Edmonton Oilers had no answer for the hottest team in the N-H-L. Jeff Carter scored twice asÂ Los Angeles Kings beat the Oilers 4-2 for their seventh straight win. Â Elsewhere, St. Louis defeated Minnesota 3-2 to edge idle Anaheim by one point for the best record in the league. Â Chicago downed Buffalo 2-1 and Boston
cruised past Florida 5-2.
O-H-L - Guelph topped Sarnia 6-2, Kingston dumped Mississauga 5-3, Niagara dropped Barrie 5-2, it was North Bay defeating Sudbury 4-1, Plymouth topped Sagninaw 3-1, and the Sault took Windsor 5-1
Junior "B"Â Hockey - G-O-J-H-L -Â Â Â London dropped Sarnia 4-1
Allan Cup Hockey - Dundas dropped Stoney Creek 5-1.Â Brantrforf toook Whitby 3-2 in overtime on Saturday to take a 3-2 series lead in their playoff.
A-H-L - Lake Erie Monsters dropped Hamilton 4-1, Wilkes Barre took Toronto 4-3 in a shootout.
Junior "D" - Paris Mounties droppedÂ Ayr Centennials 5-2 to take a 3-1Â lead in their championship series
Kevin Koe (KOO-ee) of Alberta won his second Tim Horton's Brier. Koe's Calgary foursome downed John Morris of B-C 10-5 to take the Canadian men's curling championship. Earlier in the day, Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton (STOW'-ton) beat Quebec's Jean-Michel Menard 9-5 for bronze.
Exhibition Baseball - Houston Astros topped Toronto Blue Jays 4-3.
Toronto Raptors were too much for the Timberwolves. Kyle Lowry had a triple-double as Raptors beat Minnesota 111-104. Â DeMar DeRozan (duh-MAR' duh-ROZE'-ahn) added 25 points while Steve Novak (NOH'-vak) hit five three-pointers. Â Toronto has won nine of its last 11 games.
There might be a new host coming to ``Hockey Night in Canada.'' A media report suggests George Stroumboulopoulos will take over as the full-time host of theÂ hockey program. Longtime host Ron MacLean will reportedly be kept on in a smaller role when Rogers takes over editorial control along with Canada's
N-H-L broadcast rights next season.