January 25th, 2021

National Sports

Former Maple Leafs captain George Armstrong dies

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on January 24th, 2021

TORONTO – George Armstrong, who captained the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups in the ’60s and wore the blue and white his entire career, has died. He was 90. The Maple Leafs confirmed the death Sunday on Twitter. Armstrong played a record 1,187 games with 296 goals and 417 assists over 21 seasons ... Read More »

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CP NewsAlert: Former Maple Leafs captain George Armstrong dies

By The Canadian Press on January 24th, 2021

TORONTO – Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain George Armstrong has died. He was 90. The Maple Leafs confirmed the death Sunday. Armstrong captained the Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups in the ’60s and wore the blue and white his entire career. More coming&#... Read More »

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Stastny, Scheifele and Wheeler have three-point nights in 6-3 Jets win over Senators

By The Canadian Press on January 23rd, 2021

The Winnipeg Jets got the better of the Ottawa Senators for a third consecutive game, capping off an eventful day for the franchise. Paul Stastny, Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler each had three-point nights in a 6-3 Winnipeg Jets win over the Ottawa Senators at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg late Saturday night. Stastny and ... Read More »

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Stastny, Scheifele have three-point nights in 6-3 Jets win over Senaots

By The Canadian Press on January 23rd, 2021

Paul Stastny, Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler each had three-point nights in a 6-3 Winnipeg Jets win over the Ottawa Senators at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg late Saturday night. Both players scored a goal and added two assists in the Jets’ win (4-1-0), their third consecutive victory over the Senators (1-3-1). Andrew Copp also ... Read More »

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Corey Perry scores in Canadiens debut, Montreal downs Vancouver 5-2

By Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press on January 23rd, 2021

VANCOUVER – Corey Perry scored in his debut for the Canadiens Sunday, helping Montreal down the Vancouver Canucks 5-2. Perry slotted into the lineup for Joel Armia, who suffered a concussion in a hit from Vancouver’s Tyler Myers as the Canadiens trounced the Canucks 7-3 on Thursday. Saturday’s game – the third in four nights ... Read More »

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Homa, Finau, Kim share 3rd-round lead at American Express

By Greg Beacham, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2021

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Max Homa has been tearing up the Stadium Course at The American Express for two days. If he can do it one more time Sunday, the Southern California native could be raising his second career PGA Tour trophy. Homa made nine birdies and shrugged off a double bogey on the way ... Read More »

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Jessica Korda with 60 moves within 2 shots of Danielle Kang

By Jeff Babineau, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2021

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Danielle Kang played great, tying her career low with an 8-under 63 and protecting her lead Saturday in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. Jessica Korda owned the day. A sizzling 28 on the back nine – 9-under par – at Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando lifted Korda ... Read More »

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QMJHL Roundup: Nathan Gaucher’s hat-trick leads Remparts over Armada

By The Canadian Press on January 23rd, 2021

QUEBEC – Nathan Gaucher scored a hat trick as the Quebec Remparts defeated the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 6-4 in Qu├ębec on Saturday afternoon. The Armada lost their first game of the season after winning their first nine games of the season, including a 5-2 win over Rimouski Friday night. Gaucher scored the game-winning goal, shorthanded, at ... Read More »

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Stars captain Benn misses practice after injury in opener

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2021

FRISCO, Texas – Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn didn’t practise Saturday, a day after his right leg buckled awkwardly during a collision in the season opener. Coach Rick Bowness provided no update after practice on Benn’s condition or his status for Sunday’s game, when the Stars play Nashville again. The coach only repeated what he ... Read More »

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Lions hire Aaron Glenn as defensive co-ordinator

By The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2021

ALLEN PARK, Mich. – The Detroit Lions hired Aaron Glenn to be their defensive co-ordinator. The Lions announced the move Saturday. Glenn joins new coach Dan Campbell’s staff after spending the past five seasons as the secondary coach for the New Orleans Saints. Before his tenure in New Orleans, Glenn was an assistant defensive backs ... Read More »

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Blue Jackets deal unhappy Dubois to Jets for Laine, Roslovic

By Mitch Stacy, The Associated Press on January 23rd, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After Pierre-Luc Dubois was benched for lack of effort two days ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday traded the unhappy star centre to the Winnipeg Jets for Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic. Dubois, Columbus’ top-line centre, made it clear when he signed a two-year contract before the season that he wanted ... Read More »

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