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4/25/2006 - NHL NBA MLB + more

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NHL
• The Hurricanes overcame a three-goal deficit to take a lead on the Canadiens before losing Game 2 in overtime Monday; the Stars did the same thing against the Avalanche.

In NHL playoff history before Monday, the only other team to overcome a three-goal deficit to take a lead before eventually losing was the Kings against the Oilers in 1990. Edmonton took a 4-1 lead, then Los Angeles went ahead 5-4, but the Oilers tied it in regulation and won in OT.