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NHL roundup: Matthews scores winner, Toronto beats Boston 3-2 to tie series 1-1

NHL roundup: Matthews scores winner, Toronto beats Boston 3-2 to tie series 1-1

BOSTON (AP) — Auston Matthews scored on a breakaway to snap a third-period tie with eight minutes left, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night to knot their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Vegas captain Stone scores quick in return and defending Cup champions open with 4-3 win at Dallas

Vegas captain Stone scores quick in return and defending Cup champions open with 4-3 win at Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Vegas captain Mark Stone scored quickly after missing two months and his first-time linemate Tomas Hertl had a nifty goal in his playoff debut for the Golden Knights.
Sports scoreboard for Monday, April 22, 2024

Sports scoreboard for Monday, April 22, 2024

Monday's Scoreboard NHL Playoffs First Round Toronto 3 Boston 2 (Best-of-seven series tied 1-1) Edmonton 7 Los Angeles 4 (Edmonton leads best-of-seven series 1-0) Vegas 4 Dallas 3 (Vegas leads best-of-seven series 1-0) Carolina 5 N.Y.
Hurricanes rally in third to beat Islanders 5-3, take 2-0 series lead

Hurricanes rally in third to beat Islanders 5-3, take 2-0 series lead

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes were down big at home in the NHL playoffs, playing desperate hockey full of withering long shifts in the offensive zone as they tried to rally.
Matthews scores winner in the third, Maple Leafs down Bruins 3-2 to even series 1-1

Matthews scores winner in the third, Maple Leafs down Bruins 3-2 to even series 1-1

BOSTON — Auston Matthews desperately wanted to reach 70 goals in the regular season. After posts, crossbars and plenty of terrific looks, the Maple Leafs star finished one shy.
Bichette's 3-run triple helps Blue Jays, Kikuchi beat Royals 5-3

Bichette's 3-run triple helps Blue Jays, Kikuchi beat Royals 5-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bo Bichette had a bases-clearing triple, Daulton Varsho hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Monday night. The Jays have won seven of their past nine games.
WADA stands by decision to clear Chinese swimmers for Tokyo Olympics, citing contaminated samples

WADA stands by decision to clear Chinese swimmers for Tokyo Olympics, citing contaminated samples

GENEVA (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency said after reviewing various media reports that it stands by its decision to clear 23 Chinese swimmers who tested positive for a banned heart medication before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Serie A title, second star and derby: Inter takes it all with win over Milan

Serie A title, second star and derby: Inter takes it all with win over Milan

MILAN (AP) — Winning the derby ended up being the cherry on top of a special night for Inter Milan.
Leafs' Nylander misses second straight playoff game with undisclosed injury

Leafs' Nylander misses second straight playoff game with undisclosed injury

BOSTON — William Nylander missed Game 2 of the Maple Leafs' first-round playoff series Monday with an undisclosed injury. Toronto's star winger also sat out his team's 5-1 loss to the Boston Bruins in Saturday's opener.
Sabres hire Lindy Ruff as coach. He guided Buffalo to the playoffs in 2011

Sabres hire Lindy Ruff as coach. He guided Buffalo to the playoffs in 2011

Lindy Ruff is returning to Buffalo for a second stint as coach of the Sabres. General manager Kevyn Adams announced the hiring Monday.
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