Sport Ryan Getzlaf powers Ducks past Flames 3-2 in series opener
Author: 0 Ryan Getzlaf powers Ducks past Flames 3-2 in series opener

The Anaheim Ducks look to continue their dominance over the Calgary Flames as the teams meet up in Anaheim for game two on Saturday. Getzlaf was stationed at the right point, when his cross-ice pass through the seam deflected off Lance Bouma's skate, changed directions by nearly 90 degrees and deflected in past goaltender Brian Elliott .

Sport Maple Leafs blow lead, draw Capitals in first round
Author: 0 Maple Leafs blow lead, draw Capitals in first round

It was the second such exit for the 27-year-old in the last two weeks, his status now a real question mark ahead of a post-season matchup against either Ottawa or Washington. Toronto began the season as a team of nervous nellies, who coughed up third-period leads or couldn't win in overtime. Matthews is the second Maple Leafs player to reach 40 goals in the past 22 seasons.

Author: 0 Tottenham roll on, now seek a helping hand

If Chelsea fail, we are waiting. If they (Chelsea) drop points tomorrow that will be fantastic. They are the favourites and they are on the top. But now we are focused on fighting only our opponent when we play. His name rang around White Hart Lane from the off, and that only increased when Wilshere losing possession led to Tottenham's second goal. Kane scored in the 48th minute, beating Simon Francis with a neat turn before crashing a low shot past Artur Boruc.

Sport Leafs' Polak forced to leave Game 2 with scary injury
Author: 0 Leafs' Polak forced to leave Game 2 with scary injury

Hong). If so, then the Leafs will have to make the best of what could be a short series, soaking up all of the experience - the Capitals boast nearly five times as much playoff experience as the Leafs - and hope it translates into something formidable as it did for the Penguins and Blackhawks, who have won five Cups between them since 2009.

Sport New York Yankees Win Home Opener Behind Dominant Michael Pineda
Author: 0 New York Yankees Win Home Opener Behind Dominant Michael Pineda

Giants 4, Diamondbacks 1: Giants catcher Buster Posey was doing well after being struck in the helmet by a 94 miles per hour fastball in the first inning and forced out of the game, a frightening moment in San Francisco's victory over Arizona in its home opener.

Author: 0 Coach Ancelotti hopeful of Bayern's backlash at Real

That being said, the tension told when Marco Asensio , on as a substitute for Gareth Bale , clipped a delightful ball into Ronaldo's path on the 77th minute, and the forward got to the ball first to clip in the victor. Zidane after shown that Bale , who just returned from a long term ankle injury in February, wasn't feeling in very good condition at halftime and was replaced by Marco Asensio as a precaution.

Author: 0 Saturday's playoffs: Senators stun Bruins on Phaneuf's OT victor

Paul, Minn. The Toronto Maple Leafs shocked the Washington Capitals in the opening game of their 2017 NHL Playoffs series. The club also had a 2-0 first-period lead slip away two nights earlier in a Game 1 overtime defeat. Not sure why Babcock is going with Marincin over Marchenko, but if Zaitsev is not ready for Game 3, they should consider going with Marchenko. The Eastern Conference series is tied 1-1 and Game 3 is Monday night in Boston.

Author: 0 No Rain in 10 Day Forecast, Donaldson to DL

He had two home runs and four runs batted in, including the only one in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Baltimore. The Jays have scored three runs or less seven times this season - and have lost five one-run decisions. Joe Biagini relieved Estrada and threw a scoreless eighth before the Blue Jays added some additional drama in the 9th inning. His timetable is uncertain, but it's unfortunately not going to be a short-term fix.

Author: 0 Federer vs Nadal: Miami Open final stats

Federer went on to win the Miami title again in 2006, but not since. Ivan Ljubicic, ironically now Federer's coach, was the opponent that day, but 12 months earlier a first Miami title came with victory over Nadal and the Spaniard is again waiting for him on Sunday.

