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US routs Canada 7-2 in semifinal at under-18 hockey worlds

ZUG, Switzerland (AP) — The United States defeated Canada 7-2 on Saturday to advance to the final of the under-18 world hockey championship.

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Dickey hit hard as Blue Jays lose 12-3 to Rays

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, April 24, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It was one of those nights for R.A. Dickey and his knuckleball.

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Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson, second from left, celebrates with teammates Milan Michalek (9), Kyle Turris (7), Patrick Wiercioch (46) and Mark Stone (61) after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of Game 5 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

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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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Quebec Championship removed from Champions Tour schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Quebec Championship has been dropped from the Champions Tour schedule. The event was scheduled for Sept. 4-6.

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