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Follow the money: Salary cap could spawn NHL trade frenzy

Matt Niskanen wasn't totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week. One look at their salary cap picture explained it. "I know what kind of situation Washington was in, so I knew there was a possibility," he said.
Veteran horse breeder/owner Gus Schickedanz passes away at the age of 90

Veteran horse breeder/owner Gus Schickedanz passes away at the age of 90

TORONTO — Gus Schickedanz was much more than just a boss to trainer Mike Keogh. Gustav (Gus) Schickedanz — who owned Wando, Canada's last Triple Crown winner — died Monday night at the age of 90 at his farm in Schomberg, Ont.

Calgary Stampeders sign veteran defensive lineman Jabar Westerman to deal

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders signed national defensive lineman Jabar Westerman on Wednesday. Westerman, 30, has appeared in 109 CFL games with B.C. and Montreal.

NHL awards 2020 draft to Montreal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens will host the 2020 NHL draft. The NHL announced Wednesday the Bell Centre will stage the two-day event June 26-27, 2020.
Anaheim Ducks buy out contract of former MVP Corey Perry

Anaheim Ducks buy out contract of former MVP Corey Perry

The Anaheim Ducks have bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry after 14 seasons with the franchise.
Goalie Marcus Hogberg signs two-year extension with Ottawa Senators

Goalie Marcus Hogberg signs two-year extension with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Marcus Hogberg to a two-year extension. The first year has a two-way clause with a value of US$700,000 in the NHL and $125,000 in the American Hockey League, with a $150,000 guarantee.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats add veteran running back/receiver Coombs to practice roster

Hamilton Tiger-Cats add veteran running back/receiver Coombs to practice roster

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats added Canadian running back/receiver Anthony Coombs to their practice roster Wednesday. The 26-year-old Winnipeg native spent five seasons with the Toronto Argonauts before being released.
Canada's Christine Sinclair mingles with Dutch fans ahead of World Cup showdown

Canada's Christine Sinclair mingles with Dutch fans ahead of World Cup showdown

REIMS, France — Wandering around Reims on an off-day, Canada captain Christine Sinclair couldn't help but run into visiting Dutch fans ahead of Thursday's Group E showdown at the Women's World Cup. Dutch soccer fans are known for their passion.
Brazdeikis wrapping up pre-draft whirlwind

Brazdeikis wrapping up pre-draft whirlwind

With only a few days remaining before the NBA draft, Iggy Brazdeikis enjoyed a reunion of sorts when he worked out for the Cleveland Cavaliers. That meant a chance to catch up with John Beilein. "It was so cool.
Kaitlyn Weaver, Andrew Poje step away from competition

Kaitlyn Weaver, Andrew Poje step away from competition

OTTAWA — Three-time Canadian ice dance champions Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje have decided to step away from competition. They plan to evaluate their future plans and provide an update on their career later this season.