Author: 0 Mourinho 'really pleased' with Shaw showing at Sunderland

After the resounding victory over dead last Sunderland, Mourinho said the win keeps their hopes alive for a top four finish. As both Liverpool and Manchester City are now above Manchester United in the table, Shaw would surely see a transfer to either club as a decent move, while their free-flowing and attacking styles would give him plenty of freedom.

Sport Rays starter Jake Odorizzi leaves with tight left hamstring
Author: 0 Rays starter Jake Odorizzi leaves with tight left hamstring

Sure enough, Hanley Ramirez smoked a 96 miles per hour fastball from Pirates reliever Juan Nicasio over the head of Starling Marte in straightaway center field for a game-tying, two-run double. It gave the Pirates a 2-0 lead and really helped the team ease into the game. The Boston Red Sox may not be the best in baseball after five games battling the bug spreading through the clubhouse, but they're certainly starting their season right at 3-2.

Author: 0 Net-front focus priority for Habs, Rangers in Game 2

Aside from Alexei Emelin, who will miss game one with a lower-body injury, the Canadiens are largely healthy entering postseason play and could be a favorite to reach the Eastern Conference Final once again. Tomas Plekanec won a draw in the Montreal zone, but fourth line winger Glass pounded on it and lifted a backhand from the slot over Price's shoulder.

Author: 0 Ronaldo 'never expected' to reach historic century of European goals

However, as they have done so many times this season, Real grabbed the winning goal in the 90th minute as Isco bagged his second goal with another fine finish into the bottom corner. We got the equaliser at the start of the second half and that changed the complexion of the match. Marco Asensio's introduction for Gareth Bale also invigorated the visitors.

Author: 0 Blue Jays Select Chris Coghlan, Place Josh Donaldson On 10-Day DL

Asher allowed just three hits on the afternoon, and after issuing a two-out walk to Morales in the first inning, he retired 15 of the next 16 hitters he faced. It has been an April to forget for the 2-9 Blue Jays, who posted the worst 10-game stretch to open a season in franchise history. Liriano and Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman (1-0) both had fine outings, with Liriano deserving a better fate after bouncing back from a disastrous opening start in Tampa that left his earned-run average ...

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia sees success beyond Masters

That left Garcia with a chance to win his first major title at the 74th attempt, but his putt from five feet slid past the hole and meant the first play-off at Augusta since Adam Scott beat Angel Cabrera in 2013. The European rivals produced a stunning climax to the 2017 Masters , with Garcia beating him in a play-off on the first extra hole at the 18th. "At 37 Sergio broke the curse that lasted almost two decades since he was second at the USPGA in a battle with Tiger Woods at 19", ...

Author: 0 Sharks sent a message to Oilers in Game 1

Through two games in the first round, the Sharks have experienced the best of times and the worst of times . "I think when you talk about experience, I think that's where experience kind of comes in. "We watched a couple of video clips where they made three (shift) changes before we even made one", Oiler forward Zack Kassian told reporters after practice at Rogers Place .

Author: 0 Tim Anderson dons vintage wardrobe on Jackie Robinson Day

The statue dedication at Dodger Stadium is perhaps the most significant event scheduled for Jackie Robinson Day, but a few minor league events are worthy of attention as well. But the game alone is not why baseball commemorates Robinson. The end product is the result of the artist and the Robinsons working with the very unity Jackie embodied.

Author: 0 Big punishment likely for National Hockey League player after breaking stick over defenceless rival

Columbus coach John Tortorella acknowledged as much at Thursday's practice but implored his team to make Fleury uncomfortable in the crease and convert their second-chance opportunities. "They're a very well-coached, well-structured team". "They're hard to defend". They feel like it's just a matter of time before things get better. Despite their good efforts, Fleury was able to shut them down.

Author: 0 Hall of Famers on hand to help Cubs raise World Series banner

The ring ceremony put the final punctuation on a celebration 108 years in the making, one that started when the Cubs beat Cleveland in Game 7 last November for their first World Series title since 1908. What else? The famous "Curse of the Billy Goat" is referenced, with an image of the goat buried in the inner band. Brandon McCarthy was lights out last night vs.

