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Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals blank Maple Leafs 4-0

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, lunges for the puck with Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Stephane Robidas (12), as goalie James Reimer moving to cover it, in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin’s offensive performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night was impressive.

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Toronto claims Tim Erixon off waivers from Chicago

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have claimed well-traveled defenseman Tim Erixon off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Desharnais scores 2 goals in Canadiens’ 4-0 win over Toronto

Toronto Maple Leafs' James van Riemsdyk (21) reacts as he takes in a shot while screening Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price during second period NHL hockey action Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL (AP) — Manny Malhotra scored his first goal with the Canadiens, Carey Price made 30 saves for his sixth shutout of the season, and Montreal beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Saturday night.

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Ajinca lifts Pelicans past Heat, 104-102

New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca (42) shoots the go-ahead basket against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) in the final minute of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pelicans won 104-102. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alexis Ajinca’s recent form is inspiring so much confidence in the Pelicans that marquee players like Eric Gordon are looking for the 7-foot reserve with the game on the line.

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Toronto OF Saunders could return in April after knee surgery

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders leaves the clubhouse on crutches at baseball spring training in Dunedin, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Saunders could be sidelined until around the All-Star break after stepping on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls and tearing the meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders had surgery on his left knee Friday and could return to the team sooner than previously expected, perhaps in mid-April.

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