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Nicklas Backstrom needed five games to match his goal output from the entire 2018 playoffs, and he and Alex Ovechkin have the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals one victory away from the second round.
Winnipeg Jets fans started it in Game 5, but St. Louis Blues fans finished it in Game 6 and then eliminated the Jets from the playoffs in the ultimate clapback.
Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round.
Canada defeated Russia 17-14 in the Cup quarter-finals at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Japan on Saturday.
The Montreal Canadiens were the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup in 1993, and it's a good bet the drought will continue. The Winnipeg Jets' elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Blues on Saturday left one lonely Canadian team remaining in the playoffs: the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Luis Carlos "Nani" Almeida da Cunha scored in the closing minutes to help Orlando City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.
Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Saturday to push the Western Conference's No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination.
Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.
Toronto pitcher Matt Shoemaker injured his left knee in a rundown chase, and the Blue Jays went on to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-1 Saturday.
Jake Muzzin knows about closing out series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Maple Leafs defenceman won a Stanley Cup as a member of the L.A. Kings in 2014 and is one of just four players in Toronto's room to play past the first round in the post-season.
He means no disrespect, but Pascal Siakam doesn't care what Tracy McGrady thinks. So, the morning after the Raptors' energetic big man led Toronto to victory in Game 3 of its playoff series against Orlando, Siakam spoke thoughtfully of the people whose opinions he actually does care about.
Cory Burke and Jamiro Monteiro each scored to help the Philadelphia beat the Montreal Impact 3-0 on Saturday for the Union's fourth win in their last five games.
Striker Cristiano Ronaldo played a key role in the winning goal and Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-1 Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.
Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters, stunning the defending champion 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final for the first time and hand Nadal his first defeat here since a loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 semifinals.
Canada's Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant defeated Romania's Iulia Traila and Allen Coliban 12-4 in their opening game Saturday at the world mixed doubles curling championship in Stavanger, Norway.
Two Canadian curlers combined their fierce competitive nature and love for the game with their love for each other, creating one of the most formidable mixed doubles teams in the world. And now Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant begin their quest on Saturday to become the first Canadians to win the mixed doubles world title.
Matthews' play, Andersen's play, the Maple Leafs patience resulted in a deserving win, whether or not that was goaltender interference.
Canada defeated Spain, China and Australia to go undefeated in their pool at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Japan.