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Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings

Police teams enter Centre Block at Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014.  A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from Parliament Hill to an undisclosed location, according to officials. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of the shootings in Ottawa.

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For Rio, Paralympian Alana Nichols focus on kayak

In this March 8, 2014, file photo, United State's Alana Nichols races to win her silver medal in the women's downhill, sitting skiing event at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. After winning a gold medal in wheelchair basketball, then gold and silver in sit-skiing, Nichols is on to her next endeavor _ sprint kayak racing, which will make its debut at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

DENVER (AP) — Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them “pinch-me moments,” when she can’t quite believe she is actually in a particular situation.

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Palat scores winner to lead Lightning over Flames

Tampa Bay Lightning's Valtteri Filppula, right, from Finland, checks Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. Tampa Bay won 2-1 in overtime. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — After a costly giveaway the night before that cost his team the game, Tampa Bay left-winger Ondrej Palat felt he owed the Lightning one. He didn’t wait long to make good on it.

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Lowry scores first goal to lift Jets over Canes

Winnipeg Jets' TJ Galiardi (21), Michael Frolik (67), Grant Clitsome (24) and Paul Postma (4) celebrate Adam Lowry's goal against the Carolina Hurricanes as Hurricanes' Brad Malone (24) skates by during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg’s 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.

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Desharnais scores in OT to give Montreal 2-1 win

Montreal Canadiens' David Desharnais (51) scores against Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard, left, as Red Wings' Niklas Kronwall (55) defends during overtime period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL (AP) — 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.

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