Thursday Morning Sports For December 29th

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2016 06:22 AM

In the NHL, Tyler Johnson scored his second goal of the game at 1:36 of overtime as Tampa Bay rallied from a two goal deficit in the third period to edge Montreal 4-3....Mitchell Marner scored in the third round of the shootout in Toronto's 3-2 win over Florida.....Sidney Crosby scored his league leading 26th goal in his 31st game and moved into a tie with Edmonton's Connor McDavid for the scoring lead at 42 points in Pittsburgh's 3-2 win over Carolina.....St. Louis got 4 goals in the third period for a 6-3 win over Philadelphia and Vancouver got by Los Angeles 2-1.

The Acadie-Bathurst Titan scored three times in the second period in a 3-0 win over the Saint John Sea Dogs who have acquired defenceman David Comeau from the Victoriaville Tigres in exchange for an eleventh-round selection in the 2018 "Q" Entry Draft.

In the NBA, the Golden State Warriors held off the Toronto Raptors 121-111. Elsewhere, it was Washington 111 Indiana 105....Charlotte 120 Orlando 101.......Atlanta 102 New York 98 (OT).....Milwaukee 119 Detroit 94.....Chicago 101 Brooklyn 99....New Orleans 102 Los Angeles Clippers 98....San Antonio 119 Phoenix 98....Denver 105 Minnesota 103 and Portland 102 Sacramento 89.