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Rangers hire Boston University's David Quinn as coach

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The New York Rangers have hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach. More>>

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

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Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. More>>

NFL awards 2019 draft to Nashville, home of Tennessee Titans

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The 2019 NFL draft will be held in Nashville, home of the Tennessee Titans. More>>

Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of new nickname

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A dispute between the University of North Dakota and one of its most generous benefactors is underscoring the difficulty the school has had in selling its Fighting Hawks nickname. More>>

AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

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AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane. More>>

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

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Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg. More>>

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

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Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination. More>>

Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for 'biggest game of life'

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Alex Ovechkin excited about opportunity to lead Capitals to Stanley Cup Final. More>>

Lou Lamoriello hired to run hockey operations for Islanders

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Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joins Islanders, with full authority on all hockey matters. More>>

Cup-seeking Wild unveil new GM Fenton: 'No pressure, Paul'

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Wild owner lays out Stanley Cup goal for new GM Fenton upon intro: 'No pressure, Paul, but that is where it starts'. More>>

Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final

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T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7. More>>

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

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The Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 to win the Western Conference final series in five games. More>>

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

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Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference final. More>>

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

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Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning. More>>

Sweden beats Switzerland to retain world ice hockey title

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The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the ice hockey championship on Sunday. Forward Nick Bonino scored the winner on a rebound during a power play in the final period. More>>

Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off Capitals 3-2

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Cedric Paquette scores early, Andrei Vasilevskiy shines late, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 5. More>>

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice hockey semis

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Sweden has reached the final of the ice hockey world championship by crushing the United States 6-0 in Copenhagen. More>>

Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win over Jets

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Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway goal late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their Western Conference final Friday night. More>>

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final against Caps

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Lightning special teams key to rebounding in Eastern Conference final against Capitals. More>>

Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

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Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2. More>>

NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

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The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events. More>>

Qatar helps keep US capital city subway open for NHL fans

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Qatar is helping hockey fans in the U.S. capital get an extra hour of subway service on the night of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning. More>>

Kane leads US into semis, Canada knocks out Russia

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Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime. More>>

Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights top Jets 4-2

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Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals _ including an empty-netter in the closing seconds _ to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of the Western Conference final. More>>

Hedman, Lightning beat Caps to cut East final deficit to 2-1

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Victor Hedman scored his first goal of the playoffs and added two assists to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final Tuesday night and cut their series deficit to 2-1. More>>

Powering the Flower: Vegas' Prior teaches Fleury new tricks

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The Vegas Golden Knights figured they might get something special by crossing a respected goaltending coach with an accomplished goaltender. More>>

Capitals' Wilson thinks hit from TB's Stralman had 'don'ts'

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Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson thinks Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman could be in trouble for a hit that drew a boarding penalty in Game 3 of their teams' Eastern Conference final. More>>

Gallant, Maurice took long road to lead Golden Knights, Jets

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Gerard Gallant and Paul Maurice followed winding paths to playoff success with Vegas, Winnipeg. More>>

Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

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The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. More>>

Finland tops US, Canada shuts out Germany at hockey worlds

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Finland has handed the United States its first defeat at the ice hockey world championship in a 6-2 thumping. More>>

Legal sports betting coming soon to several US states

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A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games. More>>

Marchessault-led Golden Knights top Jets 3-1 in Game 2

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Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 30 shots, lifting the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-1 series-evening win over the Winnipeg Jets on in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

Lightning desperate to fix problems down 0-2 to Capitals

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The Lightning are desperate to fix their problems and bounce back in Game 3 after falling behind 2-0 to the Capitals in the Eastern Conference final. More>>

Canada beats Latvia in OT, Czechs edge Austria at ice hockey

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Russia has shut out Slovakia 4-0 at the ice hockey world championship. More>>

Capitals pull away, beat Lightning 6-2 for 2-0 series lead

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Capitals pull away for 6-2 win and 2-0 lead on Lightning in Eastern Conference final. More>>

The Jets built Cup contender by drafting, developing talent

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The Winnipeg Jets built a Stanley Cup contender by drafting and developing talent. More>>

Capitals pull away, beat Lightning 6-2 for 2-0 series lead

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Capitals pull away for 6-2 win and 2-0 lead on Lightning in Eastern Conference final. More>>

Jets D Dustin Byfuglien poses big problem for Golden Knights

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Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien is a big problem for Golden Knights. More>>

Jets jump on Golden Knights early, open series with 4-2 win

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Dustin Byfuglien scored about a minute after the puck dropped and the Winnipeg Jets built a three-goal lead early in the first period and went on to beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 Saturday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

US routs Norway 9-3 at hockey worlds, Germany upsets Finland

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Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals for the second straight game and added an assist to lead the United States to a 9-3 victory over Norway for its sixth straight win at the ice hockey world championship. More>>

Young Finland defenseman Heiskanen eyes NHL

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Finland's defenseman Miro Heiskanen played at the junior world championship, the Olympic tournament and the world championship this year. More>>

Lightning eye bounce-back performance against Capitals

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Cooper confident the Tampa Bay Lightning will bounce back from poor performance in Eastern Conference finals opener. More>>

Finland upsets Canada, Russia edges Swiss in ice hockey

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Defending champion Sweden prevailed over Slovakia 4-3 in overtime for its fifth straight win at the ice hockey world championship on Saturday. More>>

Ovechkin has goal and assist, Capitals beat Lightning 4-2

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Ovechkin delivers power-play, assist in Eastern Conference finals debut, helping Capitals beat Lightning 4-2 in Game 1. More>>

US routs SKorea, Czechs blank Belarus at world hockey

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Denmark is closing in on a quarterfinal berth at the ice hockey world championship after beating Norway 3-0. More>>

Vegas next in Western final after Jets stun Preds in Game 7

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The Winnipeg Jets are headed to the first Western Conference final in their short history after knocking off the NHL's best team in the regular season. More>>

Kucherov relishes chance to face Ovechkin in East Final

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Kucherov grew up admiring Alex Ovechkin, relishes opportunity to compete against him when Lightning, Capitals meet in East final. More>>

94 saves, 5 OTs: Goalie says human body not meant for that

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Alex Krushelnyski scored 6:48 into the fifth overtime period and Alex Lyon made 94 saves to lead the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 2-1 win over the Charlotte Checkers in the longest game in the AHL's 82-year history. More>>

Putin scores 5 goals in exhibition hockey game

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has scored five goals in an exhibition hockey game with ex-NHL stars. More>>

Emrick not surprised at the play of Fleury in leading Vegas

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Doc Emrick is a bit surprised about the success of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, but not about goalie Marc Andre Fleury's role in leading the team deep into the NHL playoffs. More>>

Sweden routs Austria, Denmark upsets Finland at worlds

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Olympic runner-up Germany rebounded from three straight losses at the ice hockey world championship on Wednesday to hand newcomer Korea a 6-1 defeat. More>>

76ers billionaire owner talks friendship, freeing Meek Mill

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Meek Mill had a string of high-profile names support him during a five-month campaign for freedom while he was in prison for probation violations. More>>

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