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Barrie, Engvall lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes

Barrie, Engvall lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Tyson Barrie and rookie Pierre Engvall came through to help new Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe get a win in his NHL coaching debut.
Binnington makes 40 saves to help Blues beat Flames 5-0

Binnington makes 40 saves to help Blues beat Flames 5-0

St. Louis defenceman Vince Dunn set the tone for the Blues with a crunching hit that drew a retaliation penalty. "I think it energized everybody in the whole city of St.
Canucks score 5 power-play goals, beat Predators 6-3

Canucks score 5 power-play goals, beat Predators 6-3

NASHVILLE — The Vancouver Canucks hurt the Nashville Predators with their power play. Again. Bo Horvat scored one of Vancouver’s five power-play goals, and the Canucks beat Nashville 6-3 on Thursday night to stop a three-game slide.

Hamilton receiver Banks leads East domination at CFL awards banquet

CALGARY — Brandon Banks is forever grateful to June Jones. When Banks broke into the CFL in 2013 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, he was used predominantly as a kick returner by then head coach Kent Austin.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Banks named CFL's outstanding player

Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Banks named CFL's outstanding player

CALGARY — Brandon Banks is the CFL's outstanding player. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver captured the honour for the first time Thursday at the CFL awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.
Montreal Alouettes linebacker Muamba named CFL's outstanding Canadian

Montreal Alouettes linebacker Muamba named CFL's outstanding Canadian

CALGARY — Montreal Alouettes linebacker Henoc Muamba captured the CFL's top Canadian award Thursday night. Muamba received the honour at the CFL's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.
Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats named CFL's coach of the year

Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats named CFL's coach of the year

CALGARY — Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is the CFL's coach of the year. Steinauer received the honour Thursday night at the CFL's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.

Humphries formally selected for USA Bobsled's national team

Kaillie Humphries is officially part of USA Bobsled's national team. The two-time Olympic champion for Canada was selected Thursday night as a member of the U.S. team for this season.
Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant captures Hec Crighton Trophy

Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant captures Hec Crighton Trophy

QUEBEC — Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant has been named the top player in Canadian university football this year. Merchant captured the Hec Crighton Trophy on Thursday night at the U Sports football awards.
Bombers' Willie Jefferson named CFL's outstanding defensive player

Bombers' Willie Jefferson named CFL's outstanding defensive player

CALGARY — Defensive end Willie Jefferson of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is the CFL's top defensive player.