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June 16, 2018 1:54 AM Canadiens trade Alex Galchenyuk to Coyotes for Max Domi

Galchenyuk signed a three-year, $14.7-million U.S. contract in July 2017 that carries a salary cap hit of $4.9 million per season. His playing time was carefully managed in his first two seasons before he took a step forward with 20 goals in his third year and another big step with 30 goals in 2015-16. But he had yet to establish himself as a top-line 6

June 15, 2018 8:15 PM AHL championship bodes well for Marlies coach Sheldon Keefe

Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe didn’t care to talk about his future moments after winning the Calder Cup. All he wanted was to celebrate his team’s accomplishment before having to think about his own career. “I’m going to party my (butt) off tonight and not think about anything else beyond that,” Keefe said after his Marlies downed the visiting 7

June 14, 2018 6:06 PM Lawyer denies Elizabeth Wettlaufer was hired after being on a ‘do not hire’ list

Wettlaufer first tried to kill a nursing-home resident in 2007 while working at the Caressant Care home in Woodstock, Ont. She confessed, unprompted, to her crimes in September 2016, ending a two-decade-long career as a registered nurse marked by numerous medication errors, suspensions for incompetence, and murder. Wilmot-Smith said she had no idea Wettlaufer 8

June 14, 2018 12:13 AM Benefits of Toronto hosting World Cup games outweigh the costs, Mayor Tory says

There will also be significant costs associated with security for the event, but Tory said the city is counting on the partnerships with other governments to make that happen. “They have at their disposal not only the financial resources but, more importantly, the policing and security resources to make sure we do that well,” he said. Tory pointed to the city’s 11

June 13, 2018 3:29 PM Raccoon safe after climbing 25-storey Minnesota office tower

'Raccoons don't have very good impulse control,' Canadian expert observes A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-storey office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minn., was safely trapped early Wednesday, and animal control officials released it back into the wild. The caged raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught 10

June 12, 2018 10:05 PM Washington Capitals have tough off-season ahead before they can defend title

Inexperience was considered this team’s greatest flaw going into the season, but the development of its youth could results in an even better position next year. Rookies Jakub Vrana, Chandler Stephenson and Christian Djoos all played the majority of the post-season and are expected to improve in sophomore campaigns. Centre Evgeny Kuznetsov solidified 8

June 12, 2018 4:55 PM 58-year-old cyclist killed in collision with flatbed truck at Bloor and St. George

Police were called to the intersection of St. George St. and Bloor St. W. around 12 p.m. Tuesday by the report of a collision between a cyclist and a truck. When emergency services arrived, the woman was found without vital signs, and pronounced dead shortly after. Paramedics originally said they believed her to be in her 20s, but police later confirmed 9

June 11, 2018 9:31 PM Foo Fighters headed to Calgary for Aug. 13 Saddledome show

Dave Grohl’s rock act Foo Fighters have announced a summer 2015 North American tour that will bring them and opening act Royal Blood to the province for a pair of dates: Aug. 12 at Edmonton’s Rexall Place and at the Saddledome the following night, Aug. 13. Tickets for the shows, which are to support the band’s superb new album Sonic Highways, range from $35 to $75 (plus 16

June 11, 2018 2:28 PM IHOP reveals why it changed its name to IHOb

Pancake restaurant IHOP’s marketing move to rebrand itself as IHOb — standing for burgers — comes at a time when beef prices are off their record highs. Ground chuck prices, which spiked in 2015 to the highest on record, are down 14 per cent from their peak as cattle supplies increase and prices ease, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show. With prices 6

June 11, 2018 12:44 PM Wild Atlantic salmon numbers drop for second year in a row: report

SAINT JOHN, N.B.—A new report from a group advocating for the protection and conservation of wild Atlantic salmon says the number of salmon in North American rivers has dropped for the second year in a row. The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s annual State of the Populations report says numbers in 2017 dipped overall by 15 per cent compared to the year before 5