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Bruins pull away for Game 7 win over Leafs

Jake DeBrusk's go-ahead goal with 14:35 remaining in the third period led the host Boston Bruins to a 7-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Wednesday night.

Capitals eliminate Blue Jackets with Game 6 win

Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th and 51st career playoff goals as the Washington Capitals finished off the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 6-3 victory in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Monday night in Columbus, Ohio.

Leafs chase Bruins' Rask, hold on to force Game 6

James van Riemsdyk capped a two-goal second period for Toronto, and the Maple Leafs held on for a 4-3 win against the host Boston Bruins in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series Saturday night at TD Garden.

Capitals take series lead on Backstrom's overtime goal

Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime and gave the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series on Saturday afternoon in Washington.

Lightning beat Devils to reach second round

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 26 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning eliminated the New Jersey Devils with a 3-1 victory in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon.

Avs stun Predators late to stave off elimination

Sven Andrighetto's goal at 18:32 of the third period Friday night capped a stunning rally that gave the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of their first round Western Conference series at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Jets win first playoff series with Game 5 shutout of Wild

Connor Hellebuyck's second consecutive shutout and a four-goal first period powered the Winnipeg Jets as they completed a series victory by defeating the visiting Minnesota Wild 5-0 in Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Friday night at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Trump veterans' nominee weighing options after new allegations

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's physician Ronny Jackson, nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department, met with White House officials on Wednesday night following a new round of allegations about questionable drug prescriptions and on-the-job drunkenness, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters. | Video