Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Sports Advisory at 6 P.M., Saturday, Dec. 27

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Sports Advisory at 6 P.M., Saturday, Dec. 27

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Top Sports Advisory at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 27

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Here are the top sports stories from The Canadian Press as of 6 p.m. All times are Eastern. Advisories will move at approximately 10 a.m., 4 p.m., and 9 p.m. ET weekdays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ET weekends and holidays. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

Contact the Sports Desk at 416-507-2154 or sports(at)thecanadianpress.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 27

TOP STORIES

Canada to meet Germany at world juniors

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MONTREAL -- Canada will continue preliminary round play at the world junior hockey championship on Saturday night against Germany. The Canadians opened the tournament with a bang by blowing out Slovakia 8-0 at the Bell Centre. PHOTOS. Developing from 8 p.m. start.

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McDavid still seeking first point at WJC

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MONTREAL -- No one on Canada's junior team has any concern about rising star Connor McDavid being shut out in the team's opening game of the world junior championship. The Erie Otters star, who is a favourite to be selected first overall in the 2015 NHL draft, led the team with six shots on goal and had some glittering chances, but neither he nor linemates Curtis Lazar and Nick Ritchie got a point in an 8-0 victory over Slovakia. MOVED.

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Five Things: Complacency the enemy for Canada

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MONTREAL -- Five things to watch as Canada continues its road to gold in the world junior hockey championship on Saturday with a game against Germany. MOVED TO PREMIUM AND JUNIOR HOCKEY SUBSCRIBERS ONLY.

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Devils replace DeBoer with 3-headed coaching staff

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NEWARK -- The New Jersey Devils are replacing the fired Pete DeBoer with a three-headed coaching staff. Former Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates, ex-Devils assistant and star defenceman Scott Stevens and general manager Lou Lamoriello will split duties on the bench. Oates will handle the forwards and Stevens will oversee the defence, Lamoriello said at a news conference before Saturday's morning skate. PHOTO. MOVED.

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Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon for violation

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CLEVELAND -- Josh Gordon will end his troubled season just as it began -- suspended. …

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