April 22nd, 2024

National Sports

Whitecaps take advantage of Sounders’ red cards to net 2-0 win

By The Associated Press on April 20th, 2024

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle’s Jackson Ragen was sent off for a red card in the 43rd minute, Alex Roldan was forced to leave in the 75th and the Vancouver Whitecaps took full advantage to post a 2-0 Major League Soccer victory over the Sounders on Saturday night. Ragen left the Sounders (1-4-3) a man down ... Read More »

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Sports scoreboard for Saturday, April 20, 2024

By The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

Saturday’s Scoreboard NHL Playoffs First Round Boston 5 Toronto 1 (Boston leads best-of-seven series 1-0) Carolina 3 N.Y. Islanders 1 (Carolina leads best-of-seven series 1-0) — PWHL Toronto 3 Montreal 2 (OT) Ottawa 4 Minnesota 0 Boston 2 New York 1 — AHL Abbotsford 3 Calgary 2 Manitoba 4 Texas 1 Cleveland 4 Toronto 3 ... Read More »

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Swayman, DeBrusk power Bruins over Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 1

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

BOSTON – The Maple Leafs fired four shots on Jeremy Swayman inside the first 90 seconds Saturday. The club was fishing the puck out of its net moments later after the Bruins capitalized on a mistake. Toronto got a 4-on-3 power play early in the second period that failed to connect before superstar Auston Matthews ... Read More »

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Varsho’s three-run homer keys Blue Jays’ 5-2 road win over Padres

By Richard J. Marcus, The Associated Press on April 20th, 2024

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Daulton Varsho hit a three-run homer and José Berríos pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Berríos (4-0) allowed six hits, struck out six and lowered his ERA to 0.85. He has won all four of ... Read More »

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Montreal surrenders late goal, settles for 2-2 draw with Orlando City

By Elias Grigoriadis, The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

MONTREAL – Ariel Lassiter scored in the 88th minute to give CF Montreal a 2-1 lead over visiting Orlando City, but the victory party was spoiled when Ivan Angulo scored two minutes into stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 Major League Soccer draw at Stade Saputo on Saturday evening. Mason Toye also scored for Montreal ... Read More »

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DeBrusk, Swayman power Bruins over Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 1

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

BOSTON – Jake DeBrusk had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Saturday. John Beecher, Brandon Carlo and Trent Frederic, into an empty net, also scored for Boston, which got 35 saves from Jeremy Swayman. Brad Marchand and Charile ... Read More »

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Montreal gives up late goal, settles for 2-2 draw with Orlando City

By Elias Grigoriadis, The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

MONTREAL – Ariel Lassiter scored in the 88th minute to give CF Montreal a 2-1 lead over visiting Orlando City, but the victory party was ruined when Ivan Angulo scored two minutes into stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 Major League Soccer draw at Stade Saputo on Saturday evening. Mason Toye also scored for Montreal ... Read More »

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Prince Owusu’s acrobatic second-half strike lifts Toronto FC past New England

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

TORONTO – Prince Owusu’s spectacular 66th-minute strike helped Toronto FC snap its three-game Major League Soccer losing streak with a 1-0 win over the struggling New England Revolution on Saturday. Toronto (4-4-1) had a chance to add to the lead in the 76th minute but Federico Bernardechi’s penalty was stopped by Slovakian goalkeeper Henrich Ravas ... Read More »

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Maschmeyer, Jenner shine as Ottawa beats Minnesota 4-0

By Lisa Wallace, The Canadian Press on April 20th, 2024

OTTAWA – From start to finish, Emerance Maschmeyer was Ottawa’s best player making 35 saves in a 4-0 win over Minnesota in Professional Women’s Hockey League action Saturday night. Captain Brianne Jenner registered a hat trick, while Ashton Bell scored the other goal for Ottawa (8-0-6-6). Nicole Hensley made 18 saves for Minnesota (8-4-3-6), who ... Read More »

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Andersen, Noesen help Hurricanes open playoffs with 3-1 win over Islanders

By Aaron Beard, The Associated Press on April 20th, 2024

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Nothing came easily for the Carolina Hurricanes to start the NHL playoffs. Stefan Noesen scored the go-ahead goal early in the third while Frederik Andersen had a huge night in net to help the Hurricanes push past the New York Islanders 3-1 on Saturday to open their first-round best-of-seven series. Andersen ... Read More »

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Korda, Henderson both one shot back in Chevron Championship

By Kristie Rieken, The Associated Press on April 20th, 2024

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) – Nelly Korda was one shot off the lead at the Chevron Championship when the third round was suspended Saturday because of lightning in the area. Play at Carlton Woods was halted just before 3 p.m. and called for the day 2 1/2 hours later with dangerous conditions remaining. The third ... Read More »

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