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Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another season

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season.

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Toews gets 2 to force OT, but Hawks drop Game 5 to Ducks 5-4

Anaheim Ducks left wing Matt Beleskey left, scores the game winning goal past Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford during overtime in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, May 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Jonathan Toews scored twice in the final seconds to force overtime in Game 5, the Western Conference finals appeared to be bending under the weight of the Chicago Blackhawks’ famed playoff tenacity.

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Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

Anaheim Ducks right wing Kyle Palmieri, right, checks Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson during the first period in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

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Kelowna beats Rimouski 7-3 in Memorial Cup

Kelowna Rockets' Madison Bowey, left, is congratulated by teammates Devante Stephens, center, and Dillon Dube after he scored the second goal during first period during a game in the Memorial Cup hockey tournament Monday, May 25, 2015, in Quebec City, Quebec. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored two goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night in the Memorial Cup.

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Stamkos, Lightning on verge of spot in Stanley Cup finals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated by right wing Ryan Callahan (24) after shutting out the New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos knows what it’s like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL’s biggest stage.

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