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Hayley Wickenheiser among six to enter Hockey Hall of Fame in 2019

Hayley Wickenheiser's accolades have a hard time keeping up with her. The Hockey Hall of Fame wasted no time hustling Wickenheiser into its gallery of heroes in her first year of eligibility.

Development camp competitive, physical for Vancouver Canucks prospects

VANCOUVER — With a year's experience, Tyler Madden knew what to expect coming into the Vancouver Canucks development camp this week. But the knowledge didn't make fitness testing any easier.

Maple Leafs extend qualifying offers to Marner, Kapanen and Johnsson

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have extended qualifying offers to four restricted free agents, including star winger Mitch Marner. Forwards Andreas Johnsson, Kasperi Kapanen and Michael Carcone were also extended offers.

Words of wisdom: Some of the top quotes from Raptors president Masai Ujiri

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri touched on numerous on- and off-court topics during a nearly hour-long session with reporters on Tuesday.
Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

TORONTO — Even a championship can come with hiccups.

Ujiri confident Raptors can re-sign Leonard, will respect decision either way

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri made his all-in push and it paid off with an NBA title. It will soon be time for Kawhi Leonard to lay his cards on the table.
Blues sign coach Craig Berube to 3-year contract extension

Blues sign coach Craig Berube to 3-year contract extension

ST. LOUIS — The Blues made official Tuesday what everyone had expected the moment Craig Berube led St. Louis to a remarkable turnaround capped by the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history.
Rays owner says shared season with Montreal is best option

Rays owner says shared season with Montreal is best option

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The principal owner of the Rays says it's unrealistic for his team to play full time in the Tampa Bay area, and a shared season with Montreal is the best option. "I don't see it happening in St.

Duncan announces $30 million to promote safety and inclusiveness in sport

TORONTO — The federal government is investing $30 million over five years into initiatives to promote safety and inclusiveness in sport. Kirsty Duncan, minister of science and sport, made the announcement in a release Tuesday.
Leonard in Lego: Canadian animator recreates Kawhi's famous buzzer-beater

Leonard in Lego: Canadian animator recreates Kawhi's famous buzzer-beater

TORONTO — Calgary-raised stop-motion animator Jared Jacobs is a big Toronto Raptors fan and wants star player Kawhi Leonard to stay with the NBA Championship team.