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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY FERNANDO MEDINA/NBA ENTERTAINMENT Heat-sinking Missile Hornets forward Eddie Robinson makes as if he has a rocket in his pocket during Charlotte's rout of the Heat in Game 1 of their first-round series (page 40).

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY LOU CAPOZZOLA Handle Messiah Buffalo Sabres goalie Dominik Hasek makes a stick save--and a beauty!--during Game 1 of a first-round series against the Flyers. The Sabres won this game 2-1, and the series 4-2.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB STRONG/REUTERS Get the Puck Outta Here A well-prepared protester doesn't need a Weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing as he returns a tear-gas canister to police fending off demonstrators at the Summit of the Americas meeting in Quebec City.