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Saints, Panthers square off for NFC South lead

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries on a touchdown run against Green Bay Packers cornerback Davon House (31) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. The Saints won 44-23. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.

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Panthers to start undrafted left tackle vs. Saints

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) leaves the [pocket rapidly under pressure from from Seattle Seahawks linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (58) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Charlotte. Newton through an interception on the play. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Ron Rivera says the Panthers will turn to an undrafted rookie from Canada to protect Cam Newton’s blindside on Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints.

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Miller wins 300th, Canucks beat hapless Hurricanes

Vancouver Canucks' goalie Ryan Miller, right, covers up the puck as Alexander Edler, left, of Sweden, checks Carolina Hurricanes' Jiri Tlusty, of the Czech Republic, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks made Ryan Miller’s 300th career victory look easy.

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Canadiens beat Flames 2-1 in shootout

Montreal Canadiens Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, left, scores the winning goal against Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, from Switzerland, during a shootout in an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — P.A. Parenteau scored the deciding shootout goal to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night

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Maple Leafs shut down Sabres in 4-0 win

Toronto Maple Leafs' Tyler Bozak (42) is congratulated by teammates Phil Kessel (81) and Jake Gardiner (51) after scoring on the Buffalo Sabres during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Bernier stretched and skated around in circles in his crease. The goaltender did everything he could to stay warm.

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