Pettersson scores for Canucks in NHL debut against Flames

Pettersson scores for Canucks in NHL debut against Flames

VANCOUVER -- Elias Pettersson had a goal and an assist in his NHL debut, and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 5-2 at Rogers Arena on Wednesday. Nikolay Goldobin, Brendan Leipsic, Jake Virtanen and Tyler Motte also scored, and Jacob Markstrom made 33 saves for the Canucks, who won their fifth straight season opener.…
In Tennessee Senate Race, Financial Missteps Linger in the Background

In Tennessee Senate Race, Financial Missteps Linger in the Background

MEMPHIS — Ask Representative Marsha Blackburn about finances and a strong response can follow. When she worked as the state film and music commissioner in Tennessee in 1995, another government official questioned her travel expenses on a trip to California. Ms. Blackburn, who is now the Republican candidate for an open Senate seat in Tennessee,…
Report: Jimmy Butler Won’t Miss Regular-Season Games If T-Wolves Don’t Trade Him

Report: Jimmy Butler Won’t Miss Regular-Season Games If T-Wolves Don’t Trade Him

Jim Mone/Associated Press While the Minnesota Timberwolves may trade star swingman Jimmy Butler in the coming days, he "doesn't plan to miss regular-season games" if he is still on the team, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Wednesday. Butler still hasn't decided when or if he will practice with the team, but he will apparently play if…
Tavares has memorable debut for Maple Leafs in win against Canadiens

Tavares has memorable debut for Maple Leafs in win against Canadiens

TORONTO -- John Tavares had a look of relief on his face as he wiped the sweat off his brow at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday. He had reason to. Standing in the Toronto Maple Leafs dressing room after a 3-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens, thanks to Auston Matthews' overtime winner, now was the time…
Ryder Cup: Corine Remande lost sight in one eye after being struck by golf ball

Ryder Cup: Corine Remande lost sight in one eye after being struck by golf...

Corine Remande says she has "nothing against" American golfer Brooks Koepka after his tee shot left her without sight in her right eye.
Matthews boosts Maple Leafs to OT victory against Canadiens

Matthews boosts Maple Leafs to OT victory against Canadiens

TORONTO -- Auston Matthews scored his second goal of the game 1:01 into overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday in the season opener for each team. Matthews took a pass from Patrick Marleau in the slot and shot past goalie Carey Price's…