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The Washington Capitals advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, while the Tampa Bay Lightning charged their way into a Game 7 home tilt against the Detroit Red Wings. Here are four stories from Monday night:
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek continued his impressive playoff Monday night with a phenomenal stick save against the Tampa Bay Lightning Brian Boyle.
Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin says he and his brother are not too old to form the core of the team next year.
The Toronto Raptors were swept by the Washington Wizards in the opening round of the playoffs, and the day after their embarrassing rout in Game 4, questions swirled around the future of coach Dwane Casey
Skating around every opponent on the ice, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with less than 7 1/2 minutes left in Game 7, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1.
Tyler Johnson scored two goals in his latest stellar performance and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley is in talks with Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment chairman Larry Tanenbaum and Bell Media about purchasing the CFL club, according to reports.
The Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban and the Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson are among the three finalists for the Norris Trophy named by the NHL on Monday.
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with an upper body injury. Zuccarello, a versatile wing who sees time on power plays and as a penalty killer. He was hit in the head with a shot by teammate Ryan McDonagh in the first period of the clinching first-round victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night.
Mookie Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.
Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.
Midfield dynamo Diana Matheson, sidelined by a serious knee injury last October, has made Canada's 23-woman roster for this summer's World Cup.
The comeback kids from Calgary will see their third-period dopplegangers in the "never-die" Anaheim Ducks in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Billy Bridges scored two goals and Corbin Watson made six saves for the shutout as Canada blanked Norway 5-0 on Monday at the IPC sledge hockey world championship.