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Maple Leafs earn 3-2 win after both Panthers goalies injured

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Peter Holland (24) scores the game winning goal against Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya as Florida Panthers’ Steven Kampfer (3) defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. The Maple Leafs won 3-2.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — It took goalie chaos on the Florida Panthers bench for the Toronto Maple Leafs to earn their first road win in 2015.

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Alvarez homers, Pirates beat Blue Jays 8-7

Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez swings as he hits a three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run shot and Korean rookie Jung Ho Kang connected for his first major league homer, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday in the exhibition opener for both teams.

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Rangers’ rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

New York Rangers' Keith Yandle plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. It was Yandle's first game since being traded to the Rangers. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather struck the first bold move of the weekend by acquiring playmaking defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.

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Sharks snap 8-game home skid with 4-0 win over Canadiens

San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) celebrates with teammate Tomas Hertl (48) after Vlasic assisted on a goal by Ben Smith during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 2, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ben Smith’s day started with a morning skate in Chicago and ended with a goal in San Jose.

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Flames dealing with loss of Giordano at trade deadline

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dealing with the news of a season-ending injury to defenseman Mark Giordano but with Calgary in a playoff spot, Brad Treliving’s first NHL trade deadline as general manager of the Flames was unique.

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