Asteroid passes Earth
While you were sleeping, Earth had a relatively close encounter with a small asteroid.
The space rock was on track to pass within about 44,000 kilometres of Antarctica overnight.
NASA scientist Michael Kelley says that's ``pretty close'' as these things go.
There was never any chance the asteroid would hit the planet, but future ones might.
That's why NASA planned to use the flyby to run a sort of cosmic fire drill.
Friday night, the IceDogs open their best of seven quarter-final series on home ice versus the Generals, some tickets are still available. The 'Dogs have also announced a bus trip to Oshawa for game three and four.
A very successful 2017-2018 IceDogs regular season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 6-3 win over Mississauga. A sellout St Patty's Day Meridian Centre crowd watched Niagara record their 35th win of the season for a total of 80 points in the OHL's Eastern Conference as Johnny Corneil lead the way with a goal and two assists.
Kirill Maksimov enjoyed a four point night while Johnny Corneil and Ben Jones each scored a pair in the IceDogs 6-3 Friday night win in Erie. With the win, Niagara has now secured home ice advantage in their first round playoff series with Oshawa.