Wednesday, February 10
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 last night. Wayne Simmonds scored for the Flyers, who dropped their third straight overall and fifth in the last six home games to further damage their playoff hopes. Philadelphia began the day five points out of a playoff spot, but behind five teams.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin's will be out for at least the rest of the week with a lower-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan says Malkin will miss tonight's game against the New York Rangers and a road trip through Carolina and Florida this weekend. The four-time All-Star was injured last week.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors are reviewing a police file as they decide whether to charge Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub brawl that left two off-duty police officers injured. McCoy has retained a high-profile criminal defense lawyer while prosecutors review the police findings on the fight early Sunday.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — In college men's basketball, Number 1 Villanova celebrated its first game as the nation's top team with an 86-59 victory over DePaul last night. Josh Hart scored 18 points. Kris Jenkins made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points as the Wildcats rolled to their 13th win in their last 14 games.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Number 12 Miami edged Pittsburgh 65-63 last night. Guard Angel Rodriguez scored on an offensive rebound with 1.4 seconds left for Miami. Pittsburgh has lost two straight for the first time this season.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Number 19 Dayton rallied for a late 76-74 win over Duquesne last night. Scoochie Smith hit a 3-pointer that put Dayton ahead to stay as the Flyers overcame a late 12-point deficit. Micah Mason had 27 points for Duquesne. Derrick Colter had 19 of his 21 in the second half.