Revolution advance to Desert Diamond Cup championship


Revolution advance to Desert Diamond Cup championship

Diego Fagundez and Bjorn Runstrom contributed a goal each to push the Revolution past Real Salt Lake in Wednesday's 2-1 victory. The win guarantees the Revolution a spot in the Desert Diamond Cup championship match.

It was the Revolutions sixth consecutive victory this preseason and the win improved the clubs record to a perfect 3-0-0 in the group stage of the Desert Diamond Cup following triumphs over the LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls.

The Revs will close out their preseason schedule with a rematch against the Galaxy in the competitions championship match on Saturday, March 3, at 10 p.m. ET.

Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1


Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1

PITTSBURGH - Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh led 2-1 through two periods before breaking out in the third with three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Sheary scored his 17th and has nine goals in nine games. Bryan Rust added his 12th and Patric Hornqvist his 11th for the Penguins, who won a season-high seventh straight at home. Pittsburgh the NHL's best home team, is 13-0-1 in its last 14 home games.

Evgeni Malkin had two assists for a season-best seven-game point streak. Crosby added two assists for a three-point game. Matt Murray made 44 saves to win his fourth straight game.

David Krejci scored his 11th for the Bruins, who have lost four straight and five of their last six.