Teemu Selanne was skating slightly backward when he decided he could still beat Jimmy Howard. He received a pass and instantly flung a pinpoint wrist shot at the net, finding a small opening behind the Detroit goalie.
Pittsburgh will begin its quest for a Stanley Cup without Sidney Crosby. And that’s good news for the Islanders.
With the NHL Playoffs just a few hours away for the Boston Bruins, head coach Claude Julien insists his Game 1 lineup against the Toronto Maple Leafs still isn’t set.
Now that they’ve had a couple of days to digest those back-to-back losses the suddenly rejuvenated Grizzlies shoved down their throats in Memphis, the Clippers are back home and eager to swing the momentum back in their favor in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
Though I’ve got to stick with my Bulls in six prediction, maybe the Nets have finally figured out how to close games. I’d give almost anything to be wrong.
Stephen Curry shook off a sore left ankle to score 22 of his 31 points in the third quarter, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Denver Nuggets 115-101 on Sunday night for a commanding 3-1 series lead.
Not only was thunder a powerful entity outside in Houston Saturday night, but it proved to overwhelm the Houston Rockets in playoff action inside the Toyota Center as well.
The Chicago Blackhawks used a sizzling start and a fantastic finish to earn the Presidents’ Trophy for the first time in 22 years.
The Rangers are headed back to the playoffs, thanks to some all-important bounces. “Funny how the hockey gods work in these type of situations,” said coach John Tortorella.
Joakim Noah feels like he’s running on needles and Joe Johnson can probably sympathize.
Larry Sanders leaned over to LeBron James at one point in Miami and said, “We’re here.” But for how long?
Wednesday night’s basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder almost played out like a soap opera, complete with drama and a cliff hanger.