April 11th, 2021

National Sports

Scoreboard for Saturday, April 10, 2021

By The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

Saturday’s Games (All Times Eastern) NHL Philadelphia 3 Boston 2 Dallas 4 Florida 1 Chicago 4 Columbus 3 Detroit 5 Carolina 4 Toronto 6 Ottawa 5 Winnipeg 5 Montreal 0 St. Louis 3 Minnesota 2 (OT) Tampa Bay 3 Nashville 0 Calgary 5 Edmonton 0 Los Angeles 4 San Jose 2 — AHL Hartford 6 ... Read More »

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WHL roundup: Blades continue winning ways with 4-2 victory over Warriors

By The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

REGINA – Tristen Robins had two goals in the first period and the Saskatoon Blades dumped the Moose Jaw Warriors 4-2 in Western Hockey League play on Saturday. Robins also had an assist in the win while Kyle Crnkovic had a goal and a helper, and Wyatt McLeod also scored for the Blades (11-2-2). Tate ... Read More »

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Jacob Markstrom earns shutout as Flames blank Oilers 5-0 in Battle of Alberta

By The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

CALGARY – Jacob Markstrom stopped all 17 shots he faced and the Calgary Flames put an end to their four-game losing skid with a commanding 5-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Johnny Gaudreau and captain Mark Giordano each had a goal and an assist, while Sean Monahan, Elias Lindholm and Brett Ritchie also ... Read More »

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Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner combine for eight points as Leafs down Sens 6-5

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

TORONTO – Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner have a tradition of passing the puck back at forth at the end of every pre-game warmup. The disc often looks like it’s on a string as the two stars play pitch and catch – always the last two Maple Leafs off the ice. The duo has never ... Read More »

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Trent scores career-high 44, Raptors rout Cavaliers 135-115

By Brian Dulik, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2021

CLEVELAND – Gary Trent Jr. scored a career-high 44 points and the severely short-handed Toronto Raptors scored a franchise-record 87 first-half points en route to a 135-115 blowout victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. Trent made 17 of 19 field goals, including shooting 7 of 9 from 3-point range, and went 3 of ... Read More »

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Connor Hellebuyck registers second shutout of the season as Jets blank Canadiens 5-0

By The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

MONTREAL – Connor Hellebuyck’s 19-save effort earned him his second shutout of the season and gave the Winnipeg Jets a decisive 5-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday. Andrew Copp, Nikolaj Ehlers and Mathieu Perrault each had a goal and an assist, while Paul Stastny and Derek Forbort also scored for the Jets (25-13-3) ... Read More »

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Auston Matthews scores hat trick, leads Leafs to 6-5 win over Senators

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

TORONTO – Auston Matthews scored three times to increase his league-leading goal total to 31, Jack Campbell made 27 saves to set an NHL record for consecutive victories to start a season, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 6-5 on Saturday night. Mitch Marner added a goal and three assists for Toronto ... Read More »

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Malott scores game winner as Manitoba Moose top Belleville Senators 3-2 in OT

By The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

WINNIPEG – Jeff Malott buried the game-winning goal 51 seconds into overtime, giving his Manitoba Moose a 3-2 victory over the Bellville Senators in American Hockey League action Saturday. Cole Maier and Natan Todd scored for the Moose (10-11-2) in regulation, and Cole Perfetti tallied a pair of assists. Vitaly Abramov and Curtis Douglas responded ... Read More »

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A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead

By Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press on April 10th, 2021

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Hideki Matsuyama showed he could handle Augusta National when he first showed up as a 19-year-old amateur. Ten years later, the Japanese star put himself on the cusp of a green jacket Saturday at the Masters. In a stunning turnaround after storms doused the course, Matsuyama had four birdies, an eagle and ... Read More »

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Laurent Dauphin scores two as Laval Rocket edge Toronto Marlies 4-3

By The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

TORONTO – Laurent Dauphin scored twice in the first period Saturday, leading the Laval Rocket to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Marlies in American Hockey League play. The Rocket (19-5-2) also got goals from Michael Pezzetta and Cole Caufield, and Rafael Harvey-Pinard notched a pair of assists. Tyler Gaudet scored twice for the Marlies ... Read More »

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Men’s world curling championship in Calgary remains in COVID limbo

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press on April 10th, 2021

CALGARY – The men’s world curling championship in Calgary remained in a holding pattern Saturday just short of its finish line because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus. Four members of three international teams tested positive for the virus in “exit” tests before departing Canada. They did not show symptoms of the coronavirus. A ... Read More »

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