Friday Morning Sports For December 30th

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2016 06:46 AM

At the World Junior Hockey Championship......Canada beat up on Latvia 10-2 to remain undefeated.....The U.S. is also unbeaten after a 3-2 win over Russia....Both teams have wrapped up quarterfinal spots before their showdown tomorrow for first place in their group. Sweden defeated winless Finland 3-1 and Denmark upset the Czech Republic in overtime 3-2.

In the NHL, Phillip Danault scored 39 seconds into overtime after Brendan Gallagher tied it late in the third period to give the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over Florida.....Nazem Kadri scored on a power play at 3:37 of overtime in Toronto's 3-2 win over Tampa Bay....Ryan Spooner got two goals in the third period to give Boston a 4-2 win over Buffalo....Columbus won its 14th in a row, 5-3 over Winnipeg....Patrick Kane scored a goal and set up another in Chicago's 3-2 win over Nashville....Anthony Mantha scored at 1:07 of overtime after a turnover to give Detroit a 3-2 win over Ottawa and the Rangers beat Arizona 6-3....In other play, it was New Jersey 2 Washington 1 in a shootout.....Minnesota 6 the New York Islanders 4....Dallas 4 Colorado 2....Anaheim 3 Calgary 1 and Edmonton 3 Los Angeles 1.

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury.

In the NBA, the Toronto Raptors lost to Phoenix 99-91. In other play, it was Charlotte 91 Miami 82.....Memphis 114 Oklahoma City 80.....Cleveland 124 Boston 118....Utah 100 Philadelphia 83 and Dallas 101 Los Angeles Lakers 89.