Mark Crawford makes his home debut behind the Sens bench tonight against the visiting New York Islanders. The 58 year old Crawford is basically on an 18-game audition for the head coaching job.

Trailing two-nothing after two, the Vancouver Canucks bounce back to stun the Leafs 3-2 in overtime.

The Vegas Golden Knights edge Calgary 2-1 and the Capitals dump the Flyers 5-3.

The Ottawa Junior Sens beat Nepean 3-2 in Junior A action.

The Brockville Tikis dump Perth 5-3 to tie their tier-2 playoff series at one.

Saskatchewan’s Kirk Myers and Manitoba’s Mike McEwen advance to the championship pool of the Brier, Canada’s national curling championship.  They join, among others, Ontario’s Brad Jacobs and Ontario’s Scott McDonald.

LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the N-B-A’s career scoring list last night. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar surpassed Jordan on a driving layup in the second quarter in a 115-99 loss to the Denver Nuggets, getting fouled in the act. James began the night needing 13 points to reach the mark. He now trails only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant.

Clayton Richard gets the start this afternoon as the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Tampa Bay Rays in Grapefruit League action. Richard was acquired in a trade with the San Diego Padres in December and is fighting for a spot in Toronto’s starting rotation.

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