Patrick Sharp scored the only goal of the shootout to lift Chicago over the Senators 5-4 in Ottawa.
Daniel Sedin's (SEH'-deen-zz) O-T goal put Vancouver in the win column.
Sedin scored on the power play in extra time to give the Canucks a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Winnipeg lost out ot the New Jersey Devils, 2-to-1
O-H-L - Ottawa defeated Niagara 4-1, Belleville got by North Bay 3-2 in a shootout. Windsor edged Kingston 3-2, Sarnia dumped Barrie 7-1.Â It was Peterborough over Mississauga 4-1, and Erie took Plymouth 5-2.
New Orleans is on top of the N-F-C South after downing the Carolina Panthers 28-10 in the Thursday nighter. Drew Brees threw for a T-D and ran in another and Mark Ingram rushed for 100 yards and two scores. The win in Carolina snaps a seven-game road loss streak for the Saints that started last November.
Reports say Stampeders great and prominent Calgary businessman John Forzani (for-ZAN'-ee) was put on life support in a California hospital yesterday.Â Â Family members have told a number of Calgary-based media outlets that the 67 year old had a heart attack in his sleep and was taken to Eisenhower Medical Center in Palm Springs.
San Diego Padres have declined former Blue Jay Josh Johnson's $4 million dollar option for 2015. Johnson didn't throw a pitch for the Padres in 2014 while making $8 million dollars. He suffered an elbow injury during spring training.