October 16th, 2021

National Sports

McTavish, 18, scores in NHL debut as Ducks beat Jets 4-1

By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press on October 13th, 2021

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Mason McTavish became the youngest player in Anaheim history to score a goal as the Ducks opened the season with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night. The 18-year-old McTavish – the third overall pick in this year’s NHL draft – put in a loose puck 13:20 into ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021

By The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

Wednesday’s Games NHL Toronto 2 Montreal 1 Washington 5 N.Y. Rangers 1 Colorado 4 Chicago 2 Edmonton 3 SO Vancouver 2 Anaheim 4 Winnipeg 1 — NBA Pre-Season Phoenix 119 Portland 74 Dallas 127 Charlotte 59 Orlando 103 Boston 102 Indiana 109 Memphis 107 New York 108 Detroit 100 Oklahoma City 108 Denver 99 Utah ... Read More »

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Turris scores winner in shootout to lift Oilers 3-2 over Canucks in season opener

By Shane Jones, The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

EDMONTON – Kyle Turris scored the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers started the season off with a victory, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Wednesday. Jesse Puljujarvi and Zach Hyman scored in regulation for the Oilers, who gave up a late lead. Edmonton also got a pair of assists from Connor McDavid. Oliver Ekman-Larsson ... Read More »

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Bankier scores hat trick to lead Blazers to 8-3 win over Royals in WHL

By The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

VICTORIA – — Caedan Bankier had a hat trick and a pair of assists as the Kamloops Blazers remained undefeated with an 8-3 win over the Victoria Royals. Daylan Kuefler added a pair of goals, while Fraser Minten, Josh Pillar, and Dylan Sydor had one apiece. Bailey Peach, Brayden Shuurman and Riley Gannon scored for ... Read More »

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Sikic, Bowman score two apiece in Storm’s 7-3 OHL win over Attack

By The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

OWEN SOUND, Ont. – Marko Sikic and Braeden Bowman scored two goals apiece to lead the Guelph Storm to a 7-3 win over the Owen Sound Attack in the Ontario Hockey League on Wednesday. Matthew Poitras, Daniil Chayka and Matthew Papais had Guelph’s other three goals. Deni Goure, Ethan Burroughs and Cedrick Guindon scored for ... Read More »

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Canonica scores in OT to lift Shawinigan 3-2 over Cape Breton

By The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

CAPE BRETON, N.B. – Lorenzo Canonica scored in overtime to lift the Shawinigan Cataractes to a 3-2 win over the Cape Breton Eagles in QMJHL hockey action on Wednesday. William Veillette and Anthony DiCesare also scored for the Cataractes, who are third in the league. Nicholas Girouard had both Cape Breton goals in front of ... Read More »

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Nylander, Campbell lead the way as Maple Leafs down Canadiens in opener

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

TORONTO – William Nylander scored the winner early in the third period and Jack Campbell made 31 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in the season-opener for both teams Wednesday. Pierre Engvall had the other goal for Toronto in front of 18,493 masked and fully vaccinated fans at Scotiabank Arena ... Read More »

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Davies leads the way as Canada downs Panama in full-blooded World Cup qualifier

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

TORONTO – Alphonso Davies’ highlight-reel goal helped open the floodgates as Canada roared to a 4-1 victory over Panama on Wednesday in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying play. The Canadian men had Panama under the cosh but didn’t pull ahead until the 66th minute when the 20-year-old Bayern Munich star came out of nowhere down the ... Read More »

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MLSE announces deal with TikTok, company’s logo will feature on Leafs helmets

By Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs are going social. The team’s parent company announced a deal with TikTok on Wednesday that will see the social media platform’s logo appear on players’ helmets throughout the 2021-22 season. Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment said the one-year agreement with the video-sharing service, which has over one billion users, ... Read More »

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Canadian sports fans eager to cross border as United States lifts restrictions

By John Chidley-Hill, The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

For years, Jason Billingsley and his wife have attended the Bills home opener at Highmark Stadium, flying from Vancouver to Hamilton and then driving on to Buffalo, N.Y. That September tradition was derailed for two NFL seasons by COVID-19 restrictions limiting non-essential travel across the Canadian-American border. Billingsley’s hopes were raised on Wednesday when the ... Read More »

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Canada’s Jordyn Huitema scores a hat trick for Paris Saint-Germain

By The Canadian Press on October 13th, 2021

PARIS – Canadian forward Jordyn Huitema scored three goals in 17 minutes Wednesday to help Paris Saint-Germain defeat Ukraine’s WFC Kharkiv 5-0 in UEFA Women’s Champions League group play. The 20-year-old from Chilliwack, B.C., scored from a tight angle in the 25th minute to open the scoring. She made it 2-0 seven minutes later, heading ... Read More »

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