Lemieux wins split decision against Bursak despite suffering two knockdowns

In his first bout as a super-middleweight, Montreal’s David Lemieux rebounded from two knockdowns to score a 10-round split-decision against Max Bursak on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Lemieux, the former International Boxing Federation champ, was knocked down in the opening round and again in the fifth before dropping his opponent in the sixth […]

Canadiens extend losing streak to eight games after early lead against Bruins

BOSTON — The Canadiens played a near-perfect road game for 46 minutes Sunday, but learned a good team like the Bruins will take advantage of any chances you give them as Montreal fell 3-1. The Bruins scored three goals in the third period to extend their winning streak to seven games, while the Canadiens’ losing […]

What the Puck: Julien takes risky path with Canadiens’ young guns

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien is part of the problem, not part of the solution. I’m so sick and tired of the excuses, from the media pundits, from the players and, most irritating of all, from Habs management. How many sad-sack seasons are you all going to put up with? This Habs squad might claw […]

WHL Roundup: Saturday, November 23, 2019

RED DEER, Alta. – Calen Addison scored a hat trick and Dylen Cozens had a 5-point game (1G, 4A) as the Lethbridge Hurricanes routed the Red Deer Rebels 11-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action. The loss was Red Deer’s most lopsided since March 17, 2007, when the Hurricanes knocked off the Rebels 11-1. […]

‘And you can ask that horse, ‘Hey, Horsey, do you want to have a drink?” Meet the rugby star behind the strangest sports interview you will ever see

In Canada, land of the grinders and the good Canadian kids and the boys just giving their all, interesting sports interviews are about as common as a Maple Leafs’ Stanley Cup. So it is perhaps unsurprising that Canadians seemed to take such delight this week in the viral clip of a bearded weirdo talking about […]

Islanders beat Pens 4-3 to extend point streak to 16 games. – National

NEW YORK – Brock Nelson scored his second goal of the game 4:16 into overtime, and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night to extend their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games. Nelson, who also scored the overtime winner at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, got a pass from Mathew […]