In basketball, the Toronto Raptors won their ninth straight home game beating the Minnnesota Timberwolves 114-105 last night.  DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points to lead Toronto.

In NHL action, the Montreal Canadiens upset the Washington Capitals 4-3 last night.  Elsewhere Boston thumped Pittsburgh 5-1, Anaheim shut out Buffalo 1-0 and Matt Duchene scored the shoot-out winner as Colorado beat San Jose 4-3.

Alberta’s Chelsea Carey stayed atop the standings at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at 7-2 despite an afternoon loss, but the host province was among nine teams still chasing four playoff berths. The round robin concludes Friday morning. Ties for fourth get solved by tiebreaker games.

 

The Cochrane Crunch squeezed by Timmins last night with a 5-4 victory.  They’re home against Rayside tomorrow at the Tim Horton Event Centre, 7:30pm.  Stay tuned to The Moose Morning Show Friday (Feb 26) for ticket giveaways.

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