Montreal Sports News
Tomas Hertl scored the tiebreaking goal 9:09 into the third period, Martin Jones was spectacular in goal yet again, and the San Jose Sharks completed a first-round sweep of the rival Anaheim Ducks with a 2-1 victory in Game 4 on Wednesday night.
Filip Forsberg scored another creative goal, Pekka Rinne rebounded from a rocky performance with 31 saves, and the Nashville Predators withstood a furious rally by the Colorado Avalanche for a 3-2 win in Game 4 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round series.
A feisty Nikita Kucherov scored two goals, set up another and knocked New Jersey's top defenceman out of the game with a big hit, and the Tampa Bay Lightning moved within a game of making the Devils' first trip to the playoffs in six years a short one with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night.
LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one game apiece.
Sidney Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Pittsburgh Penguins' career post-season points leader in a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.
The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich's death Wednesday. The team didn't provide further details.
Sometimes it takes a little more than just facial hair to help your team win.
Teoscar Hernandez had four hits, including a two-run home run, Curtis Granderson hit his ninth career grand slam and the Toronto Blue Jays routed Kansas City 15-5 on Wednesday in the Facebook-exclusive game to complete the series sweep of the Royals, losers of eight straight.
The defenceman helped lead a nastier, angrier version of the Leafs in Monday's 4-2 victory over the Bruins in Game 3 of their first-round series to cut Boston's lead in half.
It's been an unprecedented playoff start for Dwane Casey and the Toronto Raptors. For the first time in its history, Toronto boasts a 2-0 series lead following its 130-119 win Tuesday night over the Washington Wizards. The Raptors began with a 114-106 Game 1 victory on Saturday, the first time they'd won a playoff opener since 2001.
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey has been suspended one game for cross-checking Minnesota's Eric Staal in the neck in Tuesday's Game 4.
The Toronto Blue Jays' game on Wednesday afternoon was shown exclusively on Facebook. It's part of a trend that has seen several sports leagues sell digital-only rights to new players like Facebook, Twitter and Amazon.
Milos Raonic defeated Italy's Marco Cecchinato 7-6(5), 6-2 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.
Famous sports team acknowledges the death of Newfoundland fan, by sending her family a letter of condolences and some memorabilia.
Former Blue Jays' slugger Jose Bautista and the Atlanta Braves reached an agreement on a minor league contract Wednesday. Bautista will report to the Braves extended spring training complex and play third base, where he started his 10-year career in Toronto.
Bruno Sammartino, professional wrestling's "Living Legend" and one of its longest-reigning champions, has died. Sammartino was 82.
Brooke Henderson is just three wins away from becoming the most decorated Canadian professional golfer of all time — and she's only 20 years old.
In a sport where millimetres can separate great teams from the merely good, elite curlers are turning to analytics more than ever to gain an advantage. It seems curling may finally be having its Moneyball moment.
Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck shut out the Minnesota Wild just two nights after being yanked in Sunday's loss. It's a resiliency he has demonstrated all season.
Chivas Guadalajara defeated Toronto FC 2-1 on Tuesday night at BMO Field in the opener of the two-leg CONCACAF Champions League final.