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Canada's most popular pro sports league had humble beginnings 100 years ago

Canada's most popular pro sports league had humble beginnings 100 years ago

The five men who met on Nov. 26, 1917 to form the National Hockey League could not have dreamed of the 31-team, multi-billion-dollar enterprise it would become a century later.
Canada to tipoff World Cup qualifying with mixed group of veteran, young players

Canada to tipoff World Cup qualifying with mixed group of veteran, young players

TORONTO — Roy Rana selected a team of players from all over the world to tip off Canada's quest for a FIBA World Cup berth. Canada's men's basketball roster, announced Friday morning, includes NBA free agent Joel Anthony, Former NBA No.
Argos prepared to face Glenn or Bridge in East final versus Riders

Argos prepared to face Glenn or Bridge in East final versus Riders

TORONTO — The last time the Toronto Argonauts faced the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Corey Chamblin wasn't sure if his defence would face Brandon Bridge.
Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

PITTSBURGH — Another uninspiring half in the books in a season littered with them for a team that expects to play deep into January and beyond, Ben Roethlisberger decided he had seen enough.
Haula scores winner, Lagace rebounds with 19 saves as Golden Knights top Canucks

Haula scores winner, Lagace rebounds with 19 saves as Golden Knights top Canucks

VANCOUVER — Two nights after finally looking like an expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights got back to what's made them successful early in their first season — outworking opponents.
Astros' Altuve wins AL MVP, Marlins' Stanton earns NL honour

Astros' Altuve wins AL MVP, Marlins' Stanton earns NL honour

NEW YORK — Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among baseball's best. These days, nobody is standing taller.

Scores and Schedule

Thursday's Games NHL Toronto 1 New Jersey 0 (OT) Pittsburgh 3 Ottawa 1 Arizona 5 Montreal 4 St. Louis 4 Edmonton 1 Winnipeg 3 Philadelphia 2 (SO) Vegas 5 Vancouver 2 N.Y.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Toronto 1 New Jersey 0 (OT) Pittsburgh 3 Ottawa 1 Arizona 5 Montreal 4 St. Louis 4 Edmonton 1 Winnipeg 3 Philadelphia 2 (SO) Vegas 5 Vancouver 2 N.Y.
Little scores shootout winner as Jets rally from two-goal deficit to beat Flyers

Little scores shootout winner as Jets rally from two-goal deficit to beat Flyers

WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck didn't let an early two-goal deficit rattle him. It was just the opposite.
Brayden Schenn scores two goals, assist to help Blues beat Oilers

Brayden Schenn scores two goals, assist to help Blues beat Oilers

EDMONTON — Being traded to the St. Louis Blues has worked out very well for Brayden Schenn thus far. Schenn had two goals and an assist as the Blues snapped a rare two-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.