Thursday Morning Sports For December 7th

Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017 05:31 AM

Drummondville scored three times in the second period en route to a 4-3 win over the Saint John Sea Dogs. Joe Veleno of the Sea Dogs had two goals and an assist. Veleno and forward William Poirier have won team awards for November.

In the NHL, Maple Leaf goalie Frederik Andersen came up big with 47 saves in regulation and overtime as well as stopping three more shots in the shootout in Toronto's 2-1 win over Calgary......Alex Ovechkin had a goal and three assists in Washington's 6-2 win over Chicago.....Philadelphia over Edmonton 4-2 and Anaheim blanked Ottawa 3-0 with Ryan Miller picking up the shutout.

According to Forbes, the New York Rangers are the most valuable franchise in the NHL at $1.5 billion. The Toronto Maple Leafs are second at $1.4 billion and Montreal Canadiens third at $1 and a quarter billion.

The Harbour View High Junior Boys basketball team defeated Simonds 68-50.

In the NBA, LeBron James sank a 3 pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers tied a franchise record with their 13th straight win, 101-95 over Sacramento....The Boston Celtics are now 22 and 4 after a 97-90 win over Dallas to maintain a 3 and a half game lead over Cleveland in the Eastern Conference. In other play, it was Golden State 101 Charlotte 87......San Antonio 117 Miami 105.....New York 99 Memphis 88.....Minnesota 113 Los Angeles Clippers 107.....Milwaukee 104 Detroit 100.....New Orleans 123 Denver 114....Orlando 110 Atlanta 106 (OT) and Indiana 98 Chicago 96.

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon, who played with Edmonton in the C-F-L, has been accused of sexual harassment and sexual battery in a lawsuit filed by a female employee of his sports marketing firm and will take a leave of absence from his role on Seattle Seahawks radio broadcasts. Moon denies the allegations.

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