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Bedard leads Canadian juniors past Finland 5-3 in final tune-up test

Bedard leads Canadian juniors past Finland 5-3 in final tune-up test

HALIFAX — After a couple easy tune-up tests, Canada had to battle from start to finish on Friday night to defeat Finland 5-3 in the final exhibition game ahead of the world junior men's hockey championship.
Ovechkin moves to 2nd in goals with 802, passing Howe

Ovechkin moves to 2nd in goals with 802, passing Howe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin barely looked at the empty net when he shot the puck into it and set off a wild celebration with his teammates and among Washington Capitals fans.
Siakam, Anunoby score 26 as Raptors beat Cavs 118-107

Siakam, Anunoby score 26 as Raptors beat Cavs 118-107

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 26 points and nine assists, O.G. Anunoby scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors rolled to a 118-107 victory over the Cavaliers on Friday night, becoming the first East team to win in Cleveland this season.
Ovechkin moves into 2nd ongoals list, Caps beat Jets

Ovechkin moves into 2nd ongoals list, Caps beat Jets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 801st and 802nd goals to pass Gordie Howe for second on the NHL career list, and the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 Friday night to extend their winning streak to four.

CP NewsAlert: Ovechkin passes Howe with 802 goals

The great wait for the Great 8 is over -- Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals has passed the late Gordie Howe on the NHL goals list, scoring his 801st and 802nd tonight against the visiting Winnipeg Jets. Howe had 801 goals.

Jets WRs coach Miles Austin suspended by NFL for gambling

New York Jets wide receivers coach Miles Austin has been suspended by the NFL for a minimum of one year for violating the league's gambling policy. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Friday confirmed the suspension, which Austin is appealing.
Blue Jays acquire Varsho from Diamondbacks for Moreno and Gurriel Jr.

Blue Jays acquire Varsho from Diamondbacks for Moreno and Gurriel Jr.

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays acquired slugger Daulton Varsho from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday in exchange for fellow outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr., and catcher Gabriel Moreno.
Some intriguing moves in an interesting off-season for the Toronto Blue Jays

Some intriguing moves in an interesting off-season for the Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO — The off-season started shortly after the playoffs began for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2022.
Some hockey fans say excitement for world juniors comes with tough conversations

Some hockey fans say excitement for world juniors comes with tough conversations

HALIFAX — Some Nova Scotia hockey fans say their excitement for the world junior hockey championship is accompanied this year by tough conversations about Hockey Canada‘s handling of sexual assault allegations.
Canada set to begin quest for 20th gold medal at world juniors

Canada set to begin quest for 20th gold medal at world juniors

Connor Bedard sees the reminder every time he's back home.