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Capitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles

Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) celebrates with left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, and center Brooks Laich (21) after Chimera's goal during the third period against the New York Islanders in Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn’t sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals before rallying for a victory.

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Silfverberg’s last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1

Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg celebrates his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the final minutes of the third period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Jakob Silfverberg and the Anaheim Ducks realize they probably should stop waiting to win games in the third period, they’ve thrived on dramatic escapes and last-minute heroics all season.

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Rose scores 23, Bulls beat Bucks 103-91

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, center, drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova, right, and guard Michael Carter-Williams during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

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Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

Minnesota Wild's Matt Dumba, left, collides with St. Louis Blues' Patrik Berglund (21), of Sweden, as Berglund and Wild's Nino Niederreiter, of Switzerland, chase after a loose puck during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — There was no containing Vladimir Tarasenko this time around.

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Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) shoots past New Orleans Pelicans' Tyreke Evans, left, Quincy Pondexter (20) and Anthony Davis (23) during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

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