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Montreal Canadiens sign forward Joel Armia to four-year, US$13.6-million extension

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have locked up Joel Armia, signing the Finnish forward to a four-year extension. The Habs say the deal, announced Tuesday, has an average annual value of US$3.4 million.
NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's going to be a surge in viewership interest in the Tokyo Olympics, NBC Universal is still waiting.
From great goalies to feisty forwards, lots of talent to be found in NHL free agency

From great goalies to feisty forwards, lots of talent to be found in NHL free agency

A wild off-season continues for NHL general managers this week as they hunt for deals on the free agent market.
Trudeau says Canadiens' selection of Logan Mailloux shows 'lack of judgment'

Trudeau says Canadiens' selection of Logan Mailloux shows 'lack of judgment'

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he's not happy with the Montreal Canadiens' draft selection of a player convicted of a sex-related offence. "As a lifelong Habs fan, I have to say I am deeply disappointed by the decision.
Bauer's administrative leave extended through Aug 6

Bauer's administrative leave extended through Aug 6

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Bauer’s administrative leave was extended by 10 days through Aug.
Colorado acquires Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye in million-dollar deal with LAFC

Colorado acquires Canadian Mark-Anthony Kaye in million-dollar deal with LAFC

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The Colorado Rapids acquired Canadian international midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye in a million-dollar deal with Los Angeles FC on Tuesday.
Canucks goalie Braden Holtby, Oilers forward James Neal set for buyouts

Canucks goalie Braden Holtby, Oilers forward James Neal set for buyouts

The Vancouver Canucks have placed goalie Braden Holtby on waivers ahead of a buyout. The 31-year-old netminder came to Vancouver in free agency last year, signing a two-year deal with an average annual value of US$4.3 million.
Vancouver Canucks sign forward Conor Garland to five-year, US$24.75-million deal

Vancouver Canucks sign forward Conor Garland to five-year, US$24.75-million deal

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have locked up one of their latest acquisitions, signing forward Conor Garland to a five-year contract. The club says the deal comes with an average annual value of US$4.95 million.

Weightlifter Maude Charron leads the way as Canadian women win four more medals

Canadian women continued their winning ways at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday as Maude Charron's weightlifting gold capped off a four-medal day for Canada's athletes. Charron, from Rimouski, Que.
Rough day for stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka at Olympics

Rough day for stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka at Olympics

TOKYO — Simone Biles came into the Olympics as perhaps the biggest star of the Games. Naomi Osaka was such a big headline act that she was given the honor to light the Olympic flame in her native country.