The Government of Ontario is excluding Ontario Hockey League players from provincial employment standards legislation in order to keep a "level playing field" with other major junior hockey leagues across the country, the province said in a release Thursday.
Winnipeg’s Gavin McHale, a personal trainer and goalie coach, joined the Washington Capitals Wednesday night as their emergency backup goalie after regular starter Braden Holtby suffered a last-minute upper-body injury.
The Pistons delivered for coach Dwane Casey in his return to Toronto. But Detroit left it late, rallying from a 19-point deficit to edge the Raptors 106-104 Wednesday night on Reggie Bullock's buzzer-beater before 19,800 at Scotiabank Arena.
Playing the LPGA's season-ending event for the first time, American Amy Olson was flawless with nine birdies and no dropped shots on her way to a 9-under 63 and a one-shot lead over Brittany Lincicome and Nasa Hataoka after Thursday's opening round.