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Wings Fall Again – Thursday Sports Wrap

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High School
In high school hockey tonight…
– Hancock visits Marquette.
– Calumet skates at Kingsford. Hear the broadcast beginning at 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

On the girls basketball schedule tonight…
– Hancock plays at Ewen-Trout Creek.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell hosts Watersmeet to make up a snowout from December 5th. The girls game will begin at 5:45, and will be followed by the Calumet at Lake Linden-Hubbell boys varsity contest at around 7:20. The Calumet at Lake Linden boys JV game will begin at 5:45 in the elementary gym.

In other boys games tonight…
– Houghton tips off at Hancock.
– Dollar Bay-Tamarack City travels to Ontonagon.
– Chassell plays at Jeffers.
– L’Anse journeys to West Iron County.

The Detroit Red Wings couldn’t hold a late lead, and fell to the Boston Bruins 3-2 in overtime last night. Goals by Tomáš Tatar and Dylan Larkin gave Detroit a 2-1 lead midway through the third period. David Pasternak’s tally with less than 90 seconds remaining forced the extra period, which lasted only 35 seconds before Brad Marchand’s goal ended the game. Jimmy Howard stopped 29 shots in the loss. The Wings have lost four in a row, and 10 of their last 11 games, and host the Toronto Maple Leafs tomorrow night. Coverage begins at 7:10 on 99.3 The Lift.

The Detroit Pistons visit the Atlanta Hawks tonight.

In tonight’s NFL game, the Denver Broncos visit the Indianapolis Colts. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift. Please have your picks in The Wolf Pro Football Challenge turned in by noon today at one of our sponsors.

The Detroit Tigers’ rebuild continues. Second baseman Ian Kinsler has been traded to the Los Angeles Angels. In exchange, the Tigers get minor league center fielder Troy Montgomery and pitcher Wilkel Hernandez. They are the Angels’ 20th and 24th-ranked prospects, according to MLBPipeline.com. The Angels will pay all of Kinsler’s 11-million dollar salary. Tigers general manager Al Avila hinted that they might have gotten a better deal from one of several other teams were also interested in Kinsler, but Kinsler blocked those deals because they were on the “no-trade” list in his contract.

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