Rangers beat Pacific Division-leading Kings, 4-2

New York Rangers right wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal with defenseman Marc Staal (18) and right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stopped on a similar chance in the first period, Rick Nash changed his approach when he got another opportunity with the score tied late in the game, and it worked.

Canada beats U.S. 3-1 in women’s hockey Olympic tuneup

Canada's Haley Irwin, right, celebrates after scoring against the United States during the second period of a women's hockey game Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Haley Irwin and Sarah Nurse scored in the second period, sending Canada to a 3-1 victory over the United States on Friday night in the latest Olympic tuneup between the world’s top powers in women’s hockey.

Travis, Davis each score 20 in Stanford’s win over Denver

Stanford's Daejon Davis, right, drives with the ball against Denver's Ade Murkey (0) and Joe Rosga, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Daejon Davis just completed his first quarter of college, finishing several projects and essays. He still found the energy to play one of his best games of the season.

Bison stampede into FCS championship game with 55-13 victory

North Dakota State running back Bruce Anderson hauls in a touchdown reception during an NCAA college football game against Sam Houston State, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 in Fargo, N.D. (Gene Schallenberg/The Huntsville Item via AP)

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — No matter which nemesis North Dakota State faces in the FCS championship game, the Bison looked quite able to exact some payback after a 55-13 win over Sam Houston State in Friday night’s semifinal.

NHL top lines are expected to do it all

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) works the puck around Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri (43) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Pittsburgh. Kadri has taken on big matchups against Sidney Crosby, Nicklas Backstrom, Connor McDavid and others. Kadri considers it important to make skilled opponents play in their own end. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Tyler Seguin doesn’t consider it a challenge. He sees it as an opportunity.



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