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UND goalie Gothberg to return for junior season

In this April 10, 2014 file photo, North Dakota goalie Zane Gothberg looks for the puck after having his masked knocked off during an NCAA men's college hockey Frozen Four tournament game against Minnesota in Philadelphia. Gothberg, who helped lead North Dakota to the NCAA Frozen Four, announced Wednesday, April 16, 2014, that he would return for his junior season. He was also named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference player of the month for March/April. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The goalie who helped lead the University of North Dakota to the NCAA Frozen Four is sticking around.

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Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in series opener

Dallas Stars' Ryan Garbutt falls to the ice after he was checked by Anaheim Ducks' Bryan Allen during the third period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks roared to a big early lead before blowing three-quarters of it. They skated circles around the Dallas Stars early, only to hold on by their fingernails late.

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Rangers look to make most of home ice vs. Flyers

In this Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Mason faces the action during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, in Philadelphia. Mason practiced for only 15 minutes because of an upper-body injury and there's a chance the Flyers will start their playoff series against the Rangers without their No. 1 goalie. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s Broadway vs. Broad Street for the first time in 17 years.

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Hitchcock: Blues chances hinge on Miller

In this April 11, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller reaches for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in Dallas. Miller came to the St. Louis Blues and the goals-against went down until the lineup starting losing bodies. They're hoping to get everybody back sometime the first round of the playoffs, and help make Miller the save machine they traded for again. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just like last spring, the St. Louis Blues have the higher seed but the unenviable task of facing the defending Stanley Cup champion in the first round of the playoffs.

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Sabres coach Nolan shuffling staff of assistants

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The overhaul is continuing in Buffalo after Sabres coach Ted Nolan purged most of his staff of assistants on Wednesday.

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