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Canadiens advance with 2-0 win over Senators

Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price (31) makes a save against Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris during the first period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday April 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Carey Price made 43 saves, Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 2-0 Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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Parise, Wild advance with 4-1 win over Blues

Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise, left, celebrates with teammates center Mikael Granlund (64), of Finland, defenseman Jared Spurgeon, and defenseman Marco Scandella (6) after Parise's goal on St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota was killing an early penalty when Zach Parise snagged a loose puck in the neutral zone, raced away from St. Louis and triggered a huge roar from the home crowd with his highlight-reel goal off a bad-angle shot.

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Malkin, Crosby reaffirm commitment to Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin say they’re in it for the long haul.

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Crosby to join Canada for world championship

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby has been added to Canada’s roster for the upcoming world hockey championship.

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Wild sign Swiss center Bertschy to 3-year contract

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed Swiss center Christoph Bertschy (BAIRT’-chee) to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season.

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