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Less ‘panic’ helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers

New York Rangers center Dominic Moore (28) is surrounded by left wing Marcus Johansson (90), from Sweden, defenseman Mike Green (52), defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) and goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the third period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be.

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Blackhawks, Ducks could take 3-0 series strangleholds

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrates with center Antoine Vermette, left, and left wing Patrick Sharp after scoring his second goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period  of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Chicago, Sunday, May 3, 2015. The Blackhawks won 4-1. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks appear to be steamrolling toward a meeting in the Western Conference finals, they’re only halfway there.

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Shero hired as New Jersey Devils’ general manager

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lou Lamoriello is stepping down as the New Jersey Devils’ general manager and handing the job to Ray Shero.

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Maine Sports Hall of Fame inducts 9 new members

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Olympic gold medalist and a 17-year veteran of the NHL were among nine people inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.

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Ducks top Flames 3-0 in Game 2, stay unbeaten in playoffs

Anaheim Ducks' Matt Beleskey, right, scores against Calgary Flames goalie Karri Ramo, of Finland, during the first period of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Six games deep in the Stanley Cup playoffs, nobody has been able to beat the Anaheim Ducks.

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