The Washington Capitols shut out Philadelphia 1-0 yesterday to eliminate the Flyers from the playoffs. Elsewhere The New York Islanders scored in double overtime to get past the Florida Panthers 2-1and win their first round series and Dallas edged Minnesota 5-4 to win their series 4 games to 2.


The Toronto Blue Jays got back to .500 with  a 6-3 win over the Oakland Athletics yesterday.  Ezequiel Carrera and Jose Bautista homered for the Jays.