The Thunder got out to a 2-0 first period lead after goals by Blake Devries and Kael Delzer.,They extended that lead to 5-0 in the second period after power play goals by Delzer, Camden Nayman and Ryan Nolan.,The Thunder put the finishing touches on their victory in the third period when Alec Humke scored a goal to clinch a 6-0 victory.,Thunder goalie John Young had 22 saves on 22 shots on goal.,Scoring Summary for Oahe Capitals vs. Rushmore Thunder-2/8

* R-Blake DeVries goal, assist by Seth Stock read more

Monday's Canucks-Flyers game in Philadelphia featured a scary moment during the third period that required Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler be removed on a stretcher.,About halfway through the final period, Edler got his stick lodged in the skate of Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and was dragged to the ice.,Here's a look at the replay:

The situation grew worrisome when Edler remained motionless on the ice for a few moments, but the Canucks' medical staff was able to get him on a stretcher (seated up) and to the locker room for evaluation.,As he was being escorted off the ice, it became clear that a cut had opened up on Edler's face and he was bleeding pretty heavily.,Edler didn't return to the game but he was reportedly able to walk out of the trainer's room under his own power. read more

The Rams have broken hearts and left behind bitter fans in two different cities — in St. Louis, where the team spent 21 years, won a Super Bowl and then split town in a nasty divorce, and in Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest city and team’s home from 1946 to 1995, where the Rams built and lost a fan base before returning three seasons ago.,A win over the Saints on Sunday and the prospect of a football championship for Los Angeles could bring Rams fever to a boil and carve out a place for the team in the city’s crowded sports scene.,The Rams didn’t have to work quite as hard to build loyalty in St. Louis, where football-starved fans snatched up tickets early in 1995 and were rewarded four seasons later when an unknown backup quarterback named Kurt Warner and tailback Marshall Faulk turned their offense into the so-called “Greatest Show on Turf” and won a dramatic Super Bowl championship in 1999.,A couple of weeks ago, Saints coach Sean Payton hauled in the Lombardi trophy and a big stack of greenbacks to show his team what was at stake…

Tony Hernandez, a third-generation Rams fan from east of Los Angeles, said half of his uncles and many of his friends gave up on the Rams after they moved away.,Hernandez said he briefly quit watching the team during the 1995 season in protest of the move, but soon was back to watching every game and even flying to St. Louis to cheer in person. read more

Jeff Carter had a goal and two assists and Anze Kopitar scored twice for the Kings, who had lost four of their past five.,They followed through, taking a lead 2-1 lead at 8:47 of the second period when Alex Iafallo was credited with his 10th goal after a centering pass by Carter struck him in the chest and went in.,Jake Guentzel scored short-handed and power-play goals and Casey DeSmith made 20 saves for the Penguins, who lost for the second time in their past 12 games.,Guentzel scored five goals in the back-to-back games against Anaheim and Los Angeles, but Pittsburgh was unable to continue the longest road winning streak in the NHL this season.,Penguins coach Mike Sullivan was most concerned with allowing a league-worst 10th short-handed goal.

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Fans cheer during a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium on October 30, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.,Because their fanbase is so massive, away games can quickly turn into home games for the Cowboys as fans often flood the opposing team’s stadium.,The Cowboys are scheduled to play the Los Angeles Rams in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs this weekend, with the game taking place at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.,But there is little doubt there will be a large and loud contingent of Cowboys fans in Los Angeles for the team’s second playoff match following their 24-22 defeat of the Seattle Seahawks in the Wild Card round last weekend.,And those fans often flood local stadiums during their preseason games as the team often will plays the Rams, Oakland Raiders and the San Fransisco 49ers due to their proximity to camp.

Defenseman Charlie McAvoy and forward Brad Marchand were both absent from practice on Friday, and while both players will travel for the team on their upcoming road trip to Buffalo, neither is likely to play in Saturday’s game against the Sabres.,Chara and McAvoy are the Bruins’ top two defenders and have already combined to miss 40-man games this season due to injury.,In fact, the Bruins have not played a single game this season with all four of them in the lineup together.,They have only had three of the aforementioned in the lineup together in 17 games this season.,After losing back-to-back games the Bruins find themselves in the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, three points back of the Buffalo team they are playing on Saturday for the third playoff spot in the Atlantic Division, and four points ahead of the non-playoff teams.

Quick earned his 300th victory and Kopitar scored his 300th goal while Los Angeles escaped last place in the overall league standings with a 4-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers.,Kyle Clifford, Tyler Toffoli and Jeff Carter scored during a dominant first period in the Kings’ sixth win in nine games since mid-December.,Mikko Koskinen yielded three goals on eight Kings shots before Cam Talbot replaced him in the first period for the Oilers.,Edmonton coach Ken Hitchcock castigated his team after its seventh loss in eight games.,With these two points, Los Angeles moved above Ottawa, Philadelphia and St. Louis while pulling even at the bottom of the Pacific Division with Arizona, albeit with more games played.

Quick earned his 300th victory and Kopitar scored his 300th goal while Los Angeles escaped last place in the overall league standings with a 4-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers.,Kyle Clifford, Tyler Toffoli and Jeff Carter scored during a dominant first period in the Kings' sixth win in nine games since mid-December.,Mikko Koskinen yielded three goals on eight Kings shots before Cam Talbot replaced him in the first period for the Oilers.,Edmonton coach Ken Hitchcock castigated his team after its seventh loss in eight games.,Toffoli scored after Doughty kept an Oilers turnover in the zone and set up the forward for only his second goal in 25 games.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 27: Former NHL player Joe Sakic is introduced during the NHL 100 presented by GEICO Show as part of the 2017 NHL All-Star Weekend at the Microsoft Theater on January 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.,So, how do the coaches go about motivating the Colorado Avalanche players?,We also have a lot of role players, as any team does.,Because what is Jared Bednar, who never played in the NHL and doesn’t have the coaching chops yet to use that to back himself up, going to tell the elitest players on the team?,In any case, I guess the Colorado Avalanche’s stars are just going to have to find their own way just like Roy and Sakic did in their day.

During his two-game stint with the Vegas Golden Knights last year, Brandon Pirri recognized the key to the team's success in its inaugural season was each player sticking to his role.,Pirri got his sixth goal in the third period Tuesday night and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 17 shots to lead the Golden Knights to a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings.,The Golden Knights, who are 8-1-3 in their last 12 games, beat the Kings for the second time in four days after winning in Los Angeles on Saturday.,The Golden Knights have also improved defensively during the four-game streak, allowing just two power-play goals in 14 opportunities (85.7 percent), while Fleury and Malcolm Subban have stopped 106 of 109 shots (97.2 save percentage).,... Kings F Anze Kopitar, who has recorded points in eight of the last 11 games (2 goals, 7 assists) had his four-game point streak snapped.