The Cochrane Crunch beat the Timmins Rock 5-3 in Saturday’s home game at the Tim Horton Event Centre.  The Crunch’s next home game is this Friday against Powassan.

Winnipeg lost to Buffalo 4-2 in NHL play.  In other games, Florida edged Edmonton 2-1 and Washington hammered the Ottawa Senators 7-1.  In that game, Alex Ovechkin  scored his 500th and 501st goals of his career, making him only the 43rd NHL player to reach the 500-club.

In curling, Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie Ontario has repeated as the Skins champion.  Jacobs did it by beating the other Brad, Brad Gushue  (GOO-shoe) of Newfoundland.  On the women’s side, Mantoba’s Jennifer Jones was declared the Skins champion after defeating Edmonton’s Val Sweeting rink.

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