The Winnipeg Jets continue their playoff hunt tonight in Colorado in one of eight games on the NHL schedule. The Jets are five points out of the playoff mix with 17 contests left in their campaign. Elsewhere Ottawa entertains Nashville, Calgary is home to Los Angeles, Vancouver hosts the New York Islanders and Toronto is in Anaheim.
Meanwhile, NHL general managers kick off their annual March meeting today in Florida. One of the topics up for debate might be changes to overtime to reduce the number of shootouts. Just over 13% of all regular-season games have gone to a shootout since the format was instituted after the 2004-05 lockout.
Rogers Sportsnet has introduced its new "dream team" that will anchor its NHL broadcasts next season. George Stroumboulopoulos leaves his own show to host Hockey Night in Canada, while the team of Don Cherry and Ron MacLean return for the popular Coach's Corner segment. Darren Millard and Jeff Marek round out the Sportsnet crew.
Canada has its first gold medal at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games. Cross-country skier Brian McKeever won the men's visually impaired 20km race. McKeever captured three gold medals at the Vancouver Paralympics four years ago.
Public safety officials will release more details about security for this year's Boston Marathon today. Authorities have been working on a plan to beef up security for the April 21st marathon following last year's deadly terror attack. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the race last April.