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Shooting for 2: Lakers retire Kobe Bryant's 8 and 24 jerseys

Shooting for 2: Lakers retire Kobe Bryant's 8 and 24 jerseys

LOS ANGELES — Although Kobe Bryant has been asked many times, he still isn't sure who would win a mystical game of one-on-one between the young Kobe in his No. 8 Lakers jersey and his older self, who wore No. 24.
Ryan Strome's two-goal performance leads Oilers past Sharks 3-2

Ryan Strome's two-goal performance leads Oilers past Sharks 3-2

EDMONTON — It seems the Edmonton Oilers are finally hitting their stride. Ryan Strome had a pair of goals as the Oilers won their second game in a row with a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday.
Bullet Dodged: Canucks rookie sniper Brock Boeser doesn't have a fracture

Bullet Dodged: Canucks rookie sniper Brock Boeser doesn't have a fracture

VANCOUVER — The struggling and injury-riddled Vancouver Canucks finally got some good news Monday.
Toronto FC gets chilly then tough draw in return to CONCACAF Champions League

Toronto FC gets chilly then tough draw in return to CONCACAF Champions League

Fresh off an unprecedented treble in 2017, MLS Cup champion Toronto FC will open its CONCACAF Champions League campaign against the Colorado Rapids in the round of 16 in February. The matchup promises to be a short but chilly trip.
Change of scenery: Chan switches up pre-Olympic training base to Vancouver

Change of scenery: Chan switches up pre-Olympic training base to Vancouver

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Days after missing the Skate Canada International podium for the first time in eight years, and with only a few months left of his competitive career, Patrick Chan felt stuck.
Sticking to the Plan: Winnipeg Jets finally getting rewarded for their patience

Sticking to the Plan: Winnipeg Jets finally getting rewarded for their patience

Kevin Cheveldayoff knows if the circumstances were different, he might have been out of a job a few years ago.
Bertrand Charest denied bail pending appeal of his conviction

Bertrand Charest denied bail pending appeal of his conviction

MONTREAL — Ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest has been denied bail pending an appeal of his sex-crimes conviction involving his teenage students.
Karlsson says controversial comments from Senators owner is 'none of our business'

Karlsson says controversial comments from Senators owner is 'none of our business'

OTTAWA — Erik Karlsson wasn't about to let Eugene Melnyk's comments take away from one of the greatest weekends of his life.
Canadiens defenceman Weber sent home from road trip to get injury re-evaluated

Canadiens defenceman Weber sent home from road trip to get injury re-evaluated

VANCOUVER — Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber has been sent back to Montreal to have a foot injury re-evaluated.
Lesson learned from Mr. Hockey: Gordie Howe's son recalls a life well-lived

Lesson learned from Mr. Hockey: Gordie Howe's son recalls a life well-lived

TORONTO — A day doesn't go by that Murray Howe doesn't hear a new story about his father. People don't tend to forget meeting Mr. Hockey. In writing "Nine Lessons I Learned From My Father," Murray wanted to highlight what made Gordie Howe special.