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Tremblay, Stanley Cup winner with Canadiens, dies

MONTREAL (AP) — Gilles Tremblay, a former Montreal Canadiens forward who played on four Stanley Cup-winning teams in the 1960s, has died. He was 75.

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Hanyu aiming to secure GP Final spot at NHK Trophy

In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, Gracie Gold of the United States blows a kiss to spectators as she waits in the results area after completing her routine in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. Olympic Committee signed an extension to its sponsorship deal with Nike that will last through the Tokyo Games six years from now. USOC chief marketing officer Lisa Baird said the deal, announced Monday, Nov. 24, is even more valuable because of Nike's worldwide reach and its advertising campaigns that use Olympic athletes. Some athletes in Nike's most recent ad launches include Alyson Felix, Sanya Richards-Ross and Gold. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu just needs a podium finish at the NHK Trophy this weekend to secure a spot in figure skating’s Grand Prix Final.

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Canucks’ Miller makes 20 saves, beats Devils 2-0

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Ryan Stanton (18) stops a shot as goalie Ryan Miller looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Even though Ryan Miller didn’t know late Canucks coach Pat Quinn well, the Vancouver goalie went a long way to honor his memory.

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Ducks beat Flames at home for 19th straight time

Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf, left, and goalie Frederik Andersen, of Denmark, celebrate their team's 3-2 win against the Calgary Flames in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Forgive the Calgary Flames if they don’t look forward to any more trips to Anaheim.

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Seguin, Klingberg lead Stars over slumping Oilers

Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn (14) falls to the ice after a collision with Edmonton Oilers' Matt Hendricks (23) as the two chased a loose puck in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dallas. The Stars won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored twice to extend his NHL-leading goal total, yet he was overshadowed by rookie defenseman John Klingberg.

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