In a nutshell: As of 12:05 a.m Thursday by Hartley Miller

NHL: (Canadian Division)  Opening night

Vancouver Canucks  5  Edmonton Oilers  3

Brock Boeser scored a pair of 3rd period goals for the Canucks. The same teams will play again tonight (6:00 PT) in Edmonton.

The Canucks schedule is right here.

Toronto Maple Leafs  5  Montreal Canadiens  4  (OT)

The Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets start their season when they meet this evening in Winnipeg.

 

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NBA:

–James Harden got his wish. The Houston Rockets dealt Harden to the Brooklyn Nets in a blockbuster four-team trade that also involved the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers. The Nets sent Houston a package that included multiple players and draft picks.

–The Toronto Raptors play tonight against the (6-6) Charlotte Hornets in Tampa Bay. After 10 games the (2-8) Toronto Raptors have the second-worst record in the NBA only ahead of the (2-9) Detroit Pistons.

 

NFL: (Playoffs)

–The NFL Conference semi-finals will be featured this weekend. The four games have LA Rams at Green Bay (Saturday 1:35 PM PT) and Tampa Bay at New Orleans (Sunday 3:40 PM) in the NFC plus Baltimore at Buffalo (Saturday 5:15 PM) and Cleveland at Kansas City (Sunday 12:05 PM) in the AFC. Home teams are favoured in each game: the Packers by 6 1/2, Bills by 2 1/2, Saints by 3 and Chiefs by 10.

 

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