But with Boudreau's history, Blues coach Mike Yeo said, "That experience alone, he can sell that". Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of the extra period, Allen made a career-high 51 saves and the Blues stole Game 1 of their first-round playoff series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.
Milan Lucic and Oscar Klefbom scored for the Oilers . The Sharks' power play finished the regular season ranked 25th in the National Hockey League at just 16.7 percent, one of the team's worst percentages over the last 15 years. The concern for San Jose, as well as Edmonton, is that the even nature of this series is not a product of both games being close, but from both clubs putting forth inconsistent efforts.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are making just their third appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and have played only five playoff games on home ice. Outside of GM Jim Rutherford and a few more inside the Penguins' organization, no one knows for certain how close Pittsburgh may have come to dealing veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at the March trade deadline.
Johnson finished with 21 points off the bench and Hill added 16 points. Blake Griffin scored 26 points to lead Los Angeles and Chris Paul had 25 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in the loss. The appearance in this year's National Basketball Association playoffs is the first time in five seasons for the Jazz and it looks like it will be a great one.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after a dunk in the third quarter against the Indiana Pacers in game one of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Not all teams operate this way, but when it comes to LeBron and Irving, giving either one more reason to play with an even bigger chip on their shoulder could end up only adding fuel to their fire.
Chelsea's 3-1 win at Bournemouth yesterday made sure they maintained their seven-point gap back to closest challengers Tottenham. Antonio Conte's side kicked off at Dean Court with their lead at the top cut to four points following Tottenham's 4-0 thrashing of Watford earlier on Saturday.
Jason Dufner had two eagles on the way to a 6-under 65 and a one-shot lead Saturday heading into the final round of the RBC Heritage. Donald's round took off with three straight birdies on the front nine. Belfast's Michael Hoey shot a 73 to add to his first round 76, leaving him on three over par but he missed the cut . Fisher Jr. put himself in contention with six birdies, although he also made double bogey on No.
Many have wondered about Boston's overall potential, especially after two first-round exits the past two seasons. "Everybody stepped up and did what was asked of them". Al Horford had a strong Boston playoff debut with 19 points and 7 rebounds, while Avery Bradley chipped in 14 points. It was part of a stretch in which he scored seven straight points.
Mercedes driver Hamilton led every lap at Shanghai , but once Vettel made his way past the cars that jumped him early in the race due to his pitstop under virtual safety vehicle conditions, the two engaged in a battle of lap times as Hamilton tried to keep the Ferrari driver at bay.
The Chicago Cubs shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0, the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered a 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox, the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 11-5 and the Colorado Rockies overcame the San Francisco Giants 3-1. "But hopefully we'll be in October baseball and we can look back at how we started there and understand that helped catapult us down the road". However, a poor throw went past Lucas Duda, and Gordon was able to advance to third.
Just as they did against Real, Bayern desperately missed top-scorer Robert Lewandowski , who was suspended for Saturday's game and missed the Madrid defeat with a bruised shoulder. Leverkusen's Jedvaj and Omer Toprak cleared shots by David Alaba and Javi Martinez in rapid succession on 32 minutes to thwart Bayern. Muller turned provider to create a magnificent chance for Lahm when he slotted the ball through a defender into the six-yard box but somehow the substitute steered his shot wide ...
Billingsley suffered the injury in 2014 and was still recovering from the related surgery when the Phillies signed him in 2015. Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Clay Buchholz throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Philadelphia.
The United CEO followed up with a second apology on Tuesday . Christie told "Fox & Friends" that until that happens, United Airlines can capitalize on the fact that people often have no choice but to fly United in places like Newark. He says federal guidelines requiring rest for crew made it necessary to get them on the flight to Louisville. "Him and his wife, they volunteered initially", Anspach said.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) threads between Milwaukee Bucks guard Matthew Dellavedova (8) and center Greg Monroe (15) on a drive to the basket during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston , Wednesday, . Boston struggled on the glass, getting outrebounded 53-36, and the Bulls turned 20 offensive rebounds into 23 second-chance points. Boston players didn't want to use Thomas' situation as an excuse but admitted that Sunday's game was hard because of what ...
He only struck out three batters while allowing eight hits and walked two. They last won their home opener in 2011. "His contributions will be missed by all who have had the privilege of working with him, but we certainly respect his decision to test retirement after an exceptional career both in the law and at the Phillies".
I was saying to Rex yesterday, I feel like everyone is my family now, because I've been hurt in front of you guys, I've cried in front of you guys now. He's shown that he can play and compete with the best. I will do all I can to see all the positives and grind it out like we did in 2015. "That's all I can really do is control that".
Machado entered his final at bat of the afternoon with just two hits in his last 24 at-bats before going the opposite way on a 1-0 offering from Dermody that hit off the right field foul pole for a two-run homer. Happ, but he sustained an injury that forced him to make a premature exit on Sunday. The Toronto Blue Jays rolled out a new brand campaign this season built around the hashtag 'LetsRise'.
James Harden led the way with 37 points, nine assist and seven rebounds in the game. Just minutes after getting leveled by an epic Adams' screen, Patrick Beverley drained two clutch 3-pointers to fuel a 9-0 run to put Houston up 73-62. Jerami Grant had 10 points. Reserve Houston big man Nene provided energy and productivity, scoring 15 points in only 19 minutes. OKC was dominated in the paint by 24, they were out rebounded by 15 and the Rockets had 31 second chance points compared to ...
