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Trouble at the top

In the NHL, three more postseason playoff series got underway Thursday, with both of the higher seeds in the Eastern Conference ending the night with losses. It was a wild night in MLB. Phillies ace Cliff Lee tossed a three-hitter, while Johnny Damon became the first player in MLB history to hit a walk-off homer with five different teams. Here's what else you missed last night.

Updated: April 15, 2011, 11:45 AM ET
By Whitney Holtzman

NHL: Six more teams opened their postseasons Thursday night, with both of the higher seeds in the Eastern Conference losing their games. Brian Gionta was the only player to score in Game 1 of the Montreal Canadiens-Boston Bruins opening-round playoff series. With the help of Gionta's two goals, the sixth-seeded Canadiens upset the third-seeded Bruins 2-0. ... The Buffalo Sabres, the seventh seed in the East, defeated the second-seeded Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 to win the first game in that series. ...

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