In the NHL… the Senators took down the Islanders 6-2. Columbus won its ninth straight game 4-3 in overtime over the Canucks.  Jets buried the Avalanche 4-1. Bruins shut down the Kings 1-0.

In the NBA…the Raptors chewed up Orlando 109-79.

In the NFL…the Patriots clinched a bye in the first round of the playoffs with a 16-3 win over Denver.  Dallas won the late game 26-20 over the Buccaneers.