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KHL looks to expand into China

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League wants to expand into China, hoping to use a successful Chinese Winter Olympic bid to conquer the vast market.

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Canada routs defending champ Russia 6-1 to win hockey worlds

Russia’s goalkeeper Sergei Bobrovski, left, reacts missing team's third goal from Canada’s Canada’s Sidney Crosby, unseen, during the Hockey World Championships gold medal match in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

PRAGUE (AP) — Sidney Crosby led Canada to its first hockey world championship title since 2007 Sunday with a goal and an assist in a dominant 6-1 victory over defending champion Russia in the final.

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Canada makes final at hockey worlds with 2-0 win over Czechs

Canada’s Taylor Hall, background left, scores the opening goal past Czech Republic’s Ondrej Pavelec, right, during the Hockey World Championships semifinal match in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, May 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE (AP) — Four final-period goals propelled defending champion Russia past the United States 4-0 in the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship on Saturday and set up a final with Canada.

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