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MONTREAL – Tyler Toffoli and Josh Anderson scored two goals each, and the Montreal Canadiens celebrated the 1000 on Tuesday Captain Shea Weber’s game with a 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks Toffoli continued to chase his old team as the Canadiens swept a two-game run with Vancouver and improved to 7-1-2, one point ahead of idle Toronto to first place in the North Division Eight of Toffoli’s nine goals of the season against the Canucks Toffoli added a clean sheet assist to Jeff Petry’s goal to score Montreal forward Nick Suzuki had two Assists Weber had an assist for Toffoli’s second goal and gave the 35-year-old defender seven points (two goals, five assists) in 10 games this season. Antoine Roussel, Elias Pettersson and Tanner Pearson scored a goal for the Canucks (6-7- 0) Jake Allen made 36 saves for Montreal, while Thatcher Demko stopped 28 shots for Vancouver Montreal, which started the two-game series between the teams on Monday with a 6-2 win, improved against di e Canucks to 4-0-1, taking a 28-15 lead in those five games.Anderson, acquired by Columbus in an off-season deal that sent Max Domi to the Blue Jackets, proves to be the power- Forward, which Canadians have longed for for years. He scored the first two goals of the game and now has six in the season. He only had one goal in 26 games with Columbus last year The big winger opened the standings at 2:53 p.m. the first Half-time Ben Chiarot sent the puck towards the Vancouver gate and he landed ahead of Anderson, who overtook Canucks defender Jalen Chatfield and pushed the puck past Demko Montreal took a 2-0 lead three minutes from time after Suzuki had a bad outlet Pass picked up in the Canucks zone Suzuki’s shot was blocked by Tyler Myers, but the puck went straight to Brett Kulak, whose shot was thrown in by Anderson. The Canadiens rode in two ten half up and had some chances to score on an early power play, but Demko saved veteran Habs striker Corey Perry a few times that seemed to breathe life into the Canucks, and Roussel scored his first goal of the season when he did one Rebound and Allen at 4:20 p.m. of the second defeated Toffoli restored Montreal’s lead by two goals when he scored a shot from Joel Edmundson at 12:29 p.m. About three minutes later he gave the Canadiens a 4-1 lead when he outmaneuvered former Hab Jordie Benn and shot a backhand past Demko Toffoli played ten regular season games and seven postseason games with the last season Canucks, after Vancouver acquired him in a Los Angeles store in October, signed a four-year $ 17 million deal with the Canadiens Pettersson scored his fourth goal of the year in a power play 53 seconds into the third half with a slick wrist shot over All of the right-hand approaching circle The Canucks sent Demko on the bench for an extra attacker and were rewarded for the late pressure when Pearson scored 42 seconds ahead. But Petry put the game away with an empty nice while Vancouver was 3-1 in the power play while Montreal 0-4 was Weber’s 1000 Game was honored after a game stoppage in the middle of the first period. Players from both teams pounded their sticks on the ice and Weber waved as the noise of the crowd was directed into the empty Bell Center. Weber was greeted by members of the Canadiens and his former team, the Nashville Predators, toasted in video messages during the pauses in action NOTES: The Canadiens will video tribute to Weber’s family gift in a ceremony during the Montreal game on Thursday against Ottawa in addition to a Weber painting being revealed and he is being used by Canadiens General Manager Marc Bergevin presented with a silver baton Weber has 220 goals and 357 assists in his 1000 games Roussel returned to the Canucks lineup after being held out as a healthy scratch on Monday The Canucks open the first of three games in Toronto on Thursday.This report by The Canadian Press was first published on February 2, 2021 in Canadian Press

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski was ousted by Marta Kostyuk from Ukraine in straight sets on Wednesday at the Grampians Trophy The 18-year-old Kostyuk, No. 78 in the world rankings, took the matchup of the first round in Melbourne 6: 0, 6: 3 in just 57 minutes. The 28-year-old Dabrowski, No. 493 in the world, took part in the Australian Open tuning Tournament took part in a rare single game for women where players came out of tough quarantine after exposure to COVID-19 on charter flights to Australia She last played a single event on September 14 in Rome, qualifying at the Italian Open The Ottawa native – and No. 10 in the world rankings doubles – has nine double titles in her career, including the mixed crown at the 2018 Australian Open alongside Croatia’s Mate Pavic.Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez was scheduled to play Canada’s Bianca later on Wednesday in the Grampians Trophy against American Sloane Stephens Andreescu was slated to return to the field at this week’s tournament, but retired on Tuesday and will instead be active again at the Australian Open The Australian Open is slated to start in February 8 This report from the Canadian press was first published on Jan. Published February 2021 The Canadian Press

