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Updated: Friday, 22 Feb 2013, 1:04 AM MST
Published : Friday, 22 Feb 2013, 1:04 AM MST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk scored the tiebreaking goal on a 5-on-3 power play with about 8½ minutes left to complete the New Jersey Devils' 3-2 comeback victory Thursday night over the Washington Capitals, who have yet to beat any of the Eastern Conference's elite teams. The East-worst Capitals dropped to 0-7-1 against the conference's top six teams.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Chris Young on a minor-league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Young is 53-43 with a 3.79 ERA in 159 career starts with the New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Texas Rangers. The 33-year-old Young was an All-Star with the Padres in 2007.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have sent disgruntled guard Jordan Crawford to the Boston Celtics for center Jason Collins and injured guard Leandro Barbosa. The Wizards dispensed of Crawford shortly before the Thursday afternoon trade deadline.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Seth Curry scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half as Duke opened a 20-point lead and sent Virginia Tech to its ninth consecutive loss, 88-56 Thursday night. Rasheed Sulaimon added 17 points for the Blue Devils as they moved coach Mike Krzyzewski into sole possession of third place on the career list for victories at one school with 877.