David Legwand scored in the final period as the Nashville Predators recorded a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings to advance to the Western Conference semifinals in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs.
Chris Kreider made his debut for the New York Rangers in last night’s playoff win against the Ottawa Senators, becoming the first player since 1987 to appear in the National Hockey League postseason in the same year that he won a national college championship.
Crude oil declined for the third time in four days as U.S. housing starts dropped more than forecast and the Trans Alaska Pipeline System increased its throughput rate to the highest level since its Jan. 7 shutdown. Heating oil extended its 27-month high, and gasoline was little changed. Ethanol fell.
Oil fell for a second day in New York after China moved to cool its economy and signs of slowing growth in the U.S. bolstered speculation that demand may falter in the world’s biggest consumers of the fuel.