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TORONTO — Sebastian Aho scored twice in the third period while James Reimer was strong in net to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Tuesday night and sweep the Stanley Cup qualifier series.

Aho, Reimer help Hurricanes beat Rangers 4-1 for sweep

TORONTO — Sebastian Aho scored twice in the third period while James Reimer was strong in net to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Tuesday night and sweep the Stanley Cup qualifier series.
Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

EDMONTON — Aware of how much back-to-back losses could devastate their playoff hopes, the Calgary Flames wrested momentum back in their series with the Winnipeg Jets with a 6-2 win Tuesday. The Flames lead the best-of-five qualifying series 2-1.
Leafs solve Korpisalo, but lose Muzzin as Toronto evens series with Columbus 1-1

Leafs solve Korpisalo, but lose Muzzin as Toronto evens series with Columbus 1-1

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs sat two minutes from a resounding, feel-good victory. They had finally solved Columbus goalie Joonas Korpisalo and were on the way to evening the teams' qualifying round series at one game apiece.
Saros sharp, Predators even series with 4-2 win over Coyotes

Saros sharp, Predators even series with 4-2 win over Coyotes

EDMONTON — The Nashville Predators stumbled in their post-season opener by falling into an early hole, putting themselves in a must-win situation for Game 2.
Eberle scores 2 in Islanders' 4-2 win over Panthers

Eberle scores 2 in Islanders' 4-2 win over Panthers

TORONTO — Jordan Eberle scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the New York Islanders rallied to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five NHL preliminary round playoff series on Tuesday.
NHL notebook: McDavid's mixes elite skill and speed to give Blackhawks fits

NHL notebook: McDavid's mixes elite skill and speed to give Blackhawks fits

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid's speed alone makes him a dangerous player, but it's what he can do while in full flight that gives opposing defenceman fits.

Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning square off in seeding round

Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6, second in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Boston Bruins (44-14-12, first in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) Toronto; Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche face off in seeding round

Colorado Avalanche (42-20-8, second in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central Division during the regular season) Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Chicago Blackhawks, Edmonton Oilers face off in game 3 of qualifying round

Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9, second in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8, seventh in the Central Division during the regular season) Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m.