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Jackets dump Leafs

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Joonas Korpisalo has been shuttled between Columbus and the Blue Jackets' AHL affiliate in Cleveland quite a bit this season.

Maybe now, coach John Tortorella will let him stick around.

The back-up goalie made 31 saves, and Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner had a goal each, as the Blue Jackets dumped the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 last night.

Dvorak finally finding NHL form

CALGARY—It's clear that Christian Dvorak has shaken off the rookie jitters.

Arizona's centre had two goals and an assist, and Mike Smith made 36 saves for his 32nd career shutout, as the surging Arizona Coyotes won 5-0 over the Calgary Flames last night.

Dvorak's third multi-point effort in the last five games gives the rookie five goals and seven points over that span.

NBA All-Star game spotlights LGBT oasis in the South

NEW ORLEANS — The city hosting this year’s NBA All-Star game has long enjoyed a reputation as a welcoming place for the gay and lesbian community. New Orleans is home to one of the country’s oldest gay bars, the gay celebration Southern Decadence draws nearly 200,000 people yearly, and gay and lesbian authors flock here for the Saints and Sinners literary festival.