Stamkos breaks leg...NHL GM's to discuss fighting changes...Mauer moving to first

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Associated Press

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 5:36 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos broke his right leg when he crashed into the post in today's 3-0 loss at Boston. Stamkos has 14 goals and 9 assists to tie Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby for the NHL scoring lead.

TORONTO (AP) — NHL general managers will discuss potential changes to fighting rules Tuesday at their annual meeting. Commissioner Gary Bettman wants to take the pulse of GMs including their feelings about goaltenders fighting and other topics.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota receiver Jerome Simpson is apologizing for his weekend arrest on suspicion of drunk driving. He says he's sorry for the negative attention brought to the organization. Simpson says he expects to play Sunday against Seattle, but coach Leslie Frazier was uncertain about the receivers availability..

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins. The Twins announced the switch for the 30-year-old Mauer, who missed the last six weeks of the season recovering from a concussion.

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Stockholm is bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The Swedish Olympic Committee says it submitted the bid today to the International Olympic Committee. Stockholm hosted the 1912 Summer Olympics.

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