Posts Tagged Canada

Daniel Sedin’s OT goal lifts Canucks over Montreal

Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty, lower left, scores the tying goal against Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller as Yannick Weber, of Switzerland, stretches in vain to stop the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:45 into overtime, off an assist from twin brother Henrik, and the Vancouver Canucks bounced back from a blown lead and beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Thursday night.

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Sharp, Hossa lead Blackhawks to win over Senators

Chicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa, right, gets a fist-bump from teammate Kris Versteeg as he celebrates his goal  while taking on the Ottawa Senators during NHL hockey game action in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had a memorable night in the city where his NHL career began.

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DeRozan scores 15 points, Raptors heat Hawks

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague, right, drives the ball past Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough (50) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, Kyle Lowry added 11 points and 10 assists, and the Toronto Raptors opened their defense of the Atlantic Division title with an 109-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.

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Saints, Panthers square off for NFC South lead

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries on a touchdown run against Green Bay Packers cornerback Davon House (31) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. The Saints won 44-23. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.

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Panthers to start undrafted left tackle vs. Saints

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) leaves the [pocket rapidly under pressure from from Seattle Seahawks linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (58) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Charlotte. Newton through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Ron Rivera says the Panthers will turn to an undrafted rookie from Canada to protect Cam Newton’s blindside on Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints.

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