Alex Ovechkin gives the Capitals a 2-0 lead over the Rangers with a beautiful deke behind defender Marc Staal and a shot to the far post past Henrik Lundqvist.
Weird times in Nashville right now as a significant portion of the Predators’ roster is sidelined by food poisoning. They went into Saturday’s game against Pittsburgh without Mike Fisher, Craig Smith, Colton Sissons and starting goaltender Pekka Rinne all out of the lineup. That meant a bunch of call-ups and a rookie goaltender getting the start against the defending Stanley Cup champions. While the Penguins were also playing without Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang, it is still a very formidable lineup (one that just rallied to beat San Jose the other night). That is part of what made Nashville’s 5-1 win so convincing and impressive. The Predators used a four-goal second period, including a pair
Oklahoma and Texas Tech set an FBS record for most combined yards in the Sooners’ 66-59 win Saturday night. Each team had 854 yards of offense to total 1,708 yards combined, breaking the record of 1,640 yards set by San Jose State and Nevada back in 2001. • The two teams tied the NCAA record for most