ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Brandon Montour scored a power-play goal to help lift the Anaheim Ducks into third place in the Pacific Division with a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. Ryan Getzlaf and Rickard Rakell each had a goal and an assist, and Jakob Silfverberg also scored for the Ducks, who lead Los Angeles by two points in the division. Kyle Palmieri had a power-play goal and Patrick Maroon also scored for the Devils.
NEW YORK (AP) - Trevor van Riemsdyk scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period and Scott Darling made 26 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 4-3. Van Riemsdyk's second goal of the season came on a long slap shot with 6:49 remaining to help snap Carolina's three-game losing streak and continue the late season swoon by the Islanders, who have just one win their last 12 games. Jaccob Slavin, Lee Stempniak and Victor Rask also scored for the Hurricanes.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - New York Mets lefty Jason Vargas will have surgery after breaking his right hand in a minor league game. The surgery is set for Tuesday. The Mets said Vargas will resume his throwing workouts about five days after the operation, and no timetable was announced for him pitching in a game. The Mets open the regular season on March 29 at home against St. Louis.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Jets signed former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a one-year contract. It comes a day after the Jets acquired the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft from the Indianapolis Colts _ assuring themselves of getting a top available quarterback. New York also announced the signings of linebacker Avery Williamson and center Spencer Long, along with the re-signings of cornerback Morris Claiborne, defensive lineman Mike Pennel and safety Terrence Brooks.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - New York Yankees rookie Miguel Andujar has come up short in his bid to win the starting third base role. The Yankees optioned Andujar to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, clearing the way for Brandon Drury to claim the spot.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - UConn coach Geno Auriemma wore a Quinnipiac University T-shirt to an NCAA Tournament news conference a year ago to celebrate Connecticut's other successful women's team and its surprise run to the Sweet 16. On Monday night, his top-seeded Huskies (33-0) stand in the way of those Bobcats reaching the regional semifinals for a second straight year.
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