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Thursday, September 24, 2020

NHL announces long list of anti-racism and inclusion initiatives

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TORONTO — The NHL unveiled a number of anti-racism initiatives Thursday, some eight months after the issue was brought to the forefront. In conjunction with NHL Players' Association,...

Carter Hart, Flyers blank Canadiens to take 2-1 lead in first-round series

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TORONTO — Carter Hart made 23 saves for his first-career playoff shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Sunday to take a...

Habs ready for Flyers’ test: ‘We’re going to be the underdogs in any series’

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TORONTO — The Montreal Canadiens were significant underdogs against the Pittsburgh Penguins. After dispatching Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and company — a roster with the seventh-best record in...

2020 Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony postponed due to COVID-19

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TORONTO — The Hockey Hall of Fame has postponed its 2020 induction ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take...

NHL notebook: Habs face stiff test, Canucks end drought, Pageau steps up

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TORONTO — The Montreal Canadiens already have knocked out one Pennsylvania heavyweight this month. Now, the upstart Habs will try to do it again against an...

Blue Jays move infielder Espinal and reliever Waguespack to taxi squad

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TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays optioned infielder Santiago Espinal and right-hander Jacob Waguespack on Thursday and added them to the team's taxi squad. Major...

Ontario Hockey League waiting until December to start 2020-21 season

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TORONTO — The Ontario Hockey League is following some of its professional counterparts by delaying the start of its 2020-21 season during the COVID-19...

Penguins beat Canadiens 3-1 in Game 2 to pull even in best-of-five series

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TORONTO — Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night to tie the best-of-five qualifying series at...

Raptors’ Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey collects another NBA 2K League award

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TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC point guard Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey has been named the NBA 2K League player of the week for...

Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins optimistic about return of closer Ken Giles

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Toronto Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins delivered an optimistic outlook Friday on injured closer Ken Giles. Giles is currently out with a forearm ailment but in a videoconference with...