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Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday night, cutting the Braves’ lead in the NL Championship Series to 3-2.

QMJHL Roundup: Voltigeurs edge Drakkar, Saguenéens double up Armada

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Tyler Peddle potted the game winner 3:27 into overtime Thursday, giving the Drummondville Voltigeurs a 2-1 victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.
Vancouver Canucks beat winless Blackhawks 4-1

Vancouver Canucks beat winless Blackhawks 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Dickinson, Tanner Pearson and Brock Boeser scored their first goals of the season as the Vancouver Canucks topped the winless Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night.

OHL Roundup: Spitfires demolish Attack, Battalion double up Bulldogs

WINDSOR, Ont. — Louka Henault had a hat trick Thursday, powering the Windsor Spitfires to a decisive 7-4 victory over the Owen Sound Attack in Ontario Hockey League action.
San Jose Sharks spoil Tkachuk's season debut with 2-1 win over Ottawa Senators

San Jose Sharks spoil Tkachuk's season debut with 2-1 win over Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — It wasn’t a masterpiece for the San Jose Sharks, but it was pretty enough. Two second-period goals got the job done for the visitors Thursday as they handed the Senators a 2-1 defeat in Ottawa.
Kotkaniemi scores as Hurricanes hand Canadiens fifth straight loss

Kotkaniemi scores as Hurricanes hand Canadiens fifth straight loss

MONTREAL — Jesperi Kotkaniemi made his return to Montreal a memorable one Thursday, scoring his first goal for Carolina as the Hurricanes topped the Canadiens 4-1.
Connor scores twice, powers undermanned Winnipeg Jets to 5-1 win over Anaheim Ducks

Connor scores twice, powers undermanned Winnipeg Jets to 5-1 win over Anaheim Ducks

WINNIPEG — Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist Thursday as the Jets defeated the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 despite having two of their top-line players in COVID-19 protocol.
Markstrom shuts out Red Wings in Calgary's 3-0 win

Markstrom shuts out Red Wings in Calgary's 3-0 win

DETROIT, Mich. (AP) — Jacob Markstrom stopped all 33 shots Detroit took Thursday night in the Calgary Flames’ 3-0 victory over the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Markstrom recorded his ninth career shutout in his 12th season in the NHL.

Fleury and reigning national champ Einarson post victories at the Masters

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Tracy Fleury defeated Japan's Tori Koana 6-5 and reigning Canadian champion Kerri Einarson beat Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa 8-5 on Thursday morning at the Masters.
CFL says eight franchises have met 85 per cent full vaccinated threshold for COVID-19

CFL says eight franchises have met 85 per cent full vaccinated threshold for COVID-19

TORONTO — Eight of nine CFL teams have met the 85 per cent full vaccinated threshold for COVID-19, the league announced Thursday. There was no immediate indication regarding the one team yet to reach the threshold.