Tyler Bozak (BOH'-zak) made up for some bad Leafs defence. Â Bozak
scored on a penalty shot then again in overtime as Toronto overcame
the New York Rangers 3-2.Â In Anaheim, Andrei Markov scored in the shootout as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ducks 4-3.Â Â Ales (AL'-ish) Hemsky made his debut with the Senators but it wasn't a winning one. Markus Granlund scored his first N-H-L goal asÂ CalgaryÂ Flames cruised past Ottawa 4-1.
The trades are made. Â Now hockey can look ahead to the playoffs.A total of 20 trades were made on the final day for swaps in the N-H-L. Â Montreal made a late shocker by acquiring sniper Thomas Vanek from the New York Islanders. Â Tampa Bay traded veteran Martin St. Louis (mar-TAN' SAYNT loo-EE') to the Rangers and Washington picked up goalie Jaroslav Halak (YAHR'-oh-slav HAH'-lak) from Buffalo.
O-H-L - Belleville dropped Oshawa 6-5 in the shootout, Erie cruised past Plymouth 11-2 as Â Sudbury doubled Barrie 4-2.
Junior "B" Hockey -Â GOJHLÂ -Â St. Catharines droppedÂ Fort Erie 4-1 and Waterloo got by Guelph, also 4-to-1.
John Morris and Kevin Koe (KOO'-ee) refuse to blink at the Canadian men's curling championship. Alberta's Koe romped past Ontario's Greg Balsdon 10-5 to tie Morris atop the standings at 8-and-1. Â Morris gets the early start today. Â He plays an opening draw against Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton, who trails at 7-and-2.
Denver Broncos are reportedly set to release cornerback Champ Bailey. The 12-time Pro Bowl player missed most of the season with a left foot sprain but returned late to help the Broncos advance to the Super Bowl. Â Bailey was scheduled to make around 10 million U-S dollars next season.