RESULTS & SPORTS NEWS
- Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson is barely out of her teens and her list of accomplishments on the L-P-G-A Tour is already a long one. She won her first tour event in 2015, added her first major championship last year and picked up two more tournament titles in 2017. Henderson has capped her latest impressive season by winning the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canada’s female athlete of the year. The Canadian Press Team of the Year will be announced today.
- Another win for Canada at the world juniors. Jordan Kyrou had a goal and two assists and Colton Point made 20 saves as the Canadians shut out Slovakia 6-0 to move to 2-and-oh. Canada has today off before facing the Americans Friday.
- The losses are adding up for Ottawa. The struggling Senators were toppled 5-1 by the Bruins in Boston. Ottawa has now lost 16 of its last 19 games. Riley Nash scored twice for the Bruins. Elsewhere, Sebastian Aho scored two goals in the third as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Canadiens 3-1 at home. And Edmonton’s win streak is done at four games. Joel Armia scored twice as the Jets beat the Oilers 4-3 in Winnipeg.
- Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds as the Thunder held off Toronto 124-107 in the NBA.
- Canada’s under-19 basketball team has been named Team of the Year for 2017 in a poll of broadcasters and sports editors by The Canadian Press. The team became the first Canadian squad to win the FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup title in July. The Toronto F-C soccer team and Brad Gushue’s world champion curling rink tied for second.
- It’s a day off for Canada at the world junior hockey championship. The Canadians are 2-and-0 at the annual tournament after last night’s 6-0 win over Slovakia. Canada’s next game is against the Americans tomorrow.
- The Canadian men’s hockey team is in Spengler Cup action this afternoon. They take on the hosts, H-C Davos at the annual event in Switzerland. The Spengler Cup is being used this year as preparation for the Olympic team that will be named in January.
- The Charlottetown Islanders are on the road in the QMJHL with a game in Halifax against the Mooseheads at 7. The Islanders return home to Eastlink Centre Friday night with Acadie-Bathurst in town.
- Teams from all over PEI are playing in the 13th annual George Trainor Holiday Classic which began Wednesday. From Novice “A’ to Midget “A”, the tournament continues today and Friday at rinks around the greater Charlottetown area.
- There are seven N-H-L games tonight. The Canadiens are on the road against Tampa Bay; Auston Matthews returns home to Arizona as his Maple Leafs face the Coyotes; Canucks will try and halt their 4-game losing streak tonight when they host the Blackhawks; and the Flames are on the road against San Jose. Calgary has thrived away from the Saddledome this season, going 9-4-and-3.
World Junior Hockey Championship
At Buffalo, N.Y.
Denmark vs. Finland, 12 p.m.
Switzerland vs. Russia, 2 p.m.
Czech Republic vs. Sweden, 4 p.m.
Slovakia vs. United States, 8 p.m.
At Davos, Switzerland
HPK Hameenlinna vs. Switzerland, 9 a.m.
Canada vs. HC Davos, 2:15 p.m.
Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto at Arizona, 9 p.m.
Vegas at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.
Chicago at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Calgary at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Stockton at San Jose, 4:15 p.m.
Laval at Belleville, 7 p.m.
Rockford at Iowa, 8 p.m.
Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Houston at Boston, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
New York at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Portland, 10:30 p.m.