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- Jeff Carter scored midway through the third period as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 for their fifth straight win Wednesday. Carter beat former teammate Jonathan Bernier with a wrist shot between the legs on a two-on-one at 9:40 for his eighth of the year.
- Duncan Keith and Andrew Shaw scored in a 39-second span at the start of Chicago's five-goal second period Wednesday night, sparking the Blackhawks to a 7-2 victory over Ray Emery and the Philadelphia Flyers. Patrick Sharp had a goal and two assists for Chicago, which has won three in a row after a three-game losing streak.
- Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015. New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, chairman of the rules committee, made the announcement Wednesday at the winter meetings.
- The NHL has suspended Senators defenceman Jared Cowen two games for a head shot on Zemgus Girgensons of the Buffalo Sabres. Cowen struck Girgensons in the head late in the third period of Ottawa's game in Buffalo on Tuesday night. No penalty was called on the play.
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- Tampa Bay forward Richard Panik was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for boarding Washington defenceman Karl Alzner. Panik was given a major penalty for boarding in the second period of the Lightning's shootout loss Tuesday night in Washington. The suspension will cost him $7,590.
- The Ottawa Senators recalled forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau from its American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators on Thursday.
- Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart to help the Clippers pull away in the last 3 minutes and former Celtics coach Doc Rivers won his first game back in Boston when Los Angeles beat the Celtics 96-88 Wednesday night. Crawford came off the bench to score 21 points and Chris Paul had 22 points, nine assists and seven rebounds.
- It's not for a lack of interest or due to a lack of effort - the Blue Jays are trying - but so far there is no trade to be made to enhance the club. While young pitching prospects Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman continue to be in high demand Anthopoulos isn't opposed to moving either if the deal is right it's the Jays' big bats that are attracting the most attention. TSN Blue Jays reporter Scott MacArthur has more from the Winter Meetings in Florida.
- The BC Lions will have to look elsewhere to find someone to run their offence as current TSN analyst Paul LaPolice has turned down their vacant offensive coordinator position. The Vancouver Province had reported the Lions interest in having LaPolice replace former offensive coordinator Jacques Chapdelaine.
- Cordarro Law is the latest CFLer to look down south for an opportunity to play in the NFL. According to a report from Comcast Sportsnet New England, the Calgary Stampeders DE tried out for the New England Patriots.
- If the Tampa Bay Rays ever get relocated, agent Scott Boras thinks that Montreal would be a fine place for them to land. Speaking to the Chicago Tribune at baseball's Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Boras called the former home of the Expos a "tremendous environment" for baseball.
- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that 18-game winner Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets have agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract. The person spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity because an agreement had not yet been completed. The deal is pending the 40-year-old Colon passing a physical.
- 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