The Canadiens , who lost in six games to the Rangers in the 2014 East finals, won their division and boast Olympic gold medallist Carey Price in goal. It doesn't really matter where you finish or what your record was against a team. The Rangers are hoping to go further than they did a year ago, when they were eliminated by the Penguins in the first round.
The Raps backed into the game as they normally do, giving up 30 points in the first quarter. They shot 9-for-23 from three, and had plenty of open looks thanks to the attention their star was drawing from the Raptors defense. "We've got to bait him to shoot more jumpers", Carroll said. "There's no time for that oh s- moment - it's win now or go home", Ibaka said after his Toronto Raptors dropped their first-round opener to the Milwaukee Bucks , 97-83.
Juve took a bold approach to the first leg with coach Massimiliano Allegri naming Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala, Juan Cuadrado and Gonzalo Higuain in an attack-minded starting XI. Brazilian midfielder Allan won plaudits from all his teammates when he raced to a loose ball to beat Orestis Karnezis on the hour. Lazio drew 2-2 with Genoa thanks to Luis Alberto's injury-time equaliser.
Albion have now failed to score in their last four games - losing five of their last seven - and boss Pulis was disappointed with his side's failure to convert the chances. "It was very, very important because showing this concentration level until the end didn't work each week in the last few months - but today, it was really good and I am happy about this".
The game started off with a bang as the Blue Jackets got off to a quick 1-0 lead 11 seconds into the game as Cam Atkinson got a goal and then they were up 3-1 at the end of the period. I'm not sure if Lehkonen is a good chess player, but he's well on his way to becoming a grand master in hockey. Defensively, the New York Rangers are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 79.8 percent of their opponents power plays.
Crosby played keep-away with three Blue Jackets players behind the net before passing the puck to a perfectly positioned Guentzel in front during overtime on Sunday night. With the Blue Jackets essentially shorthanded, Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game to tie it at 3-3. Sunday, the Blues beat the visiting Minnesota Wild 3-1, thanks to Allen and another 41 saves.
Diego Simeone has said Real Madrid's achievements "speak for themselves" ahead of Atletico Madrid's derbi at Real Madrid . Sergio Ramos has said the club's "doors are always open" to the best players, putting Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann among that group.
He later apologised for the same. "Can everybody shut up, so I can apologize? ". "Yeah, I know they're not really called " Holocaust centers " - duh , I know that", McCarthy's Spicer said. "I know they were called "concentration clubs", McCarthy said. "Jared, I've sent you all around the world to represent me, but no one's ever heard you speak".
Butler had 30 points and nine rebounds for the Bulls with Bobby Portis coming up clutch off the bench with 19 points and nine rebounds. Not only is Boston about to harass guards with great on-ball defenders in Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley, but players like Jae Crowder , Jaylen Brown, and Al Horford allow for a lot of flexible defensive lineups to easily defend any area outside the paint.
A video review was needed to determine it was a home run. "These guys showed a lot today". Rickie Weeks Jr. hit a two-run home run off Yankees' starter Jordan Montgomery . The disappointing showing extended his winless drought to a career-high 11 games. Since then, he has gone 0-8 with a 7.84 ERA in 13 starts with NY. As often was the case previous year, Pineda struggled with two outs.
Although Tim Henman has been helping world No 44 Evans with his preparations to play on clay for the first time in three years, much may depend on Edmund. "Of course, we lack depth, that's pretty bloody obvious", said Smith. Yes, we might have a different format and go to Dubai because it will be economically very good, but I think we are going to lose something essential.
Zidane could have a headache ahead of the second leg with Bayern after Isco staked his claim, with Lucas Vasquez also able to play in Bale's position. "It could have finished (with a) much higher (scoreline), but we believe we can still do it", he said. However, that doesn't appear to be the case at all, as reports in Spain as suggesting that the playing staff is on the verge of civil war with five of the club's star upset with Cristiano Ronaldo, and he, in turn, is just as annoyed with them.
Love was named to the All-Star team for the first time since he signed with Cleveland two years ago. Toronto will open at home against Milwaukee on Saturday. So, teams have gotten better and that's just the biggest difference to me. Cleveland had several bad offensive possessions down the stretch and the Cavs went only 14 of 27 from the free-throw line.
I'm not being disrespectful to a team who have just turned champions. But when asked for his thoughts on the possibility of taking over at the Emirates, Rodgers told talkSPORT: "I think one day that will be the case (return to Premier League)".
Ballesteros, who died in 2011 at age 54 of brain cancer, and Jose Maria Olazabal each won the Masters champion green jacket twice and were the event's only Spanish champions until Garcia's breakthrough. Rose could only punch out onto the fairway and scrambled to make a bogey while Garcia put his approach 15 feet from the hole and, needing only two putts to win, rolled in a birdie around the edge of the cup.
Tanaka delivered 6 1/3 effective innings, Aroldis Chapman escaped his own jam for his third save in three days and the Yankees beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 for their fifth straight win. Now that he's at least put together one solid outing, he's aiming to improve his first-inning performance - he called the early runs " a little bit deflating" through a translator.
The Wild know the pressure will be on them, but it is not an unusual position for coach Bruce Boudreau. Devan Dubnyk allowed two goals on 22 shots in Friday's 2-1 loss to the St. And boy could the Wild use that extra day right now. The Penguins defeated the Blue Jackets 5-4. Just a few minutes after Edmundson's long-distance one-timer, Marco Scandella's uncontested wrist shot banged off the crossbar and went straight up.
President Donald Trump asserted today that China was working with the U.S. on "the North Korea problem", after yesterday's failed missile launch. On Monday, the vice president, the highest-ranking official of the Trump administration to visit Seoul, was scheduled to meet South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun.
