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A capsule look at the teams set to compete at the women's world curling championship

A capsule look at the 14 countries competing in the April 30-May 9 LGT World Women's Curling Championship in Calgary. The event will serve as the main Olympic qualifier for the 2022 Games.

After missing out last year due to pandemic, Einarson gets shot at women's worlds

Kerri Einarson kicked off play in the Calgary bubble by winning a Canadian women's curling title. She's hoping to close out the seven-event schedule at the Markin MacPhail Centre with a world championship.
NWHL holds door open in bid to thaw relationship with PWHPA

NWHL holds door open in bid to thaw relationship with PWHPA

Tyler Tumminia is leaving the door open should members of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association ever want to reach out to the National Women’s Hockey League in a bid to thaw what has been a chilly relationship.

Mason McTavish scores twice, Canada doubles up Latvia 4-2

PLANO, Texas — Mason McTavish had two goals and an assist and 15-year-old Connor Bedard added two helpers as Canada doubled up Latvia 4-2 on Wednesday at the under-18 men's hockey championship.
Matthews scores 35th, Thornton and Spezza hit milestones as Leafs clinch playoff spot

Matthews scores 35th, Thornton and Spezza hit milestones as Leafs clinch playoff spot

MONTREAL — Auston Matthews didn't offer much insight about a lightning-quick flick of the wrists that inched him closer to his first Rocket Richard Trophy.
McDavid with another three-point night as Edmonton Oilers edge Winnipeg Jets 3-1

McDavid with another three-point night as Edmonton Oilers edge Winnipeg Jets 3-1

WINNIPEG — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins says the Edmonton Oilers are peaking at the perfect time this season.
Fedde, Harrison lift Nats over Jays in Springer's debut

Fedde, Harrison lift Nats over Jays in Springer's debut

Erick Fedde went six strong innings, Josh Harrison hit a three-run homer and the Washington Nationals beat Toronto 8-2 in George Springer’s Blue Jays debut Wednesday night.

Toronto Six forward Mikyla Grant-Mentis named National Women's Hockey League MVP

Toronto Six forward Mikyla Grant-Mentis took home two major awards on Wednesday including the 2020-21 National Women's Hockey League MVP honours. The 22-year-old Brampton, Ont.
Brady Tkachuk records Gordie Howe hat trick as Senators down Canucks again

Brady Tkachuk records Gordie Howe hat trick as Senators down Canucks again

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators moved out of the North Division basement in style Wednesday, with Brady Tkachuk recording a Gordie Howe hat trick in a convincing 6-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Canada's Olympic swim trials pushed back because of Ontario's COVID-19 spike

Canada's Olympic swim trials pushed back because of Ontario's COVID-19 spike

TORONTO — Canada's Olympic swim trials have been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Ontario.
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