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Manitoba's Kerri Einarson wins Scotties title

MOOSE JAW, Sask.—A dream team of former skips came together to earn a Canadian women's curling championship yesterday.

Manitoba's Kerri Einarson beat Ontario's Rachel Homan 8-7 in an extra end to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask.

“This means absolutely the world to me," Einarson said. ”I really wanted to do this for myself and my teammates.

Wickenheiser speeds into Hockey Hall of Fame

Hayley Wickenheiser's accolades have a hard time keeping up with her.

The Hockey Hall of Fame wasted no time hustling Wickenheiser into its gallery of heroes in her first year of eligibility.

But when board chairman Lanny McDonald phoned her Tuesday to relay the joyful news, Wickenheiser was sequestered doing mandatory medical school course work at the University of Calgary.

Flames back on a roll

CALGARY—Production from the foot soldiers has helped lift the Calgary Flames out of a funk.

Austin Czarnik and Derek Ryan both scored in a 5-2 win over the visiting Arizona Coyotes yesterday afternoon.

The two forwards had combined for a goal and three assists in Saturday's victory 5-4 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which halted Calgary's four-game losing streak.