Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton and B.C.'s John Morris won their final round-robin games Thursday night to finish the Canadian men's curling championship at 9-2. A final Alberta win Friday would guarantee Kevin Koe a No. 1 finish at 10-1 leaving Manitoba second and B.C. third.
Taylor Hall scored the overtime winner as the Edmonton Oilers rebounded from a listless start to earn a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the New York Islanders after trailing 2-0 after the second period on Thursday night.
Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos is back playing after missing 45 games with a broken right shin and the centre received a partial standing ovation during pre-game introductions, when it was announced that he was the new team captain.
Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton defeated B.C.'s John Morris 7-6 in an extra end at the Brier Thursday, leaving both at 8-2 and Alberta in sole possession of first place at the Canadian men's curling championship.
Brady Heslip and Kenny Chery played hockey when they were kids in Canada. They eventually preferred being on the basketball court instead of the ice. And they came together well south of home, as Baylor's "Eh Team."
Mans Hedberg of Sweden and Sarka Pancochova of Czech Republic won the season's final World Cup slopestyle events on Thursday in Austria to take the snowboard discipline titles. Canada's Maxence Parrot finsished second overall in the men's standings.