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Nashville Puts Anaheim on the Brink

The tally, Aberg's first of the playoffs, came just a few minutes after the Swede lost a tooth on a face-plant while generating another scoring opportunity. Jonathan Bernier took the loss while stopping 16 of 18 shots. "Well, it seems that when the pressure's been applied, we've responded in the proper manner, and I would expect the same", Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said.



Who could Liverpool face in the Champions League play-off round?

He insisted he was not using this as an excuse for Arsenal's failings but it was clear he felt the over-arching atmosphere had not helped his players as they tried to fight their way into the Premier League's top four. But the Frenchman said fans' continued protests about his stewardship at the club had played a part in the failure to reach the Champions League .


Nibali wins stage, Dumoulin keeps lead

Nibali wins stage, Dumoulin keeps lead

Bob Jungels triumphed from a select group of riders on the 15th stage of the Giro D'Italia, with the Luxembourg rider sprinting to victory in Bergamo. Dumoulin entered the stage 2:41 ahead of Quintana . Kangert had been seventh overall at the time of the accident. "I don't know. It's hard to say", Dumoulin said when asked if his rivals should have waited.



Liverpool book ticket to Champions League play-off stage

It's alright saying you should be in the top four. Arsenal will miss out on a place in the Champions League next term after the north London side lost 10-2 on aggregate to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the last 16. That's the bottom line. Knowing Chelsea play one game a week, how strong they are. "I think it does [open the opportunity for more players to come in]".



After Game 3 meltdown, Penguins bench Marc Andre-Fleury for Matt Murray

Ottawa's Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury out of the game, and the Senators beat the Penguins 5-1 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in their NHL Eastern Conference finals.