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October 16, 2018 2:05 PM Kapanen's rise could make Maple Leafs cap situation trickier

Total: $83.532 million, a shade under. Assumes Nathan Horton’s injured reserve space is used. Guys like Leivo, Rosen, Liljegren are interchangeable with other Marlies or cheap free agents. But that’s the idea. It also assumes a raise for Ozhiganov, who may or may not pan out. And Kapanen coming in at Connor Brown type money. Total: $81.388 million, a lot under 6

October 15, 2018 10:43 PM No deal for Raptors’ Wright by contract extension deadline

It was not a surprising move. Wright is seen as a viable part of the team’s future but not having long-term money tied up leaves the luxury-tax-paying franchise with some measure of flexibility next summer. They retain the right to match any offer Wright gets in July, so it’s not as if they are cutting him totally adrift after the season that begins 6

October 15, 2018 9:34 PM Kings’ Doughty calls Leafs the real deal — but never wanted to play here

The Leafs’ primary measuring stick — after the score, of course — is high-end chances for and against, tracked by the research and development team led by Darryl Metcalf. The stats are largely proprietary and not available publicly unless they feel like sharing. After Saturday night’s 4-2 win in Washington, though, coach Mike Babcock said the Leafs had 12 high-end 7

October 12, 2018 4:00 PM Nova Scotia won’t pay to exhibit Annie Leibovitz photos

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government says it won’t ante up to help the provincial art gallery exhibit pictures by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz. Culture Minister Leo Glavine had said in May it “wouldn’t be out of the question” the province could consider helping the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia pay the exhibition fee to showcase the collection 13

October 11, 2018 4:14 PM Asper family donates $2.5 million to Canadian sport’s Next Generation

“For me travelling was a huge problem. If I wanted to travel to France or anywhere those big decathlon meets are, it costs a lot of money. On top of that, there’s such a problem travelling on planes with those poles (for pole vault), it can cost $1,000 one way, then the pole is also $1,000 itself.” LePage stars alongside two-time Olympic freestyle champion 10

October 11, 2018 3:43 PM Movie poster from Karloff’s ‘The Mummy’ could fetch $1.5 million (U.S.)

The remnant of Hollywood’s golden age of horror depicts Karloff in the title role and Zita Johann as the subject of his desire. The tag next to the greenish ghoul warns: “It Comes to Life!” It fetched $453,500 at Sotheby’s in 1997, then the auction record, and held the title until 2014, when it was eclipsed by a poster for the 1927 film “London After 9

October 10, 2018 7:03 PM Ottawa to spend $4.1 million on cannabis education campaigns in Toronto

Oliver says the program will help educate young people about the health effects of cannabis and the dangers of drug-impaired driving. Three Toronto-based organizations — Operation Springboard, the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association, and St. Stephen’s Community House — will receive the funding over the next three years. The federal funding 8

October 10, 2018 3:15 PM Woman who spent $21 million at Harrods fights U.K. order to explain source of her wealth

Hajiyeva’s husband, former International Bank of Azerbaijan chairman Jahangir Hajiyev, was sentenced to 15 years in jail in his home country in 2016 for fraud and embezzlement. The case marks Britain’s first use of Unexplained Wealth Orders, introduced this year in a bid to curb London’s status as a haven for ill-gotten gains. The orders allow authorities 10

October 9, 2018 7:51 PM Man to be freed in slain Bulgarian journalist investigation

RUSE, BULGARIA—Bulgarian authorities on Tuesday will release and won’t charge a man arrested in connection with the slaying of Bulgarian television reporter Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found after she highlighted possible government corruption. The man, who wasn’t identified, would be freed “very shortly,” said Teodor Atanassov, chief police officer 8

October 9, 2018 3:25 PM Connecticut man cleans out wallet, finds winning, $1 million lottery ticket

REDDING, CONN.—When most people clean out their wallets, all they find is a few bucks and a couple of old receipts. Charles Dudley of Redding, Conn., found a virtual pot of gold in his —a winning, million dollar Powerball ticket that would have expired soon, according to the Connecticut Lottery. The ticket was from the May 2 drawing, the lottery said last week. Dudley 8