NHL keeper Frederik Andersen was tantalisingly close to making the Stanley Cup finals but his Anaheim Ducks lost a heart breaker 3-5 in the final game of their best-of-seven series with the Chicago Blackhawks. Andersen was the last remining Dane in the competition.
Lasse’s Fulham props
Danish young gun Lasse Vigen Christensen has capped a breakthrough year at English Championship club Fulham by winning the goal of the season award and finishing third in the player of the season vote. The midfielder, 20, is part of Denmark’s under-21 squad.
Kjeldsen’s Irish smiles
Golfer Søren Kjeldsen picked up his fourth European Tour title at the Irish Open on Sunday. The Dane, who hadn’t won a tour event for six years, beat Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Weisberger in a playoff to capture the title.