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Maple Leafs sign defenceman Travis Dermott to two-year contract extension

Maple Leafs sign defenceman Travis Dermott to two-year contract extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Travis Dermott to a two-year contract extension. The average annual value of the contract is worth US$1.5 million.

Canadian international forward Liam Millar joins FC Basel from Liverpool

BASEL, Switzerland — Canadian international Liam Millar has joined Switzerland's FC Basel on a permanent transfer from Liverpool. The 21-year-old forward from Brampton, Ont.
Fans banned at Olympics; Tokyo under state of emergency

Fans banned at Olympics; Tokyo under state of emergency

TOKYO — Fans were banned from the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics which will open in two weeks, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said after meeting with IOC and Japanese organizers on Thursday.
Shapovalov on Djokovic: 'I do believe that I have the game to beat him'

Shapovalov on Djokovic: 'I do believe that I have the game to beat him'

As expected when going up against one of the game's greatest players, the tale of the tape doesn't give many edges to Canada's Denis Shapovalov in his Wimbledon semifinal tilt with top-seed Novak Djokovic. Grand Slam success? Advantage Djokovic.

Not all Canadian hockey fans backed Habs during improbable playoff run, poll suggests

TAMPA, Fla. — Having a team in the Stanley Cup final can't help Canada bridge its regional divisions.
Real Salt Lake deal Whitecaps 4-0 loss, extend Vancouver's losing skid to eight games

Real Salt Lake deal Whitecaps 4-0 loss, extend Vancouver's losing skid to eight games

SANDY, Utah — After yet another demoralizing defeat, Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos knows he has a tough job in front of him.
Bolts pull plug on Habs 1-0 to finally end Montreal's unlikely Stanley Cup campaign

Bolts pull plug on Habs 1-0 to finally end Montreal's unlikely Stanley Cup campaign

TAMPA, Fla. — As goaltenders are prone to do, Carey Price tried to take all the blame after the Montreal Canadiens came up agonizingly short in their against-all-odds campaign to end Canada's 28-year Stanley Cup drought.

Vasilevskiy leads Lightning over Canadiens for second straight Stanley Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning are back-to-back champions, while the Montreal Canadiens' remarkable playoff run has come to an end.
Canadiens fans saddened by loss, proud team made it to Stanley Cup final

Canadiens fans saddened by loss, proud team made it to Stanley Cup final

MONTREAL — There were tears on the streets of downtown Montreal Wednesday night, as the Canadiens ended their Stanley Cup run with a 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

York United FC beats Valour FC 2-1 for first win of season

WINNIPEG — Dominick Zator scored the go-ahead goal in the 48th minute, and York United FC beat Valour FC 2-1 on Wednesday in Canadian Premier League play.
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