The Los Angeles Kings are Stanley Cup champions. After losing two straight games, the Kings returned home and defeated the New Jersey Devils 6-1 in Game 6 to secure their franchise’s first Stanley Cup title.
England held on for a 1-1 draw with France on Monday at the European Championship, giving the Group D favourites one point each. Joleon Lescott put England in the lead with a header in the 30th minute, and Samir Nasri levelled shortly before halftime.
When play was halted by showers on Sunday, Nadal was clinging to an ever-shrinking lead. It wasn’t until a few minutes before setting foot back on Court Philippe Chatrier, his favourite arena at his favourite tournament on his favourite surface, that Nadal set aside his anxiety. Oh, did he. The King of Clay overwhelmed the No.1-ranked Djokovic for the 50 minutes and nine games they played Monday, wrapping up a 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 victory that allowed Nadal to earn French Open trophy No. 7, breaking a tie with Bjorn Borg.
Blue Jays starter Brandon Morrow lasted just nine pitches after straining his left oblique muscle on Monday as the Washington Nationals defeated Toronto 6-3 in the opener of a three-game interleague series. He will be re-evaluated on Tuesday.
Albert Pujols had a tiebreaking single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen to drive in Mike Trout, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to 3-2 victory over the Dodgers on Monday night.
The Angels moved within 2 1/2 games of Texas in the American League West, the closest they’ve been since April 12. The Dodgers’ lead in the National League West was reduced to 4 1/2 games over San Francisco.
MacTavish, 53, was head coach of the Oilers for eight seasons from 2000 and 2009, including Edmonton’s run to the Stanley Cup final in 2006 when they lost in seven games to the Carolina Hurricanes.