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'Thrill of the chase': Pin swapping a sport of its own at the Arctic Winter Games

'Thrill of the chase': Pin swapping a sport of its own at the Arctic Winter Games

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Beyond the wrestling mats, ice rinks and slopes at the Arctic Winter Games, there's another beloved unofficial sport underway.
Nunavut speedskater wins three gold ulus at Arctic Winter Games

Nunavut speedskater wins three gold ulus at Arctic Winter Games

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Akutaq Williamson Bathory will be heading home to Iqaluit with three gold ulus from the Arctic Winter Games, medals named and shaped after traditional Inuit knives.

WHL Roundup: McClennon caps two-goal effort with OT winner as Ice top Wheat Kings 7-6

BRANDON, Man. — Connor McClennon capped a two-goal effort with the game-winning goal 2:01 into overtime and the Winnipeg Ice slipped past the Brandon Wheat Kings 7-6 on Friday.
Pettersson wins hardest shot, Crosby takes a dip at NHL all-star skills competition

Pettersson wins hardest shot, Crosby takes a dip at NHL all-star skills competition

SUNRISE, Fla. — Elias Pettersson provided the Vancouver Canucks with a rare memorable moment in an otherwise forgettable season. Away from the rink, Sidney Crosby took a plunge and Nick Suzuki registered his first birdie of the year.

Friday's sports scoreboard for Feb. 3, 2023

Friday's Scoreboard NBA Toronto 117 Houston 111 Detroit 118 Charlotte 112 Portland 124 Washington 116 Indiana 107 Sacramento 104 Phoenix 106 Boston 94 Orlando 127 Minnesota 120 Philadelphia 137 San Antonio 125 Atlanta 115 Utah 108 --- AHL Toronto 4 L
Canada's Marion Thenault scores silver in World Cup aerials

Canada's Marion Thenault scores silver in World Cup aerials

DEER VALLEY RESORT, Utah — Canada's Marion Thenault claimed silver in women's World Cup aerials on Friday. The Sherbrooke, Que., native finished with a final score of 97.99 from her second jump. Australia's Danielle Scott (115.
Canada's Mackay, Karker earn World Cup medals in freeski halfpipe

Canada's Mackay, Karker earn World Cup medals in freeski halfpipe

MAMMOTH, Calif. — Canada's Brendan Mackay and Rachael Karker both earned medals in World Cup freeski halfpipe on Friday. Mackay grabbed silver in the men's event with 93 points on his third and final run.

OHL Roundup: Rohrer's OT winner lifts 67's to 6-5 win over Firebirds

FLINT, Mich. — Vinzenz Rohrer scored the game-winning goal 1:50 into overtime Friday as the Ottawa 67's narrowly edged the Flint Firebirds 6-5.
VanVleet has 32 as Raptors get 117-111 win over Rockets

VanVleet has 32 as Raptors get 117-111 win over Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 32 points, Gary Trent Jr. added 29 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a two-game skid with a 117-111 win over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.

QMJHL Roundup: Remparts continue rolling with 5-2 win over Armada

QUEBEC — Nathan Gaucher scored two goals and James Malatesta had a goal and two assists as the Québec Remparts defeated the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 5-2 on Friday. Vsevolod Komarov and Pier-Olivier Roy added the others for Québec (39-6-1-2).