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Saunders Notches First Shutout of Season

(LOVELAND, CO) -- The Colorado Eagles shut out the Rapid City Rush 2-0 Saturday at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland. Eagles goaltender Clarke Saunders registered 23 saves on the night and picked up his first shutout of the season. Colorado grabbed the game's first goal as Eagles defenseman Teigan Zahn found a shorthanded opportunity after Kyle Kraemer centered the puck into the slot off a rebound. Zahn out-waited Rush goaltender Sam Marotta, pulling him out of position and placed the p... Full Story

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Matheson Lifts Pirates Past Penguins in OT

Wilkes-Barre, PA - Defenseman Mike Matheson netted the game winning goal 1:29 in overtime to lift the Portland Pirates (28-18-1-0) past the Atlantic Division leaders, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (32-14-2-1) by a score of 2-1 on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. The victory was Portland's first in Wilkes-Barre since December 8, 2012. After playing scoreless through 40 minutes, Pirates forward Rob Flick finally broke the deadlock at 3:08 of the third period when he stole an outlet pass from former Pirate Derek Army along the right wing boards in the attacking zone. He moved into the... Full Story

Stingrays Sweep Weekend in Wichita with 4-1 Win over Thunder

WICHITA, KS - Austin Fyten scored twice in the second period, and the South Carolina Stingrays (27-16-4-2) rolled past the Wichita Thunder (10-31-4-4) with a 4-1 victory Saturday night at the Intrust Bank Arena. The victory gave the Stingrays points in seven straight games, and the club finished the Midwest road trip at 3-0-1-0. After the Thunder jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a Kenton Miller goal at 4:05 of the first period, the Stingrays battled back with a pair of goals in the opening frame to take a 2-1 lead. A beautiful passing play would tie the game at one as Brett Cameron scored his... Full Story

Mallards Rally for Wild O.T. Win in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (February 13, 2016) - Raphael Bussieres scored his second power play goal of the game at 2:41 of overtime to give the Quad City Mallards (22-21-5) a wild come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the host Tulsa Oilers (24-17-5) Saturday night. Bussieries, who like teammate Matt Carey picked up an assist as well as a pair of goals, blasted the game winner from the left wing circle to give the Mallards a split of a two-game weekend series in Tulsa. After the Mallards roared back from a 2-0 deficit with three straight third period goals, it seemed sudden death would not be necessary bu... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Portland Thorns FC - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL)
  2. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Victoria Royals - Western Hockey League (WHL)
  4. Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Texas League (TL)
  5. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  6. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Worcester - ECHL (ECHL)
  10. San Antonio FC - United Soccer League (USL)


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BASEBALL
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ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, AIF, CIF, CIFL, IFL, SIF
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL