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LA Kings return to camp eager for title defense

Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards skates during the team's NHL hockey practice Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in El Segundo, Calif. The Kings went through their first workouts of training camp Friday as they prepare for their run at a third NHL title in four seasons. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — After a summer crammed with Stanley Cup celebrations across the globe, the Los Angeles Kings are back at work with their eyes on some rarefied goals.

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Kings’ Drew Doughty misses 1st workout with injury

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty missed the first practice of training camp Friday with an upper-body injury.

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Wild goalie situation still in flux

Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, of Finland, kneels on the ice during NHL hockey training camp in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have started the season with the same big question as they finished the last one: Who can they count on in the net?

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After NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence

In this Oct. 24, 2006, file photo, Major League Baseball union head Donald Fehr, left, speaks as MLB Commissioner Bud Selig listens to details of their new labor contract before Game 3 of baseball's World Series in St. Louis. Game 3 of the World Series in St. Louis. The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes. Baseball's CBA includes a voluntary treatment program for certain alcohol-related and off-field violent conduct. It also allows the commissioner or a team to impose discipline, but doesn't say of what sort, if a player is charged with a crime "involving the use of physical force or violence, including but not limited to, sexual assault, domestic violence, resisting arrest, battery, and assault." (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players’ union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.

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Ovechkin back at left wing as Capitals open camp

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates during a drill at NHL hockey training camp, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Barry Trotz says “there’s no coach on the planet” who can teach what Alex Ovechkin does when playing left wing.

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