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April 27, 1994

Undated (AP) _ San Jose at Detroit (7:38 p.m., EDT). The surprising Sharks lead the Western Conference quarterfinal 3-2. STARS Tuesday

- Geoff Courtnall, Canucks, scored the game-winner 7:15 into overtime as Vancouver beat Calgary 2-1 to force a sixth game in the Western Conference quarterfinal.

- Sergei Makarov, Sharks, had two goals as San Jose beat Detroit 6-4 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference quarterfinal.

- Mike Eastwood, Maple Leafs, scored the game’s only goal midway through the third period as Toronto beat Chicago to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference quarterfinal. STICK

Vancouver’s 2-1 overtime victory over Calgary on Tuesday night turned on a defensive mistake. Flames defenseman Kevin Dahl was unable to control a bouncing puck near center ice and Geoff Courtnall of the Canucks broke in alone on goalie Mike Vernon and scored on a 35-foot slap shot. SEASONS

Calgary hasn’t won a playoff series since winning the Stanley Cup in 1989. The Flames lead Vancouver 3-2 in their best-of-7 series after a 2-1 overtime loss Tuesday night. SUDDEN DEATH

The Canadiens have won 11 straight overtime playoff games, including their last 10 in the playoffs last year en route to the Stanley Cup title. Montreal beat Boston 2-1 in overtime Monday night. SHOTS ON GOAL

Toronto outshot Chicago 37-17 on Tuesday night in a 1-0 victory. SET UP

San Jose’s Igor Larionov had three assists in the Sharks’ 6-4 victory over Detroit on Tuesday night. SCORING

Pavel Bure, the NHL’s top goal-scorer this season with 60, scored his first in five playoff games in the Canucks’ 2-1 overtime victory over Calgary on Tuesday night. SAVES

Ed Belfour stopped 36 of 37 shots in Chicago’s 1-0 loss to Toronto on Tuesday night. SCOUTING

Paul Kariya, selected fourth overall by Anaheim in last year’s draft, scored three goals as Canada beat Austria 6-1 on Tuesday for its second victory in the world championships. ... Mark Deazeley scored four goals as the Toledo Storm beat the Raleigh IceCaps 7-6 on Tuesday night to win its second straight East Coast Hockey League title. SPEAKING

″Who Says Boston Has the Best Hospitals?″ - A homemade sign at Boston Garden, after Canadiens goalie Patrick Roy - hospitalized with acute appendicitis last Thursday - made 60 saves in Montreal’s 2-1 overtime victory over the Bruins on Monday night.

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