Zdeno Chara navy Capitals W jersey In the third-round of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, the Islanders selected 6-foot-9 defenseman Zdeno Chara from Slovakia, as he’d go on to play with the team for four seasons. Twenty years later, Chara returns to the team that drafted him. The Isles agreed to a one-year contract with …

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Zdeno Chara Capitals red jersey The Islanders announced on Saturday that they have agreed to terms with veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara on a one-year contract. Chara, 44, was originally selected by the Islanders in the third round of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft and played in New York through the 2000-01 season. He’s gone on …

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It’s simple math. Over this last stretch of the regular season, the Boston Red Sox must win enough games to edge the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays in the race for the American League’s top Wild Card position. They again controlled what they could Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles, winning 9-3 for their …

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The Bruins opened their first Prospects Challenge in two years with a victory. Boston prospects — ranging from experienced veterans to 2021 draft picks — on Saturday came away with a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres prospects in New York. Things were tied 1-1 after the opening frame, then Boston went up with a …

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Jean Segura crushes solo homer to put Phillies on the board against Mets, 1-0 | FOX Sports Jean Segura slammed a solo homer in the first inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies lead the the New York Mets, 1-0. That makes 13 home runs for Segura this season. 2 HOURS AGO・MLB・0:31 top MLB videos Source: …

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Xander Bogaerts wasn’t immune to the COVID-19 outbreak that spread through the Red Sox clubhouse over the past few weeks. But now that the All-Star shortstop is on the other side of things, having returned to the team Sept. 10, he’s picking up even better than where he left off. Bogaerts was in a pretty …

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Max Scherzer dominates again with seven strikeouts, no earned runs as Dodgers beat Reds, 5-1 | FOX Sports Max Scherzer cruised again with seven strikeouts and no earned runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 5-1. AN HOUR AGO・MLB・1:05 top MLB videos Source: Fox Sports

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Teoscar Hernandez’s three-run homer highlights Blue Jays win over Twins, 6-2 | FOX Sports The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Minnesota Twins, 6-2. Teoscar Hernandez took one deep for a three run homer in the fourth inning to help Blue Jays take the victory. AN HOUR AGO・MLB・1:07 top MLB videos Source: Fox Sports

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Now that he has returned from the COVID-19 related injured list, Xander Bogaerts has his eye on the postseason. And the Red Sox shortstop is putting the pressure on himself to make sure his team gets there. Too much pressure can be a bad thing — but Bogaerts has it under control. In fact, that’s …

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Manager Alex Cora insinuated earlier in the week that they would be getting creative with the use of the pitching staff. That included using starters out of the bullpen, which is what happened on Saturday as the Red Sox defeated the Orioles 9-3. With starter Nick Pivetta going 3 2/3 innings and giving up three …

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