Sport Braves celebrate Opening Day at SunTrust Park as a success
Author: 0 Braves celebrate Opening Day at SunTrust Park as a success

SunTrust Park hosted a couple of games before the official opening night - a Braves exhibition against the Yankees on March 31 to wrap up spring training, followed by a college baseball game last weekend between Georgia and Missouri. The Phillies have lost four in a row after taking two of three from Washington last weekend at home. He was quick to point that out to injured slugger Matt Kemp, who had two homers before he went on the 10-day disabled list.

Author: 0 Wild fall behind 2-0 after Game 2 loss to Blues

Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen during overtime of Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild have limited Blues leading scorer Vladimir Tarasenko to just one assist and seven shots on goal in the series.

Author: 0 IOC expresses regret over NHL's 2018 Winter Olympic no-show

The NHLPA , for its part, publicly declared that it has no interest or intention of engaging in any discussion that might make Olympic participation more attractive to the clubs. "The Olympics: that's what a lot of kids dream about", he said. Bouwmeester wondered if the NHL's decision truly closes the door on the Olympics, or it's part of the posturing.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits Manchester United schedule taking its toll

Played at United's then home of Venue Bank Street in Clayton, the game finished goalless. Marcel Desailly expects Jose Mourinho to be extra motivated for tomorrow's clash between Manchester United and Chelsea, after feeling hurt by the chants of a section of Chelsea fans when the teams last met.

Author: 0 Bruins fall to Senators in Game 2 overtime thriller

With the Bruins shorthanded, Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson ventured all the way to the right face-off dot to play the puck, flipping it behind him in an attempt to send it around the net. You couldn't help but feel the emotion in the building rise when MacArthur scored his first goal in almost two years on the power play to tie it up at 10:57 of the second.

Author: 0 Jordan Montgomery: Montgomery takes no-decision in Major League Baseball debut

Despite one mistake, he was filthy against the Tampa Bay Rays lineup, and the Yankees offense was able to back him up late in the game, leading to a 8-4 win at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York . The Rays also were 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position. "We've got to play cleaner games", Cash said. "We put ourselves in a bad situation there", third baseman Evan Longoria said.

Author: 0 Paul Pogba wants revenge against Chelsea, or at least a goal

Chelsea's far superior cutting edge means the league leaders are 18 points better off than fifth-placed United, although Pogba believes the west Londoners' turnaround this season should offer Mourinho's side hope for the future. Yeah, we have got a tough run-in but it is still close. For his part, Conte has sought to play down any suggestion of tension between himself and Mourinho.

Author: 0 Rangers vs. Canadiens: Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds and Prediction

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) slides into New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday , April 12, . "We know that there's going to be rebounds, there's going to be opportunities around the net, in tight", Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry said. From that faceoff play, which we actually won, we got a stick on it and the backhand ended up top shelf.

Author: 0 José Mourinho says Chelsea clash is just another game

Defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling will not return until mid-May. Asked about Chelsea, he added: "I think they are a good team". Jose Mourinho could send out a largely unchanged side from the strong XI he chose for Thursday's 1-1 draw in Belgium .

Author: 0 Orioles hit 4 HRs, beat slumping Blue Jays 6-4

A season that began with reasonably lofty expectations for the Jays now has seen the club record worst start dip to just one win in 10 games. Adam Jones' throw home was on line to get Jose Bautista attempting to score from second base, but it skipped high off the Rogers Centre turf and off Castillo's mitt as Bautista slid home safely.

Author: 0 Manchester City an improving team, warns Vincent Kompany

And with a fully fit Kompany back in the side, you wouldn't bet against Manchester City securing a top-four place. City doubled the lead in the 77th minute with a goal of devastating simplicity but clinical execution. After being successful with Barcelona and Bayern Munich the Spaniard wishes to replicate his success with the Premier League side. Gary Linekar, the BBC pundit, seemed very impressed with Man City's fantastic second half performance.

