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Blues top Blackhawks, snap skid at 2 games

St. Louis Blues' Barret Jackman (5) and Chicago Blackhawks' Daniel Carcillo (13) vie for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz, Ryan Reaves and Dmitrij Jaskin all scored, and the St. Louis Blues snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

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Zucker and Wild storm Lightning in 7-2 win

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jason Zucker had two goals, and the Minnesota Wild routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 on Saturday night.

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Nielsen hat trick lifts Islanders over Stars 7-5

New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51) celebrates with goalie Chad Johnson (30) after scoring a hat trick and winning their NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Islanders won, 7-5. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Frans Nielsen scored three goals in the third period, and the New York Islanders held on for a wild 7-5 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.

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US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, left, and Austria's Anna Fenninger celebrate in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Shiffrin and Fenninger tied for the first place. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season.

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South Carolina freshman Blanton has hip surgery

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman TeMarcus Blanton had hip surgery Friday

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