Archive for March, 2015

NHL: 5 stories from Tuesday night

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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The Jets failed to increase their advantage on the Kings in the West on Tuesday night, the Sens couldn’t move closer to the Bruins in the East despite winning, while the Canucks did gain some breathing room on the Flames in the Pacific Division.

Raonic falls short at Miami Open

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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John Isner erased the only break point he faced Tuesday and outlasted Milos Raonic in a serving duel at the Miami Open, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5).

Ex-friend: Aaron Hernandez thought helicopters followed him (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida testified Wednesday in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial that Hernandez thought he was being followed by helicopters and that he was paranoid about his conversations being recorded. Instead, Bradley was allowed to tell jurors about how Hernandez had said he had a difficult time trusting people, including his friends. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. His body was found in an industrial park near Hernandez's home in North Attleborough.

Canucks defeat Predators in shootout

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Nick Bonino and Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Predators 5-4 Tuesday night.

Chris Kreider’s late goal lifts Rangers over Jets

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Chris Kreider scored with 3:46 left in the third period to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.

Senators, Red Wings go the distance

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Mark Stone scored the final goal in the shootout, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Leafs continue role as spoilers after beating Lightning

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Nazem Kadri had a goal and assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their cameo role as spoilers, defeating the Tampa Bay Lighting 3-1 Tuesday.

Happy birthday, Mr. Hockey: Gordie Howe turns 87

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Happy birthday, Mr. Hockey. Gordie Howe, a Hall of Famer and former member of the Detroit Red Wings, turned 87 on Tuesday.

Canadians Duhamel, Radford get last laugh on their critics

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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The Canadian figure skating team of Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford not only completed their dream season by winning the 2015 pairs world title, they accomplished it in spite of constant criticism over the last four years.

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scores 50th goal

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the 2014-15 NHL season in the first period against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday in Washington.