NHL roundup

David Krejci of the Bruins, right, battles Christian Djoos of the Capitals for the puck during the second period of Thursday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Alex Chiasson scored two third-period goals, the second on a short-handed breakaway with 8:29 left, and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Thursday night.

Knicks hold on to beat Nets after Porzingis leaves

Knicks forward Michael Beasley, left, defends against Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) in the second half of Thursday's game at New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Courtney Lee scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half, Michael Beasley added 15, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-104 on Thursday night after losing star forward Kristaps Porzingis to a sore left knee early in the...

With Rodgers back, Packers OL must stave off Panthers' rush

Packers offensive guard Jahri Evans (73) blocks during last Sunday's game against the Browns at Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

When Aaron Rodgers returns from a broken collarbone on Sunday against Carolina, he will take snaps behind an offensive line that has stabilized following an injury-filled start to the season.

Parade of relievers keep rolling as winter meetings end

Relief pitcher Fernando Rodney is leaving Arizona to sign a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, The Associated Press reported on Thursday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

The baseball winter meetings became a parade of relief pitchers as teams tried to boost their bullpens

Irving's 33 lifts Celtics past Nuggets 124-118

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against the Nuggets during the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Irving scores 33, keying big offensive night for Celtics in 124-118 win over Nuggets

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Parade of relievers keep rolling as winter meetings end

Relief pitcher Fernando Rodney is leaving Arizona to sign a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, The Associated Press reported on Thursday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

The baseball winter meetings became a parade of relief pitchers as teams tried to boost their bullpens

Agent Boras: Marlins turning into 'pawn shop' under Jeter

In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins part owner Derek Jeter speaks during a press conference in Miami. Jeter is trying to revive a moribund Marlins franchise, and so far the former New York Yankees captain appears out of his league as a CEO, said agent Scott Boras. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

Agent Scott Boras says Derek Jeter and his ownership group are turning the Miami Marlins into a pawn shop

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Marcell Ozuna of the Marlins watches his RBI triple during a game against the Braves on Sept. 7 at Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)

AP source: Marlins agree to deal Ozuna to Cardinals Miami has agreed to trade left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, the third All-Star...

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Steelers put Shazier on IR, hopeful Haden returns vs. Pats

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin reacts to a call by the officials during Sunday's game against the Ravens at Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots.

Pats defense again looking vulnerable with Steelers up next

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the bench just before the end on Monday night's 27-20 loss to the Dolphins in Miami. After having its eight-game winning streak snapped, New England must turn the page quickly and get ready for a pivotal showdown at Pittsburgh on Sunday. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Injuries mounting for Patriots defense heading into pivotal matchup against Steelers

Spags sticking with Eli Manning on Sunday against the Eagles

Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) throws under pressure from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford (98) during the second quarter of Sunday's game in in East Rutherford, N.J. Despite losing 30-10, interim coach Steve Spagnuolo said Monday that Manning would start again on Sunday against Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

The New York Giants are sticking with Eli Manning

Cowboys spoil Eli's return as Giants lose 30-10

Cowboys running back Alfred Morris (46) stiff-arms Giants free safety Darian Thompson (27) during the fourth quarter of Sunday's game at East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and the desperate Dallas Cowboys beat New York 30-10 Sunday to spoil Steve Spagnuolo's debut as interim coach and the return of quarterback Eli Manning to the Giants' starting lineup.

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Knicks hold on to beat Nets after Porzingis leaves

Knicks forward Michael Beasley, left, defends against Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) in the second half of Thursday's game at New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Courtney Lee scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half, Michael Beasley added 15, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-104 on Thursday night after losing star forward Kristaps Porzingis to a sore left knee early in the...

Irving's 33 lifts Celtics past Nuggets 124-118

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against the Nuggets during the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Irving scores 33, keying big offensive night for Celtics in 124-118 win over Nuggets

Dunn comes through in the clutch as Bulls beat Jazz 103-100

Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn reacts after scoring a basket against the Utah Jazz during the second half Wednesday in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

Mirotic scores 29 as Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

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David Krejci of the Bruins, right, battles Christian Djoos of the Capitals for the puck during the second period of Thursday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Alex Chiasson scored two third-period goals, the second on a short-handed breakaway with 8:29 left, and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Thursday night.

Bruins tie it late, beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT behind Marchand

Brad Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

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Stars center Tyler Pitlick (18) keeps Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) from the puck during the third period of Wednesday's game in New York. The Stars won 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Craig Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and the Ottawa Senators snapped their five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

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Dunn comes through in the clutch as Bulls beat Jazz 103-100

Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn reacts after scoring a basket against the Utah Jazz during the second half Wednesday in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

Mirotic scores 29 as Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

Agent Boras: Marlins turning into 'pawn shop' under Jeter

In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins part owner Derek Jeter speaks during a press conference in Miami. Jeter is trying to revive a moribund Marlins franchise, and so far the former New York Yankees captain appears out of his league as a CEO, said agent Scott Boras. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

Agent Scott Boras says Derek Jeter and his ownership group are turning the Miami Marlins into a pawn shop

Giants rookie RB Wayne Gallman getting more playing time

New York Giants running back Wayne Gallman, left, is upended by Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Anthony Hitchens during the first quarter of Sunday's game in East Rutherford, N.J. (Adam Hunger/AP Photo)

If last week was any indication, rookie Wayne Gallman might be the featured running back in the New York Giants' offense

Bruins tie it late, beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT behind Marchand

Brad Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Philadelphia 76ers.

7:30 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Utah Jazz at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Maryland-Eastern Shore at Creighton.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets.

Boxing

10 p.m., FS1 — Jessie Vargas vs. Aaron Herrera and Diego Chaves vs. Jamal James in welterweight bouts from Lancaster, Calif.

Football

7 p.m.,, ESPNU — NCAA: Mount Union vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor in Division III championship game from Salem, Va.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Sam Houston State at North Dakota State in FCS playoffs semifinal.

Golf

Midnight, Golf Channel — Asian Tour: Indonesian Masters from Jakarta, Indonesia.

Hockey

7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at New York Rangers.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Dallas Stars at New Jersey Devils.

10 p.m., NBCSN — Women's exhibition: Canada at United States from San Jose, Calif.

Winter Sports

4 p.m., NBCSN — Curling mixed doubles U.S. Olympic Trials from Blaine, Minn.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN — Speed Skating U.S. Olympic Trials from Kearns, Utah.