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Johnson’s OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Devils 3-2

Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, left, checks New Jersey Devils' Mike Cammalleri during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Johnson’s backhander 56 seconds into overtime lifted the Columbus Blue Jackets past the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven.

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Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th time

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Washington. It was Ovechkins' 50th goal of the year. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, reaching the milestone Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Canadian ice hockey player banned for 18 months for doping

LONDON (AP) — A Canadian ice hockey player who recently played in Britain’s top league has been suspended 18 months for doping.

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Buffalo beats Arizona 4-1 in battle of NHL’s worst teams

Buffalo Sabres' Mikhail Grigorenko (25), of Russia, battles Arizona Coyotes' Sam Gagner (9) for the puck after a face-off during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres cranked up the music and laughed in the locker room. When the music got turned down, someone sneaked over and spun the dial back up, leading to even more laughter.

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Flames use big 2nd period to beat host Stars 5-3

Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen of Finland looks back to see Calgary Flames' Jiri Hudler (24) of the Czech Republic celebrating his score with Johnny Gaudreau (13) and Sean Monahan (23) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Jiri Hudler is having the best season of his 10-year career, and the Calgary Flames forward is savvy enough to know that it doesn’t hurt to be a little lucky.

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