NEWCASTLE, England – Crystal Palace recovered from a goal in 71 seconds to win the Premier League 2-1 with a second straight win in Newcastle thanks to goals from Jairo Riedewald and Gary Cahill in the first half on Tuesday Palace is 15 points ahead of the relegation zone, while Newcastle have lost six of their last seven league games. Jonjo Shelvey scored early, but Newcastle had to pay twice for defensive weakness within four minutes. Riedewald scored in 21 an equalizer from 25 yards after being allowed to run to half a game and Cahill lost his marker to score a free kick with a strong header and become the oldest goalscorer in the Palace Premier League at 35 years and 45 days from The Striker Palace’s Wilfried Zaha left the field in the second half with a suspected thigh injury Place, eight points above the drop zone ___ More AP football: https: // apnewscom / Soccer and https: // twittercom / AP_Sports The associated press

A look at what’s going on in European football on Wednesday: ENGLAND Manchester City brings record 12-game winning streak to Burnley The Premier League leaders are tied with Manchester United but have a superior goal difference plus two games in Burnley’s hand 13 goals are the fewest in the league, while the defense of City in the fifth season from manager Pep Guardiola was practically impenetrable Liverpool, four points from third place, will win for the third straight time when Brighton host Leicester is a point behind the defending champion and visits Fulham Leeds hosts Everton and West Ham is at Aston Villa SPAIN Still hit by the embarrassing loss of Lionel Messi’s contract, Barcelona are visiting Granada to try to return to the Copa del Rey semifinals Catalan club have made it into the last four nine consecutive seasons before joining last year Quarter-finals to Athletic Bilbao lost Barcelona, ​​despite their off-the-field battles, are on a good run after winning four straight games in all competitions Granada were semi-finalists last season and were also eliminated by Athletic In the other quarter-finals, Levante Villarreal receives Quarter-finals to be decided in one-leg series ITALY Defending champions Napoli welcome Atalanta in the first leg of the Italian Cup semi-finals Atalanta will try to recover from Sunday’s home defeat to Lazio after beating the same opponent in the Italian Cup quarter-finals last week, Napoli defeated Parma on the weekend and moved up to fifth place in the league via Atalanta before Juventus won 2-1 in the second semi-final at Inter Milan on Tuesday The second legs are planned for next week May instead of GERMANY Leipzig has to pass Bochum to secure a place in the quarter-finals of the German Cup Leipzig is one of the clubs that will take the chance for a national cup after Bayern Munich has left the cup in the second round, Borussia Mönchengladbach has been unbeaten in seven games in all competitions since his visit to Stuttgart, while Wolfsburg take on Schalke in the Champions League, who have to adjust their defense after loaning Ozan Kabak to Liverpool on the last day of the transfer window on Monday, replacement Shkodran Mustafi may due of quarantine rules after arriving from the UK on loan from Arsenal FRANCE While defending champions Paris Saint-Germain have already lost five league games this season, Lille and Lyon have enjoyed the closest title race in many years PSG’s shock loss at Lorient on Sunday fell on the third place behind Lyon and front runners Lille PSG should bounce back with a home win against last-placed Nimes, while Lyon take on the penultimate Dijon and Lille have a tough job in midfield in Bordeaux, fourth place in Monaco sneaks out of the after five straight wins and 19 points last 21 games behind PSG Kevin Volland is in good shape with eleven goals and the German striker will try to increase his total as Monaco take on rivals Nice in the derby on the French Riviera ___ More AP Football: https: // apnewscom / Soccer and https: // twittercom / AP_Sports The associated press

MELBOURNE, Australia – Ben Simmons hopes to play for the Australian Olympic basketball team at the Tokyo Games after being added to a 24-man squad by coach Brian Goorjian on Wednesday for the Melbourne-born NBA All- Star and his teammate Matisse Thybulle of the Philadelphia 76ers, a double Australian-US citizen who spent seven years in Australia as a child, was the notable addition to a 12-player roster with NBA experience Starting July Immediately After the NBA Finals “It would be an amazing honor to play for my country,” said Simmons, who late retired from the 2019 Australian World Cup team. “I know things are uncertain right now, but I have I contacted coach Goorjian and we hope I can join the boomers”” NBA stalwarts Joe Ingles of Utah Jazz and Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs are expected to play in their fourth Olympics, while Toronto Raptors Center Aron Baynes is also on the roster”Matthew Dellavedova, Ryan Broekhoff, Chris Goulding and Brock Motum were also part of the 2016 Boomers Olympics campaign, while Josh Giddey (Adelaide 36ers), one of the top NBA draft candidates, was named one of eight Australia-based National Basketball League -Players “It’s a well-balanced squad selected by position that has a nice mix of experience and lots of new and exciting players,” said Goorjian. “These are our top 24 players available This includes a significant representation of the NBL, which shows the strength of our local league, in which the competitive standard is recognized worldwide ___ Australian Olympic squad: Deng Adel, Aron Baynes, Ryan Broekhoff, Xavier Cooks, Mitch Creek, Matthew Dellavedova, Dante Exum , Josh Giddey, Chris Goulding, Josh Green, Isaac Humphries, Joe Ingles, Nick Kay, Jock Landale, Mitch McCarron, Will McDowell-White, Will Magnay, Thon Maker, Patty Mills, Brock Motum, Mitch Norton, Duop Reath, Ben Simmons and Matisse Thybulle ___ Other AP sports: https: // apnewscom / apf-sports and https: // twittercom / AP_Sports The associated press

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