AUS: Brady Gilmour scored with 40 seconds left in the game to lift the UNB REDS to a 5-3 victory over the X-Men at the Keating Centre. The goal came after the REDS mounted a third period comeback, trailing 3-2 late in the period.
Tonight’s games will be rescheduled due to the weather.
Rural League: In semi-final action at the Arena, Heatherton defeated the Outlaws 8-2, while Pleasantdale beat St. Croix. Both Heatherton and Pleasantdale lead their series 2-0.
Maritime League: the Pictou County Weeks Crushers/Wildcats game has been postponed.
U18: West Islanders vs Membertou and Weeks Majors vs Halifax postponed due to weather.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is the winner of the N-H-L all-star skills competition. He won the fastest skater, stick handling, shooting accuracy and obstacle course events. McDavid earned one million dollars U-S for the win. The all-star game goes this afternoon in Toronto.
N-H-L players are returning to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade. The plan calls for the league to allow its players to participate in the 2026 and 2030 Games. Commissioner Gary Bettman and players’ union executive director Marty Walsh announced the deal in Toronto. N-H-L players have not been at an Olympics since 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
The Los Angeles Kings are making a coaching change. Todd McLellan is out and Jim Hiller is in on an interim basis. The Kings won 20 of their first 31 games but have struggled in recent weeks. The Winnipeg Jets and Montreal Canadiens are getting together for a trade. Forward Sean Monahan goes the Jets for a first-round pick in this year’s draft and a conditional third-rounder in 2027.
Canada has a comfortable 2-0 lead on South Korea after the opening day of their Davis Cup tennis qualifier in Montreal. Vasek Pospisil and Gabriel Diallo won singles matches in the best-of-five tie. A doubles match and two singles matches are on tap tomorrow.
A blowout loss for the Toronto Raptors. The Houston Rockets led by double figures for most of the game in a 135-106 victory. Scottie Barnes had 28 points for the Raptors. Canada’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points in Oklahoma City’s 126-106 victory over Charlotte.
Houston 135 Toronto 106
Miami 110 Washington 102
Atlanta 129 Phoenix 120
Sacramento 133 Indiana 122
Oklahoma City 126 Charlotte 106
New Orleans 114 San Antonio 113
Orlando 108 Minnesota 106
Golden State 121 Memphis 101
L.A. Clippers 136 Detroit 125
Denver 120 Portland 108
Saturday’s Games (All times Eastern)
NHL All-Star Weekend at Toronto
Central vs. Pacific, 3 p.m.
Metropolitan vs. Atlantic, 4 p.m.
TBD vs. TBD, 5 p.m.
Minnesota at Toronto, Noon
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Golden State at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Cleveland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at New York, 8:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.