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Habs rally past Oilers

EDMONTON—The Montreal Canadiens knew that if they kept getting shots on net, they'd break through the Edmonton Oilers.

Paul Byron scored a pair of goals and added an assist as the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-1 victory in Edmonton last night.

All four goals came in a six-minute span in the third period—erasing the Oilers' early 1-0 lead.

Canada goes winless

MIAMI—Manager Ernie Whitt wishes more Canadian big-leaguers were willing to play at the World Baseball Classic.

Whitt spoke about his roster struggles shortly after being eliminated from the WBC following an 8-0 loss to the U.S. yesterday.

“For us to compete at this level, we have to have all of our professional players,” he stressed.