From Comcast SportsNetPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers have laid off three longtime executives.The Blazers announced the layoffs on Thursday, about a month after Chris McGowan became the new team president.Chief financial officer Gregg Olson had been with the Blazers for 10 years. Michele Daterman, who was the senior vice president of tickets and marketing, and Traci Reandeau, formerly the senior vice president of human resources, both had been with the team for some 18 years. Daterman helped develop Portland's "New Team, New Dream" slogan.Chief operating officer Sarah Mensah resigned last week.
Watch the highlights of the Boston Bruins 5-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks, their first loss under new head coach Bruce Cassidy.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Rickard Rakell broke a tie with his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston's four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 victory over the Bruins on Wednesday night.
Rakell also scored in the second period for the Ducks and has 24 goals in his outstanding season. Ondrej Kase, Josh Manson and Andrew Cogliano also scored for Anaheim, and Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves in his first victory since Jan. 23.
Frank Vatrano scored the tying goal in the third period for the Bruins, who hadn't lost since Cassidy replaced Claude Julien on Feb. 7. Defensemen Brandon Carlo and Zdeno Chara scored early goals, and Tuukka Rask stopped 20 shots.
Anaheim beat Boston for the seventh straight time.