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OHL Roundup: Riley Piercey overtime hero as Firebirds fend off Storm 5-4

GUELPH, Ont. — Riley Piercey scored in overtime as the Flint Firebirds fended off the Guelph Storm 5-4 on Tuesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Michael Houser wins in season debut as Sabres down Senators 3-1

Michael Houser wins in season debut as Sabres down Senators 3-1

OTTAWA — Waiting for a whistle that never came cost the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. Michael Houser made 43 saves in his season debut, earning a win in net as the Buffalo Sabres topped the Ottawa Senators 3-1.
Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets in overtime

Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets in overtime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin fumed after he thought the referees missed a penalty call and screamed obscenities from the bench after watching the replay.
Berna, Thiel return but others missing as Canada men gear up for HSBC Spain Sevens

Berna, Thiel return but others missing as Canada men gear up for HSBC Spain Sevens

Captain Phil Berna and vice-captain Jake Thiel return from injury to bolster Canada's squad for the HSBC Spain Sevens in Malaga, but coach Henry Paul still has a lengthy list of absent players.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign receiver/kick-returner Papi White

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed American receiver/kick-returner Papi White on Tuesday. White appeared in five regular-season games with Hamilton last year, starting four.

Edmonton Elks sign former Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate

EDMONTON — Quarterback Khalil Tate, who threw for over 6,000 yards during four seasons at Arizona, was among four players signed by the Edmonton Elks on Tuesday. Tate amassed 6,318 passing yards with 57 TDs at Arizona (2016-19).

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver Evans to contract extension

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed American receiver Shaq Evans to a contract extension Tuesday. Evans, 30, will return for a fourth season with the Riders.
NHL to stop testing asymptomatic players post-All-Star break

NHL to stop testing asymptomatic players post-All-Star break

The NHL will stop testing asymptomatic players, coaches and staff who are fully vaccinated following the All-Star break in early February, saying coronavirus cases continue to decline across the league.
Toronto FC adds Canada Soccer Hall of Famer Paul Stalteri to coaching staff

Toronto FC adds Canada Soccer Hall of Famer Paul Stalteri to coaching staff

Toronto FC head coach Bob Bradley has added former Canadian international Paul Stalteri to his coaching staff.
Five-time Olympic medallist Hamelin headlines Canada's short-track team for Beijing

Five-time Olympic medallist Hamelin headlines Canada's short-track team for Beijing

Short-track speedskating star Charles Hamelin has become a Canadian fixture of the Winter Olympics, an almost sure bet to climb the medal podium.