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Rogers Cup in Montreal: 5 tennis players to watch

| The Canadian Press

The Rogers Cup begins with qualifying on Saturday.

Preview: Hometown Hockey from Saskatoon

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Preview: Hometown Hockey from Saskatoon

| Toronto staff

Not only is City bringing you NHL hockey on the weekends, we're taking you to the towns where the game's current and future stars made their mark.

Hockey returns to Ottawa with stirring pre-game anthem ceremony

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Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional pre-game anthem ceremony

| The Canadian Press

In Ottawa, Lyndon Slewidge performed the ``Star-Spangled Banner'' before the emotional rendition of ``O Canada'' got underway.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong.

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Canadian NHL teams to coordinate tributes to fallen soldiers

| Sportsnet

Hockey Night in Canada will take on extra significance Saturday night, as Canada’s three Eastern Conference teams host their first home games since Wednesday’s attack in Ottawa.

Former head coach Mike Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers confers with Steve Nash in the game with the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on Oct. 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. GETTY IMAGES/Stephen Dunn.

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Lakers’ Steve Nash ruled out for the season with back injury; two-time MVP’s career uncertain

| Greg Beacham, The Associated Press

Nash, the NBA's oldest active player, is due more than $9 million this season. Video

Toronto Maple Leafs' Mason Raymond scores the game winning shoot out goal on Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson in NHL action in Toronto, Oct. 5, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

National Sports

NHL game postponed due to Ottawa attack rescheduled for November

| The Canadian Press

Wednesday's game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs was postponed after a soldier was killed by a gunman near Parliament Hill.

A soldier, police and paramedics tend to a soldier shot at the National Memorial near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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Leafs-Sens game postponed after Ottawa shootings

| The Canadian Press

The NHL says the date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced at a later date. Video

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Thousands lace up for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

| Toronto staff

Runners of all levels (including superheroes) and those cheering them on packed the streets in downtown Toronto on Sunday morning.

TFC taking on Galaxy without striker Hassli

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TFC eliminated from playoff contention after tying Montreal

| Sportsnet

Toronto FC’s playoffs hopes died for the eighth straight year Saturday afternoon, thanks to a 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact .

A Toronto Maple Leafs jersey sits on the ice during a game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2014. NHL

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Leafs, fans frustrated by listless effort in loss to Red Wings

| Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press

Booed off the ice at intermission, Toronto watched another jersey get hurled to the ice in the third period. (1)

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer (34) makes a glove save against the Montreal Canadiens during first period National Hockey League action, Oct. 1, 2013 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

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Red Wings soar past Maple Leafs in decisive victory

| Sportsnet

Detroit Red Wings’ winger Johan Franzen scored twice as the Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 Friday night. Video

Toronto Maple Leafs' Tyler Bozak (42) watches the puck he shot go past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) to score in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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Maple Leafs score 5 goals in 2nd period, spoil Rangers’ home opener with 6-3 victory

| Ira Podell, The Associated Press

The Rangers were outscored a combined 11-5 in a pair of weekend losses on consecutive days. Video

London Knights celebrate winning the Ontario Hockey League final against the Barrie Colts on May 13, 2013 in London, Ontario. THE CANADIAN PRESS//Dave Chidley.

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Half of Londoners are NHL, OHL fans: exclusive CityNews poll

| Christine Chubb

Forty per cent of households in London say they have a child who plays organized hockey.

A Toronto Maple Leafs jersey sits on the ice after a fan threw it down during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Oct. 11, 2014. ROGERS

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Frustrated Leafs fan tosses jersey on the ice at ACC

| The Canadian Press

With minutes left in a losing game on Saturday, a Toronto jersey came flying onto the ice. Video (3)

Phil Kessel celebrates after scoring his third goal as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Ottawa Senators  6-3 at  Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Feb.  1, 2014. GETTY IMAGES/Toronto Star/Steve Russell

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Hockey Night In Canada: When & where to watch

| Toronto staff

Rogers has you covered for the first Hockey Night in Canada of the 2014-15 season with seven different games featuring all seven Canadian teams. Video

Montreal Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec, centre, celebrates his game-winning goal with teammate Andrei Markov, left, in front of Toronto Maple Leafs' Roman Polak during third period NHL action in Toronto, Oct. 8, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

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Habs score late goal to beat Leafs in opener

| Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press

Plekanec's second goal of the game came not long after Morgan Rielly tied it for Toronto. Video

Leafs And Habs Renew Rivalry On Hall Of Fame Weekend

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tale of 2 hockey heavyweights

| Showwei Chu

The Habs and Leafs open the season at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Wednesday night.

A Montreal Canadiens Hockey game inside the Bell Centre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lee Brown.

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The Habs are Canada’s team: exclusive CityNews poll

| Christine Chubb

Montreal had 23 per cent of Canadian hockey fan support, almost doubling those who root for Vancouver Canucks and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Video (12)

Milos Raonic reacts during a match against Roger Federer during the semifinal of the Western & Southern Open on Aug. 16, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. GETTY IMAGES/Jonathan Moore

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Milos Raonic falls to Kei Nishikori in Japan Open final

| Sportsnet

Canadian Milos Raonic missed his chance for a second title this season after losing 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 to Kei Nishikori in Sunday’s Japan Open final.

Kei Nishikori, right, and Milos Raonic hold their trophies after Nishikori defeated Raonic to win the Japan Open tennis championship title in Tokyo on Oct. 5, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Koji Sasahara

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Nishikori beats Raonic again to claim Japan Open title

| The Canadian Press

Milos Raonic lost 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 to Kei Nishikori in Sunday's final.

Milos Raonic returns a shot against Gilles Simon during their semifinal match of the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo on Oct. 4, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Koji Sasahara

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Raonic advances to Japan Open final

| The Canadian Press

Milos Raonic beat France's Gilles Simon 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.