It took Wild coach Bruce Boudreau about three and a half minutes to prove Blues goaltender Jake Allen has gotten to his team. "If we stick to that game, we're going to be tough to beat", said goalie Devan Dubnyk . Koivu was victimized with 2:12 remaining in overtime when 39-goal scorer Vladimir Tarasenko pirouetted in the right faceoff circle to shed Minnesota's best defensive forward and fed streaking defenseman Joel Edmundson for the victor.
The task of making up 20 seconds in 16 laps was ultimately too great a task. After splitting their drivers' tyre strategies, the team then twice instructed Bottas - suffering from a tyre-pressure issue - to let Hamilton through. Jolyon Palmer came home 13th and last of the runners after a poor race that saw him drop from 10th on the grid and suffer light contact with Kvyat that resulted in some slight front wing damage.
Rooney was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame back in 2000. "It was with deep sadness that I learned this evening of the death of Ambassador Daniel ( "Dan") Rooney ". "[Rooney] personified everything that's good about Pittsburgh", Penguins president David Morehouse said of the longtime Steelers executive. Mr.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Ryan Getzlaf scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 4:46 to play on a freakish deflection off Lance Bouma's skate, and Anaheim took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. "Sometimes it's nice to get on the road and get away from the distractions at home, kinda just focus in and bond as a team, a couple good dinners and some good boys time and just get ready for that third game", said Wild forward Chris Stewart.
Bayern's Arturo Vidal opened the scoring and missed a penalty before Ronaldo volleyed the equaliser in the 47th minute and scored the victor 13 minutes from time when he was picked out by Marco Asenio and finished calmly. We showed patience and we showed the willingness to get the right result. Mbappe netted inside 20 minutes before an own goal by Sven Bender made it 2-0 at half time.
While first baseman Greg Bird may return after missing the previous four games with a combination of a sore ankle and stomach flu, left fielder Brett Gardner probably will miss the game. The Rays saw their three-game winning streak come to an end Monday while managing only two hits in an 8-1 setback as they began the road schedule. Paxton struck out eight and walked two while pitching in Seattle's home opener for the second time in his career.
Arsenal had failed to assert itself in the first period as West Ham threatened through a Manuel Lanzini free kick before Mark Noble drove narrowly wide after stealing possession. "He has put his head down, worked hard in training and the rewards came against West Ham ". "All our thoughts and efforts now this game has finished are onto Swansea on Saturday".
Canada raced into a 19-0 lead but the Eagles roared back with 19 points of their own before Lucas Hammond scored the winning try in the dying minutes. It was Cup quarter-final round of upsets, with US producing a shock 24-19 victory over Olympic champions Fiji 24-19, Canada overcame New Zealand 26-14 and England needed a drop goal after the final hooter to beat Kenya 13-12.
Sidney Crosby is on fire this season! Auston Matthews , meanwhile, with his 40th goal on Saturday, became the fourth player in National Hockey League history to score 40 in a season before his 20th birthday. And if you're a member of Leafs Nation, you would have no doubt of the cruelty of the hockey gods. They'll have fresh legs ready to go right from the get-go.
We now enter the final six games of the Premier League season, and they promise to provide us with plenty of entertainment. But Chelsea must still also visit Everton who racked up an eighth successive home win when beating Burnley 3-1 to move above Arsenal and United into fifth, albeit having played more games than the teams around them.
Burnley's Premier League future is intrinsically linked with Turf Moor . "If we're focused just on another match and nothing after, and when we're favorable, I believe we can get the three points but first of all we should play". Asked if Winks' injury had affected his teammates, Lloris said: "We showed that it was not the case". 'Burnley is a very hard game, we showed great character, ' he added.
Harden said after the Houston Rockets' 118-87 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday evening in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series. Westbrook. Atlanta made 32 of 39 free throws, but connected on just 43.6 percent of their shots from the floor and turned the ball over 21 times. However, his night was shadowed by Thunder nemesis Patrick Beverley.
The break seemed to settle Gonzaga's players, as they scored the next eight points to take a 43-40 lead. The Tar Heels regrouped, refocused and outplayed Gonzaga over the final 20 minutes to prevent any deja vu. "That's all I was doing". I'm sitting over there, I'm not thinking the officials are doing a awful job. Meeks, fresh off his 25-point, 14-rebound performance against OR in the Final Four , had just four points and five boards and Hicks' struggles continued, as he went 1-for-5 in the ...
McCollum, who lead the Blazers on a nightly basis. DAMIAN Lillard's lighthearted comment has become a serious threat as the Portland Trail Blazers star is confident his eighth-seed team can finish off the West's top squad Golden State Warriors in their first-round matchup in the NBA Playoffs.
It was tempting to wonder what Klopp's reaction would have been had Albion scored when they pumped the ball into the Liverpool area moments later. Liverpool finished in eighth place in the Premier League table last season. "Firmino is blocking ( Craig) Dawson off at the back for the goal, the referee blew for us in the first half when Darren Fletcher blocked the goalkeeper - make your mind up which is worse".
But I am not concerned [about Barcelona] actually, because we give the boys enough perspective that they really want to be part of this for the next few years". James Milner sent in a free kick from the right wing, Lucas Leiva flicked the ball on from the edge of the area, and Firmino got in front of his marker at the back post to nod home from close range.
The Rays tacked on three more runs in the second inning. At least he didn't walk anybody. Cobb walked one and struck out four in his first April start in three years. Yankees: SS Didi Gregorius , out until sometime in May with a sprained right shoulder, will increase his throwing from 60 to 90 feet on Thursday.