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Tortorella out after 6 years as Columbus Blue Jackets coach

May. 09, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Tortorella is out as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets after six seasons. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen said in a statement Sunday that parting ways with the winningest coach in franchise history was a mutual decision. ...

McDavid help Oilers beat Canucks 5-3 to clinch playoff spot

May. 04, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Connor McDavid had two goals and two assists as the Edmonton Oilers clinched a playoff spot with a 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. Jesse Puljujarvi had a goal and an assist, Tyson Barrie and Dominik Kahun also...

NHL suspends Canucks defenseman Edler for kneeing

Apr. 19, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler for two games for kneeing Toronto forward Zach Hyman. Edler also will forfeit $103,448 under the terms of the league's collective bargaining agreement and will be eligible to return on...

Canucks top Leafs 3-2 in OT in return from COVID layoff

Apr. 19, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks returned to the ice after a COVID-19 outbreak prompted nearly four weeks of worrying, wondering and waiting. They were finally able to play for the first time since March 24 — and celebrated their first game...

The Latest: Virus slams 6 Challenger tennis events in Canada

Apr. 16, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Six Challenger tennis tournaments scheduled for Canada this year have been canceled because of the pandemic. Tennis Canada said Friday the...

NHL delays Canucks' return to play after COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 15, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL has delayed the Vancouver Canucks' return to competition. The Canucks, who have not played a game since March 24 due to a COVID-19 outbreak, had been scheduled to host the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. The league announced...

The Latest: Hurricanes, Ducks swap defensemen

Apr. 12, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 5 p.m. The Carolina Hurricanes have traded defenseman Haydn Fleury to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Jani Hakanpaa and a sixth-round draft pick in 2022. ...

The Latest: Curling worlds back on, now with masked players

Apr. 11, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The curling world championship playoffs resumed Sunday with players wearing masks after taking a day off due to a positive COVID-19 test inside the Calgary bubble. ...

The Latest: NHL's Canucks get OK to reopen team facilities

Apr. 10, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL says the Vancouver Canucks will reopen team facilities Sunday and resume play Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak in which 21 players and four staff members...

Virus-battered Canucks aim to complete condensed season

Apr. 09, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks are recovering from the NHL’s worst COVID-19 outbreak and believe they can complete the pandemic-condensed season. An outbreak has ripped through the team over the past week and a half with 25 people — 21...