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Cherry still can't understand why it took NHL so long to recognize Bower's quality

Cherry still can't understand why it took NHL so long to recognize Bower's quality

TORONTO — Don Cherry still finds it hard to understand why it took Johnny Bower so long to become an NHL regular. Bower spent 13 seasons in the American Hockey League before earning a permanent spot with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1958.
Golfer Brooke Henderson wins Rosenfeld Award as CP female athlete of the year

Golfer Brooke Henderson wins Rosenfeld Award as CP female athlete of the year

TORONTO — Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson is barely out of her teens and her list of accomplishments on the LPGA Tour is already a long one.

Hockey world reacts to the death of Hall of Famer Johnny Bower

TORONTO — The death of Hockey Hall of Famer Johnny Bower has unleashed a flood of tributes from within the hockey world and beyond.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games World Junior Hockey Championship At Buffalo, N.Y.
Barea, Mavs end another Raptors 6-game streak with 98-93 win

Barea, Mavs end another Raptors 6-game streak with 98-93 win

DALLAS — J.J. Barea scored 20 points, including a clinching layup in the final seconds, and the Dallas Mavericks ended another six-game winning streak by Toronto with a 98-93 victory over the Raptors on Tuesday night.
Defenceman Cal Foote makes highlight-reel save for Canada at world juniors

Defenceman Cal Foote makes highlight-reel save for Canada at world juniors

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Goaltender Carter Hart had no idea where the puck was as it rolled behind him toward Canada's net.
Boris Katchouk leads Canada past Finland 4-2 to open world juniors

Boris Katchouk leads Canada past Finland 4-2 to open world juniors

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Boris Katchouk broke up a pass between two Finnish defenders and took off on a breakaway down the ice. Putting a backhand past Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, he then barrelled into Finland's goaltender, following the puck into the net.
McIntyre nets winner, Canada opens Spengler Cup with victory over Mountfield HK

McIntyre nets winner, Canada opens Spengler Cup with victory over Mountfield HK

DAVOS, Switzerland — David McIntyre scored the eventual winner while shorthanded in the third period and added an assist as Canada got past Mountfield HK 5-3 on Tuesday in its Spengler Cup opener.
Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan earns Eastern Conference player of the week honours

Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan earns Eastern Conference player of the week honours

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan was named the Eastern Conference player of the week on Tuesday. DeRozan averaged 34.0 points, 4.3 assists and 4.0 assists in three games last week as the Raptors improved their current win streak to six games.
Mourinho moans after draw with Burnley; Kane breaks records

Mourinho moans after draw with Burnley; Kane breaks records

LONDON — Spending is the reason Manchester City is speeding clear of Manchester United in the English Premier League race, according to Jose Mourinho.