(NHL)  The Toronto Maple Leafs will play the Washington Capitals in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Toronto lost their regular season finale 3-2 to Columbus last night and will play game one in Washington on Thursday. Other matchups include Montreal against the Rangers, Ottawa and Boston, San Jose taking on Edmonton and Calgary will face Anaheim.

(MLB)  The Toronto Blue Jays are heading home after a disastrous road trip to open the season. The Jays lost 7-2 yesterday to Tampa Bay and sit at 1 and 5. The home opener goes tomorrow against Milwaukee.

(Masters)  Sergio Garcia  overcame a two-shot deficit with six holes to play and beat Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff at the Masters yesterday to win  his first major. No one ever played more majors as a pro, Garcia has been in 70, before winning one for the first time.

(NBA)  The Toronto Raptors clinched third place in the NBA’s Eastern conference after beating the New York Knicks 110-97 yesterday.  DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points to lead the Raptors.

(Curling)  Canada’s Brad Gushue completed a perfect run at the World Men’s Curling Championship yesterday with a 4-2 win over Sweden in the gold-medal game. Canada is the first rink to go undefeated at this event since Canada did back in 1995. Gushue is the first skip to do it in the 12-team era.