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Toronto Blue Jays open spring exhibition schedule with road win over Yankees

TAMPA, United States — Trent Thornton pitched two scoreless innings as the Toronto Blue Jays earned a 2-1 road win over the New York Yankees on Saturday in their first contest of the exhibition season.
700 club: Capitals' Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal

700 club: Capitals' Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal

With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in the NHL have been.
Laughton scores twice, leads streaking Flyers over Jets 4-2

Laughton scores twice, leads streaking Flyers over Jets 4-2

PHILADELPHIA — Scott Laughton scored two goals Saturday to lead the streaking Philadelphia Flyers to an 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

Canadian competitor Lewis Irving captures World Cup aerials silver medal

MINSK, Belarus — Canadian Lewis Irving captured a silver medal Saturday at a freestyle ski World Cup aerials competition. American Justin Schoenefeld finished first in the field but just 0.46 points ahead of Irving, of Quebec City.
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime reaches Open 13 men's tennis final

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime reaches Open 13 men's tennis final

MARSEILLE, France — Another week, another ATP Tour final for Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime. The 19-year-old from Montreal defeated French veteran Gilles Simon 7-5, 7-6(2) on Saturday to reach the final of the Open 13 Provence men's event.
Canadians de Bruin, Bujnowski claim world championship bobsled bronze medal

Canadians de Bruin, Bujnowski claim world championship bobsled bronze medal

ALTENBERG, Germany — Another world championship bronze medal for Canadians Christine de Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski.
Canada's Kingsbury finishes first in moguls for 62nd World Cup victory

Canada's Kingsbury finishes first in moguls for 62nd World Cup victory

TAZAWAKO, Japan — Canada's Mikael Kingsbury earned his 62nd World Cup victory Saturday, winning the gold medal in the men's moguls event. Kingsbury, the reigning Olympic moguls champion from Deux Montages, Que., scored 83.05 to finish in first place.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL N.Y. Rangers 5, Carolina 2 N.Y. Islanders 4, Detroit 1 St.
Bergeron stays hot with two goals as Bruins topple Flames 4-3

Bergeron stays hot with two goals as Bruins topple Flames 4-3

CALGARY — Patrice Bergeron is not showing any signs of slowing down. The 34-year-old Boston centre continued his torrid scoring on Friday night with a pair of goals to lead the red-hot Bruins to a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.
Spurgeon records hat trick to lead Wild to 5-3 victory over Oilers

Spurgeon records hat trick to lead Wild to 5-3 victory over Oilers

EDMONTON — Don't count the Minnesota Wild out of the playoff picture just yet. Jared Spurgeon scored three goals as the Wild gutted out an important 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday.