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Canadian man dies after falling from California cliff

Jun. 24, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 34-year-old Canadian man died after falling from a 30-foot (9-meter) cliff in Southern California. The Orange County Register reports firefighters were called to Modjeska Canyon on Saturday morning after receiving a report that the man fell. Orange County Fire...

Fiancee's career played role in Trouba's trade to Rangers

Jun. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

Jacob Trouba's decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why. Trouba revealed that his fiancee's aspirations to become a doctor played a role in his desire to play in the United States. On Monday, he was traded to the New York Rangers . On...

Rangers acquire Trouba from Jets for Pionk, 1st round pick

Jun. 17, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

The New York Rangers sped up their rebuilding effort Monday by acquiring offensive-minded defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets. New York sent young defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the draft to Winnipeg for Trouba. The 25-year-old gives the rebuilding Rangers a legitimate top-pairing...

Raiders to play preseason game in Winnipeg vs. Packers

Jun. 5, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will take on the Green Bay Packers in an exhibition game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Raiders announced Wednesday that their home preseason game on Aug. 22 will be played at 33,000-seat IG Field in Winnipeg. It will be the Raiders' first game ever in Canada and the...

Blue no more: Patrick Maroon's perfect St. Louis homecoming

Jun. 3, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Each morning Anthony Maroon woke up during a visit to see his father, he'd ask his grandmother how many days he had left with him. Nine? All smiles. The goodbyes were brutal. Patti Maroon told her grandson she couldn't guarantee she wouldn't cry, but she'd try. By the last day, she had to...

Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 lead in Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 2, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Pastrnak flashed a wry smile, brimming with confidence. No even-strength points through the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final for the first line put plenty of pressure on Boston's best players to produce. Pastrnak shrugged it off, saying on scale of 1 to 10 they felt the...

The Latest: Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 Cup series lead

Jun. 1, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10 p.m. The Boston Bruins have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final after a 7-2 win in St. Louis. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring on a power play in the first period and Boston jumped to a 4-0 lead before...

Goalie Binnington a steady rookie rock as Blues advance

May. 8, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington still doesn't look nervous. Sure, the standout rookie goalie for the St. Louis Blues admitted he got a little tired late in the double-overtime win over Dallas in Game 7. But he said he is ready to keep his strong play going as St. Louis advanced the Western Conference...