Canada scored three goals and then hung on last night to defeat the United States 3-2 in the gold-medal final at the under-18 women's world hockey championship in Madison, Wisconsin. Alexia Aubin, Ava Murphy and Jocelyn Amos scored for Canada, while Finley McCarthy and Claire Enright scored second-period goals seven seconds apart for the U.S. to make the final period very interesting.
The general managers and coaches will hold court later today when Stanley Cup Final media day takes place at Ball Arena in Denver. The spotlight will shift to the players on Wednesday when the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche open the much-anticipated series in the Mile High city.
A Winnipeg brewery says it will give 59-year-old Barry Trotz free beer for life if he returns to his native province to coach the Jets. Little Brown Jug Brewing Company and a local sports talk show launched the campaign Monday, several months into the N-H-L club's coaching search. Trotz became available a month ago when he was fired by the New York Islanders. He coached the Washington Capitals to the Stanley Cup in 2018.
The Toronto Blue Jays, coming off a 19-hit attack and 11-1 rout of the Baltimore Orioles last night, will be looking to keep the momentum going later today when they face the Orioles in the second contest of their four-game series at Rogers Centre. Left-hander Yusei Kikuchi will be on the mound for Toronto, while Baltimore will counter with right-hander Jordan Lyles. The Jays have won 14 of their last 18 games.