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January 21, 2018 3:04 AM Déjà vu: Bruins burn Habs for 2nd time in a week

David Pastrnak scored two goals and set up another as the Boston Bruins defeated Montreal on Saturday night 4-1 to sweep a set of three games in an eight-day period over the Canadiens. Torey Krug had a goal and two assists and Riley Nash added an empty-net goal for Boston (27-10-8), which extended its point streak to 16 games (12-0-4). Max Pacioretty 6

January 20, 2018 4:26 PM All-female team of U.K. soldiers completes historic Antarctica crossing

After spending 62 days on the ice, the British Army’s Ice Maiden Expedition became the first all-female group to cross Antarctica using only muscle power. LONDON—A team of British soldiers has become the first all-female group to cross Antarctica using only muscle power. After spending 62 days on the ice, the British Army’s Ice Maiden Expedition crossed 7

January 16, 2018 6:19 PM ‘My game feels good’: Canadian Mike Weir returns to PGA Tour after worldwide swing

The 47-year-old golfer will return to the PGA Tour for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. After spending the last year playing golf in such places as Italy, Morocco, Fiji, Australia, and South Africa, Canadian Mike Weir returns to the PGA Tour this week for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. Weir, of Brights Grove, Ont., is a past champion 12

January 13, 2018 2:14 PM African UN ambassadors blast Trump’s ‘s---hole’ remark as ‘outrageous, racist and xenophobic’

JOHANNESBURG—The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations has issued an extraordinary statement condemning the “outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks” by U.S. President Donald Trump and demanding a retraction and apology. Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power has shared the statement on Twitter, saying: “Whoa. I’ve never seen a statement 13

January 10, 2018 7:38 PM Male MPs, staff are often bystanders to sexual misconduct on Parliament Hill, former staffer says

Lauren Dobson-Hughes, a women’s rights advocate, who worked for the federal NDP, says men yield enormous power, adding the issue of sexual misconduct on Parliament Hill is rampant. OTTAWA—A former political staffer and women’s rights advocate says male MPs and staff on Parliament Hill are often bystanders who do nothing to help create a safe workplace 15

January 8, 2018 3:45 PM Steve Bannon’s ‘treasonous’ criticism was aimed ‘directly at Don Jr.,’ Fire and Fury author says

Bannon said his description wasn’t aimed at Trump’s son, but at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Michael Wolff told MSNBC that isn’t true. WASHINGTON—The author of an explosive new book that questions President Donald Trump’s fitness for office on Monday contradicted Steve Bannon’s explanation of comments that had angered his former boss. Michael 12

January 3, 2018 11:24 PM Thursday game preview: San Jose Sharks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Local boy Joel Ward returns to face the Maple Leafs. A pair of local boys. Joel Ward grew up in North York and is one of the class acts in the NHL. Now in his 11th NHL season, Ward has spent the last three seasons with the Sharks; he played four seasons with the OHL’s Owen Sound Attack, then four more with the University of Prince Edward Island, before 11

December 31, 2017 3:58 AM Sunday NHL game preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Vegas Golden Knights

Nazem Kadri on track to return from injury vs. Golden Knights on New Year's Eve. Assuming Nazem Kadri returns to the Leafs’ lineup after getting a Coyote elbow in his ear on Thursday — and coach Mike Babcock sounded reasonably sure about it — he’ll likely draw the coverage assignment against his centre-opposite. William Karlsson, another Swede with long flowing 13

December 29, 2017 6:00 AM Thomas Vanek, Brock Boeser power Canucks in win over Blackhawks

Pair combine for 9 points as Vancouver snaps 4-game losing streak Thomas Vanek thought it was going to be "one of those nights" after Chicago Blackhawks backup goalie Anton Forsberg robbed him twice on point-blank opportunities in Thursday's first period. Turns out the Vancouver Canucks winger was correct — just not the way he envisioned. Vanek had two goals 14

December 28, 2017 9:22 PM Dallas woman allegedly ruins $300,000 worth of art on first date with lawyer

HOUSTON—Authorities say an intoxicated Dallas woman who was on a first date with a prominent Houston trial lawyer caused at least $300,000 in damage to his art collection, including two Andy Warhol paintings. Lindy Lou Layman, 29, was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief charges after her date with Anthony Buzbee. She was released on $30,000 bond. Online 15