Blues, Halak Blank Oilers

Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Blues blanked the Oilers, 3-0. It was the 25th-career shutout for Halak, who even assisted on a goal. Alexander Steen had a goal and assist while Chris Stewart and T.J. Oshie also lit the lamp. St. Louis has won four out of five to move to 17-11-and-2. Nikolai Khabibulin made 22 stops for Edmonton. The Oilers are losers of three out of four and saw a five-game points streak end to fall to 11-12-and-7.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 3 sec ago

John Lackey and two relievers combined on a six-hitter as the Cardinals blanked the Dodgers, 3-0, in the opener of a three-game set in St. Louis. Lackey scattered five hits and a walk while striking out nine to improve to 3-and-3. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth for his 14 save. Randal Grichuk and Jhonny Peralta each doubled in runs for the Cardinals, who have won five in-a-row.