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January 7, 2019 5:22 PM Leafs prep for Preds and second half of season

Michael Hutchinson (2-2-2, 3.40, .879) will start again in net for the Maple Leafs, backed up by Kasimir Kaskisuo. Pekka Rinne (15-10-2, 2.31, .919) will start for the Predators. “Another really good challenge here for us tonight, against a team that’s been near the top of the standings for the last three or four years,” said Matthews. “It will be a good challenge 148

January 6, 2019 1:30 AM Indianapolis Colts, Andrew Luck handle Houston Texans in NFL wild-card game

The Colts, who opened the season 1-5, continued an impressive run by winning their fifth straight and for the 10th time in 11 games. Saturday was their first playoff appearance since the AFC championship game loss at New England in the “Deflategate” game in the 2014 season. It was another good game in a splendid season for Luck, who grew up in a suburb 149

January 4, 2019 9:48 PM Saturday NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver’s Bo Horvat, with 36 points in 42 games, is on pace to shatter his career high of 52 points from two seasons ago. The 23-year-old centre, drafted ninth overall in 2013, is also the NHL’s top faceoff man ... Leafs centre John Tavares, selected to play in the all-star game for the sixth time, was third in the NHL in goals through Thursday with 26. Vancouver’s 157

January 4, 2019 11:57 AM Mississauga teen Bianca Andreescu beats legendary Venus Williams in latest tennis upset

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND—Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu has recorded her second stunning tennis upset in as many days. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., downed the legendary Venus Williams 6-7 (1), 6-1, 6-3 in a quarterfinal on Friday at the ASB Classic. Ranked No. 152 in the world, Andreescu beat the third-ranked and former world No. 1 Carolina Wozniacki 138

January 4, 2019 4:33 AM Price leads Canadiens to win over Canucks

MONTREAL—Carey Price shared his key for success after Thursday night’s 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Price returned from a lower-body injury that caused him to miss three games, and made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season. Canadiens defenceman Jordie Benn added: “Those glove saves, they make me giggle on the bench that’s for sure. He was solid 163

January 4, 2019 3:23 AM Nanaimo RCMP charge 20-year-old man for stealing presents, stockings on Christmas morning

NANAIMO, B.C.—Police have a man in custody and a charge has been laid after wrapped gifts were taken from under a tree on Christmas morning at a home in Nanaimo, B.C. The RCMP say a father, his wife and their two boys, aged 10 and 14, were sleeping when the man heard a noise downstairs, then found the refrigerator door open, cupboards ransacked and gifts 165

January 2, 2019 10:45 PM Team Canada’s Ian Mitchell, Shane Bowers juggle hockey, academics

The Calahoo, Alta., native is thriving in the college environment. Last year, he was second in the NCAA last year when it came to points by a rookie defenceman. This season he has 11 points in 14 games. He’s also excelling academically. The Chicago Blackhawks prospect was selected as a National Collegiate Hockey Conference distinguished scholar-athlete 138

January 2, 2019 7:51 PM Canadian speedskater Isabelle Weidemann catches up to world’s elite

CALGARY—Isabelle Weidemann has hit her stride, literally and figuratively, in long-track speedskating. Currently ranked No. 1 in the world in distance racing, the 23-year-old from Ottawa points to last February’s Winter Olympics as her defining moment of 2018. Weidemann placed sixth in the 5,000 metres and seventh in the 3,000 in her first Olympic Games 165

January 2, 2019 6:51 PM Canucks deal Nilsson and Archibald to Senators for McKenna, Pyatt, draft pick

Archibald, also 28, had one goal and one assist in nine games with the Canucks to go along with 16 points (11 goals, five assists) in 23 games with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League. After the deal was announced, Archibald was assigned to the AHL’s Belleville Senators. McKenna, 35, was 1-4-1 with a 3.96 goal-against average with Ottawa this season 139

January 2, 2019 4:56 PM Capitals’ Ovechkin to skip NHL all-star game, will be suspended one game

“My body needs a rest,” Ovechkin said after practice Wednesday. The 33-year-old has played in all 33 games this season and leads the Capitals with 45 points. Washington’s final game before the all-star break is Jan. 23 at Toronto. The all-star game is Jan. 26, and the Capitals don’t play again until Feb. 1 against Calgary. It’s not clear when Ovechkin’s 159