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The Rangers' Cody McLeod watches as Philadelphia's Alex Lyon makes a glove save in the second period of Sunday's game at Madison Square Garden. Philadelphia won, 7-4. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Travis Konecny scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Flyers goaltender Alex Lyon made 25 saves in relief and the Philadelphia Flyers went on to down the New York Rangers 7-4 on Sunday.

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Boston goalie Anton Khudobin checks the Canucks' Loui Eriksson after coming out of his net to play the puck and losing it to Eriksson during the third period of Saturday's game in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Canucks won, 6-1. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press/AP Photo)

Loui Eriksson scored his second goal of the night late in the third period and Anders Nilsson stopped 44 shots to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins

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Boston's David Backes checks Calgary's Garnet Hathaway during the first period of Tuesday's game at TD Garden. Boston won, 5-2. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

Patrice Bergeron and Riley Nash scored two goals apiece, helping the Boston Bruins beat the Calgary Flames 5-2 on Tuesday night.


Decision to go with two-man officiating crews in ECC semis is baffling

ECC officials believe that despite three-man crews in previous semifinal rounds and at some marquee...



NHL: Bruins top Devils

Adam McQuaid got his first goal of the season with 8:05 to play, and the Boston Bruins extended their road point-scoring streak to 13 games with a 5-3 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils on Sunday night.

Wilson helps Sabres cool off Rask, Bruins in 4-2 victory

Scott Wilson had a goal and an assist during Buffalo's big second period, helping the Sabres cool off Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins with a 4-2 victory on Saturday night.

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The Rangers' Mika Zibanejad, top, celebrates his goal against Calgary during the third period of Friday's game at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers won, 4-3. (Andres Kudacki/AP Photo)

Mika Zibanejad scored the go-ahead goal on a power play, Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves in relief and the New York Rangers beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 to snap a four-game losing streak


Stonington's Chapman now a UConn football grad assistant

Randy Edsall has made three additions to his UConn football coaching staff, including Stonington School graduate and former walk-on Ben Chapman.

UConn women rout Temple 106-45, win 77th straight at home

UConn's Napheesa Collier, left, drives to the basket as Temple's Mia Davis defends during the first half of Sunday's game at the XL Center in Hartford. UConn won 106-45. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Juniors Katie Lou Samuelson and Napheesa Collier have played 101 games for UConn and have won 100 of them.


No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72

Cincinnati's Cane Broome, left, and Wichita State's Darral Willis Jr. collide while going for the ball during the first half of Sunday's game in Highland Heights, Ky. Wichita State won, 76-72. (Gary Landers/AP Photo)

Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Clemson's Gabe DeVoe tries to maintain control of the ball while defended by Duke's Jordan Goldwire during the first half of Sunday's game in Clemson, S.C. Duke won, 66-57. (Richard Shiro/AP Photo)

Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good in a 66-57 win at No. 11 Clemson


Local roundup: Ledyard boys win fifth straight

Devin Rickerson had 22 points and eight rebounds as Ledyard ended its regular season on a five-game winning streak by defeating Granby 47-36 in a non-conference boys' basketball game on Monday night.

Local college notes

• The UConn baseball team, which opened its season over the weekend in the Atlanta area and went 2-1, including a 9-7, 10 inning win over Georgia Tech on Sunday, is ranked No. 25 in the Baseball American Top 25 poll. The Huskies, who play...

Black Wolves lose their third straight, falling to Colorado 19-11

Kevin Crowley of the New England Black Wolves, left, attempts to move past Brad Self of the Colorado Mammoth during Sunday's National Lacrosse League game at Mohegan Sun Arena. Colorado won 19-11. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The Colorado Mammoth scored on their first shot Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena and fended off a Black Wolves comeback for a 19-11 victory.


Rajai returns to Indians with great memories of Series homer

In this Nov. 2, 2016 file photo, Cleveland's Rajai Davis hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the eighth inning of Game 7 of the World Series in Cleveland. The Indians have signed the former New London High and Avery  Avery Point great to a minor league contract, bringing back the speedy outfielder who hit one of the biggest home runs in team history. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Rajai Davis has the bat he used to hit one of the biggest home runs in Indians history nicely displayed in his office

Report: Martinez, Red Sox agree to five-year. $110M deal

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that slugger J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract


Sun open 2018 WNBA season at home against Las Vegas

The Connecticut Sun will play host to the Las Vegas Aces in its 2018 WNBA regular-season opener on Sunday, May 20, and then spend most of the next eight weeks away from Mohegan Sun Arena.

Connecticut signs rookie Romero, former Sun Griffin

The Connecticut Sun announced Wednesday that Leticia Romero signed her rookie contract, and that free agents Betnijah Laney and Kelsey Griffin agreed to training camp contracts. The latter played five seasons for the franchise.



7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Rhode Island at La Salle.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Illinois at Michigan State.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: West Virginia at Baylor.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Creighton at Butler.

7 p.m., YES — NCAA men: Boston College at North Carolina State.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Northern Iowa at Valparaiso.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kentucky at Arkansas.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Mississippi at Missouri.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Saint Louis at Dayton.


9 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Edmonton Oilers.


2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Barcelona at Chelsea.


12:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro, Delray Beach (Fla.) Open.

8:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro, Delray Beach (Fla.) Open.

Winter Olympics

5 a.m., NBCSN, Olympic Channel — From Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Coverage begins on USA at 7 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 at 3 p.m. and again at 8 p.m.; CNBC at 5 p.m.).