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Home-ice advantage overrated in Wild-Blues series

Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle, left, is congratulated by teammates Thomas Vanek, of Austria, and Matt Dumba, right, after scoring during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, April 24, 2015, in St. Louis. The Wild won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — NHL teams play all season for home-ice advantage. Only to give it away.

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Former Expos executive Jim Fanning dies at 87

In this Oct. 9, 1981, file photo, Montreal Expos manager Jim Fanning, center, files an official game protest with home plate umpire Bruce Froemming, left, during a division playoff game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia, Pa. Fanning, the longtime Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87. The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed Fanning's death Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

TORONTO (AP) — Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87.

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Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson, second from left, celebrates with teammates Milan Michalek (9), Kyle Turris (7), Patrick Wiercioch (46) and Mark Stone (61) after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of Game 5 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Quebec Championship removed from Champions Tour schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Quebec Championship has been dropped from the Champions Tour schedule. The event was scheduled for Sept. 4-6.

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Mike Hoffman scores, Senators beat Canadiens 1-0

Ottawa Senators' Mike Hoffman (68) celebrates scoring on the Montreal Canadiens with teammate Patrick Wiercioch during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored midway through the third period and the Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Wednesday night to avoid elimination.

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