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Professional Manning, Broncos top Chargers, make AFC title game Manning, Broncos top Chargers, make AFC title game (Photo Gallery)
Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.
Professional Seahawks clinch top seed with 27-9 win over Rams Seahawks clinch top seed with 27-9 win over Rams (Photo Gallery)
Malcolm Smith returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown, Marshawn Lynch added a 2-yard scoring run and the Seahawks clinched the NFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 27-9 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
Professional Nigro called up by AHL's Stars Nigro called up by AHL's Stars
The 23-year-old forward currently ranks second in the ECHL in points (31), goals (14) and is tops among all ECHL players with six power-play goals, earning ECHL Player of the Week award for the week of October 21 - 27. He's no stranger to the AHL, though, having skated in 175 AHL games over the previous three seasons as a member of the Peoria Rivermen.
Professional Balanced Steelheads double up Thunder Balanced Steelheads double up Thunder (Video)
Five different players scored Wednesday night, including a pair of goals from Anthony Nigro, as the Idaho Steelheads defeated the visiting Stockton Thunder, 6-3, at CenturyLink Arena in Boise.
Professional Wahl named ECHL Player of the Month Wahl named ECHL Player of the Month
The 23-year-old posted 17 points (6 goals, 11 assists) in just eleven games during November - he missed three games while on loan in the American Hockey League - and picked up at least one point in each game he played during the month. He had six multi-point games, including a two-goal outing against San Francisco on November 15.