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Scoreboard for Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

Friday's Games NHL Toronto 4 Edmonton 2 Pittsburgh 4 N.Y.
No Matthews, No Problem: Minus their star centre, Maple Leafs down Oilers 4-2

No Matthews, No Problem: Minus their star centre, Maple Leafs down Oilers 4-2

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs needed all hands on deck without two-thirds of their top line. Minus both Auston Matthews and Joe Thornton, Toronto didn't miss a beat Friday.
Powell, Raptors regroup after blowing lead, beat Heat 101-81

Powell, Raptors regroup after blowing lead, beat Heat 101-81

TAMPA, Fla. — Norman Powell scored 23 points, OG Anunoby added 21 and the Toronto Raptors recovered in the second half after blowing a 21-point lead to beat the Miami Heat 101-81 on Friday night.

QMJHL Roundup: Armada remain undefeated as QMJHL returns to action

RIMOUSKI, Que. — Mathias Laferriere had two goals and an assist, and the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada beat the Rimouski Oceanic 5-2 on Friday in their first Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action since late November.
Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all. Sure, he's remembered mostly for dethroning the Babe to become baseball's home run king on the way to 755, but don't forget about the .

Toronto Blue Jays introduce new reliever Yates, a potential closer for 2021 squad

Considered one of the best closers in the big leagues just two seasons ago, Kirby Yates is looking for a bounceback showing after an elbow injury limited his 2020 campaign to just six appearances.
Canada's Nick Taylor in the mix at PGA's The American Express

Canada's Nick Taylor in the mix at PGA's The American Express

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Canada's Nick Taylor shot a second round of 6-under 66 Friday to put him in the mix at the PGA's The American Express. Taylor, from Abbotsford, B.C.
Canadian rankings to be used to determine final wild-card spots at Scotties and Brier

Canadian rankings to be used to determine final wild-card spots at Scotties and Brier

Curling Canada has decided to use the national ranking system as its selection criteria for the final wild-card berths at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts and Tim Hortons Brier.
Dabrowski plans to 'wing it' with new partner as hard 14-day quarantine limits plans

Dabrowski plans to 'wing it' with new partner as hard 14-day quarantine limits plans

Gabriela Dabrowski's original plan for the Australian swing was to practise with her new doubles partner and get some training in during a two-week quarantine period in Melbourne.
Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse among six swimmers named early to Canadian Olympic team

Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse among six swimmers named early to Canadian Olympic team

Strange times in sport create unorthodox decisions.