Scores from Feb 28th

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Greater Ontario Jr Hockey

Leamington 5 Sarnia 4 (OT) (Playoff game 1) 

Sarnia’s Derek D’Andrea had 2 goals and an assist and Sean Parker made 50 saves, but it wasn’t enough as the Legionnaires would battle back to tie it in the 3rd with back to back goals, but give up the game winner to Leamington in OT.

Forward Davis Boyer says its just one game…

Game 2 at Sarnia Arena Saturday night 7pm

Chatham 6 Lambton Shores 3 (Playoff game 1)

London 6 St Thomas 3 (Nationals lead series 2-0)

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OHL

London 5 Windsor 2

The Sarnia Sting have made the OHL playoffs. That became certain with last night’s Windsor loss.

Sarnia at London tonight 7pm on Country 1039 CHOK (103.9FM 1070AM)

Associate Coach Trevor Letowski hopes to build off the effort demonstrated in that loss at Plymouth last weekend

Plymouth 7 Niagara 1 (Brett Ritchie had the lone IceDogs goal)

Peterborough 4 Ottawa 3 (SO)

Barrie 4 Owen Sound 2

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Great Lakes Jr C

Wheatley 4 Belle River 1

Wheatley at Belle River tonight Game 7

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WOAA Senior “AA” Hockey

Tavistock at Petrolia tonight 8:30pm (Royals lead seies 1-0)

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NHL

Toronto 5 N.Y. Islanders 4 (OT)

(Nazem Kadri notched his first career hat trick and Dion Phaneuf scored at 1:11 of overtime.)

Detroit 2 San Jose 1 (SO)

(Damen Brunner scored the lone goal in a shootout and Jonas Gustavsson stopped all three shots in his first start of the season.)

Chicago 3 St. Louis 0

(Jonathan Toews scored twice, and Ray Emery and Corey Crawford combined on a shutout as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their NHL-record season-opening points streak to 20 games.)

Boston 2 Ottawa 1 (OT)

Winnipeg 3 New Jersey 1

Edmonton 5 Dallas 1

Colorado 5 Calgary 4

The game had added intrigue when it was announced before the opening faceoff that the Flames had signed Colorado restricted free agent centre Ryan O’Reilly

And, while Calgary was taking a 2-0 lead, the Avalanche announced they had matched the offer sheet to keep O’Reilly.
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Carolina 4 Pittsburgh 1

N.Y. Rangers 4 Tampa Bay 1

Buffalo 4 Florida 3 (SO)

Minnesota 4 Phoenix 3

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Margaret Purdy of Strathroy, and Michael Marinaro of Sarnia, won the silver medal in pairs on Thursday at the world junior figure skating championships in Milan Italy.

The U.S. took the gold.

Purdy and Marinaro’s routine to “The Artist” was highlighted by a triple toe-double toe combination, double Axel, throw triple Salchow and level-four lifts and spins.

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NBA

L.A. Clippers 99 Indiana 91

Chicago 93 Philadelphia 82

L.A. Lakers 116 Minnesota 94

Indiana at Toronto tonight

Detroit at New Orleans tonight

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Exhibition Baseball

Toronto 1 N.Y. Yankees (ss) 0

Andy LaRoche provided all the scoring with a home run in the seventh.

Detroit 11 Tampa Bay 2

Tampa Bay vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m. today.

Detroit vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m. today.

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Camilo Villegas was setting up for a wedge shot, instead he needed just a short putt.

Villegas drilled a three-wood from 263 yards over the water to about eight feet for an eagle on the par-5 18th hole to take the opening round lead at the Honda Classic. He’s at 6-under 64.

Mike Weir 1 over par at 71

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