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Wideman scores in OT, Flames rally past Kings 2-1

Dennis Wideman scores late in OT, and Calgary Flames rally past LA Kings 2-1
Greg Beacham, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - At first glance, Dennis Wideman thought his overtime shot beat Jonathan Quick. By the time he got to the Flames' bench, the defenceman decided he was mistaken.

Wideman was thrilled to learn his first instinct had been correct and Calgary had just roared past the defending Stanley Cup champions in the standings.

Wideman scored 4:08 into overtime, and the Flames rallied past Los Angeles for their fourth straight victory, 2-1 Monday night.

Monday's Scoreboard

Monday's Scoreboard
The Canadian Press

Monday's Games


Calgary 2 Los Angeles 1 (OT)

Carolina 4 Toronto 1

Vancouver 2 Florida 1

N.Y. Islanders 7 Philadelphia 4

St. Louis 3 Colorado 1

Columbus 3 Minnesota 1

New Jersey 5 San Jose 2



Chicago 4 Rockford 1



Toronto 92 Milwaukee 89

Washington 111 Philadelphia 76

Charlotte 105 Minnesota 80

Atlanta 93 Detroit 82

L.A. Clippers 102 Boston 93

Golden State 122 Denver 79

Vrbata, Horvat lift Canucks to 2-1 win over Panthers

Vrbata and Horvat score, Miller stops 23 shots to lead Canucks to 2-1 win over Panthers
Paul Gereffi, The Associated Press

SUNRISE, Fla. - His shutout streak over, Ryan Miller is happy to keep winning.

Radim Vrbata and Bo Horvat scored, Miller stopped 23 shots and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Monday night.

Lowry scores 18, balanced Raptors beat Bucks 92-89

Kyle Lowry scores 18 points to lead balanced Raptors to 92-89 victory over Bucks
Dave Boehler, The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE - Terrence Ross finished what he failed to start Monday night.

Kyle Lowry scored 18 points and was one of six Toronto players to reach double figures in the Raptors' 92-89 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Ross, who did not start for just the second time in the last 104 games after he was held scoreless for the only time this season in a 95-93 loss against New Orleans on Sunday, scored his team's final two baskets to end up with 16 points.

Leafs' skid hits five with loss to Hurricanes

Offensively-challenged Maple Leafs' skid hits five with loss to Hurricanes
Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press

TORONTO - As the Toronto Maple Leafs returned from a winless Western Conference road trip, they found the friendly confines of Air Canada Centre to be not so welcoming.

A few fans threw jerseys onto the ice, a couple wore bags over their heads and many more voiced their displeasure by booing. In the game itself, it was much more of the same as the Leafs were thoroughly outclassed by the lowly Carolina Hurricanes in a 4-1 loss Monday night.

DeRo scores again as Canada ties Iceland

Dwayne De Rosario scores again as Canada ties Iceland 1-1 in soccer friendly
The Canadian Press

ORLANDO, Fla. - Canada tied Iceland 1-1 Monday after a 65th-minute penalty kick cancelled out a first-half Dwayne De Rosario spot kick.

Iceland, ranked 33rd in the world compared to No. 12 for Canada, won 2-1 when the two teams met Friday.

Seahawks apologize for tweet comparing MLK, football

Seattle Seahawks apologize for tweet comparing MLK, football
The Associated Press

SEATTLE - The Seattle Seahawks have apologized for a tweet that linked their improbable NFC championship game victory to Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the team sent out a Twitter message that said, "We shall overcome." The tweet featured a picture of an emotional Russell Wilson, the team's quarterback, next to a quote from King and the hashtag MLKDay.

Agent: Woods' front tooth knocked out by videographer

Tiger and his missing tooth: Agent says videographer accidentally knocked it out with camera
The Associated Press

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy - Tiger Woods has another reason not to like cameras — his agent said it cost him a tooth.

Woods made a surprise visit to Italy on Monday to watch girlfriend Lindsey Vonn capture her record 63rd World Cup race. The photo that generated all the buzz was Woods missing his front tooth.

The culprit, according to his agent, was a camera.

Police: B.J. Penn arrested after fight outside Maui bar

Police: Former UFC champion B.J. Penn arrested after fighting with man outside Maui bar
The Associated Press

KIHEI, Hawaii - Maui police say former two-time UFC champion B.J. Penn was arrested after fighting with a man outside a bar.

Police say the Hilo native, whose real name is Jay D. Penn, was in a physical altercation with a 37-year-old man Saturday night outside a bar in Kihei.

The man was taken to Maui Memorial Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Penn was taken into custody but was not charged, police said. The 36-year-old was released pending further investigation.

Penn couldn't immediately be reached for comment Monday.

NFL investigating whether Patriots used deflated footballs

NFL investigating whether Patriots deflated footballs used in AFC title win against Colts
Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press

The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

"We are looking into it," league spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Monday. "We do not have anything further to add at this point."

The inquiry was first reported by the website for WTHR-TV in Indiana, citing an unnamed source.

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