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Avs defenceman Cale Makar scores playoff goal in NHL debut

Avs defenceman Cale Makar scores playoff goal in NHL debut

DENVER — Cale Makar didn't take long to accomplish a little bit of history. One shot on net, to be precise.
Makar shines in NHL debut, Avs beat Flames 6-2 for 2-1 lead

Makar shines in NHL debut, Avs beat Flames 6-2 for 2-1 lead

DENVER — A wide-open Cale Makar screamed toward Nathan MacKinnon to deliver him the puck. That made an instant impression with MacKinnon on a night when Makar made an immediate impact.
Predators take 2-1 series lead over Stars with 3-2 victory

Predators take 2-1 series lead over Stars with 3-2 victory

DALLAS — Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne withstood a flurry of shots when the Dallas Stars had an extended power play in the second period, including a 5-on-3 advantage.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Toronto 3 Boston 2 (Toronto leads series 2-1) Carolina 5 Washington 0 (Washington leads series 2-1) Nashville 3 Dallas 2 (Nashville leads series 2-1) Colorado 6 Calgary 2 (Colorado leads series 2-1) ---
Hernandez's 3-run homer lifts Blue Jays past Twins 5-3

Hernandez's 3-run homer lifts Blue Jays past Twins 5-3

MINNEAPOLIS — Teoscar Hernández had quite the blooper for Toronto on the basepath, a lapse in focus that could have proved costly. Two innings later, he more than made up for the mistake.
Matthews breaks through as Leafs down Bruins 3-2 in Game 3, grab 2-1 series lead

Matthews breaks through as Leafs down Bruins 3-2 in Game 3, grab 2-1 series lead

TORONTO — Auston Matthews had a lot of fingers pointing in his direction following Toronto's first-round exit last spring. Monday represented a big step towards making sure there's no repeat.
Bruins' physical edge muted in Game 3 as Maple Leafs take series lead

Bruins' physical edge muted in Game 3 as Maple Leafs take series lead

TORONTO — A potent mix of physical play and scoring prowess helped the Bruins salvage a home split of the first two games in their first-round playoff series against Toronto. They couldn't repeat that effort Monday night at Scotiabank Arena.
Hurricanes rout Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since '09

Hurricanes rout Caps 5-0 in 1st home playoff game since '09

RALEIGH, N.C.

Kenya's Lawrence Cherono wins men's Boston Marathon in sprint to tape

BOSTON — Two-time Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa turned onto Boylston Street with a sliver of a lead, leaning in front of two other runners with the finish line in sight. Unfortunately for him, one of them was the fastest man in the field.
Welcome to Boston, again: Rain, winds forecast for marathon

Welcome to Boston, again: Rain, winds forecast for marathon

BOSTON — As if the No. 1 on her Boston Marathon bib weren't enough for them to think about, the women trying to stop Des Linden from repeating as champion can now expect to line up in Hopkinton shivering and soaking from another New England storm.
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