Carey Price made 21 saves for his 100th win and Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist as the Montreal Canadiens ended a six-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday.
Pacioretty assisted on Andrei Kostitsyn’s goal 10 minutes, 26 seconds into the second and scored 2:12 later to make it 3-1. He added his second goal of the game in the third.
Yannick Weber scored a power-play goal late in the first period to tie it at 1. Michael Cammalleri also scored for Montreal, who got their first win in six games at the Bell Centre.
Jaromir Jagr scored his third goal in two games for Philadelphia, who played their first game without injured captain Chris Pronger.
Blues 3, Canucks 0
In Vancouver, British Columbia, -Alexander Steen scored twice and Brian Elliott made 32 saves to help St Louis beat Vancouver.
Elliott, who signed a free-agent contract this summer to be a backup in St Louis, earned his first shutout this season and the 10th of his career. The Blues have won three straight games, all with Elliott starting.
Patrik Berglund scored the other St Louis goal. Kevin Shattenkirk had two assists.
Cory Schneider stopped 28 shots for the Canucks, who lost their second game in two nights.
Flames 4, Avalanche 2
In Calgary, Alberta, Rene Bourque scored twice and Miikka Kiprusoff made 34 saves to lead Calgary over Colorado.
Roman Horak scored his first NHL goal and added an assist for the Flames. Lee Stempniak got his first goal of the season.
Kyle Quincey and Ryan Wilson scored for Colorado, which had won six straight road games. The Avalanche were one short of the franchise record for consecutive wins away from home.
“Road Runner” Alphonso Davies lived up to his nickname with another lightning sprint on Saturday as Bayern Munich opened a 10-point lead in the Bundesliga. Having defeated second-placed Borussia Dortmund 1-0 away in midweek, Bayern enjoyed a 5-0 romp over Fortuna Duesseldorf. Defender Mathias Joergensen scored an early own-goal before Benjamin Pavard, Robert Lewandowski (2) and Davies scored for Bayern. With five games remaining, the defending champions, who have won their past eight league games, are comfortably on course for an eighth straight league title. Davies scored the best goal of the game when the fleet-footed defender pressed Duesseldorf into making a mistake, barged
The losing captain thanked the winning team’s players for their personal sacrifices leading into the match and a charter flight pilot received a big round of applause when his plane beat incoming fog to touch down after midnight following another game as feel-good stories off the field matched those on it as the National Rugby League (NRL) restarted its season in Australia over the weekend. The New Zealand Warriors’ 18-0 win over St George Illawarra was the Auckland-based team’s first of the season after three rounds and it could not have come at a better time. Due to international travel restrictions
Taiwan Steel celebrated a big win over Tatung in the Taiwan Premier League yesterday, while undefeated Taichung Futuro remained at the top of the table, although their lead is only one point. Four of the eight teams were in action, completing matches postponed the previous weekend due to rain, with Taipower and Hang Yuan playing out a scoreless draw in Kaohsiung. Taiwan Steel are sorting out their early-season problems as they chase the leaders and it showed against defending champions Tatung at the Jhubei Stadium in Hsinchu County. Haitian striker Benchy Astama netted a brace and midfielder Kuo Po-wei’s outstanding solo effort sent
DISTANCING RULES: The government said social distancing should be maintained during disputes and celebrations, but conceded it would not be possible during play The Premier League on Saturday was given British government approval to press ahead with its June 17 restart, although players will have to stay apart during goal celebrations and disputes to maintain social distancing. Further details of the league’s plans for dealing with COVID-19 cases have been disclosed with clubs likely to have to play even if they only have 15 fit squad members. In a further boost to the league’s restart plans, there were no positives in the fourth round of twice-weekly testing. Tests were conducted on 1,130 players and club personnel on Thursday and Friday as contact training resumed. The season