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ERIE, Pa. - Connor McDavid scored 53 seconds into overtime as the Erie Otters came from behind to defeat the visiting Guelph Storm 4-3 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action. The Otters (18-3-1), trailed 3-0 after 40 minutes, however shorthanded goals from Michael Curtis and Connor Brown brought Erie within one and Spencer Abraham forced extra time with a shorthanded goal at 19:08. Tyler Bertuzzi, Hunter Garlent and Brock McGinn scored for the Storm (16-3-3), who are 11-0-3 in their last 14 contests. Devin Williams made 25 saves as Erie extended its win streak to five games. Guelphs Justin Nichols stopped 37-of-41 shots in defeat. The Otters went 0 for 2 on the power play while the Storm scored once on four chances with the man advantage. --- KNIGHTS 6 BULLS 3 BELLEVILLE, Ont. -- Max Domi and Michael McCarron each scored twice as London doubled up the Bulls. Brett Welychka and Ryan Rupert also scored for the Knights (15-5-2), who are 7-0-1 in their last eight games, while Bo Horvat chipped in with two assists. Cameron Brace, Garrett Hooey and JordanSubban scored Belleville (5-13-4). Jake Patterson started in goal for London but left after the first period. Anthony Stolarz came on in relief and stopped 27 shots for the win. Bulls netminder Charlie Graham allowed six goals on 33 shots. --- SPITFIRES 5 PETES 4 PETERBOROUGH, Ont. -- Josh Ho-Sang scored the winner on the power play at 13:30 of the third period as Windsor handed the Petes their fifth straight defeat. Brady Vail scored once and set up two more for the Spitfires (13-7-0) while Ryan Foss, Slater Koekkoek and Remy Giftopoulos added a goal apiece. Eric Cornel led Peterborough (8-12-3) with a goal and two assists and Josh MacDonald, Jonatan Tanus and Nick Ritchie scored the others. Windsors Alex Fotinos made 30 saves for the win as Michael Giugovaz stopped 33 shots for the Petes. --- STING 4 WHALERS 2 PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- Brodie Barrick turned aside 35 shots as Sarnia toppled the Whalers. Nickolas Latta had a goal and an assist for the Sting (8-14-1) while Anthony DeAngelo, Davis Brown and Nikolay Goldobin each scored once. Zach Lorentz and Connor Sills supplied the offence for Plymouth (9-13-1). Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 24-of-27 shots in a losing cause. --- SPIRIT 2 STEELHEADS 1 SAGINAW, Mich. -- Nikita Serebryakov made 33 saves, including 17 in the third period, as the Spirit slipped past Mississauga. Cody Payne opened the scoring for Saginaw (12-8-2) and Kristoff Kontos scored the eventual winner midway through the second period. Damian Bourne put the Steelheads (12-10-2) on the board 9:27 into the third period. Mississaugas Spencer Martin kicked out 26 shots in defeat. --- COLTS 8 ICEDOGS 2 BARRIE, Ont. -- Erik Bradford scored twice and Justin Scott had a goal and two assists as the Colts crushed Niagara for their sixth win in a row. Alex Yuill and Mitchell Theoret each had a goal and an assist for Barrie (12-8-1) while Aaron Ekblad, Andrew Mangiapane and Zach Hall added single goals. Jordan Maletta and Mack Lemmon scored for the IceDogs (6-13-3), who are on a four-game slide. Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 23 shots for the Colts. Niagaras Brent Moran allowed eight goals on 44 shots against. --- GENERALS 4 ATTACK 2 OWEN SOUND, Ont. -- Daniel Altshuller stopped 28 shots through the final two periods and 36 in total as Oshawa defeated the Attack. Scott Laughton scored twice for the Generals (18-4-1), who have won four in a row, and Aidan Wallace and Michael Dal Colle had the others. Owen Sound (10-10-4) got goals from Jaden Lindo and Brayden rose. 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The Rangers grabbed a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Final after Sundays 3-2 overtime victory against the visiting Habs.Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers. When she saw an interview last year with an NBA player and noticed how passionately he talked about trying to improve his embattled union, she wanted to be more than a fan. She wanted to be involved. Now the Washington trial lawyer is the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union. Roberts was elected Tuesday as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and shes eager to provide the leadership it needs after a few difficult years. "They were looking for, not a man, not a woman, they were looking for a personality," Roberts said in a phone interview. "I think Im that personality and I intend to be what I have been in my entire practice, singularly devoted to this union. And thats what they were looking for. "Someone, whether it be a boy or a girl, who understood that this was their union, and they intended to run it, and they were looking for someone who appreciated that and was not going to deviate from that." Roberts received 32 of 36 votes at a meeting of players in Las Vegas, defeating tech industry CEO Dean Garfield and Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery in the final vote. It capped a long and arduous process to replace Billy Hunter, who was ousted in February 2013. Roberts was one of the finalists initially offered to the rank-and-file during All-Star weekend in February, but the process was re-opened under another search committee at the urging of some players and agents. More than 100 players reconvened in Las Vegas this week, and after some tense moments leading up to the vote, Roberts emerged as the winner. "Obviously, I wouldve preferred that it happen sooner rather than later, but I completely understood when there were questions raised about the process," Roberts said. "Frankly, I would not have wanted them to ignore those questions and not affirmatively address those concerns. I wanted the job in February, but I wanted the job where there would be no questions about the fairness or the process, so I completely endorsed the executive committee to aaddress these questions, and they did and now best I can tell theyre very pleased.dddddddddddd" The players considered more than 300 candidates during their 17-month search before picking Roberts, who has been called the finest trial lawyer in Washington by "Washingtonian Magazine." She said her new job will feature straight, honest talk, just like she delivers to a jury, and the strategizing that made her such a successful lawyer. The search to replace Hunter, who led the NBPA from 1996 until a review of the union was critical of his business practices, leaves players with less than two years to prepare for the next potential collective bargaining talks. Either the union or the league can opt out of the current agreement in 2017. The union has struggled for years with in-fighting and a lack of organization, and the players took a significant cut in their guarantee of basketball-related income -- 57 per cent to about 50 per cent, a drop of hundreds of millions annually in salary costs -- in the contentious lockout in 2011. League revenues are on the rise, a new TV contract is set to be negotiated in 2016 and franchise valuations are skyrocketing. "As far as Im concerned, preparations for CBA negotiations started yesterday," Roberts said. "Its at the top of my list of things that Ive been instructed to begin the process of preparing for, and sure its a lot to do, but Ive never been shy about hard work and long hours, so well get it done. Well be ready." NBA Commissioner Adam Silver congratulated Roberts in a statement, saying he looked forward to working with her "to ensure the continued health and growth of our game." "The partnership between our players and teams is the backbone of the league, and we are eager to continue working with the Players Association to build this relationship," Silver said. The fallout from the lockout and the Hunter ouster left the union reeling. But it also made Roberts want to get involved, which will bring the New York native back home. "The more I thought about it," she said, "the more I thought that would be a great opportunity to do something really important." ' ' '
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