Posts Tagged Canada

Stars blank Canucks 2-0 behind Lehtonen’s 27 saves

Dallas Stars' goalie Kari Lehtonen, left, of Finland, stops Vancouver Canucks' Chris Higgins on a breakway during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver,British Columbia, on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kari Lehtonen was tested immediately by the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.

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Lowry scores 20 to lead Raptors past Nets 105-89

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry drives to the basket in front of Brooklyn Nets' Cory Jefferson during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 20 points and 12 assists, Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors used a big fourth quarter to beat the Brooklyn Nets 105-89 Wednesday night.

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Nash scores twice to reach 20; Rangers top Flames

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, from Sweden, juggles the puck as Calgary Flames' Lance Bouma looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Rick Nash is enjoying the best scoring stretch of his career, and the New York Rangers are reaping the benefits.

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Scheifele scores 2 to help Jets stop Sabres, 5-1

Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) celebrates a goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele laughed as he described how his Winnipeg Jets teammates tried to help him complete a hat trick Tuesday night.

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Coyotes pull out 2-1 win over Oilers in OT

Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) skates with the puck in front of Arizona Coyotes' Martin Hanzal (11), of the Czech Republic, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored with 0.3 seconds left in overtime, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 Tuesday night to end a team-record nine-game home losing streak.

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