Updated: Friday, 22 Feb 2013, 4:47 AM EST
Published : Friday, 22 Feb 2013, 4:47 AM EST
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 last night. Nathan Horton scored two goals. Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston, which improved to 6-1-1 on the road. After blowing a two-goal lead, the B's took a 3-2 advantage on Marchand's goal from the slot with 6:02 to go in the second. Horton extended the lead to 4-2 when he redirected Zdeno Chara's pass at 2:33 of the third.
OTTAWA (AP) — The Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 last night. Kaspars Daugavins scored in the seventh round of the shootout and backup goalie Ben Bishop picked up the victory in relief of injured starter Craig Anderson. The Senators lost Anderson at 1:43 of the third period after Rangers forward Chris Kreider was tripped in front and slid into him.
MONTREAL (AP) — The New York Islanders rallied to snap the Montreal Canadiens' five-game winning streak, 4-3 last night. Rookie defenseman Thomas Hickey scored in overtime for his first NHL goal. Matt Moulson scored twice and Frans Nielsen added a goal in the third period for Islanders.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk scored the tiebreaking goal on a 5-on-3 power play with about 8½ minutes left to complete the New Jersey Devils' 3-2 comeback victory last night over the Washington Capitals. The East-worst Capitals dropped to 0-7-1 against the conference's top six teams. They will get another chance tomorrow when they host New Jersey again.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — New closer Joel Hanrahan struck out two hitters in the first inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Northeastern 3-0 yesterday in the first exhibition game of spring training. The Red Sox routed Boston College 11-1 in the doubleheader's second game. Hanrahan was brought in to anchor the Boston bullpen, but the Red Sox gave him the start against Northeastern.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees outfielders Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner could be switching positions. Granderson worked out in left field yesterday and the speedy Gardner switched to center. Yankees manager Joe Girardi plans to play the pair together in upcoming spring training games.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The New York Jets want to make one thing perfectly clear: They want Darrelle Revis to stay with the team. At the NFL's annual scouting combine yesterday, new general manager John Idzik spent the first eight minutes of his news conference addressing Revis questions. He says nothing has changed and the Jets still want him.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shabazz Napier scored 11 of his 27 points in overtime as Connecticut beat Cincinnati 73-66 last night. DeAndre Daniels added 17 points and tied a career high with four blocked shots for the Huskies.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) —Quinnipiac rallied to defeat Sacred Heart 81-74 last night for its fifth straight win. Ike Azotam scored 14 points, hitting all seven of his free throws in the second half. The Bobcats ended a three-game skid in the series and lead 15-14.