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Women's hockey league to increase salary cap, add 2 teams

Women's hockey league to increase salary cap, add 2 teams

The Premier Hockey Federation is more than doubling each teams’ salary cap to $750,000 and adding two expansion franchises next season in a bid to capitalize on the wave of attention women’s hockey traditionally enjoys following the Winter Olympics.
Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to second round at Australian Open

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to second round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime is moving on to the second round at the Australian Open after beating Finland's Emil Ruusuvuori 6-4, 0-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

WHL Roundup: Evan Herman leads Prince Albert Raiders past Red Deer Rebels 7-3

RED DEER, Alta. — Evan Herman had a power-play goal and added two assists as the Prince Albert Raiders skated past the Red Deer Rebels 7-3 on Monday in Western Hockey League play.

OHL Roundup: Connor Lockhart leads Erie Otters past Saginaw Spirit 6-4

ERIE, Pa. — Connor Lockhart scored twice, including into an open net, as the Erie Otter topped the Saginaw Spirit 6-4 on Monday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Stafford propels Rams past Cardinals 34-11 in playoff rout

Stafford propels Rams past Cardinals 34-11 in playoff rout

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Bam back, Butler gets triple-double, Heat top Raptors 104-99

Bam back, Butler gets triple-double, Heat top Raptors 104-99

MIAMI (AP) — The final rebound of the game fell into Jimmy Butler's hands just a moment or two before the final buzzer, and Bam Adebayo started celebrating for two reasons. One, he knew Butler had just gotten a triple-double.
NHL pioneer O'Ree says having Bruins retire jersey an honor

NHL pioneer O'Ree says having Bruins retire jersey an honor

BOSTON (AP) — Willie O’Ree has experienced many honours during his lifetime, from becoming the NHL's first black player in 1958 with the Boston Bruins to being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. But the 86-year-old says having his No.
Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate

Djokovic's deportation exposes Australian border debate

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Weary after two years of some of the harshest COVID-19 border restrictions in the world, many Australians wanted Novak Djokovic kicked out of their country for traveling to a tennis tournament in their country without bein
Coyotes send Canadiens to 6th straight loss, 5-2

Coyotes send Canadiens to 6th straight loss, 5-2

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Schmaltz and Johan Larsson each had a goal and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes stretched the Montreal Canadiens' losing streak to six games with a 5-2 win on Monday.
Athletics Canada CEO David Bedford facing complaint over his racy Twitter posts

Athletics Canada CEO David Bedford facing complaint over his racy Twitter posts

TORONTO — Athletics Canada CEO Dave Bedford, who's held numerous executive jobs in Canadian sport over more than four decades, is facing a complaint about his Twitter activity.