It was a light night in the NHL. The Canadiens lost 2-1 to Buffalo.  Washington is guaranteed top seed in the Eastern Conference after shutting down the Rangers 2-0.

On the hardwood…the Raptors rallied to beat the Pistons 105-102, moving ahead of Washington into third place in the East.  The Cavs beat the Celtics 114-91.

On the diamonds…Orioles downed the Blue Jays for their second straight game to start the season 3-1. Red Sox blanked the Pirates 3-0 with a homer in the 12th. Rays handled the Yankees 4-1.