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Aleksander Barkov scores highlight-reel SO goal

Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov scores the shootout winner against Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom on Sunday in Sunrise. Fla. The win is the fourth in a row for Florida while Vancouver drops to 1-3-1 on its six-game road trip. In the first period, Barkov set up Jaromir Jagr for his 732nd NHL goal that allowed him to move past Marcel Dionne to fourth spot on the all-time goals list.

Skate-to-stick move fools Canucks netminder Jacob Markstrom was instantly at a disadvantage when he was summoned to replace injured Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller two shooters into Sunday’s shootout in Florida, having sat through 60 minutes of regulation and a five-minute overtime. And then, with the penalty-shot competition tied 1-1, …

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Kelsey Serwa, ski cross racer, captures World Cup silver

Kelsey Serwa captures silver at World Cup Innichen

After a year off the hills, Canadian Kelsey Serwa continued to come back to ski cross in a big way Sunday with a second-place finish at a World Cup event in Innichen, Italy. World champion Andrea Limbacher from Austria won the event, while France’s Alizée Baron from France finished with bronze. Serwa, 26, took on some big names in …

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How Canadian NHL teams fared last night

Linden Vey slips a shot past Jimmy Howard in the Red Wings goal as the Vancouver Canucks won a shootout and a 4-3 triumph in Detroit Friday night.

Linden Vey big in Canucks’ debut; Sens, Jets soar as well A trio of Canadian teams suited up Friday night with the Canucks, Senators and Jets lining up against the Red Wings in Detroit and the Sharks and Rangers, respectively. Here’s how they fared last night. Vey timely replacement for Canucks …

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Serena Williams chosen as SI’s Sportsperson of the Year

Serena Williams went 53-3 during 2015 with five titles, including wins the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon. Williams was No. 1 in the WTA rankings all season.

Tennis star 1st female athlete honoured in 32 years Serena Williams is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year — the first female athlete honoured on her own by the magazine in more than 30 years. Williams came within two matches of tennis’ first calendar-year Grand Slam since 1988, a bid …

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Carey Price wins Lou Marsh Award

Canadiens' Carey Price wins Lou Marsh Award

Field of Play: Superstar talent ignited spirited Lou Marsh debate Price’s victory represents banner year for Canadian sport Canadiens’ Carey Price wins Lou Marsh Award As I left the publisher’s boardroom at the Toronto Star, I felt almost giddy and so, I’m positive, did most of the others. Thirty of …

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