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This Date In Baseball

1892 — In the first Sunday game in National League history, Cincinnati defeated St. Louis 5-1.

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Real season just beginning for Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) collides with Detroit Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser (65) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The statistics are gaudy.

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A look at 10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Here’s a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries:

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Spezza lifts Senators to SO win over Penguins

Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza (19) backhands the game-winning shootout goal past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Jeff Zatkoff (37) during the NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Senators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jason Spezza scored in the shootout to help the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night and finish the season on a five-game winning streak.

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Johansen lifts Blue Jackets past Panthers, 3-2

Columbus Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner (38) skates with the puck as Florida Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson (44) pursues in the first period of a hockey game, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Florida Panthers for the eighth straight time, 3-2 on Saturday night.

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