Posts Tagged Canada

Hoffman scores 2, Senators beat Ducks 6-2

Ottawa Senators right wing Bobby Ryan is sent crashing into Anaheim Ducks goalie Ilya Bryzgalov by right wing Tim Jackman and left wing Dany Heatley, front left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Ottawa, Ontario. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman and Kyle Turris seem to have found their scoring touch again, and that’s good news for the Ottawa Senators.

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Latvia’s Melbardis, Dreiskens win bobsled race

Latvia's Oskars Melbardis, left, and Dauments Dreiskens celebrate their win in the men's World Cup two-man bobsled event, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Latvia’s Oskars Melbardis and brakeman Daumants Dreiskens won the World Cup two-man bobsled race Friday night at Canada Olympic Park.

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Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings (7) blocks a shot by Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night, handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss.

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Jeff Tedford takes over as coach of BC Lions

Jeff Tedford, new coach of the B.C. Lions, speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Football League team's practice facility in Surrey, British Columbia, on Friday, Dec, 19, 2014. Tedford replaces Mike Benevides, who was fired at the end of the season. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jeff Tedford has returned to the CFL.

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Canada’s Vathje races to first World Cup skeleton win

Canada's Elisabeth Vathje celebrates winning the women's World Cup skeleton event in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canada’s Elisabeth Vathje raced to her first World Cup skeleton victory Friday, winning on her hometown course in only her second career event.

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