the Ducks (33-5), who ... Read More »

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Maple Leafs goalie Andersen leaves game against Sabres with upper-body injury

By The Canadian Press on March 25th, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen left Toronto’s 5-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night after sustaining an upper-body injury. Andersen allowed two goals on 16 shots in the opening period and did not return for the second after getting hurt. He appeared to be hurt during a collision with Buffalo ... Read More »

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Monahan’s OT winner lifts Flames past Blues 3-2

By Joe Harris, The Associated Press on March 25th, 2017

ST. LOUIS – Sean Monahan scored with 3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night. Troy Brouwer and Matt Bartkowski also scored for the Flames, who improved to 13-4 in overtime this season. Brian Elliott made 29 saves. Ivan Barbashev and Jaden Schwartz scored for ... Read More »

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Eichel scores 2 in Sabres 5-2 win over Maple Leafs

By John Wawrow, The Associated Press on March 25th, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Jack Eichel scored twice and set up another goal in the Buffalo Sabres’ 5-2 win that slowed the youth-laden Toronto Maple Leafs’ late-season surge to clinch a playoff berth. Ryan O’Reilly and Dmitry Kulikov each had a goal and assist, and Evander Kane also scored in a game the Sabres took control ... Read More »

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Andrei Markov scored twice, sets up Weber as Canadiens top Senators 3-1

By Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press on March 25th, 2017

MONTREAL – Andrei Markov scored two goals and set up another as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Saturday night to retain first place in the NHL Atlantic Division. Shea Weber also scored for Montreal (42-24-9), which leads Ottawa by three points although the Senators hold one game in hand. Jean-Gabriel Pageau ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: Police say four people found dead in B.C. home Friday afternoon

By The Canadian Press on March 25th, 2017

ASHCROFT, B.C. – RCMP say they’re investigating the deaths of four people found in a home in a remote community in the B.C. Interior. Officers responded to a request for a well-being check at a home in Venables Valley near Ashcroft on Friday afternoon. Police say they discovered the bodies of four people inside the ... Read More »

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Nishikawa, Killick cap cross-country season with gold at Ski Nationals

By The Canadian Press on March 25th, 2017

CANMORE, Alta. – Emily Nishikawa and Graeme Killick won the cross-country ski marathon at the Ski Nationals as the 2017 season came to a close on Saturday. The Olympic veterans proved they were the top women’s and men’s cross-country skiers in the field after grinding through the challenging 30- and 50-kilometre skate-ski races. Nishikawa captured ... Read More »

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