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Senators head coach D.J. Smith on California road trip: 'The fear hadn't set in'

Senators head coach D.J. Smith on California road trip: 'The fear hadn't set in'

D.J. Smith noticed something when his Ottawa Senators arrived in northern California last month. There weren't many people around. "At that point, no one knew what we know now," the team's rookie head coach recalled Wednesday.
NHLers reflect on league pause: 'All of a sudden someone turns the car off'

NHLers reflect on league pause: 'All of a sudden someone turns the car off'

Josh Morrissey figures he has more close friends on the Edmonton Oilers than any other rival NHL team.
Canadian junior star Lafreniere tops North America in final NHL draft rankings

Canadian junior star Lafreniere tops North America in final NHL draft rankings

NEW YORK — Alexis Lafreniere remained the top North American skater as the NHL released its final rankings for the 2020 draft Wednesday.
Germany rugby sevens project on hold for former Canada coach Damian McGrath

Germany rugby sevens project on hold for former Canada coach Damian McGrath

After leading Samoa and Canada to rare tournament wins on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, coach Damian McGrath now faces the challenge of getting Germany's part-time players promoted to the top-tier sevens circuit.

Former goalie Florence Schelling named GM of top Swiss men's team SC Bern

BERN, Switzerland — Veteran Swiss women's hockey goaltender Florence Schelling has been named general manager of one of the top men's teams in her home country. SC Bern announced Wednesday the 31-year-old will take over as GM later this month.

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: OLYMPICS — 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021.
Hockey equipment manufacturer CCM and its players donate half a million masks

Hockey equipment manufacturer CCM and its players donate half a million masks

MONTREAL — CCM has joined the list of hockey equipment manufacturers contributing supplies to front-line health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oilers forward Colby Cave in medically-induced coma after suffering brain bleed

Oilers forward Colby Cave in medically-induced coma after suffering brain bleed

The Edmonton Oilers say forward Colby Cave is out of emergency surgery after suffering a brain bleed. The team posted on Twitter that doctors removed a colloid cyst that was causing pressure on Cave's brain on Tuesday.
Flames GM Brad Treliving does what he can to be ready for NHL reboot

Flames GM Brad Treliving does what he can to be ready for NHL reboot

CALGARY — Prefacing his hopes that the Calgary Flames return to the ice soon with the acknowledgment that pro hockey is not a societal priority right now, general manager Brad Treliving remains optimistic.
Montreal-based Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Montreal-based Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Canadian Grand Prix has become the latest major sports event in the country to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal-based Formula One race was scheduled to take place June 12-14 before Wednesday's postponement.
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