Ducks lose their third straight game, 4-1

ANAHEIM DUCKS lost 4-1 to the New York Rangers Tuesday night.

ANAHEIM DUCKS lost 4-1 to the New York Rangers Tuesday night.

The Ducks are in a bit of a funk. On Tuesday, the Anaheim entry in the National Hockey League suffered its third straight defeat, falling to the New York Rangers 4-1 at Madison Square Garden.

sportsbriefsThat loss dropped the Ducks to 28-17-10, putting them in a tie with the Edmonton Oilers for second place in the NHL Pacific Division. Each team had 66 points. They both trail the San Jose Sharks, in first with 70 points.

The lone Anaheim goal was scored by Jakob Silverberg (his 16th of the season) in the second period on a assist by Andrew Cogliano at the 6:14 mark. John Gibson had 16 saves in goal for the Ducks.

Anaheim is next in action on Thursday visiting the Buffalo Sabres in the fourth contest of a six-game road swing


Los Alamitos High threw the Sunset League boys’ basketball race into a deadlock with a 54-47 upset of Edison Tuesday night in the Charger gym. The Griffs’ victory knotted up the league standings with both teams at 8-1 with a final game left to play on Thursday.

Edison fell behind by seven by halftime, but rallied to tie it up at the end of the third quarter. Randall Walker scored 19 to lead the Chargers, who are 21-4 overall. EHS finishes the regular season visiting last place Marina (1-8, 3-22).

Los Alamitos (20-6), which got 18 points from Joseph Riley Tuesday night, will close out at Fountain Valley (1-7, 9-16).

Here are the results of Tuesday high school basketball results for teams serving the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area.

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Golden West League

  • Westminster 77, Orange 46
  • Ocean View 69, Santa Ana 46

Empire League

  • Cypress 81, Pacifica 49

Sunset League

  • Huntington Beach 61, Marina 51
  • Los Alamitos 54, Edison 47
  • Newport Harbor 67, Fountain Valley 59

Girls’ basketball

San Joaquin League

  • Orangewood Academy 56, Avalon 20

Sunset League

  • Huntington Beach 62, Marina 39

Garden Grove League

  • La Quinta 39, Los Amigos 31
  • Garden Grove 32, Bolsa Grande 30
  • Santiago at Rancho Alamitos

Golden West League

  • Ocean View 38, Santa Ana 26
  • Westminster 62, Orange 19

Empire League

  • Cypress 41, Pacifica 35


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