Altera's stock soars after report of possible Intel acquisition

...than 6 percent, to close at $32.Intel, based in Santa Clara, Calif., declined to comment Friday. Altera, of San Jose, Calif., didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.Altera makes chips used in phone networks and cars...

Predators top Capitals, clinch playoff berth

...Philadelphia, Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead San Jose over the Flyers.Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored and Jakub Voracek had a pair of assists for the Flyers, who...

Predators move into first place in Central Division

...Marleau scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help San Jose top the Red Wings.Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Matt Nieto, Chris Tierney and Logan Couture also had goals for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. HURRICANES 5, PENGUINS...

Canucks pull away from Kings

...first period and Carey Price made 29 saves for his second shutout in a row and ninth of the season as the Canadiens beat San Jose.Brendan Gallagher had an empty-net goal with 14 seconds left as Eastern Conference-leading Montreal (46-20-7...

Penguins sent to third loss in a row

...Montreal. JETS 5, SHARKS 2In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Blake Wheeler scored two goals and added an assist to help the Jets top San Jose.Ondrej Pavelec made 36 saves for Winnipeg in his first consecutive starts since late November.

Boston Bruins top Pittsburgh Penguins for their fifth in a row

...Philadelphia past slumping Detroit. BLACKHAWKS 6, SHARKS 2In San Jose, Calif., Patrick Sharp scored his first two goals since...broke a long scoring drought in Chicago's victory over San Jose.RANGERS 2, SABRES 0In Buffalo, N.Y., Keith Yandle's...

Senators top Bruins

...Toronto, Logan Couture had a goal and an assist, helping San Jose defeat the Maple Leafs.Couture's goal early in the second period was the eventual winner for San Jose (35-28-8), which ended a two-game skid. Tomas...

Capitals improve 3-0 against Penguins this season

...season-high 42 saves, and the Predators extended their winning streak to a season-high six consecutivce games by beating San Jose.Craig Smith scored twice, and Shea Weber scored and had an assist. Paul Gaustad and James Neal each had a goal. BLUE...

New-look MLS set to kick off its 20th season

...decades playing in college stadiums in the Bay Area, the San Jose Earthquakes have a new home in Avaya Stadium.The $100 million soccer-specific stadium near the San Jose airport was privately funded. Built on land formerly occupied...

Blackhawks top Penguins in shootout

...homestand.Nick Spaling scored in the third period for Pittsburgh, which had won four of five. LIGHTNING 5, SHARKS 2In San Jose, Calif., Steven Stamkos scored his 30th goal of the season and Tampa Bay beat the Sharks.Alex Killorn, Ondrej Palat...