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NHL trade deadline day quiet after chaotic buildup: 'Maybe it's an abnormal year'

NHL trade deadline day quiet after chaotic buildup: 'Maybe it's an abnormal year'

Ken Holland doesn't have an answer. Don Waddell has a couple of ideas. And Kyle Dubas could only speak from his perspective.
Redblacks GM Burke keeping an open mind about first overall pick in '23 CFL draft

Redblacks GM Burke keeping an open mind about first overall pick in '23 CFL draft

Ottawa Redblacks general manager Shawn Burke could be swayed into giving up the first pick of the 2023 CFL draft. Burke said Friday from the CFL's regional combine in Kitchener, Ont., that he's keeping an open mind heading into the May 2 draft.
Winnipeg Jets acquire centre Namestnikov from Sharks in deadline-day deal

Winnipeg Jets acquire centre Namestnikov from Sharks in deadline-day deal

WINNIPEG — Kevin Cheveldayoff says the additions of veteran forwards Vladislav Namestnikov and Nino Niederreiter should help a struggling Winnipeg Jets team he believes can push for the playoffs.
Sens GM Dorion happy to be in a position to add assets for a playoff push

Sens GM Dorion happy to be in a position to add assets for a playoff push

OTTAWA — Being in a position to add assets, rather than part with them, felt pretty good for Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion.
NHL's first brother-for-brother swap headlines Flames trade deadline day

NHL's first brother-for-brother swap headlines Flames trade deadline day

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames' trade deadline deals Friday included the NHL's first swap of brothers. The Flames got Nick Ritchie from the Arizona Coyotes and sent his older brother Brett to the desert.
'Bittersweet' gold for Canada in women's team pursuit at speedskating worlds

'Bittersweet' gold for Canada in women's team pursuit at speedskating worlds

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands — Canadian speedskaters Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Valérie Maltais claimed the world title in women's team pursuit on Friday after the Dutch team was disqualified due to a technicality.
Canadiens act as third-party broker, help AHL affiliate on quiet trade deadline day

Canadiens act as third-party broker, help AHL affiliate on quiet trade deadline day

BROSSARD, Que. — The Montreal Canadiens used their cap space to acquire assets and helped their American Hockey League affiliate in a quiet trade deadline day on Friday.
Oilers 'pretty close' to fulfilling wish list ahead of NHL trade deadline

Oilers 'pretty close' to fulfilling wish list ahead of NHL trade deadline

EDMONTON — Ken Holland thinks the Edmonton Oilers got "pretty close" to fulfilling their trade-deadline wish list, despite being up against the salary cap.
Nunez hits walk-off two-run single, Guerrero hurt in Jays win over Rays

Nunez hits walk-off two-run single, Guerrero hurt in Jays win over Rays

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Rainer Nunez hit a walk-off two-run single as the Toronto Blue Jays came back to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 on Friday in spring training baseball action.
Final Brier: Lead Colin Hodgson to retire from four-player game at end of season

Final Brier: Lead Colin Hodgson to retire from four-player game at end of season

LONDON, Ont. — Mixed emotions were at play in recent weeks as Colin Hodgson considered retirement from competitive four-player curling. The 32-year-old lead has a lot to look forward to away from the pebbled ice.