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Bucks defeat Raptors in battle of Eastern Conference heavyweights

Bucks defeat Raptors in battle of Eastern Conference heavyweights

TORONTO — Nick Nurse saw his Toronto Raptors turn the heat on the best team in basketball Tuesday night. But only for a time against the Milwaukee Bucks. "We were incredible for 22 minutes. There was hardly a bad possession," Nurse said.
Monahan, Backlund score 2G each, Flames beat Bruins 5-2

Monahan, Backlund score 2G each, Flames beat Bruins 5-2

BOSTON — Sean Monahan scored a pair of goals 1:12 apart in the second period and the Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Taveres' two goals lift Maple Leafs to win over Tampa Bay

Taveres' two goals lift Maple Leafs to win over Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — One game after losing to a 42-year-old emergency goaltender on home ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs found redemption on the road with a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Ovechkin scores 701st, shootout winner as Capitals beat Jets

Ovechkin scores 701st, shootout winner as Capitals beat Jets

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin began the night being celebrated for what he's best at. He ended it doing something much more rare.
Toffoli scores overtime winner to lead Canucks over Canadiens 4-3

Toffoli scores overtime winner to lead Canucks over Canadiens 4-3

MONTREAL — Tyler Toffoli hasn't stopped scoring since joining his new teammates in Vancouver. Toffoli scored 1:35 into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.
Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez into 2nd round at Mexican Open

Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez into 2nd round at Mexican Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Canadian teenagers Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez are both through to the second round of the Mexican Open.
Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

RALEIGH, N.C. — David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Impact coach Thierry Henry looks for big win in Montreal debut

Impact coach Thierry Henry looks for big win in Montreal debut

MONTREAL — Thierry Henry is happy his home coaching debut will be a high-pressure knockout game for the Montreal Impact. The Impact host Costa Rica's Deportivo Saprissa in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday.
Barcelona draws 1-1 at Napoli in Champions League 1st leg

Barcelona draws 1-1 at Napoli in Champions League 1st leg

NAPLES, Italy — On a night when Lionel Messi was expected to put on a show in the stadium that was once Diego Maradona’s, the Barcelona forward did relatively little in a 1-1 draw at Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Tues
Davies, Gnabry shine in Bayern's 3-0 Champions League win at Chelsea

Davies, Gnabry shine in Bayern's 3-0 Champions League win at Chelsea

LONDON — Canadian international Alphonso Davies set the tone with lightning-fast runs while Serge Gnabry scored a brace and Robert Lewandowski added a goal in Bayern Munich's 3-0 win at Chelsea in Champions League action Tuesday.