The Raptors are back in the playoffs for a fourth consecutive year, but they can’t take their first-round matchup for granted. Here’s what Toronto needs to do to contain the electrifying Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the young Milwaukee Bucks.
Jake Allen made a career-high 51 saves, Joel Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of overtime and the Blues sneaked into Minnesota to steal Game 1 of their first-round series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
The San Jose Sharks came back to beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarter-final series.
The field for the NBA post-season is set, with Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls claiming one of the last two available spots on the final night of the regular season. The other went to the Indiana Pacers, who downed the Atlanta Hawks.
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes 31 saves in 2-0 win over Montreal Canadiens.