Pavelski Leads Sharks To 2-1 Win Over Kings, 2-0 Series LeadCaptain Joe Pavelski scored his third goal in two games, Martin Jones made 27 saves and the San Jose Sharks took a 2-0 series lead on the Los Angeles Kings with a 2-1 victory in Game 2 on Saturday night.
Cueto Retires First 13, Pitches Giants Past Dodgers, 4-3Johnny Cueto pitched 7 1/3 sharp innings, and the San Francisco Giants got run-scoring hits from Joe Panik, Brandon Crawford and Brandon Belt in a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
Arcia, Park Homer In 8th To Lift Twins Over Angels 6-4Oswaldo Arcia and Byung Ho Park homered in the eighth inning to lift Minnesota over the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on Saturday, giving the Twins their second consecutive comeback victory after opening the season with nine straight defeats.
Hernandez Smacks 2 HRs Off Bumgarner; Dodgers Top Giants, 7-3Kike Hernandez homered his first two times up against Madison Bumgarner, drove in four runs and prevented two more with a diving catch in left field, leading Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
Pavelski's 2 Goals Help Sharks Sink Kings In Playoff OpenerJoe Pavelski broke a tie with his second goal early in the third period, and the San Jose Sharks opened their playoff return with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Dodgers' Stripling Pulled With No-Hitter In Eighth Inning; Giants winIn a decision sure to be debated around baseball, first-year manager Dave Roberts removed Stripling after the right-hander walked Angel Pagan on his 100th pitch.
Crawford Scores 30, Including Game-Winner In OT To Lead ClippersJamal Crawford made a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds left and finished with 30 points in the Los Angeles Clippers' 102-99 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
Celtics Survive Kobe's 34 Points, Beat Lakers 107-100Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points and the Boston Celtics clinched a playoff berth while besting Kobe Bryant for the final time with a 107-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.
Ducks Beat Stars 3-1 To Take Over 1st Place In Pacific Nate Thompson and Ryan Kesler each scored a short-handed goal, John Gibson made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Dallas Stars 3-1 to return to the top of the Pacific Division on Sunday night.
Benn Brothers Score In Dallas' 3-2 Win Over KingsJordie Benn scored the tie-breaking goal with 4:58 to play, and the Dallas Stars rallied from a third-period deficit to assert their Western Conference supremacy with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Etem Burns Ducks In Canucks' Third-Period Rally For 3-2 VictoryJohn Gibson made 25 saves and Josh Manson scored in the opening minute for the injury-depleted Ducks, who had won three straight.
Clippers Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Nuggets DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 16 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 105-90 on Sunday to become the fourth Western Conference team to clinch a playoff spot.
Kings Complete Season Sweep Of Oilers With 6-4 WinTyler Toffoli had two goals and two assists, Trevor Lewis added a short-handed goal and the Los Angeles Kings completed a five-game season sweep of the Edmonton Oilers with a 6-4 victory on Saturday night.
Balanced Nuggets Overcome Bryant's 28 Points To Beat Lakers, 116-105Kobe Bryant hit four 3-pointers and scored 28 points in his final meeting with the Nuggets, producing his highest-scoring performance in nearly eight weeks during his farewell season.
Redick's Buzzer-Beater Lifts Clippers Past BlazersWith 1.1 seconds left, Chris Paul inbounded the ball to Redick cutting off a screen, and he made the basket from just inside the arc.