Matthews scores twice, Tavares named Leafs captain as Toronto downs Ottawa

TORONTO — Auston Matthews continued his dominance on opening night. The Maple Leafs centre scored twice as Toronto defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-3 in the curtain-raiser on the...

Toronto Maple Leafs make centre Jason Spezza a healthy scratch for opener

TORONTO — New Toronto Maple Leafs centre Jason Spezza will be a healthy scratch for the season opener tonight against the visiting Ottawa Senators. Head...

After a summer of change, new-look Maple Leafs eager to get going

TORONTO — Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Mitch Marner, Morgan Rielly and Frederik Andersen remain entrenched at the top of the Toronto Maple Leafs' roster. After...

Ottawa’s Scott Sabourin pumped to make NHL debut at age 27 with Senators

OTTAWA — Scott Sabourin is living his childhood dream. After literally fighting his way through the minors, the feisty forward will play his first NHL game...

Sportsnet president Yabsley weighs in on changes, present and future

TORONTO — Bart Yabsley is almost seven months in to his new role as president of Sportsnet. His tenure has been marked by several significant changes. Veteran broadcaster...

Rising sons give rebuilding Blue Jays reason for optimism

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays feel good about four rising sons who made big strides in 2019 and figure to become lineup fixtures...

Ottawa Senators hope new coach, players help team experience more success

OTTAWA — It's a fresh start for the Ottawa Senators. After finishing last in the NHL standings in 2018-19, the Senators are focused on taking the next...

Thunderbirds lose again by one goal

By Matt Stefano After dropping a 2-1 decision to the Cochrane Crunch on Saturday night in Cochrane, the Soo Thunderbirds were in Timmins on Sunday...
OHL Teams

OHL Roundup: Zach Gallant, Petes beat 67’s 3-2

OTTAWA — Zach Gallant scored the go-ahead goal at 13:05 of the third period as the Peterborough Petes downed the Ottawa 67's 3-2 on...

Smoak drives in three runs vs. Rays in potential final game as Blue Jay

TORONTO — Justin Smoak hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs in what was likely his final game as a Blue...