The Dubuque Fighting Saints fell Friday night in Waterloo with All of the scoring occurred in the first six minutes of the game. Waterloo did just enough to overtake the fighting saints 2-1 . With the loss, Dbq is locked into the 6th seed this season and will wait till today to find out who they play in the first round.
Tonight the Saints play the regular season finale at home with puck drop at 7:05pm.
– The Chicago Cubs have halted the Los Angeles Angels’ six-game winning streak.
Cole Hamels worked eight innings and Willson Contreras belted four of the Cubs’ four homers in a 5-1 win over the Angels. Hamels surrendered Albert Pujols’ 635th career home run but just three other hits while striking out six.
The Chicago Cubs have placed catcher Victor Caratini on the 10-day injured list after he broke a bone in his left hand. Caratini is expected to miss four to six weeks after he got hurt on a swing during Thursday night’s 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh. He is scheduled for surgery on Monday.
– The NHL’s best team during the regular season is in some serious trouble.
The Lightning are down two games to none in their first-round series after Matt Duchene (doo-SHAYN’) delivered a goal and three assists to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-1 victory at Tampa. The eighth-seeded Jackets also received goals from Cam Atkinson, Zach Werenski, Riley Nash and Artemi Panarin.
Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves for the Blue Jackets, who have scored nine of the last 10 goals in the series. The Blue Jackets started the postseason last season by winning the first two games of the first-round series with eventual Stanley Cup Washington, which won the next four games.