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Canadiens advance with 2-0 win over Senators

Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price (31) makes a save against Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris during the first period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday April 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Carey Price made 43 saves, Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-0 Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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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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Home-ice advantage overrated in Wild-Blues series

Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle, left, is congratulated by teammates Thomas Vanek, of Austria, and Matt Dumba, right, after scoring during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, April 24, 2015, in St. Louis. The Wild won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — NHL teams play all season for home-ice advantage. Only to give it away.

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The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James slams a dunk against the Boston Celtics during the second half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. James had 31 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics 103-95, taking a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James.

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