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Sunday, January 1, 2017

SUNDAY SPORTS

Bo Horvat scored the shootout winner and added a pair of assists as the Vancouver Canucks edged the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 for their third straight win. Alexandre Burrows and Sven Baertschi found the back of the net in regulation for the Canucks. Drake Caggiula and Connor McDavid had goals for Edmonton.

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Michael Frolik ended a 20-game goalless drought and also added an assist as the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2. Mikael Backlund, Dennis Wideman and Lance Bouma also scored in the first period for Calgary. The Flames are now 4-0 against the Coyotes this season. Calgary's Brian Elliott finished with 27 saves.

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have tied the second-longest win streak in NHL history. Cam Atkinson scored twice as Columbus doubled up the Wild 4-2 to halt Minnesota's own winning run at 12 games. Never before in NHL history had two teams taken winning streaks that long into a game.

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Evgeni Malkin picked a good time to score his 16th of the season. He found the back of the net on a power play in overtime to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. And the New York Islanders topped Winnipeg 6-2 for their fourth win in five games. John Tavares and Ryan Strome had a goal and an assist apiece for New York.

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Canada's junior team will be travelling to Montreal to play their quarter-final matchup against the Czech Republic on Monday. The Canadians fell 3-1 to the United States in their final preliminary game in Toronto, dropping to second place in the Group B standings. The undefeated Americans won Group B and get to stay in Toronto for their quarter-final against Switzerland.

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Clemson will get its rematch with Alabama in the College Football Playoff championship game. Deshaun Watson accounted for 316 yards and three touchdowns, and the Tigers manhandled Ohio State 31-0 in the Fiesta Bowl. Earlier, Alabama downed Washington 24-7 to win the Peach Bowl and advance to the national championship. Alabama beat Clemson in last year's title game.

(CP)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Spengler Cup Hockey Championship Game.
Davos, Switzerland.

Congratulations "Team Canada" on winning another hockey championship Spengler Cup title. Defending champions. Thoughly enjoyed watching this hockey tournament.

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