The Winnipeg Jets extended their win streak to three games last night with a 7-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. Vancouver, meanwhile, lost its fifth in a row by falling 3-1 to the Washington Capitals. Elsewhere around the N-H-L, Nashville topped the Oilers 2-1 and the Flames edged Minnesota 3-2 in overtime. The Senators were pounded 8-2 by Chicago.
In the Island Junior Hockey League, Western beat Eastern 6-2.
An international data analytics company is predicting that Canada will do pretty well at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gracenote is projecting that the Canadian team will rack up 33 medals, including men’s hockey gold at the Games. The 2018 Winter Olympics open on February 9th.
In the NBA, Miami earned a 90-89 victory over the Toronto Raptors.