• Quick sets franchise mark as Kings blank Sabres

    Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonathan Quick registered his second shutout of the season and 33rd of his career as the Los Angeles Kings blanked the Buffalo Sabres, 2-0, on Thursday. Quick, who stopped all 29 shots sent his way, passed Rogie Vachon for the most shutouts in franchise history. Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist and Anze Kopitar also scored for the Kings, who have won five straight on their six-game homestand. The Sabres, meanwhile, continue to struggle on the young season. Buffalo has lost four straight, including seven of eight games overall, and it has been…

  • Blue Jackets edge Sharks

    San Jose, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Mark Letestu deflected in David Savard’s shot with 20.7 seconds remaining to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the San Jose Sharks, 5-4, on Thursday. Ryan Johansen and Letestu each had two goals for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 4-2-0 on the young season. Nick Foligno had one goal and two assists. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 33-of-37 shots in the victory. Joe Pavelski scored two goals for the Sharks, who have lost three in a row. Adam Burish and Logan Couture also lit the lamp. Antti Niemi turned aside 23-of-28 shots.

  • Hiller, Flames shut out winless Hurricanes

    Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonas Hiller turned aside all 16 shots fired his way and Sean Monahan scored twice as the Calgary Flames shut out the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-0, on Thursday. Hiller was backed with plenty offensive support in his 22nd career shutout as Dennis Wideman, Matt Stajan and Lance Bouma all scored for Calgary, which bounced back from a 2-1 overtime loss on Tuesday to win its first home game of the season. Cam Ward allowed all five goals on 24 shots as Carolina fell to 0-4-2 on the season.

  • Neal has hat trick, Preds beat Blackhawks

    Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) – James Neal registered his fifth career hat trick and the Nashville Predators beat the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night. Pekka Rinne turned away 30 shots for the Predators, who have picked up at least a point in each of their first seven games (5-0-2). It’s the longest the team has gone without a regulation loss to open a season since starting the 2010-11 campaign with a 5-0-3 record. Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw supplied the goals in Chicago’s (4-1-1) first regulation loss of the season. Antti Raanta, making his second consecutive start in place…

  • Canucks win in Miller’s return to St. Louis

    St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Miller had 31 saves against his former club as the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Thursday. Miller, who signed with the Canucks this past offseason after spending the second half of last season in St. Louis, turned aside 16 shots in the first two periods before stopping all 15 he faced in the third. Chris Higgins, Nick Bonino, Linden Vey and Jannik Hansen all scored for Vancouver, which got back on track after consecutive losses. Kevin Shattenkirk scored the lone goal for the St. Louis, which got 19 saves from…

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Jameis Winston picks up first save for Florida State baseball

Mar 15, 2012

He wasn’t playing for the national championship this time, but Jameis Winston came through in another pressure situation for the Florida State Seminoles. Winston, who won the the Heisman Trophy on the gridiron this past season, also plays baseball for the Seminoles. On Saturay, coach Mike Martin brought him in to pitch in the eighth inning vs. Niagara with two on, no one outs and the go-ahead run at the plate, the Tallahassee Democrat reports . Jameis Winston (AP Photo) “I wanted to see how he would react in a game of this magnitude,” Martin said, tongue firmly in cheek….

A.J. Burnett guaranteed $22.5M over 2 years by Phillies

Apr 14, 2011

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2014 Sochi Olympics: Canada needs Drew Doughty OT goal to beat Finland

Feb 14, 2011

Doughty broke a scoreless tie midway through the first period and scored the game-winning goal with 2:28 left in overtime, giving the Canadians a 2-1 win over Finland on Sunday. “I don’t know what’s going on,” said Doughty, who has four goals in three Olympic games after scoring just eight times in 59 NHL games this season. “I don’t score like this in L.A. at all. A lot of it is just my teammates. They’re doing a great job getting me the puck.” Canada closed the preliminary round of the tournament with a win that would’ve been more helpful had…

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UConn’s Shabazz Napier shows All-Americans can come in all sizes

Feb 14, 2011

The midseason stuff is for amusement purposes only, though. Teams’ schedules vary so widely it can be a challenge to compile a definitive list. When we compose the real Sporting News All-America team at the end of the regular season, we have a full complement of performances and data upon which to draw. No striking out then. After what we’ve witnessed over the ensuing month, it is fair to say we shall not repeat our misstep regarding Napier. He has been so routinely terrific he is a much greater threat to make the first team than to be excluded from…

Quick sets franchise mark as Kings blank Sabres

Oct 24, 2014
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonathan Quick registered his second shutout of the season and 33rd of his career as the Los Angeles Kings blanked the Buffalo Sabres, 2-0, on Thursday. Quick, who stopped all 29 shots sent his way, passed Rogie Vachon for the most shutouts in franchise history.…

Blue Jackets edge Sharks

Oct 24, 2014
San Jose, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Mark Letestu deflected in David Savard’s shot with 20.7 seconds remaining to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the San Jose Sharks, 5-4, on Thursday. Ryan Johansen and Letestu each had two goals for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 4-2-0 on the young season.…

Hiller, Flames shut out winless Hurricanes

Oct 24, 2014
Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonas Hiller turned aside all 16 shots fired his way and Sean Monahan scored twice as the Calgary Flames shut out the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-0, on Thursday. Hiller was backed with plenty offensive support in his 22nd career shutout as Dennis Wideman, Matt Stajan and Lance…

Neal has hat trick, Preds beat Blackhawks

Oct 24, 2014
Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) – James Neal registered his fifth career hat trick and the Nashville Predators beat the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night. Pekka Rinne turned away 30 shots for the Predators, who have picked up at least a point in each of their first seven games (5-0-2).…

Canucks win in Miller’s return to St. Louis

Oct 24, 2014
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Miller had 31 saves against his former club as the Vancouver Canucks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Thursday. Miller, who signed with the Canucks this past offseason after spending the second half of last season in St. Louis, turned aside 16 shots…

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Jameis Winston picks up first save for Florida State baseball

He wasn’t playing for the national championship this time, but Jameis Winston came through in another pressure situation for the Florida State Seminoles. Winston, who won the the Heisman Trophy on the gridiron this past season, also plays baseball for the Seminoles. On Saturay, coach Mike Martin brought him in to pitch in the eighth inning vs. Niagara with two on, no one outs and the go-ahead run at the plate, the Tallahassee Democrat reports . Jameis Winston (AP Photo) “I wanted to see how he would react in a game of this magnitude,” Martin said, tongue firmly in cheek….

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A.J. Burnett guaranteed $22.5M over 2 years by Phillies

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2014 Sochi Olympics: Canada needs Drew Doughty OT goal to beat Finland

Doughty broke a scoreless tie midway through the first period and scored the game-winning goal with 2:28 left in overtime, giving the Canadians a 2-1 win over Finland on Sunday. “I don’t know what’s going on,” said Doughty, who has four goals in three Olympic games after scoring just eight times in 59 NHL games this season. “I don’t score like this in L.A. at all. A lot of it is just my teammates. They’re doing a great job getting me the puck.” Canada closed the preliminary round of the tournament with a win that would’ve been more helpful had…

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UConn’s Shabazz Napier shows All-Americans can come in all sizes

The midseason stuff is for amusement purposes only, though. Teams’ schedules vary so widely it can be a challenge to compile a definitive list. When we compose the real Sporting News All-America team at the end of the regular season, we have a full complement of performances and data upon which to draw. No striking out then. After what we’ve witnessed over the ensuing month, it is fair to say we shall not repeat our misstep regarding Napier. He has been so routinely terrific he is a much greater threat to make the first team than to be excluded from…