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The Telegraph Lee Westwood’s Masters dream dies before it gets going after wayward first-round 78 Was it the call to swap in son Sam for fiancee Helen Storey on the bag? Did playing with defending champion Dustin Johnson somehow unnerve him? Perhaps the decision to rest up last week robbed him of momentum? Whatever it …

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Brock Nelson skates after puck vs Flyers tough shot UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brock Nelson scored in regulation and got the only goal in a five-round shootout to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Jordan Eberle also scored and Ilya Sorokin made 25 saves as the …

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Capitals looking for more from five-on-five offense after loss to Bruins originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington For seemingly the entire month of March, the Capitals’ defensive was downright dominant.  They were notably excellent in the high-danger areas of the ice as they prevented teams from getting opportunities in the scoring areas, which kept shots to …

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The Telegraph Lee Westwood’s Masters dream dies before it gets going after wayward first-round 78 Was it the call to swap in son Sam for fiancee Helen Storey on the bag? Did playing with defending champion Dustin Johnson somehow unnerve him? Perhaps the decision to rest up last week robbed him of momentum? Whatever it …

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Three Stars for Thursday 1. Viktor Arvidsson, Nashville Predators In the Predators’ seven-goal explosion against the Red Wings, Arvidsson netted a hat trick on his birthday. He scored Nashville’s first goal after Detroit went ahead 1-0 in the first, then twice in the third period. The last one, though, came on the penalty shot, and …

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The Telegraph This was Rory McIlroy’s most worrying first-round meltdown – and it’s because of Bryson DeChambeau Bryson DeChambeau was as surprised as most golf observers when Rory McIlroy revealed he had tinkered with his technique to keep up with the big-hitting US Open Champion. “I knew there would be people there to be influenced, …

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DETROIT (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson scored three times to lead the surging Nashville Predators in a 7-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. “It’s probably up there for birthdays,” said Arvidsson, who had his third career hat trick on the day he turned 28. Juuse Saros stopped 25 saves for the Predators, …

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Report: Teams calling Bruins about Jake DeBrusk before trade deadline originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston What is Jake DeBrusk’s future with the Boston Bruins? It’s a difficult question to answer. DeBrusk has shown flashes of being an effective goal scorer and quality playoff performer in three-plus seasons for the Bruins, but he’s too inconsistent …

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The NHL trade deadline is 3 p.m. ET on April 12. Here are the trades that have happened in the leadup to the final day: April 8: The Chicago Blackhawks acquire forwards Brett Connolly and Henrik Borgstrom, defenseman Riley Stillman and a seventh-round draft pick from the Florida Panthers for defenseman Lucas Carlsson and forward …

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The Blackhawks and Panthers have hooked up for their second trade together in the past week. Last Friday, Vinnie Hinostroza was dealt back to Chicago for Brad Morrison. On Thursday it was the Panthers sending Brett Connolly, Riley Stillman, the restricted free agent rights to Henrik Borgstrom, and a 2021 seventh-round pick to the Blackhawks …

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