Author: 0 Bucks vs. Raptors Playoff Game Thread

That was part of a baffling second-half capitulation by the Raptors, who scored only 32 points while shooting a brutal 20 per cent from the field. His defensive effort also helped keep all-star Kyle Lowry to just 4 points. "If you're the best player on the floor, that doesn't mean you have to take the shot", James said. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 27 points, and Serge Ibaka had 19 points and 14 rebounds.

Author: 0 Ferrari to hold Kimi Raikkonen talks after disappointing Chinese Grand Prix?

Those last 20 laps or so really exchanging times. "I think this will be one of the closest (fights), if not the closest, (that) I have experienced", Hamilton said. Verstappen's performance itself had been stunning to take third, he moved up nine places on the first lap alone and displayed the kind of passing ability that was reminiscent of the late Ayrton Senna in another performance that earmarked him as a future world champion.

Author: 0 Bucks playoff series with Toronto is set

I feel good enough to play, so, it's fine. Ibaka has seen what a playoff team ready for a long playoff haul looks like up close when he was in Oklahoma City and he likes what he sees from the Raptors . He has a wingspan of 7-foot-3 which shrinks angles for opposing attackers down to such tiny openings that few ever try to go around him. The Raptors could not have made the night more hard on themselves.

Sport Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid
Author: 0 Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid

Neither side could find a late victor after providing the crowd with an entertaining clash. Having eased ahead, Leicester appeared satisfied to sit back and contain a home side that struggled to create meaningful chances despite dominating possession.

Sport Bottas feels 'more at one' with Mercedes auto
Author: 0 Bottas feels 'more at one' with Mercedes auto

It's the first pole of my career in my fifth season. "As a team we need to enjoy this [pole] for a short period of time", he said. Bottas added: "I feel much more comfortable with the vehicle than I did in qualifying in Melbourne". Red Bull has closed the gap to Ferrari and Mercedes this week, but Verstappen believes there is still more to extract from the car's setup. Bottas clocked a leading time of 1 minute, 28.769 seconds over the 5.4-kilometer (3.3-mile) track in Sakhir, compared ...

Author: 0 Man United host Chelsea in Premier League cracker

With Tottenham hosting Bournemouth in the early Saturday kick-off on Sky Sports 1 HD, Chelsea's gap at the top could be reduced once more to just four points if Spurs win. If we were really struggling football-wise and were miles away then in some ways you can't accept it but you can see why you are struggling". "They have a great team and everybody knows that", Pogba said .

Sport U.S. judge approves Baltimore's police reform agreement
Author: 0 U.S. judge approves Baltimore's police reform agreement

Acting City Solicitor, David Ralph, maintains that the decree was put together with the input of the community. DOJ attorney John Gore said Attorney General Jeff Sessions is anxious about "whether it will achieve the goals of public safety and law enforcement while at the same time protecting civil rights".

Sport Hope gets renewed for Canadian clubs in playoffs
Author: 0 Hope gets renewed for Canadian clubs in playoffs

Fired up by 1960s pop star Ginette Reno's national anthem, the Canadiens were all over NY, but it was the Rangers who struck first 9:50 into the game on only their third shot. Plenty has been made of Carey Price's quest to avenge his injury in the 2014 Eastern Conference Final. So playing the opening two games of their series at Bell Centre in Montreal is not a big problem.

Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger 'determined to put things right' after Palace loss

The defeat left Arsenal seven points behind the top four, with a game in hand on Manchester City and two on Liverpool, with eight matches to play and no real sign of improvement on the pitch. "Our fans are very unhappy and they come here hoping to see us win a game", Wenger - who said there is no news about his contract situation - told Sky Sports .

