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Thompson scores 2, leads Sabres to 4-1 win over Canadiens

Thompson scores 2, leads Sabres to 4-1 win over Canadiens

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson scored twice, Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Friday night to snap a four-game skid.
Merzlikins stops 39 shots, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 4-2

Merzlikins stops 39 shots, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 4-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Elvis Merzlikins stopped 39 shots, Gustav Nyquist scored short-handed and had an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Friday night.

Harrison's second goal of night in OT to lead Generals to 4-3 win over 67's

OSHAWA, Ont. — Brett Harrison had two goals including the game-winner in overtime as the Oshawa Generals upset the Ottawa 67's 4-3 in Ontario Hockey League action on Friday. Andrew Witton and Ryan Gagnier also scored for the Generals (31-20-6-5).
Einarson misses first chance at securing playoff berth, has to settle for tiebreaker

Einarson misses first chance at securing playoff berth, has to settle for tiebreaker

SASKATOON — Kerri Einarson needed a win Friday afternoon to book her playoff ticket at Canada's Olympic curling trials. A loss to Kelsey Rocque not only hurt her chances of making the three-team cut, it also gave two other teams hope.

Anderson scores lone goal in Toronto Marlies' 5-1 AHL loss to Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Joey Anderson scored the lone goal for the Toronto Marlies in a 5-1 loss to the Cleveland Monsters in the American Hockey League on Friday.

Tourigny, Denis score two apiece in Armada's QMJHL 7-1 thrashing of Eagles

CAPE BRETON, N.B. — Miguel Tourigny and Mikael Denis each scored twice to lead the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada to a 7-1 rout of the Cape Breton Eagles in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League on Friday.
Rakell, Stolarz help Ducks end skid in 4-0 win over Senators

Rakell, Stolarz help Ducks end skid in 4-0 win over Senators

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Rickard Rakell had a goal and an assist, Anthony Stolarz made 34 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Friday.
Canadian darts ace Jeff Smith loses at Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals

Canadian darts ace Jeff Smith loses at Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals

MINEHEAD, United Kingdom — Canadian Jeff (The Silencer) Smith lost to England's Nathan (The Asp) Aspinall in first-round play Friday at the Ladbrokes Players Championship Finals.
Kailen Sheridan says competition brings the best out of the Canadian women

Kailen Sheridan says competition brings the best out of the Canadian women

The Canadian women look to put the finishing touches on a golden year Saturday with the first of two matches against Mexico. The sixth-ranked Olympic champions take on No.
Kaprizov has goal, three assists as Wild rout Jets 7-1

Kaprizov has goal, three assists as Wild rout Jets 7-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored and tied a career high with three assists to help the Minnesota Wild rout the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Friday.