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Babcock says he’s still uncertain about coaching future

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock says he’s not rushing into any decisions about his future.

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Rangers look to bounce back from tough Game 1 loss to Caps

The New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals scuffle at the end of  Game 1 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs Thursday, April 30, 2015, in New York. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Putting a brutal, last-second loss to the Washington Capitals in the opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals behind them isn’t something the New York Rangers are worried about.

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Canada opens hockey worlds with 6-1 win over Latvia

Canada’s Jason Spezza, center, shoots to score past Latvia's Rodrigo Abols, left, and Latvia's Ervins Mustukovs, right, during the Hockey World Championships Group A match in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE (AP) — Canada showed its attacking power with a 6-1 victory over Latvia on Friday in the first game of the world hockey championship, while the United States beat last year’s runner-up Finland 5-1.

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Ducks blast Hiller, Flames 6-1 in Game 1

Anaheim Ducks' Matt Beleskey, center, celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames during the first period of Game 1 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It’s too late for goaltender Jonas Hiller to prove anything more to the Anaheim Ducks. That ship sailed a while back. He’s wearing a Calgary uniform now, so all that’s left for him is to try and prevent them from advancing to the NHL’s Western Conference finals.

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Dubnyk, Hammond, Letang finalists for Masterton

NEW YORK (AP) — Goalies Devan Dubnyk of Minnesota and Andrew Hammond of Ottawa and defenseman Kris Letang of Pittsburgh are finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy as NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.

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