Professional hockey

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his goal with the bench during the second period of Game 1 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 27, 2017 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. Crosby versus Alex Ovechkin got much of the buzz heading into...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his goal with the bench during the second period of Game 1 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 27, 2017 - 10:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. Crosby versus Alex Ovechkin got much of the buzz heading into...
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New York Rangers right wing Kevin Hayes (13) runs over Ottawa Senators defenseman Ben Harpur as he checks Senators center Kyle Turris, right, during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 10:27 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored on a bad-angle shot with 4:11 left in the third period, sending the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers in the opener of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. The Senators captain beat fellow Swede Henrik Lundqvist...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (13) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk-off grand slam to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 in 11 innings in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, April 27, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 10:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler, Greg Garcia and Matt Adams each had three hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-4 on Thursday night to sweep a day-night doubleheader. The Cardinals won the opener, 8-4, in 11 innings on Matt Carpenter's grand slam. St. Louis scored three...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (13) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk-off grand slam to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 in 11 innings in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, April 27, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 7:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter's first grand slam was a memorable one. Meaningful, too. Carpenter launched a game-ending slam in the 11th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals, saved by Randal Grichuk's tying, two-run homer with two outs in the ninth, beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Thursday in the...
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Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen (92) and Viktor Arvidsson, left, of Sweden, offer encouragement to teammate Kevin Fiala, of Switzerland, as Fiala is taken off on a stretcher after being injured during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 5:57 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left leg during Game 1 against St. Louis and is recovering from surgery to repair his femur, the team said Thursday. The 20-year-old Fiala was hit by Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and went hard into the boards behind the St...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (13) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk-off grand slam to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 in 11 innings in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, April 27, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 5:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie it and Matt Carpenter delivered a grand slam in the 11th, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Thursday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Carpenter finished...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2017, file photo, Vegas Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant is flanked by Bill Foley, left, owner of the Vegas Golden Knights, and George McPhee, Vegas Golden Knights general manager, in Las Vegas. Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee certainly wouldn't mind some Lady Luck to rub off on his NHL expansion franchise when it comes to how the balls drop in the league's draft lottery on Saturday. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 27, 2017 - 2:31 pm
As jackpots go in Las Vegas, George McPhee wouldn't mind little lady luck being on the side of his Golden Knights expansion franchise when the NHL holds its draft lottery on Saturday. "That would be so like Vegas in its first lottery, winning it," the Golden Knights general manager told The...
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Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen (92) and Viktor Arvidsson, left, of Sweden, offer encouragement to teammate Kevin Fiala, of Switzerland, as Fiala is taken off on a stretcher after being injured during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 11:54 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nashville general manager David Poile says Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left leg during Game 1 against St. Louis and is recovering from surgery to repair his femur. Poile detailed Fiala's injury in a statement Thursday. The general manager says Fiala had surgery at...
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April 27, 2017 - 3:04 am
Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Toronto at St. Louis 7:15 p.m. ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Chi White Sox 5 Kansas City 2 Final Cleveland 7 Houston 6 Final Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4, 11 Innings Final Seattle 8 Detroit 0 Final N-Y Yankees 3 Boston 1 Final Texas 14...
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