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Sunday, December 18, 2016


Connor McDavid scored the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers beat the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2. Milan Lucic and Leon Draisaitl scored in regulation for the Oilers, who have won two of their last three games. Jonathan Drouin and Tyler Johnson responded for the Lightning.


The Toronto Maple Leafs won at home for the first time in five games. Jake Gardiner scored two minutes into overtime to lift the Leafs to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The win snapped a three-game overall losing skid and a four-game slide at Air Canada Centre.


There was no need to pull Carey Price tonight. The Canadiens goaltender stopped 20-of-21 shots to help Montreal beat the Washington Capitals 2-1, one night after he was pulled in the second period of a 4-2 loss to San Jose. And the Ottawa Senators got a go-ahead goal from Derick Brassard in the second period en route to a 3-1 win over New Jersey.


Russell Westbrook had a career-high 22 assists in his 50th triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 114-101. That ended a two-game losing streak. Westbrook also had 26 points and 11 rebounds for his 13th triple-double of the season. Steven Adams had 19 points and seven rebounds for O-K-C.


LeBron James scored 16 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and Kyrie Irving matched a career high with 12 assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Lakers 119-108. Kevin Love had 27 points and a season-high 17 rebounds. Also, Paul George scored 26 points as the Indiana Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 105-90.


Matt Moore's first game as Ryan Tannehill's replacement was the best of his career. The nine-year veteran threw for four touchdowns to keep the Miami Dolphins' playoff hopes alive with a 34-13 rout of the New York Jets. It was Moore's first start since January 1st, 2012.


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