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- The red-hot Los Angeles Kings will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high seven games when they visit the Edmonton Oilers for Sunday's clash at Rexall Place. The Oilers have won two straight and seven of their last 11 games.
- Henrik Lundqvist earned his 300th NHL victory and 49th career shutout in the New York Rangers' 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Lundqvist made 30 saves in shutting out the Red Wings for the second time this season, as New York completed a three-game season-series sweep of its Original Six rival.
- The Chicago Blackhawks recently capped a three-game homestand with an emphatic win, and the defending Stanley Cup champions will try to keep rolling when they visit the Buffalo Sabres today. You can see all the action on TSN2 beginning at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt.
- GMs hate to see a game end on an incorrect call and generally don't like to see one end in a shootout. So it's only natural that altering or extending overtime and expanding video review will be hot topics on the agenda for meetings Monday through Wednesday in Boca Raton, Fla. When it comes to overtime, the hope is to have fewer games even reach the shootout.
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- The Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors will start a quick trip Sunday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Raptors will look to win their third straight on Sunday before a visit to the Brooklyn Nets, who are four games behind them in the Atlantic Division.
- Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 95-88 in overtime Sunday after Jimmy Butler blocked LeBron James at the end of regulation. Dwyane Wade scored 25 for Miami, but with James struggling again, the Heat dropped their third straight to match their longest losing streak of the season.
- It was Caesar who was warned to "beware the ides of March" in the famous Shakespeare play. The Blue Jays don't have a Caesar but they do have someone who's getting used to an annual March controversy. He's J.A. Happ, who was back after two days away from the ballclub without the certainty of a spot in the rotation. TSN Blue Jays reporter has more from Kissimmee, Florida.
- It was a game neither skip wanted to play, but a series of missed shots by Quebec gift-wrapped the bronze-medal match for Manitoba Sunday at the Canadian men's curling championship. Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton won 9-5 in nine ends after scoring two in the first and stealing two in the second on a missed Quebec runback at the Tim Hortons Brier.
- William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 88. Ford Motor Co. said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home in Grosse Pointe, Mich. Ford helped steer the family business for more than five decades. He bought one of his own, the NFL franchise in the Motor City, a half-century ago.
- The New York Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Sunday, a decision that saves the team millions of dollars under its salary cap. Cromartie was entering the final year of his four-year deal and was scheduled to cost the Jets' cap $14.98 million this season -- including a $5 million roster bonus that would kick in later this month.
- Adam Dixon scored twice and Dominic Larocque added a goal and an assist Sunday as Canada defeated Norway 4-0 in sledge hockey at the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games. Anthony Gale and Kevin Rempel added two assists, while Corbin Watson had to make just six saves to get the shutout as Canada improved to 2-0.
- Canada won two medals on the slopes and the sledge hockey team continued to roll Sunday at the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games. Visually-impaired skier Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., and guide Robin Femy Mont-Tremblant, Que., won their second bronze medal in as many days, finishing third in the super-G.
- As most Canadians adjust clocks to daylight time this Sunday, a sleep disorder expert warns that losing the one hour of sleep could have some serious health consequences. The annual 'spring forward' has been linked to an increase in traffic and workplace accidents, as well as an increased risk of heart attacks and stroke in the first week following the time change.