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Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad is still No. 1 on TSNs Lottery Edition Prospects ranking. In a survey of 12 NHL team scouts by TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, Ekblad garnered seven first-place votes, ahead of the three cast for second-ranked Kootenay Ice centre Sam Reinhart. Kingston Frontenacs centre Sam Bennett had two votes, putting him in third. Bennett was ranked No. 1 among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting in its final ranking last week, while Reinhart is the top-ranked player in this months ranking by International Scouting Services. Rounding out the top five is Prince Albert Raider centre Leon Draisaitl - the top European-born prospect on the TSN list - and Oshawa General winger Michael Dal Colle. In sixth is Peterborough Petes power forward Nick Ritchie, followed by Denmarks Nikolaj Ehlers of the Halifax Mooseheads. Calgary Hitmen power winger Jake Virtanen is eighth, while Finnish winger Kasperi Kapanen - the son of former NHL winger Sami Kapanen - is at No. 9. Finishing off the list of 12 is Red Deer blueliner Haydn Fleury (the only other defenceman on the short list), Niagara Ice Dog Brendan Perlini and Swedish forward William Nylander. TSNs rank numbers assigned are based on a numerical consensus obtained from surveying NHL scouts and where they rank specific players if the draft was being held now. TSNs final rankings come out the week prior to the NHL draft in late June. Dwyane Wade Jersey .C. -- Theyll remember the OT from the first Syracuse-Duke game -- and the Ts that decided Round 2. Shaquille ONeal Heat Jersey . Sami Salo scored two goals as the Canucks overcame a hat-trick from Edmonton Oiler rookie sensation Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to win 4-3 in NHL action Saturday. https://www.heatlockerroom.com/Chris-Bos...Edition-Jersey/. QUARTERBACKS Carson Palmer (vs Colts)Last week: 30/42, 419 yards, 2 TDsWinners of their last three and now tied for the final wild card spot in the NFC, the Cardinals are worth keeping an eye on. Derrick Jones Jersey . Those who impressed in each of the three events were asked to attend the main CFL Combine which begins Friday in Toronto. KZ Okpala Heat Jersey . Atletico Madrid made it three wins from three thanks to a double from in-form striker Diego Costa in a 3-0 victory at Austria Vienna, leaving the Spanish side on the brink of the last 16 already to continue its brilliant start to the season.LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky coach John Calipari was so focused on coaching his team that he barely noticed star forward Julius Randle was on the bench being treated for cramps. Fortunately for the Wildcats, guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison knew he wasnt there and their work in offsetting his absence proved crucial in overcoming No. 6 Louisville. The identical twin freshmen combined for 28 points, including 11 during a critical second-half stretch with Randle sidelined, helping the 18th-ranked Wildcats earn a 73-66 victory on Saturday. "It always hurts you when you lose a great player," said Andrew Harrison, who went 6 of 16 from the field. "But at the same time, we all knew we had to bring it and that just means we all had to step it up a little bit." Randles 17 first-half points staked Kentucky (10-3) to a 41-36 halftime lead before the 6-foot-9 forward went to the locker room early in the second with leg cramps. He returned but soon limped to the bench with more cramps and spent the rest of the game on the bench. The Harrison twins amply filled the void, turning a 52-51 deficit with 11:01 remaining into a 68-58 lead with four minutes left. Andrew Harrison and James Young each scored 18 points with Young adding a key 3-pointer during the 17-6 run that helped Kentucky beat its in-state archrival for the fifth time in six meetings. "Andrew played incredible today down the stretch," forward Alex Poythress said. The young, talented Wildcats also earned their first win against a ranked opponent in four tries this season. This victory was particularly impressive coming against the defending national champions, who entered with significantly more experience than Kentuckys squad featuring six high school All-Americans. "I thought we grew up," Calipari said. "We looked like a basketball team today. Heres what was on the (drawing) board today: Look like a team. Play like a team. Fight like a team. Those were the keys to the victory." Russ Smith scored 19 points but was just 5 of 10 from the foul line for Louisville (11-2), which failed to capitalize after rallying from the halftime hole. Chris Jones added 18 points for the Cardinals, who made just 14 of 22 free throws and missed their second chance to beat a top-25 school. After losing tough early-season games to Michigan State, Baylor and North Carolina, Kentucky finally found the formula to beat a ranked team. Other than allowing Louisville to open both halves with runs, the Wildcats handled everything the Cardinals tried, especially in the clutch, and kept control down the sttretch.dddddddddddd The Wildcats outrebounded Louisville 44-36 including 17-12 offensively. Their significant size advantage kept the Cardinals from driving inside as they consistently contested shots and passes, and they controlled the paint in outscoring Louisville 42-24 and held the Cards to 40 per cent shooting. Young and Willie Cauley-Stein each grabbed 10 rebounds for Kentucky. "We had a shot in the second half, and missed free throws and a big defensive mistake in giving up the 3-pointer," Louisville coach Rick Pitino said. "I give them credit, they did a good job against our pressure." Most importantly, Kentucky earned Bluegrass State bragging rights after a week in which Pitino and Calipari tried to stress the big-picture perspective. Besides cautioning players about putting too much weight in this game, both coaches also told them to block out the noise leading up to this well-hyped showdown. Tuning out the noise before 24,396 in Rupp Arena was another story. The standing-room only student section was filled an hour before tipoff and the din only grew louder -- just after Louisville took the sea of Kentucky blue out of the game by scoring the first eight points. Randle answered with five for the Wildcats, including a driving dunk for his first basket that quickly got the crowd excited. That play set the stage for a half in which he muscled his way past a variety of Louisville defenders on 7-of-8 shooting. Cramps limited Randle to four second-half minutes and 21 overall, but not without a huge attempt from Kentuckys medical staff to rehydrate him. "Three bags of IV (fluid) and the doc was squeezing it in," Calipari joked, "because I was saying, get him back, squeeze it." Andrew Harrison added seven points, helping to provide a 41-36 halftime lead as the Wildcats used their size to keep the Cardinals on the perimeter. Louisville started the second half quickly and tied it at 43 after two minutes as Smith scored five points while Mangok Mathiang added a putback. Louisville eventually grabbed its first lead since 9:09 of the first half, 52-51, on Jones three-point play. From there it was all Kentucky as Andrew Harrison, Young and others banded together provided the victory the Wildcats had been seeking all year. That it came under adversity against their biggest rival before a charged-up crowd made it even sweeter. "Thats what you come to Kentucky for, to play the big games," Andrew Harrison said. "Its a great feeling and its an even better win, but were always looking to get better." ' ' '

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