- Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Steen beat Corey Crawford off a pair of short passes from Steve Ott and David Backes to cap the longest overtime game in franchise history.
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- Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn also added goals for Colorado in Patrick Roy's post-season debut behind the bench.
- Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.
- Scott Cullen looks at an epic night of playoff hockey, with Brad Richards, Ryan Miller, Alexander Steen, Nathan MacKinnon, Paul Stastny and Raffi Torres among those to make a difference in the first games of their respective playoff series.
- CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the New York Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners. Sabathia (2-2) allowed two runs and seven hits, improving to 2-7 in 12 starts at Tropicana Field since joining the Yankees in 2009. He lowered his ERA to 5.19.
- Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester (2-2) allowed one run and seven hits for his second straight win after opening the season with two losses.
- There are two ways to look at Dale Weise scoring the Game 1 overtime winner for the Montreal Canadiens. From a glass-half-empty perspective, the Habs probably shouldn't have needed the fourth-liner to score after outshooting the Tampa Bay Lightning by more than double in regulation and dominating the play. From a glass-half-full perspective, they can be thankful they spread the scoring around five different players.
- The Montreal Alouettes have signed former Pro Bowl wide receiver Chad Johnson. The team announced on Thursday that they had agreed to terms with the 36-year-old whose NFL career spanned 11 years, a decade with the Cincinnati Bengals and one year with the New England Patriots. Johnson had been working out with the team since Monday in Florida.
- The Toronto Raptors are a young, inexperienced team. They've heard about it, it's the narrative that drives this series. They'll be reminded of it over and over again for two weeks and then, should they advance to round two, it'll be revisited once again. TSN Radio 1050's Josh Lewenberg has more.
- Canada's Sports Leader delivers every game from the Toronto Raptors first playoff run in six seasons, as TSN and TSN GO have complete live coverage of the Raptors' series against the Brooklyn Nets during the first round of the NBA playoffs. TSN is also the home of the NBA Playoffs and the NBA Finals.
- day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury. "Luckily, he's married, has a couple of kids," Anaheim defenceman Ben Lovejoy said. "He's not trying to impress anybody with his face."
- Canadian Milos Raonic defeated Spain's Tommy Robredo 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters. The 23-year-old from Thornhill, Ont., will next take on Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka.
- Matt Kuchar continued his stellar play from the Masters by putting together a strong start at the RBC Heritage, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Langley and William McGirt.
- Three Blue Jays relievers combined to set a dubious franchise record in one of the ugliest and strangest late-game meltdowns you'll see on a baseball field. Steve Delabar, Sergio Santos and J.A. Happ walked eight Twins in a six-run bottom of the eighth which saw Minnesota turn a 5-3 deficit into a 9-5 lead, the score by which the home side would win to sweep Thursday's doubleheader.
- When it comes to masterpieces, the portrait of the 2013-14 Premier League season will not be hanging in a gallery of any prestige. Teams one through twenty competing in England's top flight are each fatally flawed. A wide-open, highly competitive and mistake-filled season has followed. It's all been very entertaining. But near perfection from any team has been only but a dream. TSN Radio 1050's Gareth Wheeler has more.
- The Cambridges' tour of Australia and New Zealand has barely begun but it's already so good. The best way to get an inside look at what's happening Down Under is through Prince George's Instagram, which is royally awesome (and royally fake, but why be nit-picky). But if you were hoping to find pictures of anyone other than Prince George, think again. As with any human under the age of two (and some self-absorbed people who are old enough to know better), there is only one star in the room (though Mommy " and occasionally, Daddy " can tag along too). Sometimes. By Denette Wilford
- Whether you care about the environment, your pocketbook, or both, avoiding kitchen waste is a good policy. But can you really eat those less-than-stellar fruits and veggies lurking in your produce drawer? Actually, yeah. Here's how to manage them. By Devon Scoble
- When twin bombs went off at the Boston Marathon in 2013, the city plunged into chaos. Many lives of both participants and spectators alike would never be the same. A year later, survivors of that harrowing day returned to the finish line to share their thoughts on healing and moving on. Dear World, an organization that shares stories from people around the world, glimpsed into some of the lives of these brave men and women. Although some days they struggle, the survivors sure as hell aren't giving up"and that's something we call all learn from.
- Between the corner-office chic she embodies as Washington fixer Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' and the stylish elegance she shows on the red carpet, Kerry Washington is a style overachiever (even when nine months pregnant!). With looks from office to evening, swipe these style tips from the perennially best-dressed star. By Ryan Porter