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December 8, 2018 11:23 PM Improving the starting rotation is Blue Jays’ main focus

Randal Grichuk: The Jays’ trade for the outfielder last January may not have looked great when he hit .106 in the first 25 games of the season and landed on the disabled list by May 1. But the 27-year-old came back in June a new player, hitting a near career-high .271 in the final four months. He finished with a team-high 25 home runs and 61 RBIs, and played 152

December 8, 2018 11:02 PM NHL expansion in Seattle opening up new possibilities for Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER—Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena against the Seattle Thunderbirds. “They had chicken wire, and the fans were rowdy 168

December 8, 2018 2:29 AM Flames’ Mark Giordano suspended two games for kneeing Wild’s Mikko Koivu

Giordano will miss Saturday’s home game against the Nashville Predators and Sunday’s game in Edmonton versus the Oilers. The Flames top the Pacific Division at 18-9-2. Calgary forward Ryan Lomberg also received a one-game suspension, on top of an automatic single-game ban announced earlier Friday, for a separate incident that occurred at the end of Thursday’s 131

December 7, 2018 5:46 AM Rookie Elias Pettersson scores on first NHL penalty shot in Canucks win against Predators

VANCOUVER—Rookie Elias Pettersson scored on his first NHL penalty shot as the Vancouver Canucks used a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Pettersson was awarded the penalty shot with 71 seconds left in the second period after being hauled down on a breakaway by Nashville defenceman Mattias Ekholm. On the shot, Pettersson 172

December 5, 2018 10:18 PM Senators acquire defenceman Elliott, forward Lindberg from Penguins

Lindberg was traded to Toronto as part of the February 2016 trade that sent defenceman Dion Phaneuf to the Senators. He appeared in six games with the Maple Leafs in 2015-16, contributing two assists. Erkamps, a 23-year-old defenceman from Delta, B.C., has a goal and five assists in 21 games with the ECHL’s Brampton Beast this season. Sexton, 27, has nine points 106

December 4, 2018 2:45 PM Benn’s fifth goal in 6 games helps Stars beat Oilers 4-1

“There’s a lot you can learn, a lot you can work on to make sure you’re ready,” he said. “It was just a matter of me getting my legs under me early and just getting back in the flow.” Edmonton coach Ken Hitchcock said Ritchie’s goal was a difference maker. “When they got their second goal, that took some wind out of our sails. We played a hell of a hockey 147

December 4, 2018 4:05 AM Tuesday NHL preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Buffalo Sabres

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner ranked second in the NHL with 20 goals entering Monday’s games. He’s the second Sabre player ever to score 20 before December, joining Rick Martin, and has 15 in his last 15 games. Leafs centre Nazem Kadri and his linemates should draw the tough shutdown assignment on Skinner’s unit. The Sabres went 11-3-1 (.767) in November 138

December 4, 2018 12:28 AM Makeshift Canadian men’s team stuns Brazil for World Cup basketball berth

The Canadian men have only played in one significant worldwide tournament since 2002 — an 0-5 run at the 2010 worlds in Turkey — and have not been to an Olympic Games since Sydney in 2000. But through a convoluted and long qualification process that forced Canada to dress 35 different players over 10 games with three different head coaches, the team stands 132

December 3, 2018 8:28 PM Shawn Mendes to play the Rogers Centre to end 2019 tour

“Playing Rogers Centre is truly a dream come true for me. Having grown up going to games, playing as an opener just a few years ago, and now being able to headline a show here, is just surreal,” Mendes is quoted as saying. It’s the latest step in the meteoric rise of the 20-year-old, who was raised in Pickering before gaining attention on the social-media 177

December 3, 2018 4:42 PM York 9 FC makes Swedish striker Simon Adjei its first international signing

Simon Karlsson Adjei, a Swedish striker with Ghanaian roots, is York 9 FC’s first international signing. The 25-year-old has ties to York 9 head coach Jim Brennan, having played for him with Aurora FC in League 1 Ontario. Adjei had 19 goals in 19 games in 2016 to rank second in the league. “You just knew he’s got to go back to Europe. Obviously I kept a tab on him. We knew the CPL was coming 138