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Ice hockey: Connecticut's Hartford Whalers to move

Hartford Whalers, Connecticut's only major league sports franchise, is to move, and will pay a $20.5m (pounds 13m) penalty to go at the end of the season, a year before its four-year contract expires.

NHL: Colorado 4 Hartford 0; Philadelphia 4 New Jersey 3; Tampa Bay 5 Ottawa 0; Washington 3 St Louis 2; Calgary 3 Anaheim 2.

PREMIER LEAGUE Championship play-off: Slough Jets 4 Swindon Ice Lords 3. Third place play-off: Kingston Hawks 3 Guildford Flames 9