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Toronto Six forward Daryl Watts lands PHF record salary

Jan. 26, 2023 13:53 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Darryl Watts thought she’d retired from hockey after a stellar NCAA career. At Boston College, Watts became the first freshman to win the Patty Kazmaier Award as the top player in women’s Division I hockey. She recently finished her career at Wisconsin, ranking...

Marner scores quickly in OT to lift Maple Leafs over Rangers

Jan. 26, 2023 00:16 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner scored 19 seconds into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference contenders. Pontus Holmberg scored early and Timothy Liljegren had a goal and an assist for the Maple...

Celtics G Smart, C Williams leave injured against Raptors

Jan. 21, 2023 18:43 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Boston guard Marcus Smart and center Robert Williams both missed the second half of the Celtics' game at Toronto on Saturday because of injuries. Smart injured his right ankle in the final minute of the first half and had to be helped to the locker room. ...

WNBA to play preseason game in Canada

Jan. 18, 2023 12:08 PM EST

The WNBA will head north for a preseason game in Canada. The Chicago Sky will face the Minnesota Lynx on May 13 in Toronto in the first WNBA game to be played in the country. “Bringing a WNBA preseason game to Canada is an important milestone for the global growth of...

Murray's 28 help hot-shooting Hawks hold off Heat, 121-113

Jan. 16, 2023 19:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Dejounte Murray scored 12 of his 28 points in the final period as the Atlanta Hawks held off Miami's comeback attempt and beat the Heat 121-113 on Monday for their third straight win. The Hawks (22-22), coming off back-to-back road wins against Indiana and Toronto,...

Laine has 10th hat trick, Blue Jackets end road skid

Jan. 14, 2023 22:26 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Patrik Laine had his 10th NHL hat trick and the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a 10-game road losing streak, holding off the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Saturday night. Laine, whose previous hat trick came Feb. 17 last season against Chicago, had gone scoreless in his...

33 players left in arbitration as 170 reach agreements

Jan. 14, 2023 14:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A total of 170 major league players agreed to contracts in the hours before Friday night's arbitration deadline to exchange proposed salaries with teams, and just one reached a multiyear deal: Minnesota right-hander Chris Paddack. After agreeing to a $2.4 million,...

Soto, Alonso, Guerrero get big deals, 33 head to arbitration

Jan. 14, 2023 02:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto, Pete Alonso and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached big-money agreements on one-year contracts as more than 100 players avoided salary arbitration with deals Friday and 33 exchanged proposed figures with their teams. All-Star pitcher Max Fried and the Atlanta...

Police: Canada girls assaulted people same night as killing

Jan. 11, 2023 18:39 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police are asking victims to come forward after a group of eight to 10 teenage girls randomly assaulted several people at subway stations in Toronto on the same night police say eight teenage girls stabbed and killed a homeless man outside a station. ...

NHL remains abuzz about likely No. 1 pick Connor Bedard

Jan. 11, 2023 16:02 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Connor Bedard was the star as Canada won the world junior hockey championship earlier this month, providing a string of j aw-dropping and record-setting performances in the run to gold. There had been talk before the event that fellow forward Adam Fantilli — a...