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Penguins take Game 1

Penguins take Game 1

Pittsburgh 3 Carolina 2PITTSBURGH — Philippe Boucher and Miroslav Satan were missing when the Pittsburgh Penguins made the late-season surge that carried them from 10th place in the Eastern Conference to a third consecutive trip to the playoffs.
One for the girls

One for the girls

Canadian champ Mine That Bird stunned naysayers on Saturday to come within a length of repeating his jaw-dropping Kentucky Derby victory at the Preakness Stakes, proving he’s far from a one-hit racehorse wonder.
Waschuk adds to medal haul

Waschuk adds to medal haul

The recreational side of karate keeps Zachary Waschuk athletically-tuned, but the 14-year-old also thrives on the competitive aspect of the sport.

Bettman prefers team in WInnipeg

Gary Bettman would prefer to see the Phoenix Coyotes move to Winnipeg than Hamilton, according to court documents filed as part of the NHL team’s bankruptcy case.
Spitfires shot down

Spitfires shot down

With their most dangerous offensive threat sidelined with an injury, little-used Maxime Frenette became the unlikely hero for the Drummondville Voltigeurs.
Making waves

Making waves

The Kelowna Rockets couldn’t silence the roaring Colisee de Rimouski crowd, but they kept the home town Oceanic quiet on the ice.
Kentucky champ still no favourite

Kentucky champ still no favourite

Canadian champion Mine That Bird, the surprise Kentucky Derby winner with a fondness for mud, was getting precious little attention Friday on the eve of the Preakness Stakes as the lone filly in the race was the odds-on favourite.

Bruins planned for more than early exit from playoffs

The Boston Bruins had plenty of reasons to believe they could win their first Stanley Cup in 37 years.
Balsillie expands website, adds corporate partners to NHL power play

Balsillie expands website, adds corporate partners to NHL power play

Jim Balsillie expanded his own personal NHL power play Friday, announcing a pair of corporate sponsors were on board for his bid to bring the Phoenix Coyotes to southern Ontario.
Davidson back for 2010

Davidson back for 2010

Melody Davidson will remain head coach of Canada’s Olympic women’s hockey team, but the review of Canada’s loss in the world championship final is not finished.