Sport Browns ownership releases statement on Dan Rooney's passing
Author: 0 Browns ownership releases statement on Dan Rooney's passing

The emblem features the Steelers logo with " Dan Rooney 1932-2017" around it. Needless to say, his loss impacted many, including current and former members of the New York Giants. Penguins president/CEO David Morehouse and team owner Mario Lemieux both issued statements on Rooney's passing on Thursday. Mr. Rooney was a great man and true leader who always put others before himself.

Author: 0 Jury Reaches Verdict in Hernandez Double Murder Trial

The jury also acquitted Hernandez of having allegedly shot Alexander Bradley , the prosecution's key witness. Hernandez, who had been in great spirits throughout the week of deliberations, had tears welling up as he was escorted out of the courtroom.

Author: 0 Bottas stuns Hamilton for Bahrain Grand Prix pole

Australia's Red Bull racer Daniel Ricciardo has qualified in fourth spot for the Bahrain Grand Prix, but he appears resigned to focusing on the second half of the F1 season after a hard start. When I got the time I was a bit down to be honest, because four-tenths was a lot more than I expected, also given how good the lap felt. Bottas, having qualified third for the opening two rounds of the season, embarked on a head-to-head duel with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Q3 at Sakhir.

Sport Dufner eagles twice to lead RBC Heritage through 3 rounds
Author: 0 Dufner eagles twice to lead RBC Heritage through 3 rounds

Saskatchewan's Graham DeLaet finds himself one shot off the lead at the PGA Tour's RBC Heritage in SC heading into the final round. Dufner, the 2013 PGA Championship victor, collected eagles on the par-five second and fifth holes, then struck for birdies at the 14th through 16th holes for a round of six-under 65 at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.

Author: 0 Champions League Reaction - Zidane disappointed despite away win in Bavaria

Bayern were leading 1-0 at half-time and should have doubled their advantage before the break, with Vidal firing a penalty over the crossbar after Dani Carvajal was controversially penalised for handball. "Neuer was very good, he made some saves", he said. "We still have 90 minutes to play", Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti said. The second half would belong to Spanish titans.

Author: 0 Zidane hails 'difference-maker' Isco after win

However, it was Isco's late victor helped the Zinadine Zidane side to move six points clear of title rivals Barcelona at the top of La Liga. The Real Madrid manager said at a press conference: 'He has the personality to do what he has done today and is a great player, but he has already done many good matches'.

Author: 0 Trump mum about failed N. Korea missile launch

Pacific Command said, hours before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was due in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms programme. The missile failure is an embarrassing defeat for Pyongyang the morning after celebrating the birth of Kim Jong-un's late grandfather with a robust parade of prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Author: 0 Morales' HR in 9th lifts Jays over O's 2-1, stops skid

He was in line for his first win after pinch-hitter Darwin Barney drove in Jose Bautista to open the scoring in the seventh. The 24-year-old Californian allowed just one run on four hits and three walks while recording six strikeouts. With all the success the Jays have had in recent years, their early-season struggles won't bring on sympathy from opponents. The opening day starter looked every bit the part of "ace" on Saturday, lifting the Blue Jays when they needed it most, despite ...

Sport Escape act: LeBron, Cavs edge Pacers 109-108 in Game 1
Author: 0 Escape act: LeBron, Cavs edge Pacers 109-108 in Game 1

The Cavaliers led by 12 late in the third quarter and were ahead by 10 with 9:04 remaining. They turned the ball over 11 times, leading to 19 IN points. "We found a way to win the game, but we'll be better". "We responded and gave ourselves a chance to win, but we came up short". We limit that and we walk away up 1-0.

Author: 0 Kompany ends 20-month City goal drought in Southampton win

That was until some nifty footwork from Nathan Redmond left makeshift right-back Jesus Navas in no-man's-land and allowed the recently ordained England global to find Manolo Gabbiadini in the channel. No wonder he celebrated with such vigour in front of the ecstatic City fans. It was Kompany's first goal since August 2015 and he celebrated with the wild glee of a man who had spent a long time wondering if he could ever get to do this again.

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