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Sunday, March 10, 2019

SUNDAY SPORTS

The Golden Knights are cruising. Mark Stone scored his first goal for the Golden Knights as Vegas trounced the Canucks 6-2 in Vancouver. The Golden Knights have now won six games in a row and outscored their opponents 24-9 throughout the streak. Mark Stone scored his first goal for Vegas after being acquired from Ottawa at the trade deadline.

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Edmonton's playoff chances have taken a hit. The Oilers fell 3-2 at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs as they attempted to keep their slim playoff hopes going. Edmonton had entered the game on a four-game winning streak. Meanwhile, the Senators conceded a goal in the final minute and lost 3-2 against the Boston Bruins.

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Northern Ontario's Brad Jacobs will have to take the long road to get to the Canadian men's curling championship game. He fell 9-4 against Alberta's Kevin Koe (KOO-ee) in a playoff game between the top two seeds at the Brier. Jacobs will face wild-card Brendan Bottcher in Sunday's semifinal with the winner playing Koe in the evening.

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The Toronto Raptors are heading back to the NBA playoffs. Toronto clinched its sixth straight post-season berth after a loss by the Charlotte Hornets against the Milwaukee Bucks. First-year head coach Nick Nurse has led the Raps to a 47-and-19 record so far this season. Toronto plays Sunday in Miami.

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Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and Marcus Smart had 16 in the Boston Celtics' 120-107 victory over the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James put up his 80th career triple-double in a patchwork Lakers lineup missing three injured starters. James finished with 30 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds as L-A lost its fifth straight.

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Canada came up just short at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens. After an embarrasing first game loss to Samoa, the Canadians rallied for victories over Kenya and Fiji. But a victory by Fiji over Samoa ended Canada's playoff hopes. Connor Braid of Victoria scored 21 points off three tries and conversions in Canada's victory over Kenya.

(Canadian Press)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

NHL Toronto will forever be the Maple Laughs.

Go Sabres.