Trevor Lewis scored the go-ahead goal with a slick move in the second period, Peter Budaj stopped 24 shots and Los Angeles beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 as Darryl Sutter moved into a tie for most wins as coach of the Kings.
A person with direct knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press the Toronto Maple Leafs placed Brooks Laich on waivers, two days after the veteran center questioned where he fit in the team's plans.
Willie O’Ree, 81, who was the first black player to play in a National Hockey League game, spoke to the Missouri Mavericks on Friday. He will be at the Mavericks' 7:05 p.m. Saturday game against Quad City in which the team will honor the 75th anniversary of the Kansas City Monarchs’ 1942 Negro League World Series championship. Also scheduled to attend are former Royals John Mayberry and Frank White. Tickets to the game are available through Ticketmaster.
Courtesy of the Missouri Mavericks
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