NHL

Bruins blank Ducks 3-0 in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Noel Acciari and Jake DeBrusk scored for the Bruins, who have earned at least a point in nine consecutive games. Chris Wagner added an empty-netter with 1:31 ...

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Canucks rally to beat Kings 4-3, end road losing streak at 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battered, bruised and playing on the second night of a back-to-back, it would have been understandable if the youthful Vancouver Canucks gave up ground in their surprising playoff push. Instead, the Canucks found a way to beat the Los Angeles Kings. Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser scored in a shootout after Adam Gaudette tied it up ...

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Tirico chosen to host NBC’s inaugural Indy 500 coverage

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports announced Friday that Mike Tirico will anchor the network’s inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage on May 26, giving him his first glimpse at the largest single-day crowd to attend a sporting event anywhere in the world. “I am thrilled to join our team as we cover one of America’s iconic sporting events,” Tirico said in ...

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Tarasenko’s two goals, Binnington’s shutout lift Blues to eighth straight win

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The goal is looking awfully big when Vladimir Tarasenko is shooting. Jordan Binnington is making it look awfully small when he’s in it. The combination has led the St. Louis Blues to their longest winning streak in 18 years. Binnington matched a franchise rookie record with his seventh straight victory, Tarasenko scored twice and the Blues stretched ...

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Boyle gets shutout, Ducks top Canucks 1-0 in Murray’s debut

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Boyle made 35 saves in his first career start and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Wednesday night in general manager Bob Murray’s first game as interim coach. Jakob Silfverberg scored to help the Ducks end a seven-game losing streak, a skid which prompted Murray to fire coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday and ...

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