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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Attorney says Kings' Voynov didn't hit girlfriend

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 8:42pm

LOS ANGELES - Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenceman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English.

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri, right, attempts a wraparound shot against Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner during pre-season NHL hockey action in Toronto on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Tonight's NHL game between the Senators and the Maple Leafs has been postponed following the shootings on Parliament Hill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Leafs-Sens game postponed after shootings

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 7:54pm

OTTAWA - The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs following the shootings on Parliament Hill and at the National War Memorial.

The date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced later, the NHL said in a statement.

FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, because details of the hearing have not been made public. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 7:45pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.

Erie Otters' Connor McDavid controls the puck during an OHL game against the Sarnia Sting in Erie, Pa., Saturday, Oct.4, 2014. Buffalo Sabres fans rooting for losing are already coveting McDavid. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Erie Otters-Matt Mead

Sabres fans already coveting McDavid

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 7:27pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Connor McDavid tries not read what's written about him, following the advice of agent Bobby Orr and so many people around him. But it's hard after Buffalo Sabres games.

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema, left, celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League group B soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:09pm

PARIS - Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.

Canadian skipper Eric Holden stands for a photograph at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday October 22, 2014. Holden is the first Canadian to win the 40,000 mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, billed as the worldÕs longest and toughest ocean race. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Sailing champ finally back in Canada

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 4:11pm

VANCOUVER - Eric Holden got to stoke two of his passions while crisscrossing the globe.