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Crosby to join Canada for world championship

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby has been added to Canada’s roster for the upcoming world hockey championship.

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Calgary Flames advance to 2nd round for 1st time in a decade

Calgary Flames fans cheer during the third period of Game 6 between the Flames and the Vancouver Canucks in a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — With a chance to clinch in their grasp, the Calgary Flames stayed determined.

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Success in NHL playoffs hinges on best players being stars

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, middle, celebrates with Ryan Callahan as Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (13) skates off the ice after a Tyler Johnson goal in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Detroit. Tampa Bay won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A group of young, emerging prospects are moving to the forefront in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Of course, there are several key veterans having an impact on their series as well.

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Oilers overhaul front office after disappointing season

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers made sweeping front-office changes Friday after another disappointing season.

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Daniel Sedin scores tiebreaker to lift Canucks past Flames

Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin (22) and Henrik Sedin (33), of Sweden, celebrate Daniel Sedin's goal against Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, of Switzerland, as Deryk Engelland (29) and T.J. Brodie (7) watch during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — After falling behind early in a must-win game, the Vancouver Canucks persevered and extended their first-round series.

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