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Championship round shaping up at Manitoba Scotties – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size It’s been smooth sailing for the top three seeds at the Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Morden. Top seed Kaitlyn Lawes, second seed Kate Cameron and third seed Jolene Campbell have all won four straight games to remain unbeaten through the …

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Leafs’ Samsonov shows flashes after AHL demotion

TORONTO – Ilya Samsonov hasn’t had a lot to smile about this season. The Maple Leafs goaltender struggled early and lost the No. 1 job in Toronto before enduring the embarrassment of being placed on waivers. When the NHL’s other 31 teams passed on Samsonov, he was demoted to the …

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Rajakovic gives ‘assist’ to kids hospitals

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2024 10:18 am Updated January 24, 2024 10:27 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic and his wife Gaga have pledged to help three children’s hospitals. Rajakovic says he will …

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Jackson leads hurting Grizzlies past Raptors

TORONTO – There has been so much turnover on the Toronto Raptors roster that even some of their newer players feel like they’re veterans. Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 27 points to lead the injury-depleted Memphis Grizzlies past Toronto 108-100 on Monday. RJ Barrett of Mississauga, Ont., led Toronto with 29 …

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Winnipeg Jets lose 4-1 in Boston for worst defeat since early November – Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Jets aren’t used to losing, especially by multiple goals, let alone three. The Jets dropped a 4-1 decision in Boston Monday night. It’s the first time since a 5-2 loss to Vegas on Nov. 2 that Winnipeg has lost by three goals and allowed more than three goals …

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Raptors assign Kira Lewis Jr. to G-League team

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 19, 2024 12:05 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Kira Lewis Jr. has been sent down to the G-League by the Raptors two days after he was traded to Toronto. Lewis was one of the pieces in a …

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-sign receiver Wolitarsky in contract extension – Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed Canadian receiver Drew Wolitarsky to a two-year contract extension Saturday. Wolitarsky was slated to become a free agent next month. 2:05 Brothers Justin & Joey Lies teaming up to lead hometown Flin Flon Bombers Trending Now The six-foot-two, 224-pound receiver returns for a seventh season …

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Pascal Siakam’s impact on Toronto remains

TORONTO – Pascal Siakam is no longer a Raptor but his love affair with Toronto will continue. The 29-year-old all-star forward was traded from the Raptors to the Indiana Pacers earlier this week, the last major player from Toronto’s 2019 NBA championship roster to leave the team. But Siakam, who …

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Canucks’ power play thwarts Leafs comeback bid

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes summed up his team’s 6-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday in simple fashion. “We found a way to win,” the captain said after Vancouver twice gave away leads to Toronto but still emerged on top. “Our power play found a way.” Third-period …

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