Category: Canadian Sports

Blues win West to set up rematch with Bruins … 49 years later

ST. LOUIS—The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington picked up his franchise-record 12th playoff win and the Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 in Game 6 of the Western Conference final Tuesday night. Vladimir…

Hard-working Blue Jay Rowdy Tellez gets it right against lefties

It was in early May that Rowdy Tellez’s dad asked if the Blue Jays rookie was finally feeling like a big leaguer. The 24-year-old DH/first baseman was closing in on 60 major-league games at the time — 23 as a call-up last September, the rest after surprisingly cracking the opening-day roster in March. Tellez has…

Soccer fans should say thanks to Canada's greatest player

There are still very many very important games to be played and goals to both score and achieve and tomorrow in Toronto is just another step on a road. I would, however, also hope there’s a measure of celebration when the Canadian women’s soccer team plays Mexico in a send-off game before this summer’s World…

Curry and Warriors get jump on Blazers in Game 1 of NBA Western final

OAKLAND, CALIF.—Stephen Curry made nine three-pointers and scored 36 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference final despite playing without injured star Kevin Durant once again. Curry shot 12 for 23 in his fourth 30-point performance this post-season, finding…