Blues Outplay Blackhawks

Jaden Schwartz fired in two goals for St. Louis in a 3-1 win over the Blackhawks. Patrik Berglund also scored for the Blues helping St. Louis lock up home ice in the first-round of the playoffs with the four seed in the West. Brian Elliott had 22 saves for the Blues and Carter Hutton racked up 25 for the Hawks. Ben Smith had the lone goal for Chicago in the loss. The Western Conference leading Blackhawks finished the season with a record of 36-7-and-5 to capture their second Presidents' Trophy, while St. Louis wrapped up at 29-17-and-2. Chicago will face the Minnesota Wild in the first round. The Blues will meet the defending champion Los Angeles Kings.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 22 hours ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 56 sec ago

It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.