Category: Canadian Sports

Age no issue with ‘genetic freak’ Mike Smith

KRISTEN ODLAND, Postmedia Network Jun 17, 2017 , Last Updated: 9:55 PM ET Mike Smith comes to the Calgary Flames as a 35-year-old with a decade’s worth of National Hockey League experience, half of which has been spent as a starting netminder. But when his contract expires at the end of 2018-19, he’ll be 37…

Canadian Brooke Henderson takes lead at Meijer LPGA Classic

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.—Canadian Brooke Henderson shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to top the star-packed leaderboard in the Meijer LPGA Classic. The 19-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., eagled the par-5 eighth hole and had six birdies at Blythefield in her lowest round of the season. She won the major KPMG Women’s PGA Championship last year…

Warriors figured out magic formula around Christmas

OAKLAND — You can have all the talent in the world, but if the talent can’t play together, it’s really a moot point. The Golden State Warriors became immediate title favourites last July when Kevin Durant joined the club via free agency. Still, there was work to do. Already a 73-win team and coming off…

Jays get three homers in win over Mariners

Rob Longley, Toronto Sun Jun 11, 2017 , Last Updated: 10:24 AM ET SEATTLE – The Mariners were determined to make the Blue Jays pay at every corner in this three-game weekend series that has become an unofficial Western Canadian holiday. They certainly did it at the ticket windows, where prices in most sections of…

Big Three came to play for Penguins in Game 5

Steve Simmons, Postmedia Network Jun 8, 2017 , Last Updated: 11:14 PM ET PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin all but pointed to the bleachers on Wednesday — and called a home run for the stars of the Pittsburgh Penguins. It was that dominant on Thursday night, that certain, that overwhelming, really, in a 6-0 demolition of…