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Raiders defenceman turned forward Mackenze Stewart barges between Ice goaltender Wyatt Hoflin and defenceman Troy Murray in pursuit of a loose puck.
Raiders defenceman turned forward Mackenze Stewart barges between Ice goaltender Wyatt Hoflin and defenceman Troy Murray in pursuit of a loose puck. Jeff D'Andrea, paNOW Staff

Raiders respond from distractions with 3-2 comeback win over Ice

By Jeff D'Andrea
October 21, 2014 - 10:09pm

With all the off-ice distractions surrounding the Prince Albert Raiders this week, they responded the best way they could with a gritty, character win.

The Raiders came back from an early 2-0 deficit to beat the Kootenay Ice 3-2 Tuesday at the Art Hauser Centre.

Vancouver Canucks' Chris Tanev (8) has the puck stripped away by Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt (16) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Dallas. The Stars won 6-3. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Stars hold off Canucks to win 6-3

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 9:40pm

DALLAS - Erik Cole scored two goals, Kari Lehtonen made 43 saves and the Dallas Stars held off the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk reacts after scoring a goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Kessel's two goals lifts Leafs over Islanders 5-2

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 9:00pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - According to James van Riemsdyk, his linemate Phil Kessel was this close to discarding his sticks.

The New York Islanders may wish the high-scoring winger went through with it, as Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 win Tuesday night.

Tuesday's Scoreboard

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 8:37pm

Tuesday's Games

(All Times Eastern)

MLB

World Series

San Francisco at Kansas City, 8:07 p.m. Eastern

(first game of series)

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NHL

Boston 5 San Jose 3

N.Y. Rangers 4 New Jersey 3

Toronto 5 N.Y. Islanders 2

Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk, centre, celebrates with teammates Tomas Plekanec, left, and Alexei Emelin after scoring against the Detroit Red Wings during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, October 21, 2104. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Desharnais OT lifts Habs 2-1 over Wings

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 8:18pm

MONTREAL - David Desharnais scored 56 seconds into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a comeback 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.

Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers (11) passes against North Carolina State in the first quarter of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Rodgers didn't know much about Canadian football before joining the B.C. Lions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Humphrey

Aaron Rodgers' brother giving CFL a try

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 6:56pm

SURREY, B.C. - Jordan Rodgers didn't know much about Canadian football before joining the B.C. Lions, so he did what most people do when they need information fast.

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys practice squad player defensive end Michael Sam arrives to speak to reporters after practice at the team's headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

By The Canadian Press
October 21, 2014 - 5:37pm

IRVING, Texas - Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.