Rookie Jeremy Morin scored and set up Patrick Sharp 's go-ahead goal in the second period, and the injury-depleted Chicago Blackhawks held on to defeat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Sunday afternoon for their third straight win. Jonathan Toews and
Brandon Saad was a last-minute scratch. Ben Smith also scored for Chicago, which closed to one point behind Colorado for second place in the Central Division and home ice in the first round of the playoffs. The Blackhawks have three games left.
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" conquered the North American box office in its debut weekend, becoming the top-earning movie so far this year, industry estimates showed on Sunday. Box office tracker Exhibitor Relations said the superhero saga from Disney's Marvel Studios, starring Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson, pulled in a hefty $96.2 million. The 3-D, $170 million sequel to "Captain America: The First Avenger" outearned this year's previous box office winner "The Lego Movie," which in February grossed $69 million in its first weekend.
Country music's biggest stars spent their Sundays getting ready for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan returned to the state as co-hosts for the event and looked like they were amped up on adrenaline before the cameras started rolling. The Voice coach shared a pic on Twitter of him with Bryan and wrote, "I think @LukeBryan and I are either ready or high…" The adorable snapshot shows the two jokesters showing off goofy faces for the camera as Shelton snapped the pic.
Michael Fassbender and Jamie Dornan were the gentlemen of the night at the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin on Saturday, bringing their good looks and charm to the celebration. Michael won the film supporting actor award for his riveting performance in 12 Years a Slave , and showed off his freshly shaved skin in the process. Sporting a sleek black tux and full beard, the actor said the series is "the best professional thing that's ever happened to me."