Young skiers draw closer after death of friends in avalanche

Erik Arvidsson and four of his ski team buddies crammed onto the tiny podium in Sochi, Russia. He was the newly crowned world junior downhill champion, yet they all celebrated as if they earned a piece of the gold medal.

  • Written by PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer

Savard leads Blue Jackets past Oilers 6-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With Columbus coming off a three-day break following a tough loss, coach John Tortorella was concerned the Blue Jackets would come out flat against the streaking Edmonton Oilers.

His team had other plans.

  • Written by NICOLE KRAFT, Associated Press