Monday's Canucks-Flyers game in Philadelphia featured a scary moment during the third period that required Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler be removed on a stretcher.,About halfway through the final period, Edler got his stick lodged in the skate of Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and was dragged to the ice.,Here's a look at the replay:

The situation grew worrisome when Edler remained motionless on the ice for a few moments, but the Canucks' medical staff was able to get him on a stretcher (seated up) and to the locker room for evaluation.,As he was being escorted off the ice, it became clear that a cut had opened up on Edler's face and he was bleeding pretty heavily.,Edler didn't return to the game but he was reportedly able to walk out of the trainer's room under his own power. read more

At Kigezi High School Primary in Kabaare, I was privileged to meet a boy called John Busingye (not his real name.),I often think of Rwangakubohwa, Busigye and Gahwera, good examples of our lost intellectual treasures, victims of a culture with no room for variation from a narrow path prescribed for growing children.,However, very many children are lost to the world because society fails to identify their unique needs for custom-tailored education and behaviour support.,I suspect that there are very many children who are struggling in Uganda’s traditional school system, without access to meaningful education and other opportunities that maximise their intellectual and creative potential.,Parents and teachers are uniquely placed to recognise these gifted children and to offer them education opportunities that focus on their strengths and interests, utilizing the vast knowledge and experience that have come to light since the days of Rwangakubohwa, Busingye and Gahwera.

Austin Ekeler, an Eaton High School graduate and second-year running back for the Los Angeles Chargers, talked about his career and the team’s preparations for the upcoming National Football League playoffs during an appearance on a national sports radio show on Wednesday.,Ekeler, who graduated from Eaton in 2013 before ending up with the Chargers as an undrafted-free agent in 2017, spoke with Jim Rome on The Jim Rome Show in a 9-minute conversation that touched on the Baltimore Ravens — the Chargers’ opponent in an AFC Wild Card game on Sunday — and Ekeler’s strength that led Los Angeles coach Anthony Lynn to call him pound for pound the strongest guy on the team.,Ekeler told Rome his work in the weight room dates to his days as a student at Eaton.,Ekeler broke nearly every school rushing record at Western, he was an All-American and a finalist his senior year for the Harlon Hill Trophy — the Division II version of the Heisman Trophy.,Rome asked Ekeler about finishing his degree at Western Colorado after his first season with the Chargers.

LeBron James left Los Angeles' 127-101 win against Golden State midway through the third quarter with a strained left groin, and the Lakers expected to know more about his status following an MRI exam Wednesday.,The Lakers star grabbed at his left groin after slipping under the Warriors basket at the 7:51 mark of the third trying for a loose ball.,James grabbed at his left groin area with 7:51 left in the third after slipping under the Warriors' basket while trying for a loose ball.,Members of the training staff came out and James tried to stretch it out, awkwardly walked toward the Lakers bench trying to loosen up before leaving on his own though gingerly out the tunnel for the locker room.,James, playing his second straight Christmas game against the Warriors at Oracle Arena after losing last year's matchup with Cleveland, had 17 points, 13 rebounds and five assists before exiting.

FAIRFIELD, CT — The Fairfield League of Women Voters will hold its annual Candidates Night, this year featuring Fairfield candidates for state legislative office and for Judge of Probate, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m.,The evening will start with an introduction of the Judge of Probate candidates.,The State Senate candidates will follow.,The public is invited to come, listen to the candidates, and ask questions.,If you have any questions about the Fairfield League, email the League at [email protected]