NHL action…the Leafs unloaded on the Panthers 6-1.  Predators chewed up the Senators 5-1.  Bruins were shut down 1-0 by the Wild.  Canucks clipped the Coyotes 3-2 in overtime.  Kings beat the Oilers 4-2.  Jets lost 5-2 to the Flyers.

In the NFL’s Thursday nighter…Carolina downed the Saints 23-20.