But any positive momentum generated by a seven-game winning streak disappeared Saturday when Utah's Joe Johnson delivered a 97-95 Game 1 win at Staples Center with a crowd-silencing runner at the buzzer. No other player has more than four during that stretch. Gobert going down with a knee injury could get in the way of what they're building, but this team might be good enough to overcome even that.
The rebuilding Reds are off to a surprisingly good start at 8-4, but losing Finnegan will further test their rotation depth. "He fits the bill for exactly what we need from a utility player". He allowed two earned runs on three walks and a hit during that abbreviated showing, and experienced a notable drop in velocity. "We had a hit batter, a two-strike hit, another two-strike hit and a two-strike home run and they took the momentum right away from us", he said.
It's good for us, we are talking about building a winning mentality. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte claimed it was more "normal" for Chelsea to win than Tottenham, but Pochettino said: "When you're seven points above the second team in the table, it's normal in the end to win the league".
Calvert was assessed a two-minute minor for cross-checking, but the National Hockey League said it deemed the play to be "message-sending" with the game's outcome in hand, thus warranting further punishment. The previous season, Murray lead the Penguins to their fourth Stanley Cup. On the other hand, the Blue Jackets need to work on getting the puck back to Werenski when offensive zone time is established.
With Jake Allen as steady as ever in the net and those big defensemen crowding the ice in front of him, the St. Louis Blues again stymied Minnesota's attack. He scored with 2:27 left in the third period of Game 2 to give St. Louis the 2-1 win. Calvert scored the Blue Jackets' only goal in the team's Game 1 loss.
Consider me that's a Barcelona player, '" Guardiola told reporters. Tottenham applied pressure to Chelsea with a resounding 4-0 victory in the day's early fixture, but the Blues displayed resilience once more to see off Bournemouth. When we play we need this kind of player just to control the games and be clever. It strengthened City's grip on fourth place and would have completed a ideal afternoon for Guardiola, had Claudio Bravo's troubles not surfaced again.
When asked about how lucky they were to all be alive, Sahin said: "I've got goosebumps". "In the first moment it looked like a bit of relief and it was not too serious, then the more info you got the more serious it got and that was really hard".
After birdies at 13 and 15 he arrived at 17 to realize he was within sight of victory. "Looking at the leaderboard and knowing I just needed to make a two-putt on the last was pretty special". Patrick Cantlay , Ollie Schniederjans and William McGirt all tied for third at 11-under, while third-round leader Jason Dufner fell back to 8-under after tallying four bogeys and one double bogey in the final round.
The shot gave the Utah Jazz a 97-95 victory and gave Johnson 21 points in the game. The Clippers' bench also does not have a designated stopper on the perimeter with Rivers out. There's no question that he was the best player on the court on Saturday night, and, historically, Paul's always shown up in playoff games. J.J. Redick's layup 23 seconds later sliced the gap to three before Griffin's two free throws pulled the Clippers within 94-93 with 23.3 seconds remaining.
The last time the Oilers scored two shorthanded goals in a playoff game was the 1986 Smythe Division Final against the Calgary Flames. They say you can't simply flip a switch and become a good team in the playoffs - don't tell that to the San Jose Sharks .
The Sharks largely dominated the second half of the second period, outshooting the Oilers 9-4. The Oilers , as well as Edmonton police, said fans were respectful and generally well-behaved during and after Game 1 . The high amount was due in part to a carryover from a March 25 regular-season game when more than $76,000 went unclaimed. The Sharks were 0 for 6 with the man advantage and are 1 for 12 through the first two games.
He will no doubt do all that he can to get his team to be in the best position to win come June, assuming they get to the Finals. Make of this what you will, but the deadline to sign anyone that can be eligible to play in the postseason is Wednesday, so Cleveland making these two last minute moves definitely raises some eyebrows.
And Herrera, sent off in United's 1-0 FA Cup defeat at Stamford Bridge in March, doubled United's lead four minutes into the second half with a drilled effort from the edge of the box that clipped off Kurt Zouma and past Begovic, following good work from Ashley Young down the left-hand side of the box.
Freshman Zach Collins came off the bench with 14 points, 13 rebounds and six huge blocks. OR plays North Carolina in the second game at 8:49. In this one, Meeks finished 11 for 13 for 25 points and 14 rebounds , none more important than the last one.
Montgomery was called up after only one start with the Yankees class A-Advanced team Tampa, where he threw five innings of three hit ball with an unearned run. But the bullpen couldn't hold the lead for the first time , giving up its first runs of the season and losing 7-3 to the Yankees. Asked if Montgomery would get another start, Girardi said, "I would think so, yeah".
Barca can close the gap back to three points when they host Real Sociedad later on Saturday. It was Sporting that made the breakthrough in the 14th minute when Cop allowed a wonderful pass from Mikel Vesga to drop straight onto his left foot, and the striker's volley found a route past Kiko Casilla in the Real Madrid goal .
West Ham co-chairman David Gold has issued a staunch defence of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, insisting that the club's fanbase is too entitled to have realistic expectations. Looking shell-shocked and far less defiant than he often is at such downbeat moments, Wenger must have been devastated by the way the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott went missing when he needed them most.