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Chan the exception(al) in wacky night at worlds

Updated: March 13, 2013, 11:17 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON, Ontario -- Patrick Chan delivered the biggest thrill in a night full of them.

The two-time defending champion shattered the world record for the short program Wednesday night, restoring order to standings that no one could have predicted when the World Figure Skating Championships began.

Chan's score of 98.37 for his elegantly sublime performance beat the previous world record by more than three points.

When he saw the mark, the Canadian's jaw dropped and the crowd let ...

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