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Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians

May. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. Adam...

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments

May. 16, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines is recalling its ambassador and consuls in Canada over Ottawa's failure to comply with a deadline to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago, officials said Thursday. Foreign Secretary Teodoro...

Long-suffering Duchene gives Blue Jackets playoff punch

Apr. 20, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matt Duchene is having a splendid time these days. It showed when he skated up to the glass to greet his wife, Ashley, and 3-month-old son Beau during warmups before the Columbus Blue Jackets won their third straight playoff game. Nothing but smiles and "aaaws," a sweet moment for mom...

Devils draw top pick in NHL draft lottery

Apr. 9, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Devils general manager Ray Shero has made it clear his team needs to accumulate more talent. The luck of the draw helped New Jersey take a huge step in that direction Tuesday. The Devils will pick first at June's NHL draft after the lottery balls fell in their favor — bumping the...

Trading places: NHL deadline deals' effect on playoff teams

Apr. 9, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

Excuse Derick Brassard for having a little difficulty finding his bearings after the veteran center took an unorthodox cross-country route in reaching the NHL playoffs. Starting the season with Pittsburgh, Brassard was traded to Florida and spent 10 games with the Panthers before landing in Colorado in time to...

NHL draft lottery set, with US center Jack Hughes the prize

Apr. 8, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jack Hughes will have a pretty good idea of where he'll be headed after Tuesday night. Expected to be the top pick at June's NHL draft, the 17-year-old center with the U.S. national development team will be on hand when the lottery results are revealed in Toronto. The 15 teams that failed to...

Dubois scores 2 goals, Blue Jackets beat Senators 6-2

Apr. 6, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators punctuated an awful season with a poor performance. Pierre-Luc Dubois scored two goals and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Senators 6-2 in the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday. Alexandre Texier, Riley Nash, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Markus Nutivaara...

Emotional Pominville seals Sabres' 5-2 win over Senators

Apr. 4, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres forward Jason Pominville began the day unable to contain his emotions by choking up when coming to the realization he might be playing his final home game in Buffalo. The 36-year-old ended the day fist-pumping a crowd that provided the fan favorite a standing ovation shortly...

Tkachuk has goal, assist in Sens' 4-1 win over Rangers

Apr. 3, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators took advantage of their chances on special teams against the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and the Senators earned a 4-1 win against the Rangers. Bobby Ryan, Zack Smith and Brian Gibbons also scored while Anders Nilsson made...

Lightning top Sens, become 3rd team to reach 60-win mark

Apr. 1, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning added another impressive milestone Monday, picking up their 60th win of the season with a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators. The Lightning, who play their final three games on the road, are just the third team in NHL history to win 60 games in a season. The...