Former Los Angeles Kings goalie and Hockey Night in Canada commentator Kelly Hrudey is recognized at centre ice before the game against the Calgary Flames at the Staples Center on Saturday. (Harry How/Getty Images)
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Brogan MacDougall reportedly is in "excellent form" ahead of her debut run at Sunday's world cross-country championships (CBCSports.ca, 7 a.m. ET) in Kampala, Uganda, where the 16-year-old high school standout will lead Canada's 27-athlete contingent. more »
The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two regular-season games in Sweden next season. The NHL and NHL Players' Association on Friday announced their new Global Series games Nov. 10 and 11 in Stockholm. more »