- Calgary defenceman Chris Butler scored with four seconds left in overtime Thursday night giving the Flames a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Paul Byron crossed the Carolina blue-line and curled back patiently before sending a pass across to Butler, who wristed a shot from 50 feet out that beat a screened Justin Peters.
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- Etobicoke, Ontario's Joey Votto has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's Tip O'Neill Award on Friday. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman becomes the first player to win the award in four consecutive years.
- Manchester United manager David Moyes says striker Robin van Persie will be out for a month with a thigh injury. Van Persie, who has 10 goals for the club this season, was hurt in the Champions League win against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.
- Toronto FC has traded veteran midfielder Bobby Convey to the New York Red Bulls for a pair of draft picks. Toronto gets a first-round pick (15th overall) in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft and a third-rounder in 2016. The Red Bulls also get a second-round 2014 pick (21st overall) in the deal.
- Craig Anderson stopped 40 shots as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Thursday night. Bobby Ryan and Zack Smith scored for the Senators (13-14-6), who have picked up points in their last four games.Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal for the Sabres (7-23-2). Ryan Miller faced 32 shots.
- After Rudy Gay's trade to the Sacramento Kings, the thinking was it could be the beginning of the Toronto Raptors' rebuild. The team could be close to making their second move with that in mind. According to a report from ESPN, the Raptors are trying to construct a deal with the New York Knicks that would involve Kyle Lowry.
- Players arrived a few at a time for a three-day camp in Toronto on Thursday and the focus of many was the health of Halifax Mooseheads star forward Jonathan Drouin, who suffered a concussion last week. Drouin said he is feeling better and hopes to be cleared by team doctors to skate in camp. He was to be examined Thursday night.
- The Canadian women's hockey team is looking for a new head coach just two months out from the Winter Olympics after the surprise resignation of Dan Church, who is stepping down due to personal reasons.
- The U.S. defeated Canada 5-1 in women's hockey Thursday night. Alex Carpenter, Brianna Decker, Hilary Knight and Meghan Duggan scored with Megan Bozek adding an empty netter for the Americans. Canadian team head coach Dan Church abruptly resigned Thursday morning. He cited a lack of confidence in him by the organization as the reason for his departure.
- TSN.ca presents its latest weekly power rankings for the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season. Rankings were weighted evenly between separate lists made by TSN Radio host and soccer analyst Gareth Wheeler as well as TSN.ca's soccer editors.
- The Calgary Flames shook up their front office Thursday after a disappointing start to the season, firing general manager Jay Feaster and assistant general manager John Weisbrod. Brian Burke, the team's president of hockey operations, will serve as acting general manager.
- Andray Blatche and Joe Johnson each scored 21 points in the Brooklyn Nets' 102-93 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, making Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett winners in their first matchup with Doc Rivers. Brook Lopez had 16 points and Deron Williams 15 for the Nets, who won their season-high third straight.
- After knocking off the Miami Heat in a contentious Eastern Conference match-up, the Indiana Pacers remain in top spot of the TSN.ca NBA Power Rankings, though the West takes eight of the next nine spots.
- The Winnipeg Jets fell 4-3 to the Colorado Avalanche in a shootout. With the loss the Jets have gone five straight home games without a win. They did however pick up a point in three of those five games. Jets record is now 14-14-5, their home record 7-7-4. TSN 1290 Jets broadcaster Dennis Beyak has more.
- Many have asked: why on earth is it taking so long to announce Shawn Thornton's suspension? As TSN Legal Analyst Eric Macramalla writes, the NHL may be looking at this one very carefully to ensure they send the right message, not only to players, parents and fans, but also to potential jurors.
- Kent, Connecticut is a tiny town of less than 3,000, but this Kent home is anything but small. In fact, it has an 8,076 square feet interior set on 100 acres. It also has eye-catching ceilings, floors, light fixtures, and fireplaces (three, to be exact). Check out 175 Carter Road and sound off on your favorite feature in the comments. By Brandon Miller