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Senators: Stone has right wrist fracture after slash

In this Wednesday, April 15, 2015, photo, Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone (61) grimaces after being slashed by Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL first round playoff hockey match against the Ottawa Senators in Montreal. Lots of scoring and wild action took a back seat Wednesday night to a slash that could lead to a suspension for Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Senators general manager Brian Murray says forward Mark Stone suffered a microfracture of his right wrist and some ligament damage, and his status is “very questionable” for Ottawa’s first-round playoff series with Montreal.

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Steve Nash: Injuries allowed him to prepare for retirement

Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash comes off the court during the fourth quarter of Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinals NBA basketball series, in this May 9, 2010 file photo taken in San Antonio. The 41-year-old from Victoria, British Columbia, retired in March 2015 to cap an illustrious 19-year career that included eight All-Star appearances, seven nominations to the All-NBA team and consecutive MVP awards. Nash left the league as the leading career free-throw shooter and is third overall in assists. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his professional basketball career.

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Flynn scores winner, Canadiens take Senators 3-1 in Game 1

Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban (76) argues with referee Dave Jackson after receiving a game misconduct during the second period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Lots of scoring and wild action took a back seat Wednesday night to a slash that could lead to a suspension for Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban.

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Kyle Lowry leads Raptors to record 49th win

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry shoots over Charlotte Hornets' Marvin Williams (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors wrapped up the regular season with their franchise record 49th victory, beating the Charlotte Hornets 92-87 on Wednesday night.

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Top-seeded Ducks wary of Jets’ long-awaited playoff return

Winnipeg Jets' Lee Stempniak (20) and fans celebrate his goal against the Calgary Flames during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf was a 10-year-old kid growing up in Saskatchewan the last time the Winnipeg Jets were in the NHL playoffs.

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