Sunday, December 29, 2013
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Saku Koivu scored two goals, including the game-winner 51 seconds into overtime, to lift the Anaheim Ducks to their 10th straight victory, 3-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes last night. Anaheim improved its Pacific-Division leading record to 28-7-5 and went to 14-0-2 at Honda Center this season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 26.4 seconds left to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings last night. Fisher also assisted on Patrick Hornqvist's first-period goal for Nashville, which snapped a five-game losing streak. Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored for the Kings, who have lost two straight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored a season-high 40 points, overcoming early foul trouble and a career-worst eight turnovers to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-90 victory over the Utah Jazz last night. Griffin made his first 12 free throws and finished 14 for 17 from the foul line. Chris Paul had 21 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Los Angeles.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Michael Caffey hit a 3-pointer for Long Beach State at the regulation buzzer to tie up the score, and the 49ers grabbed an 80-77 overtime victory against Nevada last night. Nevada led by five points (67-62) with 1:02 left to play. A 3-pointer by Long Beach State's Branford Jones cut the difference to two and Caffey's 3-pointer after a free throw by the Wolf Pack sent the game into overtime.