In Brief: Pacioretty guides Montreal
NHL: Max Pacioretty scored his second goal of the game on a power play 3:28 into overtime to lead the Canadiens past the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Saturday night in Montreal.
Pacioretty took a feed from Andrei Markov, who had three assists, and beat Jonathan Bernier with a high wrist shot for the winner.
Alex Galchenyuk and P.K. Subban also scored for Montreal.
• St. Louis lifts Lightning to win: Martin St. Louis scored two goals for the second straight game, leading Tampa Bay to a 4-2 road win over Dallas.
Ben Bishop cooled off the Stars by making 39 saves.
• Washington capitalizes on Ovechkin goals: Alex Ovechkin collected his 800th career point and raised his league-leading total to 43 goals with a pair of power-play scores, leading the Capitals to a 4-2 win at Boston.
• Jagr nets 700th career goal: Jaromir Jagr became the seventh player to score 700 career goals, sparking New Jersey’s four-goal second period as the Devils beat the New York Islanders 6-1 in Uniondale, N.Y.
• LaFontaine resigns as Sabres president: Buffalo announced that Pat LaFontaine, hired a little over three months ago, has resigned as the team’s president of hockey operations.
Blazers sweep season series with Nuggets
NBA: Robin Lopez scored 18 points, LaMarcus Aldridge returned from an injury to add 16, and the Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 102-96 in Portland, Ore., to sweep the series for the first time since the 1999 season.
Nicolas Batum had a career-high 16 rebounds for Portland.
Kenneth Faried, Randy Foye and Evan Fournier scored 16 points apiece for Denver.
• New mask, same James as Heat roll: LeBron James’ switch to a clear mask didn’t hinder his shooting eye, and he had 20 points to help Miami earn its seventh straight win by beating the Orlando Magic 112-98.
McIlroy maintains lead at Honda Classic
Golf: Rory McIlroy did just enough to keep the lead at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
McIlroy wound up with a 1-under 69 for a two-shot lead over Russell Henley going into the final round. Henley holed out from 150 yards for eagle on No. 14 on his way to a 68.
McIlroy sits at 12-under 198.
Tiger Woods moved up 49 spots with a 65. He finished two hours before McIlroy started and wound up tied for 17th, still seven shots behind.
• Webb holds lead at HSBC: Australia’s Karrie Webb shot a 2-under 70 to take a one-stroke lead over American Angela Stanford after the third round of the HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore.
Federer claims sixth title in Dubai
Tennis: Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai (United Arab Emirates) Championships – and 78th career title – by beating Tomas Berdych 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Federer’s win extends his record of winning at least one title a year to 14 straight years.
• Shoulder hinders Haas: Top-seeded Tommy Haas retired with a shoulder injury while losing 6-3, 3-2 to Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in the Brazil Open semifinals in San Paulo.
Reid, Rivera honored at NFL 101 Awards
NFL: Kansas City’s Andy Reid was honored as the AFC Coach of the Year at the NFL 101 Awards, and Carolina’s Ron Rivera took the NFC award.
Other awards went to: Philadelphia RB LeSean McCoy (NFC Offensive Player of the Year); Denver QB Peyton Manning (AFC Offensive Player of the Year); Carolina LB Luke Kuechly (NFC Defensive Player of the Year); Indianapolis LB Robert Mathis (AFC Defensive Player of the Year).
• Incognito receiving treatment: A person familiar with the situation says former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito is receiving treatment in the wake of the team’s bullying scandal.
Price, Mikulak capture all-around titles
Miscellany: American gymnasts Elizabeth Price and Sam Mikulak won the all-around titles at the American Cup in Greensboro, N.C.
Price finished with an all-around score of 59.966 points, ahead of American Brenna Dowell (57.532).
Mikulak won his first career World Cup title with 90.098 points, 1.133 more than Japan’s Shogo Nonomura.
• Canada’s Guay wins downhill race: Canada’s Erik Guay had a time of 1 minute, 22.17 seconds, .35 seconds ahead of Frenchman Johan Clarey, to win World Cup downhill race in Kvitfjell, Norway.