NHL roundup

Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

NHL roundup

Ben Smith assisted on the Blackhawks’ first goal and scored their second to lead Chicago to its eighth consecutive victory, 3-2 over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

Mumps spreading through the NHL

Once mumps invades a professional sports dressing room, it finds a fertile breeding ground and the NHL is finding that it is not easy to get rid of.

COLUMNS

Pierre-Paul's hustle went unnoticed ... which is a real shame

Coaches of high school and youth sports must want to weep uncontrollably when concepts they teach,...

MORE PRO HOCKEY

Rangers beat Penguins in overtime

Kevin Klein, bloodied earlier by a high stick that ripped off part of his ear, fired in a slap shot 3:45 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.

NHL roundup

Brad Marchand scored twice, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins used a quick start to beat the reeling Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Saturday night and avoid a winless road trip.

Canadiens' Hall of Famer Beliveau dies at 83

It is hard to imagine a classier hockey player, on and off the ice, than Jean Beliveau.

UCONN

History still follows ex-Husky Sellers

One day at work, someone recognized Rod Sellers. Sellers has been at his new sales job in the Atlanta area for only a few months.

Brimah leads the way in Huskies' rout

Amida Brimah’s engine races all the time. He never takes his foot off the accelerator.

COLLEGES

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.

NCAA women's basketball top 25 roundup

Isabelle Harrison scored all 11 of her points in the second half and No. 11 Tennessee used a late run to beat 17th-ranked Rutgers 55-45 on Sunday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Old Lyme girls keep rolling

Abby Stone had 21 points and five steals as the Old Lyme High School girls’ basketball team downed rival Old Saybrook on Tuesday night, 55-41, in a Shoreline Conference game.

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots defense getting healthier, stingier

Chandler Jones is tackling the quarterback again, Vince Wilfork is stuffing the middle and Darrelle Revis is smothering receivers.

NFL notes

John Fox has no problem with nose tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton's Super Bowl bravado.

CT SUN

Sun to open 2015 season at home, June 5

The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 13th season with a home game against the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the team announced Thursday.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Hampton at Illinois.

7 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: North Florida at Florida State.

7:30 p.m., CSN - NBA: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., ESPN, YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Diego State at Cincinnati.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: New Mexico State at Baylor.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Houston Rockets at Denver Nuggets.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: Ottawa Senators at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild.