With less than nine months to go until the 2014 Olympics, Canada's winter athletes have been sharing their training tips, travel stops and thoughts on the road to Sochi. Here are some highlights as the month of May wraps up.
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Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike Santorelli had two points apiece. more »
Alex Galchenyuk scored the tying goal with 3:09 left in the third period, and David Desharnais followed that up with another less than a minute into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1. more »
Calgary has won three straight to remain atop our CFL power rankings, but Edmonton remains No. 2 after slotback Adarius Bowman caught six passes in Sunday's win over Saskatchewan for a new team mark for receptions in a season at 107. more »