Laval native Bernier backstops Detroit to 2-1 win over Canadiens

The Detroit Red Wings are proving that old adage on any given night any team in the NHL can beat another team.Especially if the team that isn’t supposed to win gets great goaltending.That was the case Saturday as the Red Wings, the team with the worst record in the NHL, defeated the Canadiens 2-1 at the Bell Centre.Chalk this one up to the inspired play of Laval native Jonathan Bernier. He...

Women’s game will be part of a hockey doubleheader in Laval

These are anxious times for the world’s best female hockey players, but there’s a sense of optimism as they pursue two major goals — staying in shape and creating a sustainable professional league.While talks are continuing with the National Hockey League and other potential sponsors, the women are doing whatever they can to stay on the radar and that includes a women’s game as part of a...

Gold-medal sprinter Bruny Surin finishes second in Laval byelection

Bruny Surin, 52, competed in four Olympic games. Allen McInnis / Montreal Gazette Olympic gold medallist Bruny Surin was not first across the finish line Sunday, as his debut in municipal politics saw him finish second in a Laval municipal byelection.Running as a candidate for the Mouvement lavallois/Équipe Marc Demers, the former sprinter was seeking to win in the district of...