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Matthews, Nylander score in the third as Leafs grind out 3-1 victory over Kings

Matthews, Nylander score in the third as Leafs grind out 3-1 victory over Kings

TORONTO — Mike Babcock has been looking for a game the Maple Leafs can hang their hat on. Tuesday night's performance against the Los Angeles Kings wasn't heavy on style points, but for Toronto's head coach, it was a step in the right direction.
Victor Mete scores twice, Canadiens halt Bruins' win streak at six

Victor Mete scores twice, Canadiens halt Bruins' win streak at six

MONTREAL — A controversial video review left Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy seeing red.
Bardreau helps Islanders beat Senators for 10th straight win

Bardreau helps Islanders beat Senators for 10th straight win

NEW YORK — The New York Islanders don't spend much time discussing their winning streak. Their focus is always on the next game.

Homan escapes with 7-6 win over Rocque in Draw 1 of Tour Challenge

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Ottawa's Rachel Homan scored a deuce in the eighth end to slip past Edmonton's Kelsey Rocque 7-6 on Tuesday in the first draw of the Tour Challenge.
Dortmund, Chelsea stage big Champions League comebacks

Dortmund, Chelsea stage big Champions League comebacks

PARIS — On a night of big comebacks in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund came from two goals down to beat Inter Milan 3-2 Tuesday while Chelsea erased a three-goal deficit to draw 4-4 against nine-man Ajax.
Leafs captain John Tavares returns after seven-game injury absence

Leafs captain John Tavares returns after seven-game injury absence

TORONTO — Maple Leafs captain John Tavares returned to the lineup Tuesday following a seven-game absence with a broken finger. The 29-year-old suffered the injury Oct.

Brick has three points, Saskatchewan edges Alberta at U18 women's hcokey championship

WINKLER, Man. — Neena Brick had a goal and two assists, Lauren Focht scored a power-play goal with just over a minute left, and Saskatchewan edged Alberta 3-2 Tuesday in the opening game of the 2019 national women's under-18 hockey championship.
Osborne-Paradis launching comeback after last year's gruesome leg injury

Osborne-Paradis launching comeback after last year's gruesome leg injury

TORONTO — Between the titanium plates and the 13 screws assembled in a mish-mash array of angles, his X-ray looks like a pile of Pick-Up Sticks. It's almost a year ago to the day that Manuel Osborne-Paradis crashed at Lake Louise, Alta.
Two-time Olympian and Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer Eli Pasquale dies at 59

Two-time Olympian and Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer Eli Pasquale dies at 59

Trace Canada's current golden age of basketball back to its roots and the name Eli Pasquale will keep coming up. Pasquale, a two-time Olympian who played at four world championships over his career, died Monday of cancer at age 59.
Different lineups the norm for Team Scheidegger this curling season

Different lineups the norm for Team Scheidegger this curling season

There have been a lot of moving parts on Team Scheidegger this season, and that fluidity will continue into the New Year. With skip Casey Scheidegger due to give birth to her second child over the coming days, the Lethbridge, Alta.