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China says no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat

Dec. 12, 2018 2:59 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it had no information about a former Canadian diplomat detained in Beijing in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a leading Chinese executive. While declining to confirm the detention of Michael Kovrig, ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the...

Sorry, Seattle: NHL GMs learned from Vegas expansion draft

Dec. 12, 2018 2:20 AM EST

Hindsight is 43/35 for the Columbus Blue Jackets. That's how many goals and assists William Karlsson put up for the Vegas Golden Knights after the Blue Jackets let him go in the most recent NHL expansion draft. They also sent first- and second-round draft picks to Vegas to unload David Clarkson's contract and...

NBA-best Raptors hand Clippers worst loss of season, 123-99

Dec. 12, 2018 2:01 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Lowry was in a funk right along with his Toronto Raptors. He had a combined 15 points in his last five games while the team had lost three of four. Adding to their woes, leading scorer Kawhi Leonard was out with a bruised right hip against the surprising Clippers. "It was just time...

Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

Dec. 12, 2018 12:25 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks. Hours before the bail hearing in Vancouver,...

Nugent-Hopkins scores twice to help Oilers beat Avs 6-4

Dec. 12, 2018 1:13 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers broke the ice with a four-goal second period. As for the shattered glass in the penalty box, it wasn't their fault. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice in the decisive second period, Mikko Koskinen stopped 39 shots and the Oilers extended their winning streak to four games...

Connor scores twice for Jets, Blackhawks drop 8th straight

Dec. 12, 2018 12:49 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor wasn't too disappointed about falling short of his first career hat trick. The third-year forward scored twice as the Winnipeg Jets beat Chicago 6-3 on Tuesday night to give the Blackhawks their eighth straight loss. Connor nearly had another goal late in the second...

Ellis scores go-ahead goal as Predators beat Senators 3-1

Dec. 12, 2018 12:20 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne was beaten early, but never again. Ryan Ellis scored his first game-winning goal of the season, Rinne made 25 saves and the Nashville Predators defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Tuesday night. Austin Watson and Craig Smith also scored for Nashville, which halted a...

Dumba scores twice, Wild rout Canadiens 7-1

Dec. 11, 2018 11:49 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Reeling and banged up, the Minnesota Wild were eager to get back on home ice. They took out their recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. Matt Dumba continued his high-scoring start with two goals, Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves and the Wild rebounded from a...

Nylander leads Maple Leafs to 4-1 win over Hurricanes

Dec. 11, 2018 11:39 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — William Nylander can't make up for lost time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. That's not going to stop the right wing from trying. He had a pair of assists and was active all over the ice Tuesday night in Toronto's 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. "I'm just trying to get back as fast...

Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirms

Dec. 11, 2018 10:49 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada's arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale on Tuesday confirmed the detention and said Canada is...