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Ivanova wins World Cup luge race, Taubitz leads standings

Dec. 13, 2019 7:48 PM EST

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Russia’s Tatiana Ivanova had the fastest time in both heats and was an easy winner Friday in a women’s World Cup luge race. Germany’s Anna Berreiter was second and Russia’s Viktoriia Demchenko took third. Germany’s Julia Taubitz was...

Pettersson scores in OT, Canucks beat Hurricanes 1-0

Dec. 13, 2019 2:31 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson can be a tough critic. Pettersson was asked how good goaltender Jacob Markstrom was in the Vancouver Canucks’ 1-0 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night. “He can always be better,” said Pettersson, managing to...

Jarry’s shutout streak ends as Montreal beats Penguins 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 10:44 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar's 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry's franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Jarry's shutout run ended at 177:15 on Tatar's power-play goal 12:24 into the second period that...

Northern California man accused of aiding Canadian fugitive

Dec. 11, 2019 4:56 PM EST

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man had been hiding one of British Columbia’s most wanted fugitives in a 2008 killing prior to his violent arrest, authorities said Wednesday. Butte County sheriff’s deputies said Sam Koh, 40, of Gridley, harbored Brandon Teixeira, 28, in the days...

Tavares has 3-point game, Toronto beats Vancouver 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 2:53 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Tavares provided the bulk of the offense, yet it was goaltender Frederik Andersen who was the difference for Toronto against Vancouver. Tavares had two goals and an assist and the Maple Leafs snapped Vancouver’s two-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over...

Miller scores in OT to lift Canucks over Sabres 6-5

Dec. 7, 2019 9:21 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — If the Vancouver Canucks hope to still be playing hockey in the spring, they have to keep winning the close games now. Saturday was a nice start. J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal 3:21 into overtime to lift the Canucks over the Buffalo Sabres 6-5. Buffalo's Marcus...

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Dec. 7, 2019 6:50 AM EST

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes includesa young boy silhouetted while swimming in a glass bottom pool in...

British Columbia will no longer log in key Skagit headwaters

Dec. 5, 2019 11:35 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — British Columbia's government announced Wednesday amid an international dispute that it will no longer allow timber sales in the Skagit River's headwaters. The Seattle Times reports the decision could intensify pressure over Canadian mining company Imperial Metals' pending permit to start...

Ennis has goal, 2 assists as Senators beat Oilers 5-2

Dec. 5, 2019 1:46 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Ottawa Senators didn't have to wait long to make up for a tough loss one night earlier. Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Senators beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Artem Anisimov, Connor Brown, Anthony Duclair and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored to...

Roussel scores in return, Canucks beat Senators 5-2

Dec. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It took Antoine Roussel less than two minutes to make an impact. Roussel scored on his first shift after missing eight months following knee surgery, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night. The goal came just 1:50 into the first period...