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Canadiens assign prospect centre Suzuki to OHL, release veteran Ward from PTO

Canadiens assign prospect centre Suzuki to OHL, release veteran Ward from PTO

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens assigned prospect Nick Suzuki to the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League on Tuesday.
Ballpark worker charged after video shows spitting on pizza

Ballpark worker charged after video shows spitting on pizza

DETROIT — A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball game.

Canada names 71-athlete team for Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

TORONTO — Canada will send 71 athletes and 28 coaches to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month. The event, for athletes aged 15-18, features 241 medal events across 32 sports. It runs from Oct. 6-18.
Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he will ask the city's integrity commissioner to investigate a leak of details from a closed-door council meeting on costs connected to the potential hosting of the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Ottawa Redblacks' SirVincent Rogers savours family time during bye week

Ottawa Redblacks' SirVincent Rogers savours family time during bye week

OTTAWA — While most of his teammates will be relaxing during the bye week, SirVincent Rogers will be busier than ever.
Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays' loss to Yankees

Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays' loss to Yankees

SEATTLE — The Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth in four years Monday night, earning at least an American League wild card when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees.

Jonathan Quick, Tyler Toffoli lead Kings over Canucks 4-1

SALT LAKE CITY — Jonathan Quick made 28 saves as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Monday in pre-season play. Tyler Toffoli scored twice, and Anze Kopitar and Dion Phaneuf added third-period goals for the Kings.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NFL Pittsburgh 30 Tampa Bay 27 --- NHL Pre-season Winnipeg 5 Calgary 4 (OT) Los Angeles 4 Vancouver 1 Montreal 5 Toronto 1 Boston 4 Philadelphia 3 N.Y.
Nikolaj Ehlers scores twice, including winner, as Jets beat Flames in OT

Nikolaj Ehlers scores twice, including winner, as Jets beat Flames in OT

CALGARY — The odds are stacked against Sami Niku when it comes to cracking an experienced Winnipeg Jets blueline this year. But the 21-year-old Finn is showing that he's not far away.
Kotkaniemi impresses again as Canadiens down Maple Leafs 5-1 in pre-season play

Kotkaniemi impresses again as Canadiens down Maple Leafs 5-1 in pre-season play

TORONTO — Jesperi Kotkaniemi continues to make life difficult for the Montreal Canadiens — in a good way.