Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginla scored in a shootout, as Calgary continued its push for a higher seed in the playoffs with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues. Lee Stempniak scored twice for the Blues, who have dropped two in a row and four of five. Christian Backman and Petr Cajanek also found the back of the net for St. Louis, while Brad Boyes had three assists. Jason Bacashihua 30 saves in a losing effort.
Atlanta 4, Washington 2
Phoenix 4, Phildalephia 0
Los Angeles 5, Edmonton 1
Rick Ankiel homered and doubled in his two at-bats, helping the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Ankiel, trying to return to the majors as an outfielder after his well-documented pitching troubles, connected for his first homer of the spring in the sixth inning. He then doubled in the eighth and scored the go-ahead run. Braden Looper, trying his hand as a starter, threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings for St. Louis. He yielded four hits, did not walk a batter and struck out three. The Cards are 8-4 this spring.
Jeff Mathis hit a pair of home runs, ending 3-for-3, and drove in three runs to help the Angels down the Royals, 11-4, in Cactus League action. Gil Meche began the game on the mound for the Royals and yielded two runs on four hits, striking out four in four frames. Esteban German and Joey Gaithright had two hits apiece for Kansas City. The Royals with the loss fall to 6-7 on the spring.
The Kansas City Chiefs signed unrestricted free agent linebacker Donnie Edwards to a three-year deal on Monday. Per team policy, financial terms were not disclosed. The 11-year veteran originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round pick of Kansas City in the 1996 NFL Draft. Edwards played in 94 regular season games with 80 starts in six seasons with the Chiefs before leaving as an unrestricted free agent. He led the Chiefs in tackles during his last four seasons with the team.
Charlotte 119, Orlando 108
Toronto 108, Milwaukee 93
New Jersey 113, Memphis 102
Phoenix 103, Houston 82
Golden State 117, Dallas 100
Funeral services for Roy L. Gaddy of Salem, age 78, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery Full military honors will be held at the cemetery.
Funeral services for Cleveland Earn Shoemake of Steelville, age 82, will be held today at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
Graveside services for James Elmo Delassus of Steelville, age 87, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Visitation will be today from 3:00 to 8:00 and with a prayer service at 6:30 at the Britton Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Martha Ellen Claus of St. James, age 60, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Chapel in St. James. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Wishon Cemetery in Phelps County.
Funeral services for John Thomas Adams of Rolla, age 19, will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 at the Vienna United Methodist Church in Vienna. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Memorials are suggested Vienna United Methodist Church or to CORE for the Rolla High School Athletic Department.
Memorial services for Janice M. Gahr of Steelville, age 64, will be held Friday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be held 4:00 to 7:00 Thursday. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.