Board Topics: Philadelphia fell to 0-8 this season
WASHINGTON -- Jonathan Toews scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 in an NHL preseason game Friday night. Jerick McKinnon Super Bowl Jersey . Toews played his first preseason game after being sidelined by a lower body injury. Alex Ovechkins first goal of the preseason, a power-play tally at 8:17 of the third period, lifted the Capitals into a 4-4 tie. Dylan Olsen had a goal and an assist for Chicago, which also got goals from Jeremy Morin, Brad Winchester and Brandon Bollig. Antti Raanta made 26 saves through overtime. Niklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson and Eric Fehr also scored for the Capitals. Marcus Johansson had two assists. Michael Neuvirth played the first 30:01 for Washington, allowing three goals on 17 shots. David Leggio stopping 16 of 17 shots in relief. Weston Richburg Super Bowl Jersey .A. Happ. The Toronto Blue Jays will be looking to improve the starting rotation ahead of next season and pitchers like Happ have a chance to show they belong as the disastrous 2013 campaign draws to a close. Tevin Coleman Super Bowl Jersey . -- Jake Peavy arrived at Bostons spring training complex on Monday with a large white bandage covering his left index finger, the result of a weekend accident.Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Mason Plumlee had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets pulled away in the fourth quarter to take down the Philadelphia 76ers 88-70 on Friday night. The Nets outscored the Sixers 25-10 in the final frame. Alan Anderson posted 12 points, five rebounds and three steals, while Joe Johnson added 12 points for Brooklyn, which snapped a three-game losing streak. We were more active. Lots of deflections, lots of steals, Nets guard Deron Williams said. Robert Covington tallied 20 points and six boards for the Sixers, who are 2-3 on the heels of their 0-17 start to the season. They just made adjustments and hit shots and their veteran players stepped up, Sixers guard Michael Carter-Williams said. Brooklyn was up 63-60 after three before netting the first 10 points off the fourth to seize control. 49ers Super Bowl Jerseys. . Andersons reverse capped the surge and staked the Nets to a 73-60 advantage. Philadelphia never cut the gap below eight the rest of the way. The Nets used a 6-0 spurt late in the first quarter to create some distance and take a 22-16 advantage before heading into the second with a 22-18 edge. Philadelphia, though, outscored them 27-22 in the second and took a 45-44 edge heading into the locker room. Game Notes Brooklyn had 25 points off 24 turnovers. Philadelphia fell to 0-8 this season when giving the ball away 20-plus times ... Sixers guard Tony Wroten returned from a six-game absence due to a knee injury. He had 12 points on 2-of-10 shooting ... Brooklyn had dropped five of its last six at home coming in. ' ' '